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A Post-Earthquake Message for Anthropologists in Mexico City:

If you have students and colleagues doing research in Mexico City or Mexico, we can help them after the earthquake on Tuesday, September 19. Please let them know that the Colegio de Etnologos y Antropologos Sociales is able to help them with communications, shelter, and organizing local transportation.

For more information email Ricardo Fagoaga: rfagoaga@gmail.com

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The students came up with the idea for the study after Harris Solomon, an associate professor of cultural anthropology and global health, led a seminar last semester that explored how ghost bikes function as memorials. http://ow.ly/yxkA30f9SkC

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For some Muslim men, dress offers a form of racial and religious resistance and redemption. Read more in the latest from Anthropology News: http://ow.ly/Tz0230f8uDs

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Additional resources to help you initiate discussions about race on Monday, September 18 are now available on our Understanding Race After Charlottesville page! Download our introductory lesson plan or use the link provided to submit a syllabus. http://ow.ly/FboG30f7EE8

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Episode 5 of American Anthropologist's "Anthropological Airwaves" podcast features timely interviews with Jason De León and Hilary Parsons Dick about immigration policy and immigration discourse in relation to Trump’s border wall as well as the roles and responsibilities that anthropologists have in the public sphere. http://ow.ly/9KdP30f1ilm

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WSIU's Brad Palmer sat down with Roberto Barrios, an associate professor of anthropology at SIU-C and co-chair of the Risk and Disasters Topical Interest Group in the Society for Applied Anthropology. He is an expert in post-disaster reconstruction and conducted field research in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. http://ow.ly/gnBW30eXHu1

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"The definitive chapter in the saga of how drugs get to users has been written by Lee Hoffer, an associate professor of medical anthropology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He has examined the inner workings of drug trafficking in Denver, and more recently in Cleveland, and has authored studies and books about it." http://ow.ly/wsE330eXlwN

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Stay tuned for updates: We call on each and every anthropologist to participate in a collective action to stand up for a just world in the weeks leading up to Monday, September 18, 2017, when we will hold Understanding Race After Charlottesville, a collaborative effort between the American Anthropological Association, the American Historical Association, the American Sociological Association, and the Society for Applied Anthropology. http://ow.ly/I8Ch30eX9g5

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"A group of anthropology majors from Washington College in Chestertown has spent the summer not at the beach, but as research assistants roaming the Eastern Shore, talking to residents about the risks of flooding and projected sea level rise." http://ow.ly/lmCC30eJth9

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The August issue of Cultural Anthropology features a Retrospectives collection on “Sovereignty,” edited by J. Kēhaulani Kauanui. http://ow.ly/bXgB30eEfla
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