Mate (pronounced mah-tay), or more commonly known as yerba mate for English speakers, is an herbal tea drink native to parts of South America – Southern Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, andContinue readingMate: The Drink Beyond a Drink w/ Guilherme Heiden
Happy World Anthropology Day! To celebrate #WorldAnthropologyDay we here at TaL have curated some of our favorite past episodes covering how we approach anthropology and where we see the disciplineContinue readingHappy #WorldAnthropologyDay! Celebrate with these great episodes! #WorldAnthroDay
Check out and help crowdfund this innovative new fieldwork project from TAL’s Adam Gamwell! Bringing more anthro-mindedness and stories to the public through Beacon Reader. Check it out and addContinue readingHelp Crowdfund TAL’s Adam Gamwell’s Peruvian Quinoa and Future Food Stories Project!
Join TAL’s Aneil Tripathy and Ryan Collins as they interview Ana Mariella Bacigalupo of SUNY Buffalo. Ana’s discussion of her research on Mapuche shamans takes us on an exciting journey,Continue readingHistory, Power, and a Mapuche Bible: A Shaman’s Story with Ana Mariella Bacigalupo
Whether exploring a ruined tomb by torchlight, submerging to great depths in search of lost ships, or sending lone robot emissaries to search the stars, human experience is shaped byContinue readingThe Thrill of Discovery
Start your week off by tuning in to the TAL crew, the entire TAL crew, back from fieldwork (albeit briefly) as we talk about our experiences in ethnography, archaeology, and excessiveContinue readingReturn of the Ethnographers
Holly Walter’s joins TAL in the studio to share her experiences and insights into Shaligram stones! Her fieldwork took her from Kathmandu to Mustang on a pilgrimage, following in theContinue readingBack from the Field: Syncing into Holly Walter’s Research Part 2
Welcome back listeners new and old to the new and exciting season of This Anthropological Life! This season we at TAL have a lot of new content and exciting interviewsContinue readingApplying, Designing, and Bringing Anthropology to the Public