Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Language of the Chant

By Phoenix F The inside of the palatial church is crowded. I have can scarcely move without brushing against another person. My candle is held close to my chest, its little flickering flame illuminating the bulletin I collected when I … Continue reading

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Anthropology in the Music of the ’60s and ’70s

By Alex H The ’60s and ’70s were a time of social upheaval and cultural change, which can be seen in the music of the time.  The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Beach Boys, Simon … Continue reading

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From Rags to Riches

By Taylor W. It’s a rare occurrence to find food shifting from “poor man’s meat” to “rich man’s dinner” but that is exactly what happened to the Maine lobster. In the 17th century lobsters were washing up on the shore … Continue reading

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Food and Privilege in the Contemporary U.S.

By Larkin T. Upper-middle class American consumers frequently condemn mainstream food production practices with little consideration of the privilege they have amongst the majority of Americans to actively choose how their food is produced, and where they receive their food … Continue reading

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No Slurping Allowed

By Brett M. I have always had difficulty enjoying my pasta, ramen, or other noodle dish silently.  My mother would instantly reprimand me as a child if I were to make even the slightest of slurping noises while eating.  This … Continue reading

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Welcome to the ANTH 2100 Blog—Fall 2014!

Welcome to Anthropology2100, a cultural anthropology course blog for Fall 2014. Anthropology 2100 was originally created by the undergraduate students and graduate student TAs of Professor Carole McGranahan’s Introduction to Cultural Anthropology course, Fall 2010 at the University of Colorado. The second … Continue reading

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