Tag Archives: anthropology

New Idea

Hello. Quick update: I’ve been unemployed and desperately looking for a job for the past three months. I just got hired. Which means that I can spend my time not on job searching but on new pursuits. I’m looking to put … Continue reading

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Petra’s Bedouin are Fake?!

I turned in my senior paper this morning, which means I can turn to the other assignments facing me down. For instance, I’m writing a research paper about the Bedouin of Egypt’s Western Desert. While researching for this paper, I learned that … Continue reading

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Caucasian

As my senior paper revolves around data I collected at my college, I wrote a profile for the college to lend background context to my informants and my argument. In the process, I realized that over 80% of Luther’s students … Continue reading

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Kentucky Wins!

Unbeknownst to much of the Luther contingent going to Kentucky for the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), the conference’s host university’s men’s basketball team entered the Final Four. But UK (their acronym, not mine!) won something else: this year’s NCUR had … Continue reading

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“I’m Ready”

My flute professor spoke these words, cueing me to open the stage door for her to begin her faculty recital last weekend. These two words are powerful words, initiating something new, something for which preparation was necessary, something including stress, … Continue reading

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Open the Door: Research Methods

Preface: I know I’ve not blogged. It’s on my to-do list, which, as an involved, active, and actively researching senior, is lllooonnnggg. I hope I can still take a bit of your attention away from the rest of your life. … Continue reading

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Open the Door: Anthropological Theory

The last semester-long class from this last semester was also my last class on anthropology days. I realize the title might scare you away, but in reality I had a blast – my prof teases us and himself frequently, the … Continue reading

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