Author: Eddie

Eddie Chong is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago in 2015. His research interests include migration, science and technology studies, and queer theory. Eventual graduate student.

Around the Web Digest: March 2018

Around the Web Digest: March 2018

We got an inch of snow yesterday in Chicago and it’s going to be in the 70s tomorrow, so I don’t know how to dress anymore. However, this will not stop me from getting you your monthly gift of articles to read my loyal dendrites! Museums in the 1800’s often traded objects with each in order to grow their collections, even with culturally significant objects. Atlas Obscura takes an examination on how anthropologists helped gather these objects for museums and what anthropologists are doing now {+}

Around the Web Digest: February 2018

Around the Web Digest: February 2018

Now that spring in the northern hemisphere is returning,  my seasonal affective disorder will probably revert to regular depression again.  However, the monthly harvest of internet discourse remains fruitful with my just as consistent monthly round-up. Well if I was not already in a state of severe anxiety regarding the job market for anthropology majors and my perpetual underemployment, this set of readings from Cultural Anthropology would have Sparta kicked me into the abyss. A little curvy Paleolithic figure meets the Facebook algorithm. {+}

Around the Web Digest: January 2018

Around the Web Digest: January 2018

Now that 2018 is about 8.3% done, it is time for an another Around the Web Digest! Is 3D Technology the Key to Preserving Indigenous Cultures? Using 3-D imaging and printing technology, indigenous cultural heritage in museums is shared with a brand new generation in the communities they are gathered from. How Facebook Stymies Social Science As social media continues to play a bigger role in our political landscape, the ethical issues of using this data in research simmer in the social {+}

Anthrodendum: 2017 in Review

Anthrodendum: 2017 in Review

2017 was a very productive year for Anthro{dendum} and to kick off another year in the anthropology blogosphere, I bring our annual year in review! Our three most popular posts: “What you can REALLY do with an anthropology degree”  An honest and sobering look at the job prospectives for those with anthropology degrees. Hopefully, this will be used as a reference for undergraduates and other budding anthropologists in 2018. “Society Must Be Defended: Join us for a Read-In on 20 January 2017” {+}