Category: Anthropology

Digital Place Making: Mapping Hartford Puerto Rican Public Art

Digital Place Making: Mapping Hartford Puerto Rican Public Art Course Description Beyond Traditional: Contemporary Understandings of Puerto Rican Culture (Spring 2022) An island uniquely characterized by a liminal political status and a dominant stateside diaspora, the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has been the subject of renewed national attention in the wake of the devastating 2017 Hurricane María and the...

ARCANUM

Queer|Art is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Queer|Art|Mentorship Annual Exhibition: “ARCANUM,” open from October 29, 2020 through January 7, 2021. The exhibition features new and ongoing work by the graduating Fellows of the organization’s celebrated Queer|Art|Mentorship (QAM) program and comprises interactive multimedia installations and events focused on revitalizing the intergenerational and interdisciplinary art of storytelling. Combining both virtual components and...

YouTube as Anthropological Data: An Analysis of the Emma Chamberlain Channel

Assignment Prompt: The archaeological relative dating method of seriation is often taught with American colonial material examples such as that of New England cemeteries and gravestone design changes over time, as popularized by the historical archaeologist James Deetz (1930-2000) in his seminal work, In Small Things Forgotten: An Archaeology of Early American Life (1996). In this timeline demo assignment, students...

Assessing the Grievances of Student Health-Related Resources ate Trinity College

This video was created to present the research I did for my final research project in Professor Notar’s Ethnographic Methods and Writing Class last fall. For this project, I chose to explore Trinity students’ perceptions of the health center and the degree to which they are familiar with the health-related resources available to them. I interviewed several students to find...