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Deathnography Podcast

May 30, 2020

Let's talk about China and COVID-19! Let's take a look at western imperialism at the root of the current media war on China! Let's visit a wet market with our grandmas! In this episode of the Deathnography Podcast, I speak with three guests about these topics. Amanda (@catcontentonly) breaks down the American...


Dec 6, 2019

In this episode of the Deathnography Podcast, I talk to two leftist scholars about Marxism, subtle anti-communism in the academy, and art history. Taylor Genovese explains the neoliberal co-option of radical politics in the corporate university. McKenna Gray tells us about their time in a conservative art college,...


Aug 10, 2019

This episode of Deathnography Podcast delves into fitness, combat, sport, and our competitive drives. I speak to Professor Katie Rose Hejtmanek about her research on (and participation in) Crossfit and weightlifting. Liona Gibbs-Bravo tells us how an anthropologist ends up in a boxing gym. We talk about gender,...


Jun 13, 2019

"Race is a social construct" ok but what does that mean exactly? What is race? Why was it invented? How? And what the hell are we supposed to do with this information?
Dr. Michael Rivera, a biological anthropologist who authored a forthcoming textbook chapter about race, explains why race is not biologically valid....


Apr 15, 2019

In this episode I get into a discussion with Economic and Political Anthropologist Tania Murray Li about modes of production, market (as compulsion and as opportunity). We discuss her book Land's End: Capitalist Relations on an Indigenous Frontier (2014), which I highly highly recommend for anyone who wants a case...