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Reading the Archive, Issue 2 | Airs, Waters, Places: Reading the Environment in Medical Anthropology

By Nadia Gaber, PhD Table of Contents Introduction Selected Articles Pedagogical Materials Introduction It was mid-November, and an eerie haze surrounded the anthropologists gathered in San Jose, California for our annual meeting. Smoke from the raging wildfires up north had traveled the two hundred miles south to where we sat. Not only that, it also […]

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Reading the Archive, Issue 1 | Creating Disability, Creating Community: Disability in Medical Anthropology

By Molly Bloom, MA PhD Candidate, UCLA Anthropology Contents Introduction Selected Articles Pedagogical Resources Introduction When I began research for this virtual issue on disability in medical anthropology, I realized that the emerging field of Disability Anthropology owes a great deal to scholars who have contributed to Medical Anthropology Quarterly. For this virtual archive, I’ve […]

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Reading the Archive

Reading the Archive is an online feature of Medical Anthropology Quarterly that aims to expand our understanding of contemporary theoretical and social formations by thinking both laterally and historically. Each issue of Reading the Archive hones in on a central thematic–including thematics that might seem peripheral or orthogonal to the conventional concerns of medical anthropology–and […]

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