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View Resource Visual Anthropology.net

Over the past several decades, the practice of visual anthropology has come into its own, and has spawned a number of academic programs around the world, and more than a few scholarly journals. Designed as a clearinghouse and focal point for the field, this Web site (developed by Dr. Francesco Marano) is a well-organized place that contains a host of material for people intimately familiar with...

http://www.visualanthropology.net/
View Resource Surviving: The Body of Evidence

Billed as a "journey of self-discovery", this very fine online exhibit from the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology takes visitors on an interactive tour through the world of evolution. Along the way, visitors will encounter well-known scientists and revolutionary thinkers as they discuss their breakthrough theories. The exhibit doesn't skimp on the particulars of...

https://www.penn.museum/sites/surviving/
View Resource Michigan Discussions in Anthropology

Started in 1971, the Michigan Discussions in Anthropology journal brings together scholarly works from all four subfields within anthropology: archaeology, biological anthropology, ethnology, and linguistic anthropology. The journal was originally meant as a forum for students and faculty within the anthropology department at Michigan, and although their work now reaches many persons around the...

https://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/mdiag/
View Resource Podcasts from the Society for Applied Anthropology & the University of North Texas

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) has moved into the world of podcasts quite nicely with this fine set of talks, lectures, and discussions culled from their annual meetings. The site was created and is currently maintained by Jen Cardew, a master's student in applied business anthropology at the University of North Texas. Those individuals who've never listened (or heard about) podcasts...

http://sfaa.net/podcast/
View Resource National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archive

The origins of the National Anthropological Archives (NAA) date back to the pioneering efforts of explorer, military man, and scientist John Wesley Powell in 1879. Powell brought the organization into the fold of the Smithsonian Institution and since that time, the NAA has grown to include 635,000 ethnological and archaeological photographs, 20,000 works of native art, 11,400 sound recordings, and...

https://anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm
View Resource Florida Anthropologist

The Florida Anthropologist was first published in May 1948, and the journal is well-known for its scholarly pieces that look into topics such as Spanish colonial archaeological digs and pre-Columbian societies. The journal is published under the auspices of the Florida Anthropological Society, and the University of Florida Libraries have digitized all of its back issues. Currently, there are 184...

http://ufdc.ufl.edu/flant
View Resource Anthropology Outreach Office: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

The Anthropology Outreach Office at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History serves "to promote the understanding of the field of anthropology and the research conducted in the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology." This office publishes AnthroNotes (a newsletter for educators), along with a range of leaflets, bibliographies, and packets of material for teachers. The AnthroNotes...

https://anthropology.si.edu/outreach/outrch1.html
View Resource Imagine Africa

What is Africa? It's a broad and important question, and it is something that the folks at the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology find fascinating. This website is part of a 12-month project designed to look into the thoughts of visitors to the museum. The museum is also concerned with the thoughts of others who can't make the trip to Philadelphia, and users of...

https://www.penn.museum/sites/imagineafrica/
View Resource New findings point to more interesting wrinkles in the story of human evolution

Human evolution: Ask the family http://www.economist.com/node/21560237 Fossils complicate human ancestor search http://lightyears.blogs.cnn.com/2012/08/08/fossils-complicate-human-ancestor-search/?hpt=hp_t3 Questions over human and Neanderthal interbreeding http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21528784.700-questions-over-human-and-neanderthal-interbreeding.html Neanderthal sex debate...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2012/0817
View Resource Smithsonian Magazine: Anthropology & Behavior

The Smithsonian magazine's website brings together a tremendous amount of material related to just about any topic imaginable. This particular section of the site deals with materials related to anthropology and human behavior, broadly defined. First-time visitors can browse by looking through the Most Popular Science & Nature pieces, which are quite delightful. Also, the Editors' Picks include...

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https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/health-medicine/?n...
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