Medical Anthropology for the Skin

Developed by cultural anthropologist, Dr. Tramayne Butler, AnthroSpa Logic combines beauty secrets from around the world and uses a combination of exotic, organic ingredients used for centuries by native peoples both medicinally and in beauty treatments to care for their skin. I founded AnthroSpa Logic after receiving my Ph.D. because I felt that a natural, […]

Courting La Paz, Part 1

When one arrives at a new fieldsite, the only things one can know with any certainty are the changes in one’s own experience. Lacunas of knowledge burst into one’s consciouness like the appearance of crystal-clear lakes dotting the ground when viewed from an airplane. The sprawling complexity of a landscape simplifies to valleys of ignorance […]

Findings, Part 1: sample from Issue #2 of <em>Anthropology Now</em>

Findings is a new, regular column contribution appearing in the magazine, Anthropology Now. Each column highlights emerging anthropological research through a series of short reviews co-authored and co-edited by a diverse student collective from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. The website is happy to be able to offer a sample of this column appearing in the new Fall issue #2 of Anthropology Now.