It probably surprises few people besides myself that I’m fairly involved with local history. As an anthropologist, I’m perpetually of the view that all history is local, and that local history is global. However, also as an anthropologist, I’m also well aware that the history we celebrate is a choice, and often one that wasn’t … Continue reading The Histories We Choose
Just like that, we’re closing out 2019
The third annual "What's Up for the End of the Year" post, I go over what's been accomplished this year, and what my plans are going forward.
As Early 2019 Draws to a Close
The first update on the state of things for 2019, I discuss current projects, upcoming ideas, and how I generally plan to keep improving Anthrospin.
Seeing Culture from the Saddle of a Bicycle
Looking at my own hobbies and lifestyle, I illustrate the ways we can see patterns of cultural influence in everyday experiences.
Getting Spinning: A How-To Guide
A basic guide for the individual interested in cycling, with a bias towards versatility.
Bring on 2019! But…let me finish 2018 first.
As 2018 comes to a close, I reflect on what I've accomplished and what I've got planned for 2019, all of which is more exciting than anything Anthrospin has done before.
Well…this isn’t at all what I expected.
When I started Pedal Powered Anthropology, I thought for a while about what I would "call" myself. Anthropologist didn't seem to quite fit, although it wasn't inaccurate. I wasn't a "documentarian" or "documentary film maker," although more and more that latter part is coming to the forefront.
What’s in a Name?
I spent a lot of time thinking about the name for Pedal Powered Anthropology. I like it. I liked it. The "Anthropology" part is obvious--I'm an anthropologist doing anthropological things. But why "Pedal Powered?"
Welcome to the Pedal Powdered Antropolgy blog! Pedal Powdered Anthropology is a multifaceted project that aims to bring profound travel experiences to a local level while simultaneously making science and academia more relatable. I am presently based in Rhode Island, so most of my projects will focus on this state and the overall New England … Continue reading Welcome!!