At a bit of a jumping off point, this post gets into the more official and professional direction of Pedal Powered Anthropology now that we’ve started to set up our base here in Germany.
International Darwin Day, 2022
With a huge undertaking of a year behind me, I've come up for air to let you know what's going on, and what to expect.
Much Ado About Digitization
I’ve been doing a lot of research remotely over the last several years. Libraries, museums, historical societies, and even some historically-minded Facebook groups have done fantastic jobs of digitizing documents for immediate access from literally anywhere. Of course, digital collections have a long way to go—often times tiny fractions of collections have made it onto … Continue reading Much Ado About Digitization
The State of Rhode Island
In this post I talk about the ways my research has impacted my views on some local political topics
Two Hungry Trees and a Fun Mystery
A mystery surrounding a headstone being eaten by trees to me fits perfectly with what is known about Colonial New England society.
When it Comes to Understanding the Past, the Future is Lookin’ Pretty Crappy (that’s a good thing)
Briefly going into a bit more detail about the work of Taryn Johnson, we learn more about how anthropologists reconstruct our past
Let’s Get Down to Business!!
Now that we’ve spent some time learning, it’s time to compile and share what we’ve learned!
The Weird World of Word Order—or—The Tip of the Iceberg
As we delve deeper into learning Hawaiian, it helps to understand some basic linguistic concepts to help bridge the gap of why the language is so “weird.”
What to do When Your Language Dies
The death of language is terrifying and real. We can help.
A Bit of the Industrial Revolution in the 21st Century
Rhode Islanders...like the Industrial Revolution. I’ve always known this, but it wasn’t until I kinda sorta accidentally produced a documentary on it that I really began to grasp the extent of it. I say “accidentally” because well, I kinda didn’t mean to. I’m not an industrial historian. Truth be told, I’m not even the biggest … Continue reading A Bit of the Industrial Revolution in the 21st Century