Author Archives: Fran Barone

HRAF Global Scholarship Feature: University of Caldas, Colombia

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University is pleased to feature one of our institutional winners of the HRAF Global Scholarship. Founded in 1943, the University of Caldas (Universidad de Caldas) is a…

Classroom fun with the HRAF Jeoparody quiz game

Are you looking for a fun classroom activity? We are happy to announce our first interactive HRAF game, produced by digital anthropologist, Francine Barone. The knowledge quiz is a play on the popular American television…

Ethnographic Insights Across Cultures: An online introduction to anthropology

In the third post in our series dedicated to online learning, we explored how the dynamics of classroom teaching everywhere are changing due to temporary campus closures. For instructors grappling with compiling work-from-home-friendly syllabi in…

Remote futures: tips for online teaching and learning in anthropology

This is the third post in our COVID-19 response series. The first post presented an overview of eHRAF products as well as information about membership and extensions to our free trials. The second post featured…

Society for Anthropological Sciences annual award named for Dr. Carol Ember, President of HRAF at Yale University

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University is pleased to announce that the Society for Anthropological Sciences (SAS) has named their annual book prize after Dr. Carol R. Ember, President of HRAF. SAS is…

HRAF and the transition to remote education: Online anthropology amid #CovidCampus

This is a 3-part series. Go to Part 2: Teaching eHRAF: In-Class Activities for online learning Go to Part 3: Remote futures: tips for online teaching and learning in anthropology In the wake of the…

Teaching eHRAF: In-Class Activities for online learning

This is the second in a series of posts from HRAF aimed at assisting instructors in transitioning to online teaching since the COVID-19 pandemic, a global event that has resulted in temporary university closures due…