Tag Archives: HRAF

Think you know HRAF? Check out our podcast series on Choice’s ‘The Authority File’

Have you ever wondered how the Human Relations Area Files got its name? Or how we organized our ethnographic collections for members before the Internet? HRAF has partnered with Choice’s podcast The Authority File to…

New publications from HRAF’s Advanced Research Center

by Carol R. Ember, HRAF President For the last five years, researchers affiliated with HRAF’s Advanced Research Center have conducted cross-cultural and cross-archaeological research on the possible effects of natural hazards and other ecological stressors…

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…

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: David Osorio Garcia

HRAF Global Scholar: David Osorio Garcia Title: Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology University Affiliation: University of Caldas, Colombia Research Topic: Status and treatment of the aged David Osorio Garcia is an anthropologist who holds two graduate…

Winter Solstice Celebrations Around the World

The Winter Solstice is upon us in the Northern Hemisphere. Marking the longest night and shortest day of the year, the hibernal solstice is an astronomical event that takes place when the Earth reaches its…

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…