Thursday, January 24, 2008

children's favorites (cross-culturally)

Fodder for lively classroom discussion? (links to the Japan page, but the homepage gives other subjects, too)

"...great survey data ...such as Japanese children's favorite subjects, relationships with friends, even "the effects of bullying."

Friday, January 11, 2008

watch online ethnographic films

[via 11-jan-08]
the 4DOCS website; or sort the film catalogue by theme, and choose 'ethnography' of films and books on all things visual and anthropological, as well as news of interesting screenings, festivals and publications. It is also linked to an organisation called Ethnodoc, which has just begun to put ethnographic films on its website for members to watch - subscription is FREE
See Also, page of visual anthro links,
or the Society for Visual Anthropology homepage,

Friday, January 4, 2008

bbc2 "Tribe" series 1-2-3

[opening snippet] "What is Tribe to me?"
Tribe has been my whole world for the last four years and is the most important thing in my life right now. It's a series about people and culture, our culture as well as others. We hope it's entertaining, because we want people to watch and enjoy, especially people who wouldn't normally tune into this type of programme, but we also hope we can communicate something important about the world." [continues,]

outside the UK the video stream will be blocked, but clips may be viewable via Discovery Channel website