Daily Archives: October 21, 2015

Anthropology as Theoretical Storytelling

Anthropologists are storytellers. We tell stories: other’s stories, our own stories, stories about other’s stories. But when I think about anthropology and storytelling, I think also of something else, of anthropology as theoretical storytelling. What is anthropology as theoretical storytelling? … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Culture, Storytelling, Theory | Tagged , , , ,

Curiosity through Embracing Uncertainty

In the classroom, subjects are often presented as settled and complete. Teachers lecture students as if no further questioning is needed because all the answers have been found. In turn, students regurgitate what they’ve been told, confident they’ve learned all … Continue reading

Posted in Curiosity, Curiosity-based learning, Ignorance, Knowledge, Uncertainty | Tagged , , , ,