Teaching and Learning Anthropology JOURNAL

Teaching and Learning Anthropology (TLA) publishes analytical, reflective, and review articles on the topic of teaching and learning anthropology. The journal also publishes original undergraduate and graduate anthropological research and writing. We seek to engage a broad audience of faculty and students through open-access publishing. TLA also publishes a variety of teaching anthropology resources that can be found on this website.

 

Check out our most recent teaching resources!

Teaching Early Societies (as a prelude to environmental anthropology)

Arial view of winding road ocean. In introductions to cultural anthropology, teaching hunter-gatherer societies might seem like a necessary (although boring) pitstop on the way to the exciting, recent ethnographic studies. For me, the “early societies” week in the...

Teaching Personal Narratives of Youth, Gender, and Activism in the Middle East

Mural exploring gender relationships in downtown Amman, Jordan. I use this resource in three classes: my introduction to sociocultural anthropology (when talking about the social construction of gender), a class on everyday subjectivity in the contemporary Middle...

Teaching Indigenous Languages and Language Revitalization Efforts

Mural exploring gender relationships in downtown Amman, Jordan. I use this resource in three classes: my introduction to sociocultural anthropology (when talking about the social construction of gender), a class on everyday subjectivity in the contemporary Middle...

Learn About Ancient Egypt with the British Museum

Arial view of winding road ocean. In introductions to cultural anthropology, teaching hunter-gatherer societies might seem like a necessary (although boring) pitstop on the way to the exciting, recent ethnographic studies. For me, the “early societies” week in the...

Visualizando la discapacidad: Caravana en silla de ruedas a través de Bolivia

Arial view of winding road ocean. In introductions to cultural anthropology, teaching hunter-gatherer societies might seem like a necessary (although boring) pitstop on the way to the exciting, recent ethnographic studies. For me, the “early societies” week in the...

Visualizing Disability: Wheelchair Caravan Across Bolivia

Arial view of winding road ocean. In introductions to cultural anthropology, teaching hunter-gatherer societies might seem like a necessary (although boring) pitstop on the way to the exciting, recent ethnographic studies. For me, the “early societies” week in the...

Enseñando Relativismo Cultural a través de la Educación Mediática

Arial view of winding road ocean. In introductions to cultural anthropology, teaching hunter-gatherer societies might seem like a necessary (although boring) pitstop on the way to the exciting, recent ethnographic studies. For me, the “early societies” week in the...

Considering Intangible Values and Social Context in Cultural Resource Management

Arial view of winding road ocean. In introductions to cultural anthropology, teaching hunter-gatherer societies might seem like a necessary (although boring) pitstop on the way to the exciting, recent ethnographic studies. For me, the “early societies” week in the...

Teaching Endangered Language Preservation using “The Linguists” Film

The interactive webpage, Ancient Egypt, hosted by the British Museum allows students to digitally learn about topics like mummification, pyramids, geography, and religion through stories, activities, and quizzes. For example, students learn about timekeeping through a...

Teaching Anthropological Analysis through Annotated Participant Observation Essay

Hosted by Northern Arizona University, the Teaching Indigenous Languages website offers a wealth of pedagogical information on language revitalization. For instance, they offer a range of useful links on teaching methods for different indigenous languages like Maori...