Anthropology Magazine

When Deafness Is Not Considered a Deficit

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  • Decoded

  • Poetry

    One

    An anthropological poem journeys to the eye of the storm to understand how “race” has no biological basis—and is instead rooted in discrimination. What future for our species?

  • Poetry

    anti-black racism poetry - Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, who Minneapolis police brutally killed on May 25, testifies at a hearing on police accountability held by the House Judiciary Committee.

    Siege

    A Black anthropologist's poem speaks to anti-Blackness, white supremacy, police brutality and murder, and trans/queer hate and violence.

  • Ask SAPIENS

  • Ask SAPIENS

    what is anthropology - The “study of humanity” applies to many fields, but anthropology looks at people in a unique way.

    What Is Anthropology?

    The broad field of anthropology studies “all things human” in ways that stand apart from sociology, psychology, history, and other areas of the humanities and sciences.

  • Ask SAPIENS

    capitalize indigenous

    Why Capitalize “Indigenous”?

    The Associated Press Stylebook and The Chicago Manual of Style do not capitalize the term Indigenous when it is used to refer to people. But SAPIENS does. The editorial team explains why.