Monthly Archives: February 2009

Perceiving nature in the glass

For the past year I have been thinking about how people perceive wine as a natural product. Often wine drinkers are shocked when they learn about the elaborate chemical process that is wine making and the amount of human control … Continue reading

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Wine Blogger Wednesday #54: A Passion for Piedmont

Wine is personal. In particular, when I talk about Piedmontese wines I feel like I am telling a part of my own life history. Over the past ten years, I have spent a great deal of time wandering the hills … Continue reading

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Anthropology of Sport

This past week we have been focusing on the Anthropology of Sport in my European Ethnography course. The first thing that struck me was that we could not agree on a definition of sport: do billiards and darts count as … Continue reading

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The GMO debate: Is something missing?

I have been a rather lazy blogger but I have decided to turn over a new leaf. In the future, I would like to use my blog as a way to share my research and teaching experiences. I would also … Continue reading

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