Ep. #2 Tanisha Jowsey talks “Medical Tribes”

"Part of my role in teaching medical students is to peel back the inculturation that they're in, to be able to relate with patients. Remember before you were a med student, what it actually meant to be the person sitting with your dying grandmother...That's something that, as an anthropologist, that's part of my role is … Continue reading Ep. #2 Tanisha Jowsey talks “Medical Tribes”

Ep. #1 This Month on The Familiar Strange

Jodie, Simon, Julia, and Ian preview what's coming up on The Familiar Strange blog in the coming month. On today's show, Jodie (1:40) follows up on 2015 fracas at Yale about free speech and Halloween, in response to a discussion on Sam Harris' podcast "Waking Up" (www.samharris.org/podcast/item/facing-the-crowd); Simon (7:10) takes us to Iran for a look … Continue reading Ep. #1 This Month on The Familiar Strange

Ep. #0 Introducing The Familiar Strange Podcast

Welcome to The Familiar Strange! In this brief introduction, the four hosts of the show introduce themselves, the podcast, and The Familiar Strange blog. This is a podcast about doing anthropology. In intimate conversations and open panel discussions, the hosts (four PhD students) and our guests (senior academics and experts) explore the world by taking … Continue reading Ep. #0 Introducing The Familiar Strange Podcast