Episode 11 – Great Is Their Sin: Joseph Graves on Biological Determinism in the Age of Genomics

April 27, 2018By humbio-adminUncategorized No Comments

In this episode, we share an edited version of the Joseph Graves ALLELE lecture from November 9, 2016 at the University of Alabama. Graves is an evolutionary biologist and author of “The Emperor’s New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium” and “The Race Myth: Why We Pretend Race Exists in America.” For more … Read More

Episode 10 – Speaking of Race Recast

April 24, 2018By humbio-adminUncategorized No Comments

In this episode, we talk about the recent Human Biology Association meeting and share of our favorite episodes of the “Speaking of Race” podcast. “Speaking of Race” is a project by HBA member Jim Bindon, along with historian Erik Peterson and cultural anthropologist Jo Weaver. In this episode from Black History month, they interview molecular … Read More

Episode 9 – Doomed to Mad Maxian World? The Evolution of Inequality (Mary Shenk & Siobhan Mattison)

April 17, 2018By humbio-adminUncategorized No Comments

In our 9th episode we talk with Drs. Mary Shenk and Siobhán Mattison about the evolution of persistent institutional inequality. Dr. Shenk is an associate professor of anthropology at Penn State University and Dr. Mattison is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of New Mexico. The paper we discussed is “The Evolution of … Read More