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Anthropology in Practice

Anthropology in Practice

Exploring the human condition.

Closing the Monkey House: The End of a Shared Experience

Change is afoot and people aren't sure what to make of it. Last Monday, the Bronx Zoo officially closed its 111-year-old Primate ("Monkey") House, citing a need for change in the ways the animals are exhibited—an evolution, if you will...

March 5, 2012 — Krystal D'Costa

Fitting Room Confidential

"You-know-who would have loved to join us.""Hah, yeah.""Well, we might be friendly, but she'll never be in our inner—""No, she won't be anything.""Well, we might be friends, but not friends-friends."[Silence]"Look, I'd like to like my brother's wife—""She is your sister-in-law!""But I don't like her."--"I can't let you buy that...

February 27, 2012 — Krystal D'Costa

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