Resources for Education and Action for Community Health in Ambler (REACH Ambler)
Camra is a partner on the REACH Ambler project which explores the history, environmental health, and community identity of Ambler, Pennsylvania, through a partnership between the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine and the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF). Through methods connected to oral history, public history, and science studies, the REACH Ambler project team has collected and contextualized diverse viewpoints and information from Ambler residents and institutions. See website for all films!
Project Members: Matthew Tarditi and Jabari Zuberi
A feature-length experimental/ethnographic documentary, follows the personal and scholarly trajectory of researcher and activist E. Patrick Johnson. Johnson (the first Black man from his small town of Hickory, North Carolina, to earn a PhD) uses social scientific and humanistic methods to examine questions of identity and community in contemporary society.
Director and producer: John L. Jackson Jr. and Nora Gross.
The Public Classroom @ Penn Museum
This documentary film focuses on the Morton skull collection, notorious for its institutionalization of “scientifically” justified racism. The documentary is part of a larger project by the University of Pennsylvania to make questions of race and science accessible to a general public, with material that could be easily digestible by students from late middle school onwards. Visit website here!
Co-Directors: Arjun Shankar, Melissa Skolnick, Andrew Hudson, Ore Badaki.
Anthropological Airwaves Podcast
Anthropological Airwaves is a podcast that explores the craft of anthropology in all of its forms. Building on the journal’s commitment to four-field, multimodal research, the podcast hosts conversations about anthropological projects—from fieldwork and publishing to the discipline’s role in public debates. By demystifying the craft of anthropology, the podcast broaches a series of fundamental questions about past, present, and future disciplinary practice, and charts new paths for anthropological engagement.
Executive Producer: Arjun Shankar
Producer and Editor: Kyle Olson
Producer and Editor: Nooshin Sadeghsamimi