Anth allows you to see the complexity of issues and seek social change. Pay attn to how the scholars understand research or intellectual work, and why they think it can or should be used in the academy. Group activity - brainstorm activities you can do during the term. Intellectuals and the responsibilities of public life: an interview w noam chomsky. Purpose: what it means to be a public intellectual. Not a question of speaking truth to power but speaking truth with power. Purpose: a reflection on what anth has to offer. Anth helps bring to light things that are invisible. Able to show us things that we take for granted. Anth gives global perspectives but about being grounded in the local. 48: applying, designing, and bringing anthropology to the. Purpose: how anth has long has the role of describing and observing the world but how it can be useful for design anth.