Unbecoming “an anthropologist”

So I put 15 years into becoming “an anthropologist,” but now I’m unbecoming one.

I left anthropology for economic and family reasons, but that isn’t what I want to write about. I just want to write about no longer being what I was. What does that mean?

I don’t practice anthropology any more. I don’t teach it. I don’t write it. I don’t read it. I sold my anthropology books for a dime.

What does it mean to unbecome what you were?

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