December Anthropology News In Focus commentaries on “The Future/s of Anthropology” are now available on our Current Featured News page, free to the public through December 31. Full December issue content will also be available online soon via AnthroSource.
This article series responds to the 2009 AAA Annual Meeting theme—“The End/s of Anthropology”—by examining contemporary challenges facing the discipline and innovative visions of new directions, goals, audiences, field sites, methodologies and theoretical orientations. Commentary authors include: Richard Feinberg; James Holland Jones; Jane Desmond; Timm Lau; K Anne Pyburn; Joe Watkins; David Valentine, Valerie A Olson and Debbora Battaglia; Neil L Whitehead and Michael Wesch; Merrill Singer and Pamela I Erickson; and Teresa L McCarty and Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy.
Submit your comments on this topic here or through a letter to the editor to dwinnick [at] aaanet.org. To learn more about our upcoming issue on anthropology and journalism, see the call for proposals (due Dec 18).