Today’s guest blog post is written by Guven Peter Witteveen. Conferences normally have consisted of formal sessions, informal shoptalk, and hatching ideas with a mix of well-known and new colleagues. The events last a few days and then the momentum fades a few days later when the catch up work at home faces you. With … Continue reading Making More Connections at Your Annual Meeting
Today’s guest blog post is written by Ed Liebow, Executive Director. Last July’s Anthropology News mentioned a variety of ways in which AAA leadership is trying to foster dialogue and information exchange among AAA members on anthropologically relevant issues related to Israel/Palestine. We mentioned there that an Open Forum would be held at the Annual … Continue reading Format for December 4th Members’ Open Forum on Engagement with Israel and Palestine
Hello all! The photo contest voting period is coming to an end tonight at midnight (Eastern Time). Get your votes in now. We will than proceed to the staff voting and production phase to produce the calendar. If you do not wish to use Facebook for voting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, no votes will be counted … Continue reading AAA 2014 Annual Photo Contest Voting Period Ending Tonight
Today’s guest blog post is by Dr. Sabrina Nichelle Scott. Dr. Scott is a consumer anthropologist, and she is the Chair of the NAPA Workshops Committee. Workshops registration is now available. Unlike last year, workshops begin on the first day of the AAA Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 and end on Saturday, December … Continue reading Early workshops registration ends soon, so register now for workshops!
Today’s guest blog post is written by AAA members, Fida Adely and Lara Deeb At the upcoming (December 2014) annual meeting of the American Anthropological Society (AAA), several panels will take up the issue of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, providing a context for learning about how anthropologists have been and could be further engaged in a … Continue reading The AAA Process and Discussions of the Academic Boycott of Israeli Institutions
New for the 113th AAA Annual Meeting, Camp AAA childcare will have extended hours. CAMP AAA welcomes children ages 6 months – 12 years. Children participate in age-appropriate activities including arts and crafts projects, active games and much more in a safe, nurturing environment. Wednesday, December 3 – 11am to 10pm Thursday, December 4 – … Continue reading Camp AAA Childcare Hours Extended for 113th AAA Annual Meeting
The American Ethnological Society is pleased to announce its ongoing series of graduate-student workshops. The workshops will take place during the American Anthropological Association’s 113th Annual Meeting in Washington DC. Each workshop is limited to ten students. The workshops are free. To apply for a workshop, please send a 250-300-word description of your research project … Continue reading AES Graduate-Student Workshops at the 113th AAA Annual Meeting