Two important lessons we learned at the 2013 Annual Meeting in Chicago: 1. Recent graduates in anthropology are deeply devoted to the field and motivated to spread the good word. The rising scholars we spoke with had broadly-conceived career goals like ‘make a difference’ and ‘do something meaningful’. And they were eager to introduce anthropology … Continue reading New Resource for Emerging Anthropologists
It is no secret that the AAA Annual Meeting provides an amazing networking opportunity. And perhaps its been all the Valentine’s marketing in the air that has me wondering, is there couple out there who attribute their courtship to the AAA Annual Meeting? Perhaps you initially met at the meeting or had the opportunity to … Continue reading Seeking A Great AAA Love Story
Today’s guest blog post is by Kamela Heyward-Rotimi. Kamela Heyward-Rotimi is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for African and African American Research at Duke University. She is a visiting research scholar in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, and is an adjunct affiliate in the Department of Anthropology … Continue reading “Back to School” Field Trip to the Chicago Field Museum
The AAA Meetings & Conference Department is pleased to announce a broad range of changes to the Annual Meeting, adopted by the Executive Board. These changes will enhance the Annual Meeting experience and better meet the needs of our members and attendees. The following changes will begin for the 2014 annual meeting to be held … Continue reading New Changes to the AAA Annual Meeting Program
Thank you for participating in the 112th AAA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. Safe travels as you return home. Stay tuned for the 113th AAA Annual Meeting Call for Papers coming soon. The 113th AAA Annual Meeting will be held in Washington D.C. from December 3 to December 7, 2014.
Come to the Waldorf Room (3rd Floor – Chicago Hilton) tonight for the AAA Presidential Address. On the topic of Anthropology Matters, AAA President Leith Mullings will begin the Address at 6:15pm.
Today’s guest blog post is by Kyle Simpson. Kyle is a graduate student in Anthropology at the University of Memphis. When I tell people that I am working towards a Master’s Degree in Anthropology, the question is always the same, “What are you going to do with that?” I usually laugh and tell them that … Continue reading Why Students Should Attend the AAA Careers Expo