Congratulations to the 2014 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship Recipients! Since 1957, more than 9,500 scholars have held ACLS fellowships and grants. ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to individual scholars for excellence in research in the humanities and related social sciences. The peer-review process used to select ACLS Fellows enables distinguished scholars to reach broad … Continue reading AAA Members Receive ACLS Fellowships
Anthropologist David Price (St. Martin’s U) speaks to RT TV about the work of social scientist in the Minerva Project: Continue reading Social Scientists and the Minerva Project
In a move that was hailed by the anthropological community, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced on Wednesday morning that it had canceled six federal trademark registrations for the name “Washington Redskins” citing testimony and evidence that the Washington, DC- based football team’s name is “disparaging to Native Americans” and thus in violation of … Continue reading Prominent Anthropologist Welcomes Football Team Name Trademark Cancellation
Listen to Barbara Clark in our newest podcast speak about her research in aviation discourse and safety. Dr. Clark is a visiting research fellow at the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film, Queen Mary, University of London. During a career in aviation as a flight attendant, Dr. Clark was inspired to join her passions for … Continue reading New Podcast Features Barbara Clark
Today’s guest blog post is by COSSA Executive Director, Wendy A. Naus. On Wednesday, May 21, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee will mark up the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology Act, or FIRST Act. As previously reported, this legislation proposes massive cuts to NSF’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) directorate, … Continue reading Important Update on FIRST Act – Your Action Needed
Today’s guest blog post is by the President of the American Anthropological Association, Monica Heller. Nicholas Wade’s recent book, A Troublesome Inheritance, is not one I would typically spend my weekends reading, as I don’t have much interest examining theories of everything in this world and little patience for theories as misguided as those examined … Continue reading Is Cultural Anthropology Really Disembodied?
Announcing the 2014 AAA Photo Contest Submit Your Photos through July 6th* If you could define your work in a single picture, what would it look like? AAA members work all around the world, in the most diverse cultures imaginable, and we want to showcase them. If you attended the annual meeting last … Continue reading The 2014 AAA Photo Contest