Have You Met Donna A. Auston?

Meet Donna. She is the third anthropologist to be interviewed in AAA’s newest podcast series – Anthropologists in the Field. Donna A. Auston is a graduate student in the cultural anthropology program at Rutgers University. She is conducting preliminary research on Muslim communities in the San Francisco Bay area. While there, she is studying local … Continue reading Have You Met Donna A. Auston?

Mark Your Calendar! Seminario Virtual: an international collaborative pilot project

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) teams up with anthropological associations around the world to host an international pilot project – Seminario Virtual. AAA, in collaboration with the European Association of Social Anthropologists/Association européenne des anthropologues sociaux (EASA), Associação Brasileira de Antropologia (ABA) and Canadian Anthropology Society/Société canadienne d’anthropologie (CASCA), creates a virtual seminar aimed to … Continue reading Mark Your Calendar! Seminario Virtual: an international collaborative pilot project

Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things – Tara Waters Lumpkin

This latest podcast installment of Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things and guest blog post features AAA member, Tara Waters Lumpkin. Tara is the Executive Director of the non-profit Izilwane. She founded Izilwane to explore, with the help of others, how human beings can shift their perceptions so as to learn to co-exist with other species … Continue reading Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things – Tara Waters Lumpkin

New Podcast! Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things – Matt Piscitelli

Listen to the new podcast in the series Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things featuring AAA member, Matthew Piscitelli. Matthew has gotten creative with funding his next project. Through my years of work as an archaeologist, I’ve always been amazed whenever I can hold something in my hand that no one has touched in the last … Continue reading New Podcast! Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things – Matt Piscitelli

New Podcast Series – Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things

An interview with Dr. Laurian Bowles kicks off AAA’ s latest podcast series Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things. Dr. Bowles is Assistant Professor at Western Illinois University, where she specializes in gender and power, migration and Africa, and black youth culture. Known by her students as Dr. Laurian, she engages them in current anthropological dialogue via … Continue reading New Podcast Series – Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things

2011 AAA Annual Meeting CWA Sessions Now Available on Vimeo

The Committee on World Anthropologies (CWA) has set up a series of videos via Vimeo, that were taped at the 2011 Annual Meeting. The five sessions are of interest to members, especially those concerned with world anthropologies and hegemony, and highlight work being done outside the United States with a global, non hierarchical perspective: Non-Hegemonic … Continue reading 2011 AAA Annual Meeting CWA Sessions Now Available on Vimeo

Friday Flick Pick

Check out the latest videos produced by the Smithsonian: Six Interesting stories about 19th century collections and collectors, told by Smithsonian anthropology staff members, in newly produced videos can be viewed on the Smithsonian’s Anthropology Department website. The subjects include the U.S. Exploring Expedition (as told by Adrienne Kaeppler); the North American Mound Explorations (Bruce … Continue reading Friday Flick Pick