Hello anthropology enthusiasts! Our next webinar, with Larissa Sandy, will be the last scheduled before we take a break for the summer. In it we’ll be exploring the struggles and livelihood of sex work in Cambodia. Before we get into Larissa’s incredible work, I’d like to take a moment to thank you all for an … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday with Larissa Sandy: Sex Work in Cambodia
Hope you all enjoyed your webinar hiatus (and Call for Papers period) because we’ve got two more amazing webinars coming your way before we break for the summer! The first, which will occur on May 6th, is hosted by Dr. Kenda R. Stewart, Dr. Heather Schacht Reisinger, and Dr. David A. Katz. The second will … Continue reading Unanthrapologetically Working Together: Mixed Methods Collaboration and Health Services Research at the Department of Veterans Affairs
The American Anthropological Association (AAA) has appointed Jeff Martin, a communications veteran with more than 25 years experience in the field, as the Association’s new director, communications and public affairs. Martin will be responsible for directing the Association’s media outreach, public education, and government relations programs. “Jeff Martin brings a wealth of public relations experience … Continue reading AAA Appoints Jeff Martin as New Director of Communications and Public Affairs
AAA President Monica Heller releases public statement on police practices in the United States and calls upon anthropologists to help create equitable policing: In the United States, too many black Americans are killed by officers of the law. As anthropologists, we must speak out whenever our common humanity gives way to discrimination, prejudice and violence. … Continue reading AAA Statement on Police Practices
The American Anthropological Association’s Cultural Heritage Task Force writes to U.S. Secretary of State encouraging the United States to take action in preserving the cultural heritage sites in Mosul, Iraq. Below is a preview, read the entire letter (PDF).
Dear AAA Members: For those of you concerned about NSF funding for anthropological research, I want to bring to your attention a legislative proposal currently making its way through the US Congress that would, if enacted, have serious consequences for anthropological research in the United States. The Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology, or … Continue reading AAA President Defends Social Science Research at NSF
Listen to Robin Nagle speak about her work in the latest AAA podcast. Dr. Nagle is the author of Picking Up, an ethnography of New York City’s Department of Sanitation. Dr. Nagle is a clinical associate professor of anthropology and director of the John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Humanities and Social Thought at … Continue reading New Podcast Featuring Robin Nagle