Webinar Wednesdays: Engaging Anthropology

Webinar Wednesdays return on September 17th. Anthropology in business will be the theme of Dr. Ken Erickson’s presentation when Webinar Wednesdays return on September 17 (2pm Eastern). Participation is open to all, but you must register. While you are registering, check out the library of earlier webinars available for streaming. Dr. Erickson is the CEO … Continue reading Webinar Wednesdays: Engaging Anthropology

Tell Senate to Reject Amendments that Cut Social Science Funding!

AAA Members: The Senate may vote on the fiscal year (FY) 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations Bill (S. 2437) as soon as the week of June 16.  The bill, which funds the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, Census Bureau, and other agencies and programs important to the social and behavioral … Continue reading Tell Senate to Reject Amendments that Cut Social Science Funding!

New Volume of the Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association

Read the new volume of Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association on “inalienable wealth” in AnthroSource! “Inalienable possessions,” as conceptualized by Annette Weiner (1985, 1992), are objects imbued with meaning and value based on the social identity of the original and subsequent owners. They maintain attachment to their owner- even when passed to other … Continue reading New Volume of the Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association

Anthropologists Respond to Gender-Citation Disparity

On December 11, the Chronicle of Higher Ed article “New Data Show Articles by Women Cited Less Frequently” by Megan O’Neil, caused anthropologists, Virginia Dominguez, Matthew Gutmann and Catherina Lutz, to look introspectively at the discipline of anthropology. In the article, O’Neil notes “Research papers and peer-reviewed articles written principally by women are cited less … Continue reading Anthropologists Respond to Gender-Citation Disparity

The Anthropologist’s Guide to the Government Shutdown

Is the government shutdown affecting anthropologists? Absolutely. Many anthropologists work for federal agencies like the the Department of Agriculture, the National Park Service and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). These agencies, as well as others, rely on members of our discipline to study, research and provide perspective on how  agency policy affects … Continue reading The Anthropologist’s Guide to the Government Shutdown