Webinar Wednesday: March 4th, 2015 with Mary Butler

March 4th, 2015: Partnering Anthropology and Evaluation:What do we gain? A presentation by Mary Butler  Abstract This webinar will look at how evaluation and anthropology can be mapped onto each other to create Evaluation Anthropology, an approach to value questions that is stronger than either approach alone for evaluations of programs that are culturally embedded. … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday: March 4th, 2015 with Mary Butler

Applied Anthropologist Spotlight – Elizabeth Briody at Cultural Keys LLC

Cultural Keys LLC is a consultancy that I founded in 2009 to help firms and nonprofits understand and solve cultural-change and consumer issues.  We specialize in three work streams:  improving organizational culture, increasing partnership effectiveness, and understanding and reaching customers. Cultural Keys uses an anthropological approach and a combination of techniques (e.g., observation, individual and … Continue reading Applied Anthropologist Spotlight – Elizabeth Briody at Cultural Keys LLC

A Global Celebration of Anthropology

On Thursday, February 19, 2015 anthropologists worldwide will celebrate the inaugural National Anthropology Day. This inaugural event, created by the American Anthropological Association, calls public attention to the important work that anthropologists contribute to our daily lives. Anthropologists are innovators and creative thinkers who contribute to every sector of society. On National Anthropology Day there … Continue reading A Global Celebration of Anthropology

Webinar Wednesday returns February 18, 2015 with Elizabeth Briody!

Sometimes Practice Makes Perfect: Cultural Changes in the Training of Anthropologists with Elizabeth Briody I am proud to announce the American Anthropological Association’s webinar series is returning.  As was the case in 2014, we’ll try and alternate between webinars focused on professional and educational development, and webinars exploring more topical issues.  As part of National … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday returns February 18, 2015 with Elizabeth Briody!

All-digital open source book review tool available

AAA is thrilled to announce the availability of a freshly-updated “Objects for Review” workflow tool to transform book reviews. Using funds from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, AAA and Public Knowledge Project extended an object for review plugin included in its popular Open Journal Systems application. The original plugin, developed by PKP partners at Freie … Continue reading All-digital open source book review tool available

2015 AAA Annual Meeting Registration and Refund Details

While the annual meeting (Denver, CO November 18th this year) is still far away, it is never too early to start planning for the event.  After all, the invited/volunteer call for papers deadline is April 15th.  This year we are introducing a three tiered registration system: Call for Papers, Pre-Registration, and On-Site Registration.  Each of … Continue reading 2015 AAA Annual Meeting Registration and Refund Details

AAA Summer Internship Applications Available Feb. 6

The American Anthropological Association is pleased to offer two internship opportunities funded by member donations. Internships are six weeks in length during the summer of 2015. Internships are unpaid however; interns will be provided housing and a meal/travel stipend. Interns will spend approximately 40 percent of their time working onsite at the AAA offices in … Continue reading AAA Summer Internship Applications Available Feb. 6