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

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

The AAA Process and Discussions of the Academic Boycott of Israeli Institutions

Today’s guest blog post is written by AAA members, Fida Adely and Lara Deeb At the upcoming (December 2014) annual meeting of the American Anthropological Society (AAA), several panels will take up the issue of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, providing a context for learning about how anthropologists have been and could be further engaged in a … Continue reading The AAA Process and Discussions of the Academic Boycott of Israeli Institutions

Annual Meeting Call for Papers – April 15 Deadline Reminder

The 2014 AAA Annual Meeting Call for Papers embraces this year’s meeting theme Producing Anthropology. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the broad range of program changes designed to enhance the Annual Meeting experience and better meet the needs of our members and attendees. Click here for step by step instructions on the … Continue reading Annual Meeting Call for Papers – April 15 Deadline Reminder

Building Cyberinfrastructure Capacity for the Social Sciences

Today’s guest blog post is by Dr. Emilio Moran. Dr. Moran is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Indiana University and Visiting Hannah Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University. The United States and the world are changing rapidly.  These new conditions challenge the ability of the social, behavioral and economic sciences to understand what is happening at a national … Continue reading Building Cyberinfrastructure Capacity for the Social Sciences