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A San Francisco Treat

Throughout the month of October, we’ll be giving readers gear for the Annual Meeting. Each day will be a different trivia question, so check back in daily for your chance to win. To answer the trivia question, you will need to leave your answer as a comment here on this blog. All the comments will be held for moderation until the end of the day. A commenter to answer the question correctly will be chosen at random to win an item of Annual Meeting gear. There will be one prize-winner each day. Once you win, you will be ineligible to win again during this blog series.

Today’s trivia question:

This year’s Annual Meeting is hosting its first plenary session on Wednesday evening, featuring Johnnetta Cole, H. Samy Alim and Rogers Smith.
What is the title of the session?

The AAA Annual Meeting will be held this year in San Francisco from November 14-18. If you have not done so already, be sure to register for the meeting and workshops, and book your hotel. You only have 12 days left to book your hotel at the discounted rate – don’t delay, book today!

A San Francisco Treat – RACE Edition

Throughout the month of October, we’ll be giving readers gear for the Annual Meeting. Each day will be a different trivia question, so check back in daily for your chance to win. To answer the trivia question, you will need to leave your answer as a comment here on this blog. All the comments will be held for moderation until the next business day. A commenter to answer the question correctly will be chosen at random. There will be one prize-winner each day. Once you win, you will be ineligible to win again during this blog series.

Since this question pertains to the RACE: Are We So Different? project, we will be giving away our new RACE poster. The poster is so new that it is not yet available for purchase; however, it will soon be available via the AAA online store.

Today’s trivia question:

Which two museums are currently hosting the RACE: Are We So Different? Exhibit?

The AAA Annual Meeting will be held this year in San Francisco from November 14-18. If you have not done so already, be sure to register for the meeting and workshops, and book your hotel. Hotel rooms are offered at a discounted rate until October 22nd, so hurry and book yours today!

A San Francisco Treat

Throughout the month of October, we’ll be giving readers gear for the Annual Meeting. Each day will be a different trivia question, so check back in daily for your chance to win. To answer the trivia question, you will need to leave your answer as a comment here on this blog. All the comments will be held for moderation until the end of the day. A commenter to answer the question correctly will be chosen at random to win an item of Annual Meeting gear. There will be one prize-winner each day. Once you win, you will be ineligible to win again during this blog series.

Photo courtesy of Mashable

Today’s trivia question:

If you want to follow the activity of this year’s Annual Meeting on Twitter, which hashtag should you search for?

The AAA Annual Meeting will be held this year in San Francisco from November 14-18. If you have not done so already, be sure to register for the meeting and workshops, and book your hotel.

A San Francisco Treat

Throughout the month of October, we’ll be giving readers gear for the Annual Meeting. Each day will be a different trivia question, so check back in daily for your chance to win. To answer the trivia question, you will need to leave your answer as a comment here on this blog. All the comments will be held for moderation until the end of the day. A commenter to answer the question correctly will be chosen at random to win an item of Annual Meeting gear. There will be one prize-winner each day. Once you win, you will be ineligible to win again during this blog series.

Photo courtesy San Francisco Chronicle

Today’s trivia question:

In which San Francisco suburb can you find the world’s oldest working light bulb?

The AAA Annual Meeting will be held this year in San Francisco from November 14-18. If you have not done so already, be sure to register for the meeting and workshops, and book your hotel.

A San Francisco Treat

Throughout the month of October, we’ll be giving readers gear for the Annual Meeting. Each day will be a different trivia question, so check back in daily for your chance to win. To answer the trivia question, you will need to leave your answer as a comment here on this blog. All the comments will be held for moderation until the end of the day. A commenter to answer the question correctly will be chosen at random to win an item of Annual Meeting gear. There will be one prize-winner each day. Once you win, you will be ineligible to win again during this blog series.

Today’s trivia question:

On Friday at 6:15pm, a session entitled Engendering the Field: An Anthropological Story of Contingency will be given by the AAA Distinguished Lecturer. Name the lecturer.

The AAA Annual Meeting will be held this year in San Francisco from November 14-18. If you have not done so already, be sure to register for the meeting and workshops, and book your hotel.

A San Francisco Treat

Photo courtesy of El Frito

Throughout the month of October, we’ll be giving readers gear for the Annual Meeting. Each day will be a different trivia question, so check back in daily for your chance to win. To answer the trivia question, you will need to leave your answer as a comment here on this blog. All the comments will be held for moderation until the end of the day. The first person to answer the question correctly will win an item of Annual Meeting gear. There will be one prize-winner each day. Once you win, you will be ineligible to win again during this blog series.

Today’s trivia question:

How many sections are within AAA?

The AAA Annual Meeting will be held this year in San Francisco from November 14-18. If you have not done so already, be sure to register for the meeting and workshops, and book your hotel.

A San Francisco Treat

A San Francisco Treat continues into its second day.

Throughout the month of October, we’ll be giving readers gear for the Annual Meeting. Each day will be a different trivia question, so check back in daily for your chance to win. To answer the trivia question, you will need to leave your answer as a comment here on this blog. The first person to answer the question correctly will win an item of Annual Meeting gear. There will be one prize-winner each day. Once you win, you will be ineligible to win again during this blog series.

The AAA Annual Meeting will be held this year in San Francisco from November 14-18. If you have not done so already, be sure to register for the meeting and workshops, and book your hotel.

Today’s trivia question:

Anthropology News launched its first online edition this past summer with the theme of the Olympics. What is the URL where readers could catch up on this and the latest news in anthropology?

Did you miss yesterday’s question? Click here to view it.

A San Francisco Treat

Today marks the first in a series entitled A San Francisco Treat. Throughout the month of October, we’ll be giving readers gear for the Annual Meeting. Each day will be a different trivia question, so check back in daily for your chance to win. To answer the trivia question, you will need to leave your answer as a comment here on this blog. The first person to answer the question correctly will win an item of Annual Meeting gear. There will be one prize-winner each day. Once you win, you will be ineligible to win again during this blog series.

The AAA Annual Meeting will be held this year in San Francisco from November 14-18. If you have not done so already, be sure to register for the meeting and workshops, and book your hotel.

Today’s trivia question:

AAA hosts an Annual Meeting each year. This year, the Annual Meeting in San Francisco will be which number?

A San Francisco Treat for You!

  The 111th AAA Annual Meeting is quickly upon us. It will be held in San Francisco this year from November 14-18. To get our online community ready for the meeting we’ll be giving away Annual Meeting gear throughout the month of October.

If you haven’t done so already, register now for the meeting and the workshops you’d like to attend. Also be sure the book your hotel today – rooms are selling out quickly.

Check back in on the AAA blog on Monday for your change to win Annual Meeting gear! Until then, enjoy the weekend.

Which #AAA2012 Workshops Will You Be Attending?

  Are you registered to attend the 111th Annual Meeting yet? Booked your hotel? What about submitting your registration for workshops? There are several workshops offered each day during the Annual Meeting. Attendee space is limited, so be sure to register early!

Go to the Workshop page for abstracts,complete details and to register.  Here is a preview:

Thursday, November 15, 2012

  • Text Analysis: Systematic Methods for Analyzing Qualitative Data
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Cultural Anthropology: An Introduction to GIS As Method and Application In Anthropological Research
  • Getting An Article Published In a Peer-Reviewed Journal
  • NAPA Workshop On Project Management
  • NAPA Workshop On Ethnographic FIELD Schools: HOW They Work and Why They ARE A MUST for Anthropologists and Students
  • NAPA Workshop On issues In International Consulting
  • NAPA-NASA Student Workshop: Funding, Fellowships, Transferring, and Admissions
  • NAPA Workshop On Rapid Research In Public SettingsSponsor: National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
  • NAPA Workshop On Pattern Recognition In Evolution and In Ethnographic Analytics
  • SAE Mentoring Workshop: Practicing Anthropology

Friday, November 16, 2012

  • NAPA Workshop On Heritage Tourism: Theory and Praxis
  • How to Write A Grant Proposal: An Introduction to Grants and Programs At the Wenner-Gren Foundation and the National Science Foundation Session
  • NAPA Workshop On “First Impressions for a Lasting Impact: Using Elevator Speeches and Strategic Network Ties to Strengthen Your Networking Success”
  • Using Social Media As A Tool for Ethnographic Researchers
  • Rethinking Context and Theory In Ethnographic Research Design
  • NAPA Workshop On Marketing Oneself As An Anthropologist In a Variety of Interdisciplinary Settings
  • Workshop On Teaching Gender and Sexuality: Pedagogy At the Intersections
  • How to Find an Academic Job
  • SHA Poetry Workshop

Saturday, November 17, 2012

  • Photography for the Field – Part 1: Camera and Photography Basics
  • Introduction to Social Network Analysis
  • NAPA Workshop On Developing An Anthropological Career for a Lifetime
  • Anthropology Graduates: From Student to Career
  • Photography for the Field – Part 2: I’ve Taken the picture…now What?
  • Dissolving Boundaries of Power Through Community-Based Research: Photovoice Methodology As a Tool for Social Action
  • SAE ROUNDTABLES:
  1.     Roundtable Discussion On Writing and Luncheon
  2.     Roundtable Discussion On Multiculturalism and Luncheon
  3.     Roundtable Discussion On Language and Superdiversity and Luncheon
  4.     Roundtable Discussion On the European Economic Crisis and Luncheon
  5.     Roundtable Discussion On Race, Religion, Secularism and Luncheon
  6.     Roundtable Discussion On Borders, Materiality and Signification and Luncheon
  •  Writing Ethnography
  • Benign Guile: An Introduction to Final Cut Pro Ethnographic Film Editing (Macintosh laptops only)
  • Crafting Narrative Ethnography
  • Student Publishing Workshop
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