Medical Anthropology in the 21st Century with Lenore Manderson The AAA’s Webinar Wednesday is back for the Fall Semester. Medical anthropology has expanded in its fields of study and the number of people who identify as medical anthropologists. Yet it is hard to describe what we do: studying people’s experience of sickness and heath, care … Continue reading AAA Webinar Wednesday Returns with Lenore Manderson September 2nd at 2 PM Eastern
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
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
Below is a special message from AAA President Leith Mullings: On behalf of the American Anthropological Association I would like to express concern and support for our staff, members and partners across the East Coast. Being in New York myself, I can attest to the destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Please know … Continue reading A Special Message from AAA President Leith Mullings
18% of AAA Members have completed their member profile in the new AMS system. Completed member profiles allow AAA members to find their colleagues by field of study, geographic area, language and much more. To get started, simply log in and edit the profile information sections on your My Information page. Not a member? Join … Continue reading Where Do AAA Members Study?
Purpose The goal of the AAA Small Grants Program is to foster the development and use of curricular materials for the teaching and communication of ethics and ethical practice across the discipline of anthropology. Administered by the AAA Committee on Ethics, this small grant program encourages the awareness of and innovation in ethics curricular materials … Continue reading American Anthropological Association Request for Proposals – Ethics Small Grant Program
Paul Stoller, AAA member, is an anthropology professor at West Chester University. He regularly brings anthropology to the forefront by blogging for the Huffington Post. Dr. Stoller’s most recent post is about how his anthropological experiences have challenged him to manage his cancer diagnosis. Below are snippets from his post. Visit the blog for the … Continue reading AAA Member in the News