“Back to School” Field Trip to the Chicago Field Museum

Today’s guest blog post is by Kamela Heyward-Rotimi. Kamela Heyward-Rotimi is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for African and African American Research at Duke University.  She is a visiting research scholar in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, and is an adjunct affiliate in the Department of Anthropology … Continue reading “Back to School” Field Trip to the Chicago Field Museum

See You Next Year!

Thank you for participating in the 112th AAA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. Safe travels as you return home. Stay tuned for the 113th AAA Annual Meeting Call for Papers coming soon. The 113th AAA Annual Meeting will be held in Washington D.C. from December 3 to December 7, 2014.

Anthropology Matters

Come to the Waldorf Room (3rd Floor – Chicago Hilton) tonight for the AAA Presidential Address. On the topic of Anthropology Matters, AAA President Leith Mullings will begin the Address at 6:15pm.

Austerity, Inequality, and Resistance in the Urban Midwest – Installation today!

Have you added this Installation to your personal scheduler yet? Add this one this afternoon: Sponsored by the Society for North American Anthropology Austerity, Inequality, and Resistance in the Urban Midwest: A Community/Activist Dialogue In light of the recent placement of Detroit and other Michigan cities in receivership as well as the battles over public … Continue reading Austerity, Inequality, and Resistance in the Urban Midwest – Installation today!

Tonight’s the Night! AAA Plenary Session – ReImagining Education

Tonight is the Plenary Session! Below is a repost of the special message written by Plenary guest, Malcolm London: Today’s guest blog post is by Malcolm London. London called the Gil-Scott Heron of this generation by Cornel West, is a young Chicago poet, activist & educator. Malcolm appears on PBS for the first TED Talk … Continue reading Tonight’s the Night! AAA Plenary Session – ReImagining Education

Join the This is Anthropology Team at the Annual Meeting!

Over 390 anthropologists have joined the AAA’s new public outreach website, http://www.thisisanthropology.org since it launched in November 2012! Thanks to all of you who already contributed photos and profiles to the website. This is Anthropology is always a work in progress and it is not too late to join. The development team for This Is … Continue reading Join the This is Anthropology Team at the Annual Meeting!