“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

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!