Add Installations To Your #AAA2013 Schedule

Installations (a remix and rebirth of “InnoVents” and “Salons” introduced to the AAA Annual Meetings program in recent years) invite anthropological knowledge off the beaten path of the written conference paper. Like work shared in art venues, presentations selected as part of the AAA Installations program will draw on movement, sight, sound, smell, and taste … Continue reading Add Installations To Your #AAA2013 Schedule

Where are you going with your career?

Meet professional anthropologists and explore career options at the NAPA/AAA Careers Expo! NAPA/AAA Careers Expo – Exploring Professional Careers Friday, November 22 – 11:00AM-4:00PM Chicago Hilton, Salon C, Exhibit Hall  Talk with professional anthropologists working in government, for-profit and non-profit organizations.   Archaeologists, medical anthropologists, cultural anthropologists.  Careers in cultural resources, health and human services, high tech, … Continue reading Where are you going with your career?

Austerity, Inequality, and Resistance in the Urban Midwest

Have you added this Installation to your personal scheduler yet? It is one not to miss. 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 … Continue reading Austerity, Inequality, and Resistance in the Urban Midwest

Susan Hyatt: An Anthropologist Back to School

Today’s guest blog post is written by Dr. Susan B. Hyatt.  Dr. Hyatt is currently an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). During the 1980s, she spent 8 years working as a community organizer in South Chicago, which is where she first developed her interest in  community collaborative projects. Dr. Hyatt … Continue reading Susan Hyatt: An Anthropologist Back to School

Going to Chicago? Hotel Room Discounts end tomorrow – Book Now!

The deadline to book your hotel at a discounted rate is this Wednesday, October 23rd.  The 112th Annual Meeting in Chicago will be held November 20-24, 2013. Scholarly sessions and special events will take place at the Chicago Hilton, Renaissance Blackstone and Essex Inn. Two more hotels have been recently added to help accommodate attendees.  … Continue reading Going to Chicago? Hotel Room Discounts end tomorrow – Book Now!

Going to Chicago? Hotel Room Discounts end 10/23 – Book Now!

The deadline to book your hotel at a discounted rate is this Wednesday, October 23rd.  The 112th Annual Meeting in Chicago will be held November 20-24, 2013. Scholarly sessions and special events will take place at the Chicago Hilton, Renaissance Blackstone and Essex Inn. Two more hotels have been recently added to help accommodate attendees.  … Continue reading Going to Chicago? Hotel Room Discounts end 10/23 – Book Now!

Now is the time to register for workshops!

Today’s guest blog post is by Dr. Sabrina Nichelle Scott.  Dr. Scott is a consumer anthropologist, and she is the Chair of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) Workshops Committee. Workshops registration is now available for the AAA Annual Meeting in Chicago.  There are forty-three workshops sponsored by various sections of AAA … Continue reading Now is the time to register for workshops!