The 2014 AAA Annual Meeting Call for Papers embraces this year’s meeting theme Producing Anthropology. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the broad range of program changes designed to enhance the Annual Meeting experience and better meet the needs of our members and attendees. Click here for step by step instructions on the submission process. Take note of the important dates . Session proposals are due on April 15 at 5:00pm EDT.
On May 8, 2014 at 2 PM Harjant Gill will lead the fourth installment of AAA’s Webinar Wednesday (mixing it up on THURSDAY). Harjant Gill is an assistant professor of anthropology at Towson University, Maryland. He received his PhD from American University in 2012. His research examines the intersections of masculinity, modernity and migration in India. Gill is also an award-winning filmmaker and has made several films that have screened at film festivals and academic conferences worldwide. His latest documentary, Roots of Love explores the changing significance of hair and turban among Sikhs and is currently being screened on BBC World News, BBC America, Doordarshan (Indian National TV) and on PBS channels nationwide. Dr. Gill is currently co-directing the Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA) Film & Media Festival. His website is www.TilotamaProductions.com
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The 2014 AAA Annual Meeting Call for Papers embraces this year’s meeting theme Producing Anthropology. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the broad range of program changes designed to enhance the Annual Meeting experience and better meet the needs of our members and attendees. Click here for step by step instructions on the submission process. Take note of the important dates . Session proposals are due on April 15.
The AAA Meetings & Conference Department is pleased to announce a broad range of changes to the Annual Meeting, adopted by the Executive Board. These changes will enhance the Annual Meeting experience and better meet the needs of our members and attendees. The following changes will begin for the 2014 annual meeting to be held in Washington, DC December 3-7.
In particular, new session types and configurations go into effect for the 2014 meeting. As parts of these have changed, we recommend reviewing them closely as you prepare your abstract for the 2014 meeting.
New Session Types
- Retrospective sessions
- Annual opening plenary session
- Permanent inclusion of Installations
Read more about session types at the Annual Meeting.
Session and Participation Transformations
- Elimination of double sessions
- Allocation of 1 invited session to the World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA)
- Unified submission deadline of April 15 for all invited, volunteered and installation sessions, as well as individual volunteered papers and posters
- Chair role no longer counts against the 1+1 role rule
Read more about presenting policies and roles at the Annual Meeting.
Other Aspects of the Meeting
- Fuller engagement with social media (Introduce E-Posters, create alternative media centers, create a Speakers’ Corner, and create opportunities for live-streaming presentations to/from the meeting)
- Provision of internet access to the all of AAA’s meeting spaces.
- Officially expand the Executive Program Committee (EPC) to approximately 10 members
For the complete announcement, objectives and rationale for these changes, please visit the New Program Changes webpage.
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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.
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