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 … Continue reading New Changes to the AAA Annual Meeting Program
Are you a practicing or professional anthropologist working outside of an academic organization? If so, are you collaborating in any way with an academic institution as part of your professional life? We are aware from anecdotes that many practicing and professional anthropologists participate in the academic community in one way or another. But we know … Continue reading Help Us To Understand the Careers of Practicing And Professional Anthropologists as they relate to Academic Institutions
It is moving day here at the American Anthropological Association office. Communication with the office will be temporarily out of service this afternoon so that we can move our servers and phone system to the new office. As of Monday, June 24, we will be operating at our new address – 2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite … Continue reading AAA Is Moving Today
By Leith Mullings, Monica Heller, Ed Liebow and Alan Goodman Do you remember the arcade game ‘Whack-a-Mole’? Plastic animals pop up at random from their holes in a table’s surface. The player bashes them back into their holes with a rubber mallet. As the pace picks up, initial delight is replaced by a growing sense … Continue reading Science, Advocacy and Anthropology
Happy New Year blog readers! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog, check it out here: Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 95,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, … Continue reading 2012 in review
The AAA is hiring! The American Anthropological Association (AAA) is seeking to bring a post doc anthropologist on staff to lead its academic and practicing relations program. This is a two-year fellowship that will provide an opportunity for an anthropologist to work with AAA leadership and staff to conduct research, identify and develop new programs … Continue reading AAA Seeks Professional Fellow
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?