Calling All Shutterbugs – The 2013 AAA Photo Contest

The AAA Photo Contest is designed to demonstrate the rich possibilities of anthropological work through photography. The impressive array of photos received in the past illustrates the diverse and exciting work anthropologists pursue, as well as the insights that AAA members have to offer.  Visit the AAA Photo Contest page for guidelines and submission details. … Continue reading Calling All Shutterbugs – The 2013 AAA Photo Contest

Heritage Distancing

Have you read Douglas Reeser and Claire Novotny’s recent Anthropology News article on heritage distancing? The article, Destroying Nohmul, describes the destruction of an ancient Maya site in Belize. Read the entire article on the Anthropology News website, below is an excerpt: The bulldozing and destruction of the ancient Maya site at Nohmul, in the Orange … Continue reading Heritage Distancing

We Run For Boston

Have you seen the latest article by Robert R. Sauders on Anthropology News? It’s a powerful piece about the rise of solidarity activism in the aftermath of tragedy, entitled “We Run for Boston“. Below is an excerpt: On April 15, 2013, the 117th running of the Boston Marathon commenced with a starter’s pistol for mobility-impaired … Continue reading We Run For Boston

Balancing Print and Online: More Anthropology News in 2013

*The following also appears in the October 2012 (53.8) issue of Anthropology News. Before the internet, AN was instrumental in communicating deadlines and details, as well as discussing issues through commentaries and letters to the editor. However, the web’s accelerated pace of communication has made print AN content regarding upcoming events out-of-date by the time … Continue reading Balancing Print and Online: More Anthropology News in 2013