The May issue of Anthropology News features a thematic series on methods. The following commentaries on are now live on http://www.anthropology-news.org. Read them, rate them, share them. AAA members are also welcome to post comments about any of the essays. Mixed Methods Should Be a Valued Practice in Anthropology by Thomas S Weisner Sonic Ethnography as … Continue reading May Anthropology News Is Now Online
Find your best photos from the last two years…because the 2012 AAA Photo Contest is now open! Winning photographs will be displayed at this year’s annual meeting in San Francisco. Here are the guidelines: Entries will be accepted through June. Each participant may submit up to two high resolution photos. Participants will be asked to … Continue reading The 2012 AAA Photo Contest is Open!
The Anthropology News website won the 2012 EXCEL Award! The announcement was made in today’s press release: Association Media & Publishing is pleased to announce the winners of the 32nd Annual EXCEL Awards, which honor the best and the brightest in association media and publishing. With over 1,000 entries submitted this year, 180 winners, representing … Continue reading Anthropology News Wins 2012 EXCEL Award
The April issue of Anthropology News is now available. This month’s In Focus series is Family and Kinship. As notions of kinship, family and social systems have changed over time, anthropology continues to have much to say about this fundamental area of anthropological research. This month’s series begins with looking at kinship through an evolutionary … Continue reading April Anthropology News Focuses on Family and Kinship
Anthropology News is seeking Op-Ed Columnists and Contributing Editors for its Opinion section on http://www.anthropology-news.org These volunteers will be an integral part of shaping AN’s online content and conversation on its website by developing columns that relate to anthropology in any of its myriad forms. Op-Ed Columnists and Contributing Editors will commit to one year of monthly op-ed … Continue reading Become an Op-Ed Columnist or Contributing Editor for Anthropology News
Michelle Chatman writes for Anthropology News this month in a piece called I Still Got Joy. This article and video encompass AN’s theme this month of Health, Happiness and Well Being by highlighting strength and resilience of black women who face breast cancer. Click here to read the entire piece and view the video. Below is … Continue reading I Still Got Joy – Strength and Resilience After Breast Cancer
The subject of violence and conflict often comes to the forefront of anthropologists’ work. From interpersonal conflicts to state violence and war, anthropological perspectives can help determine its causes both in the past and present, and make recommendations for present and future responses. Anthropology News seeks proposals from AAA members for a September thematic series on … Continue reading AN Seeks Proposals for Series on Violence and Conflict