2014 AAA Photo Contest

If you could define your work in a single picture, what would it look like? AAA members work all around the world, in the most diverse cultures imaginable, and we want to showcase them.  If you attended the annual meeting last year in Chicago, you may have noticed a calendar waiting in your complimentary bag … Continue reading 2014 AAA Photo Contest

Open Anthropology – The Social Life of Health, Illness, Medicine and Health Care: Anthropological Views

Open Anthropology, a digital-only, public publication of the American Anthropological Association, is proud to announce the release of its third issue. In this edition, The Social Life of Health, Illness, Medicine and Health Care: Anthropological Views, editor Alisse Waterston (John Jay College, CUNY) curates eleven articles and three book reviews of anthropological works that encompass … Continue reading Open Anthropology – The Social Life of Health, Illness, Medicine and Health Care: Anthropological Views

Inside Anti-Crisis

Michael Schapira, Interview Editor at Full Stop sits down with Janet Roitman to get an insider perspective on her new book Anti-Crisis. Dr. Roitman, Chair, Department of Anthropology at the New School, examines the cycle of crisis production and thinks critically about the Global Financial Crisis. Below is an excerpt of the interview. Read the … Continue reading Inside Anti-Crisis

New American Ethnologist Virtual Issue on “In/Visibility: Projects, Media, Politics, 2012-2013″

NEW! American Ethnologist virtual issue on “In/Visibility: Projects, Media, Politics, 2012-2013″ – FREE articles for 2 months. Guest edited by Samuel Martínez, organizer of our 2014 AES spring conference on the same theme. Articles by Wenzel Geissler, Peter Redfield, Francisco Ferrandiz, Aisha Bello-De Jesus, Suncem Kocer, Micaela di Leonardo, Zeynep Devrem Gursel, Heath Cabot, Madeleine Reeves, … Continue reading New American Ethnologist Virtual Issue on “In/Visibility: Projects, Media, Politics, 2012-2013″

Indiana Jones is to Anthropology as Fred Flintstone is to Neolithic Life

Below is a copy of the Letter to the Editor of the New York Times Magazine by President Mullings in response to the recent article by Emily Eakin. To the Editor, While we recognize that the figure of Indiana Jones is attractive, it is about as useful for understanding anthropology as Fred Flintstone is for … Continue reading Indiana Jones is to Anthropology as Fred Flintstone is to Neolithic Life

Experienced Meeting Goer Provides Presentation Tips To Newbies

Today’s guest blog post is by AAA member, Kirsten Bell. Bell discusses how to present a paper at an anthropology conference. How to deliver a paper at an anthropology conference By Kirsten Bell Academic conferences, as several observers have noted, are a singularly understudied phenomenon.  One of the more profound insights on this topic is … Continue reading Experienced Meeting Goer Provides Presentation Tips To Newbies