Did you know that AAA’s Online Store offers a variety of works and books on anthropology? Anthropology and Middle Class Working Families: A Research Agenda is a guide for anthropologists researching the topic. Edited by Mary Margaret Overbey and Kathryn Marie Dudley, this work is described in the preface: The Research Agenda marks the final … Continue reading Anthropology and Middle Class Working Families: A Research Agenda
Valentine’s Day is one of those tricky holidays that people either love or love to hate. Which ever camp you side with, one thing is certain – your love for anthropology. What is it about anthropology that drew you to the field? Were you one of those students who started college as an Anthropology major? … Continue reading For The Love of Anthropology
The Association for Feminist Anthropology welcomes sessions to be considered for inclusion in AFA’s programming for the 111th AAA Annual Meeting, to be held November 14-18, 2012 in San Francisco. The AAA meeting theme this year is “Borders,” so AFA particularly welcomes panels that take up “borders” from a feminist anthropological perspective. Various approaches to … Continue reading Call for Papers: Association for Feminist Anthropology Sessions
Today’s guest blog post is by AAA member, Ashkuff. Read more posts on Ashkuff’s blog: http://www.ashkuff.com Put simply? Sociocultural anthropologists specialize in describing one group of people, to other groups of people. Obviously, with such a broad yet elegant specialization, sociocultural anthropologists should find themselves awash in more political, business, and consultancy opportunities. So why … Continue reading What Anthropologists Do, and What They Do Wrong in Business
The Anthropology News website launched today! Bookmark http://www.anthropology-news.org into your favorites. Check in with the Anthropology News website often for exclusive online news, resources and commentary that compliments the print Anthropology News you already enjoy. This month, in honor of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the website features memorials and memorialization. Essays will be available … Continue reading NEW! Anthropology News website
Congratulations to AAA member, Kamran Asdar Ali in the recent presidential election for the American Institute of Pakistan Studies. He will begin presidency of the American Institute of Pakistan Studies this fall. Ali is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Texas, Austin.
The Smithsonian Associates and the Creativity Foundation have named Johnnetta Betsch Cole, anthropologist, author and educator, the recipient of the 10th annual Benjamin Franklin Creativity Laureate Award. Cole will discuss the role of creativity in her life and work with philanthropist, educator and documentary producer Camille Cosby Friday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Ring Auditorium … Continue reading AAA Member, Johnnetta Betsch Cole Receives the 2011 Benjamin Franklin Creativity Laureate Award at Smithsonian Event