Michel-Rolph Trouillot, 62, world-renowned anthropologist and historian, died July 5, 2012 following long struggles to recuperate from an aneurism suffered in 2002. Born in Haiti on November 26, 1949, Trouillot came to the U.S. in 1969, during the worst years of the Duvalier dictatorship. He received a B.A. in Caribbean History and Culture from CUNY … Continue reading In Memoriam: Michel-Rolph Trouillot
The 2011 AAA Photo Contest is a showcase of anthropology at its best. Of the 93 photos submitted, AAA members selected their favorites in each of the four categories: Practice, People, Place and Process. You can view the top 20 photos in Anthropology News. Here on the AAA blog, we will feature several of the … Continue reading Photo Friday
The University of Iowa Lecture Committee will kick off its fall semester lecture series today with a talk by Dr. Paul Farmer (AAA member), a world-wide leader in global health and social justice issues. The Fourth Annual Cassandra S. Foens, M.D. Lecture, presented in partnership with the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of … Continue reading 4th Annual Cassandra S. Foens, M.D. Lecture begins today
AAA member, Dr. Gina Athena Ulysse shares her opinion on the PBS’ Op-Ed project, Voices. In her piece, The Haiti Story You Won’t Read, Ulysse looks beyond the media’s limelight of the one-year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti to examine the deeper issues and influences of the nation’s rebuilding efforts.