Tonight! Inaugural Plenary Session

Welcome to San Francisco, AAA members! Tonight is the inaugural Plenary Session: WHY WE CAN’T ALL JUST GET ALONG: RACE, LANGUAGE, AND MEANING IN THE 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION Panelists include Johnnetta Betsch Cole (National Museum of African Art), H. Samy Alim (Stanford University) and Rogers Smith (University of Pennsylvania) The 2012 presidential election highlighted the deep political … Continue reading Tonight! Inaugural Plenary Session

Top Six Black Anthropologists

The Network Journal reporter, Herb Boyd has named the top six African-American anthropologists in his recent article A Select Six Black Anthropologists. Of the six, the top five are AAA Members: Dr. Leith Mullings Marable is a distinguished professor of Anthropology at CUNY’s Graduate Center and president-elect of the American Anthropological Association. In her research she has applied a feminist … Continue reading Top Six Black Anthropologists

AAA Member, Johnnetta Betsch Cole Receives the 2011 Benjamin Franklin Creativity Laureate Award at Smithsonian Event

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