Anthropology Weighs In On the Marriage Debate in New Public Journal

Open Anthropology is the newest publication of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). It is a digital-only publication that will be provided to the public free of charge. This is the first AAA publication that uses responsive design and is readable on mobile devices, such as iPhones. In providing this journal to the public, AAA is … Continue reading Anthropology Weighs In On the Marriage Debate in New Public Journal

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

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