Calling all Discussion Groups and Anthropology Clubs: Let’s Talk About the March Issue of Open Anthropology!

Has the new issue of Open Anthropology, The Social Life of Health, Illness, Medicine and Health Care, piqued your interest in anthropological understandings of health, illness, medicine, and health care? Are you interested in building the conversation on your campus or in your community? Throughout March and April, AAA is encouraging anthropology clubs and discussion … Continue reading Calling all Discussion Groups and Anthropology Clubs: Let’s Talk About the March Issue of Open Anthropology!

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

Examples from Malaria Control in Refugee Camps

As mentioned in our April 25th blog post in honor of  World Malaria Day, AAA recognized this important day with a special virtual issue of Medical Anthropology Quarterly. This special edition re-released articles which demonstrate ways that ethnography and human behavior studies help to change care management and public health policy. Approximately half of the world’s … Continue reading Examples from Malaria Control in Refugee Camps

More Student Opportunities: Academic Diversity Fellowship & LGBT Health Summer Institute

The NASA listserv continues to circulate great opportunities for anthropology students. They’ve recently featured Penn’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Academic Diversity. Successful candidates will receive highly mentored scholarly and research training as well as courses and workshops to enhance their research skills and prepare them for a faculty position in a major university. PhD between 2007 … Continue reading More Student Opportunities: Academic Diversity Fellowship & LGBT Health Summer Institute