The American Anthropological Association is pleased to offer two internship opportunities funded by member donations. Internships are six weeks in length from June 30 through August 8, 2014. Internships are unpaid however; interns will be provided housing and a meal/travel stipend. Interns will spend approximately 40 percent of their time working onsite at the AAA offices in Arlington, … Continue reading AAA Student Summer Internship – Call for Applications
Last evening, federal agency representatives, congressional staff and association affiliates welcomed AAA Executive Director Dr. Edward Liebow to his new position and to the Washington D.C. area. This gathering provided an opportunity for the AAA to continue to build a strong network amongst key players in the area. The event was hosted at the Sonoma … Continue reading AAA Reception Welcomes New Executive Director Dr. Liebow
The below is a press release from the Smithsonian about an upcoming reception for Annual Meeting participants to attend: The Smithsonian Institution’s Consortium for Understanding the American Experience will host a reception Thursday, Nov. 15, at the American Anthropological Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting in San Francisco to discuss its ongoing project, the Smithsonian Immigration/Migration Initiative. … Continue reading Smithsonian to Host Reception at American Anthropological Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting on New Initiative
Will you be in the Washington, D.C. area this weekend? If so, check out the opening of the RACE: Are We So Different? exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The museum is open to the public daily (except December 25) and hours are from 10am to 5:30pm. Visit the museum’s website for additional details. Can’t make … Continue reading RACE Exhibit Opens at Smithsonian
Mark your calendars! The RACE: Are We So Different? exhibit is coming to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is summer. Are you interested in conversations about science, history, and culture? Have you heard that the RACE: Are We So Different? traveling exhibition will open this month at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural … Continue reading RACE: Are We So Different? Exhibit in National Spotlight
In contrast to our recent post about schools closing anthropological programs, we are pleased to find the Anthropology department at George Washington University to be flourishing to the point that they need to expand to a PhD program in Anthropology. George Washington’s Anthropology Department was established in 1892. Faculty train students in the fields of … Continue reading New PhD Program at George Washington University
Yesterday, the Obama Administration released its budget for fiscal year 2012, a plan that includes bold proposals to reduce government spending and address a budget deficit that is expected to reach over $1.6 trillion dollars by the end of this fiscal year. Among the agencies subject to proposed budget cuts include the National Endowment for … Continue reading Budget Announced – Write to Your Congress Representative Today!