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AAA Photos Surpass 50,000 Views on Flickr

We are proud to announce that the Anthropology News Flickr photostream has now surpassed 50,000 views! Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to explore our members’ visual work on Flickr. The most popular images to-date include the winners and finalists of the 2008 AAA photo contest, followed closely in number of views by the winners and finalists of the 2009 AAA photo contest (including the first prize image, featured below). Visit our Flickr sets today to view photos from AAA events and publications, to select your favorites, and to offer comments on the images.

“Win, Place, Show” by Brian Donahoe

Want to submit your own photo essay to AN? Email Dinah Winnick (dwinnick[at]aaanet.org) and Amy Goldenberg (agoldenberg[at]aaanet.org).

Conference on Cultural Heritage Film Seeks Papers

The Archaeological Legacy Institute has announced a call for submissions for the TAC Festival Conference on Cultural Heritage Film to be held May 18-21 in Eugene, OR. The conference is organized in conjunction with the annual Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival to promote collaboration and discussion of new ideas and approaches in the creation, distribution and use of cultural heritage film. Papers on applications of film (academic, cultural, practical, educational) will be considered for conference presentation. There will also be an open discussion of festival films, which participants will receive tickets to view. Send submissions and inquiries to conference [at] archaeologychannel.org. Abstract Submission Deadline: April 19, 2010.

Congrats, 2009 AAA Photo Contest Winners!

"Win, Place, Show" by Brian Donahoe. First Place, 2009 AAA Photo Contest.

We are pleased to congratulate the winners, finalists and semifinalists of the 2009 AAA Photo Contest! This year’s first place winner is Brian Donahoe’s “Win, Place, Show,” second is Emily Yates-Doerr’s “La Democracia,” and third is Shauna LaTosky’s “Baby Girl and Her Mother.”

The contest committee reviewed 311 entries from 87 participants, and selected 52 images for special recognition. See the winners, finalists and semifinalists in March Anthropology News and on Flickr. They will also be available soon in full color on AnthroSource. Special thanks to 2008 contest winner Peter Biella for serving on the 2009 contest committee.

We welcome your views and comments. Submit your thoughts here, on the Flickr page, or through a letter to the editor to dwinnick [at] aaanet.org.

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