Get to know Ushma Suvarnakar, AAA’s Director of Meetings and Conferences. Ushma is responsible for the strategic planning, fiscal management, and direction of the association’s meetings, conferences and related products. She manages the AAA staff and vendors who produce AAA’s meetings and conferences and is staff liaison to the Annual Meeting Executive Program Committee and the AAA Committee … Continue reading Inside AAA- Meet Ushma
AAA member Ralph Bolton shared the following story on his Facebook page: “One evening in Denver at the American Anthropological Association meeting a few days ago, I went out for a quick dinner at the Yard House. When I asked for the check, the waitress told me that someone had already paid it for me. I … Continue reading Paying it Forward at AAA 2015
Dear Colleagues, If you registered for the 2015 Annual Meeting, you will have received two emails this week, one from the proponents of Resolution #1, and one from the proponents of Resolution #2. We have heard from several members asking for an explanation. Both of these groups of resolution proponents paid to become Annual Meeting … Continue reading A Message Regarding Sponsored Emails
Cost: Students: $40 Professionals: $80 Date: 11/18/2015 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Organizer/Facilitator: Dr. Jaida Kim Samudra What makes your workshop a “must attend” event for the 2015 meeting? This workshop is a must for any academic who has stalled on submitting or revising an article to a peer-reviewed journal. Everybody knows that to get hired, … Continue reading SMA-sponsored workshop: That Almost Finished Journal Article
Open Call for Volunteers Never been to an Annual Meeting? Nervous about meeting people? Volunteering is a great way to network and get a better understanding of the inner workings of the association, plus you’ll save some money! The Student Volunteer Form is up and running for this year’s Annual Meeting. To ensure the meeting runs … Continue reading 114th AAA Annual Meeting Volunteers
UPDATE: The AAA photo contest is now underway until October 16, 2015. All are welcome to like photos! This has been an amazing year for submissions to the annual photo contest– and we’re not done yet! There’s still time to submit your photos for consideration of the AAA’s photo contest, and placement on this year’s … Continue reading 2015 AAA Photo Contest Submission Period Ends at Midnight on September 30th.
Medical Anthropology in the 21st Century with Lenore Manderson The AAA’s Webinar Wednesday is back for the Fall Semester. Medical anthropology has expanded in its fields of study and the number of people who identify as medical anthropologists. Yet it is hard to describe what we do: studying people’s experience of sickness and heath, care … Continue reading AAA Webinar Wednesday Returns with Lenore Manderson September 2nd at 2 PM Eastern