Prominent Anthropologist Welcomes Football Team Name Trademark Cancellation

In a move that was hailed by the anthropological community, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced on Wednesday morning that it had canceled six federal trademark registrations for the name “Washington Redskins” citing testimony and evidence that the Washington, DC- based football team’s name is “disparaging to Native Americans” and thus in violation of … Continue reading Prominent Anthropologist Welcomes Football Team Name Trademark Cancellation

AAA Collaborates in Support of Egypt/U.S. Memorandum of Understanding

In collaboration with the American Schools for Oriental Research, the Archaeological Institute of America, and the Society of American Archaeology, AAA President Monica Heller expresses support for the proposed Memorandum of Understanding between the United States and the Arab Republic of Egypt that will be considered by CPAC at its upcoming public meeting on June … Continue reading AAA Collaborates in Support of Egypt/U.S. Memorandum of Understanding

New Webinar! A Discussion On Genes, Race and Human History

Join us on Monday, May 5 at 1pm EST for a lively webinar, A Troublesome Inheritance – A discussion on genes, race and human history with author Nicholas Wade and Agustín Fuentes. This discussion will be moderated by AAA Executive Director, Dr. Edward Liebow. Nicholas Wade received a B.A. in natural sciences from King’s College, … Continue reading New Webinar! A Discussion On Genes, Race and Human History

Green Options for AAA Members

Earth Day is a great opportunity to remember the green options that the American Anthropological Association offers to its members: AAA Journals To Go Fully Digital in 2016 Readers may recall that in November 2013, the AAA Executive Board adopted a series of recommendations from the Committee for the Future of Print and Electronic Publishing … Continue reading Green Options for AAA Members