The light peering through the door from the adjacent room was dim. It was hard for me to read the notes I was trying to take. But I was not there to read; I was there to listen and learn. That was the summer of 2014 and like many other ethnographers I was a guest … Continue reading African Youth and Social Innovation
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.
AAA Webinar: Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition Discussion of the forthcoming SAFN sponsored volume Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition Food is an everyday need for all humans, and all human cultures create social structures that allow for the production, processing and consumption of food. Food penetrates every area … Continue reading AAA Webinar Wednesday October 7, 2015 2 PM Eastern: “You ate WHAT?” A Four-Field Methods Manual for Food Research and Applied Nutritional Anthropology
The AAA welcomes back Agustin Fuentes for another Webinar Wednesday, this time joined by Dr. Lisa Jones-Engel. Please note our different time this week: 11 AM Eastern. Utilizing Lisa’s recent work “The Bedey/Badarwala/Ahikuntaka of South Asia” as a case study, they will explore health, evolutionary histories, and the current complexities of “emerging” dieseases, highlighting the … Continue reading People, Primates and Pathogens: Integrated approaches to Health, Disease, and the human-animal interface with Augustin Fuentes and Lisa Jones-Engel
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
Hello anthropology enthusiasts! Our next webinar, with Larissa Sandy, will be the last scheduled before we take a break for the summer. In it we’ll be exploring the struggles and livelihood of sex work in Cambodia. Before we get into Larissa’s incredible work, I’d like to take a moment to thank you all for an … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday with Larissa Sandy: Sex Work in Cambodia