Applied Careers for Anthropologists: Job Search Strategies and Tips at the AAA Annual Meeting

Dr. Fatimah Williams Castro gives AAA blog readers the inside scoop on her professional development workshop at the 2015 Annual Meeting. NAPA Workshop: Applied Careers for Anthropologists: Job Search Strategies and Tips Track: Practicing and Applied Career Development Cost: Students: $20 Professionals: $40 Date: 11/18/2015 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Organizer/Speaker: Fatimah Williams Castro, Ph.D., Founder of http://www.BeyondtheTenureTrack.comContinue reading Applied Careers for Anthropologists: Job Search Strategies and Tips at the AAA Annual Meeting

Epidemics, Xenophobia and the “Other” Fear Factor

Sharks, contaminated foods, polluted water, heat waves, droughts, floods, tsunamis, rising ocean levels, financial collapse, the police, radical Muslims, young African American men – we live in fearful times, or so we are told.  These fears are reinforced exponentially in our media (with special thanks to the feeding frenzy of viral videos) and, of late, … Continue reading Epidemics, Xenophobia and the “Other” Fear Factor

Ethiopian Art and Sunken Military Craft: Updates from the AAA Interns

Update from Katelyn at the National Museum of African Art This week once again was full of wonderful experiences. Dr. Chris Kreamer and I went through the remaining material for the focus group and then walked through the gallery to discuss placement of various artifacts and the general layout of the display. On Wednesday, we … Continue reading Ethiopian Art and Sunken Military Craft: Updates from the AAA Interns