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
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
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.
Inside AAA is a blog series that provides readers the opportunity to get a glimpse of the people who work for you, the AAA member. In this series, staff members provide insight on their job and themselves. This week, Inside AAA features AAA’s Coordinator, Meetings & Conferences, Andrew Russell. Andrew is responsible for overseeing special events and … Continue reading Inside AAA- Meet Andrew Russell
March 4th, 2015: Partnering Anthropology and Evaluation:What do we gain? A presentation by Mary Butler Abstract This webinar will look at how evaluation and anthropology can be mapped onto each other to create Evaluation Anthropology, an approach to value questions that is stronger than either approach alone for evaluations of programs that are culturally embedded. … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday: March 4th, 2015 with Mary Butler
While the annual meeting (Denver, CO November 18th this year) is still far away, it is never too early to start planning for the event. After all, the invited/volunteer call for papers deadline is April 15th. This year we are introducing a three tiered registration system: Call for Papers, Pre-Registration, and On-Site Registration. Each of … Continue reading 2015 AAA Annual Meeting Registration and Refund Details