AAA Seeks Professional Fellow

The AAA is hiring! The American Anthropological Association (AAA) is seeking to bring a post doc anthropologist on staff to lead its academic and practicing relations program. This is a two-year fellowship that will provide an opportunity for an anthropologist to work with AAA leadership and staff to conduct research, identify and develop new programs … Continue reading AAA Seeks Professional Fellow

Where Do AAA Members Study?

18% of AAA Members have completed their member profile in the new AMS system.  Completed member profiles allow AAA members to find their colleagues by field of study, geographic area, language and much more. To get started, simply log in and edit the profile information sections on your My Information page. Not a member? Join … Continue reading Where Do AAA Members Study?

From Labrador to Samoa: the Theory and Practice of Eleanor Burke Leacock

Have you read From Labrador to Samoa: the Theory and Practice of Eleanor Burke Leacock? Edited by Constance R. Sutton, this book is published by the Association for Feminist Anthropology/American Anthropological Association in collaboration with the International Women’s Anthropology Conference, ©1993. Order your print copy today from the AAA online store at a special member … Continue reading From Labrador to Samoa: the Theory and Practice of Eleanor Burke Leacock

Archaeologists Rise Up Against “Heavy Metal”

 Our contenders in the ring of Diggergate’12 are… Susan Gillespie, an American academic anthropologist and archaeologist, noted for her contributions to archaeological and ethnohistorical research on pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures, in particular the Aztec, Maya and Olmec.  This champion holds many titles: Associate Professor at the University of Florida, AAA Executive Board Member, 1990 Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin Prize … Continue reading Archaeologists Rise Up Against “Heavy Metal”

2011 AAA Blog In Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for our blog. Check out which posts were most popular, how our readers found us, where readers are from and much more! Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 95,000 times in 2011. If it were … Continue reading 2011 AAA Blog In Review