The American Anthropological Association seeks applications for a new Editor-in-Chief of the discipline’s flagship journal, the American Anthropologist, for a four-year term beginning July 1, 2016. Now in its second century of continuous publication, the American Anthropologist publishes articles, reviews, and commentaries from the diverse anthropological community. It is the most widely circulated anthropology journal … Continue reading Are You the Next Editor-in-Chief?
Violence is the theme of the second issue of Open Anthropology. The collection “On Violence” offers information, revelations, historical facts, descriptions of context and portraits of situations over time and place, a sampling of anthropological findings on the subject. Ten articles, two book reviews, and “The Editor’s Note” comprise this anthology written by anthropologists across … Continue reading The Second Issue of Open Anthropology is Here!
I am often asked about the most read articles. Looking at just the AnthroSource platform (which sits on Wiley Online Library), it’s amazing that at the top of the list is the 1956 American Anthropologist “Body Ritual of the Nacerima”– downloaded 11,413 times in 2012 alone. Which article is number 2? Check out AAA Top 100 Articles … Continue reading 100 most downloaded articles from AnthroSource
Have you found yourself wondering what the goals, guiding principles or the key components of the AAA publishing program are? Check out the new Publications Frequently Asked Questions page on the AAA website. What are the goals of the AAA publishing program? The publishing program aims to advance AAA core goals to: further the professional … Continue reading AAA Publishing Program – FAQs
The American Anthropologist (AA) seeks applications for the position of book review editor. The AA, the longtime flagship publication of the American Anthropological Association, is one of the most influential and prestigious journals in the discipline. The AA publishes approximately 100 book reviews annually in all subfields of anthropology. The book review editor is responsible … Continue reading Are You the Next Book Review Editor for American Anthropologist?
At the recent AAA Annual Meeting held in Montreal, Canada, the Executive Board voted to appoint Michael Chibnik (U Iowa) as the new Editor-in-Chief for the association’s flagship journal, American Anthropologist. Chibnik has a wealth of experience in journal editing and publishing, and is currently the editor of the Anthropology of Work Review and a member … Continue reading New Editor-in-Chief Annouced for American Anthropologist
For the inaugural virtual issue of American Anthropologist, Editor Tom Boellstorff created “The Anthropology of Language”. The theme, deliberately broad, allows readers to track ways in which language has been central to anthropological inquiry from its beginnings but in differing ways over the years and with differing linkages to other domains of anthropological scholarship. The … Continue reading American Anthropologist Virtual Issue: The Anthropology of Language