Supporting Students Impacted by Proposed Immigration Policy Changes

This post was authored by Susan Bibler Coutin, with Anita Casavantes Bradford and Laura E. Enriquez. As an anthropologist who writes about immigration issues, many of my conversations at the American Anthropological Association’s recent Annual Meeting in Minneapolis focused on how we can support noncitizen students who are threatened with deportation and “unauthorization” – which … Continue reading Supporting Students Impacted by Proposed Immigration Policy Changes

Teaching Anthropology Through Student Writing Projects on Wikipedia: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AAA 2016. This post was submitted by Carwil Bjork-James.  1. What makes your workshop a “must attend” event for the 2016 meeting? Wikipedia is a growing multilingual repository of information built through the efforts of … Continue reading Teaching Anthropology Through Student Writing Projects on Wikipedia: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

A Pitch Session for Ethnographic Filmmakers: Developing Your Story, Integrating Your Research, Finding Funding and Distribution: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AAA 2016. This post was submitted by Alice Apley, executive director of Documentary Educational Resources, Inc. 1. What makes your workshop a “must attend” event for the 2016 meeting? For this first-ever SVA workshop, six filmmakers … Continue reading A Pitch Session for Ethnographic Filmmakers: Developing Your Story, Integrating Your Research, Finding Funding and Distribution: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

Teaching AAA 2016: Multimodality, Accidenticality and the Possible Futures of Anthropological Research

This is the seventh post in our blog series designed to help you link your teaching with the 2016 Annual Meeting theme, Evidence, Accident, Discovery. The series offers relevant teaching resources to instructors of undergraduate and graduate courses on methods, ethics and theory. Think of it as a week’s course readings in a (virtual) box… This week’s post … Continue reading Teaching AAA 2016: Multimodality, Accidenticality and the Possible Futures of Anthropological Research

Methods for Conducting Community Based Participatory Action Research in Schools and Communities: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AAA 2016. This post was submitted by Jean Schensul, Margaret LeCompte, and Margaret Weeks. 1. What makes your workshop a “must attend” event for the 2016 meeting? Community-based participatory research or CBPR is a … Continue reading Methods for Conducting Community Based Participatory Action Research in Schools and Communities: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

That Almost Finished Journal Article: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AAA 2016. This post was submitted by Jaida Samudra from Professional Editing for Scholars.  1. What makes your workshop a “must attend” event for the 2016 meeting? This workshop is a must for any anthropologist … Continue reading That Almost Finished Journal Article: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

Theory and Praxis in Decolonizing the National Historic Preservation Act: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AAA 2016. This post was submitted by Kurt Dongoske, Director of  the Zuni Heritage and Historic Preservation Office/Principal Investigator for Zuni Cultural Resource Enterprise.  1. What makes your workshop a “must attend” event for the 2016 … Continue reading Theory and Praxis in Decolonizing the National Historic Preservation Act: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight