2016 Roundup: AAA Blog Edition

Here are the five most-read, topic-driven AAA blog posts of 2016! Thank you for reading. Anthropology in Business? What exactly are Anthropology MAs doing with their anthropology?  Why do you love anthropology?  AAA President Waterston’s call to engagement on Israel/Palestine!  Anthropology Changed the Way I See the World Looking for more 2016 roundups from AAA? Check … Continue reading 2016 Roundup: AAA Blog Edition

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

“Orlando”

Shaka McGlotten is Associate Professor of media, society and the arts at Purchase College-SUNY and Co-Chair of the Association for Queer Anthropology.  Before I left for my summer travels, a young black woman, a student turned activist turned college employee, came over to my campus apartment. I made fresh juice and coffee with turmeric and … Continue reading “Orlando”

Flagged: Children on July 4th

Author Cindy Dell Clark, associate professor of anthropology at Rutgers University, did fieldwork on Memorial Day and July 4th during 2005-2012.  She has also studied American families at Christmas and Easter, chronicled in her book “Flights of Fancy, Leaps of Faith” (University of Chicago Press). During the years 2005 to 2012, when I conducted research … Continue reading Flagged: Children on July 4th