Palmyra Jackson It was mid-February in India and the morning cool had just started to wane off in favor of the afternoon heat. Seated at the dining table, I patiently waited for my email to refresh by counting my mosquito bites and taking sips of my chai. I was mid count when an email from … Continue reading Introducing the 2017 AAA Interns!
Why do you anthropology? The AAA is getting an early start to this year’s Anthropology Day celebration by spending our Valentine’s Day reflecting on why we fell in love with anthropology. Read the anthropology love stories below from AAA President Alisse Waterston and our Executive Director Ed Liebow. Then share your own story with us in … Continue reading Anthropology: A Love Story
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
On December 7th the AAA asked our members to join us in a live discussion on Twitter to share post-election resources and suggest ways we can proactively engage in positive activities in our own communities. Using #AnthroForward we were able to identify collective actions anthropologists can undertake and compile a solid set of resources to support … Continue reading #AnthroForward Post-Election Resources
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
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”
This post was submitted by Veronica Sirotic, a high school senior and anthropology student interning with the AAA. For the longest time, I thought anthropology was a chic boutique for women’s clothing. Little did I know, anthropology would change the way I see the world. My interest in anthropology began two years ago when I … Continue reading Anthropology Changed the Way I See the World