IV CONGRESS ON LATIN AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGY – Call for Papers

In addition to the call for panelists on the co-hosted sessions, The IV Congress on Latin American Anthropology’s call for papers is currently open until April 30th. Details and links below are provided by Ricardo A. Fagoga H., Head of the Media Committee for the IV Congress on Latin American Anthropology. IV Congreso Latinoamericano de … Continue reading IV CONGRESS ON LATIN AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGY – Call for Papers

IV CONGRESS ON LATIN AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGY – Call for Panel Participants

AAA will be co-hosting two panels at the IV Congress on Latin American Anthropology on October 7-10, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico. The panels are: Public Space Symposium/Simposio “Espacio Público, Herencia Cultural y Resistencia” This symposium explores a broad range of ethnographic examples of how cultural heritage is contested and represented in the public spaces … Continue reading IV CONGRESS ON LATIN AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGY – Call for Panel Participants

National Anthropology Day: Looking towards 2016

We celebrated the first National Anthropology Day on February 19, 2015. The celebration was a great success, with more than 80 college campuses, organizations, museums, elementary and high schools participating. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) introduced a Congressional Proclamation to publicly recognize the field, and to declare the third Thursday in February as an annual … Continue reading National Anthropology Day: Looking towards 2016

AAA Backs National Adjunct Walkout and Awareness Day

Written by American Anthropological Association President, Dr. Monica Heller and Executive Director, Dr. Edward Liebow Today, February 25, 2015 is “National Adjunct Walkout and Awareness Day,” a day when adjunct and contingent faculty at American colleges and universities are being encouraged to remain away from their teaching responsibilities or otherwise call attention to the unfair … Continue reading AAA Backs National Adjunct Walkout and Awareness Day

Applied Anthropologist Spotlight – Elizabeth Briody at Cultural Keys LLC

Cultural Keys LLC is a consultancy that I founded in 2009 to help firms and nonprofits understand and solve cultural-change and consumer issues.  We specialize in three work streams:  improving organizational culture, increasing partnership effectiveness, and understanding and reaching customers. Cultural Keys uses an anthropological approach and a combination of techniques (e.g., observation, individual and … Continue reading Applied Anthropologist Spotlight – Elizabeth Briody at Cultural Keys LLC

A Global Celebration of Anthropology

On Thursday, February 19, 2015 anthropologists worldwide will celebrate the inaugural National Anthropology Day. This inaugural event, created by the American Anthropological Association, calls public attention to the important work that anthropologists contribute to our daily lives. Anthropologists are innovators and creative thinkers who contribute to every sector of society. On National Anthropology Day there … Continue reading A Global Celebration of Anthropology