AAA Summer Internship Applications Available Feb. 6

The American Anthropological Association is pleased to offer two internship opportunities funded by member donations. Internships are six weeks in length during the summer of 2015. Internships are unpaid however; interns will be provided housing and a meal/travel stipend. Interns will spend approximately 40 percent of their time working onsite at the AAA offices in … Continue reading AAA Summer Internship Applications Available Feb. 6

AAA & CASCA To Hold Joint Conference in 2019

The American Anthropological Association is pleased to announce that together with CASCA (Canadian Anthropology Society/Société canadienne d’anthropologie), we will hold a joint conference November 20-24, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia. This conference will allow for the development of multiple forms of collaboration between the two associations. We are grateful to the joint committee whose work … Continue reading AAA & CASCA To Hold Joint Conference in 2019

“Why I signed” (the petition for academic boycott of Israeli institutions)

Guest blog post by AAA member,  Steven Caton (Harvard U). I have not been a fan of boycotts in the past, so why did I change my mind? The Gaza war in June and the continuing settlement finally made me reconsider. All the hand wringing over the Palestinians and pronouncements critical of Israel and its … Continue reading “Why I signed” (the petition for academic boycott of Israeli institutions)

New booklet and installation showcase popular anthropology

Today’s guest blog post is by Erin Taylor and Gawain Lynch. Where are anthropologists publishing these days? Most of us probably know that Gillian Tett writes for The Financial Times and Sarah Kenzidor for Al Jazeera. Paul Stoller has a column in The Huffington Post, and there is also the AAA’s Huffington Post blog. We … Continue reading New booklet and installation showcase popular anthropology

Practicing, Applied & Public Anthropology: Sessions of Interest

Today’s guest blog post is by the Committee on Practicing, Applied and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA). NOTE: All rooms are at the Marriott Wardman Park, unless indicated otherwise. Check program for NAPA-sponsored workshops and to confirm times and places of listed sessions. Wednesday, December 3 Paradox and Resolution in Consumer Research 8 pm—9:45 pm Delaware … Continue reading Practicing, Applied & Public Anthropology: Sessions of Interest