I can and can’t believe it’s my last week here in DC. In one respect my time here has gone about as fast as I thought it would, but it has also completely flown by. I feel that I’ve been able to do and see so much since I’ve been here, and gotten the most … Continue reading Research and Rewards: An Update from AAA Intern Evan Olinger
“We are the stories we tell ourselves” — Aja Monet Hello, Associated American Anthropologists! A dispatch from your cultural anthropologist in DC: This city is steeped in stories. Anecdotes about this or that president, quips about a landmark, a post office, a theater; tales about memorialized generals, cast in bronze, watching over their square, trying … Continue reading We Are the Stories We Tell Ourselves: An Update from AAA Intern Sam Ropa
An update from 2018 AAA Intern Sam Ropa: I have always felt at home in libraries. Most academics relate to this feeling—the one that only comes when one is surrounded by stacks of books, surrounded by quiet thoughts. For some, the feeling is triggered by that ‘old book’ smell; that faint scent of vanilla that … Continue reading I Have Always Felt at Home in Libraries: An Update from AAA Intern Sam Ropa
An update from 2018 AAA Intern Evan Olinger: My name is Evan Olinger, and I am interning at the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) at the Washington Navy Yard! My first few weeks in DC have been a blast. Not only have I had the opportunity to go sightseeing … Continue reading A British Schooner and the Big City: An Update from AAA Intern Evan Olinger
The AAA Internship Program is funded through generous contributions from our members. To make a donation and support the future of this program visit our website. Palmyra Jackson So I mistakenly thought last week was my final week at the National Museum of African Art, however, my stay at NMAfA was extended to Tuesday! This extension … Continue reading A Final Farewell to the 2017 Interns
The AAA Internship Program is funded through generous contributions from our members. To make a donation and support the future of this program visit our website. Karina Nogueras As I begin the last week at my NHHC internship, I am finishing up my research and putting the last touches on my project. I learned a great deal … Continue reading Checking in with the 2017 AAA Interns
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!