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!
This post was submitted by one of AAA’s 2016 summer interns, Chrislyn Laurore, an anthropology student at Mount Holyoke College. By now, many of us who have taken interest in the world of African art have found art historians more willing to acknowledge the role of African sculpture and mask-making in the development of modern … Continue reading AAA Intern Update: National Museum of African Art
This post comes from one of AAA’s 2016 summer interns, Kory Cooper, an anthropology student at Missouri State University. I can’t imagine a better place to work than the NHHC’s Underwater Archaeology Branch (UAB). Stationed out of the Washington Navy Yard, the amazing people at the UAB work to protect and preserve sunken military craft … Continue reading An Update From Our Interns: NHHC Underwater Archaeology Branch
This post was submitted by Callie Randall, a high school senior and anthropology student interning with the AAA. When I was a little girl, I began to realize I was different than a lot of my peers. It was beyond the apparent truth of being the only black kid in gifted or intensified classes and … Continue reading Anthropology Feels Like Home
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