Celebrate this year’s International Archaeology Day with the officers and members of our Archaeology Division (AD)! “How do I love archaeology, let me count the ways… One of those is that archaeological research can disabuse us of stereotypes we hold about the past… and the present as well. For example, I’m working on a project extracting … Continue reading Celebrate International Archaeology Day!
AD Grant for Archiving Digital Data To assist members of the AD in the preservation and dissemination of their data, images, and documents, the Archaeology Division of the AAA has established a grant program to support the archiving of digital archaeological data and documents in tDAR, an international digital repository. Reports and data shared through … Continue reading New Archaeology Division Grants for Archiving Digital Data
Earth Day is a great opportunity to remember the green options that the American Anthropological Association offers to its members: AAA Journals To Go Fully Digital in 2016 Readers may recall that in November 2013, the AAA Executive Board adopted a series of recommendations from the Committee for the Future of Print and Electronic Publishing … Continue reading Green Options for AAA Members
The Society for Economic Anthropology’s newest journal Economic Anthropology is now available! The inaugural issue of Economic Anthropology, formerly published as the SEA Monograph Series, is now available on AnthroSource. This collection of articles from the proceedings of the Society for Economic Anthropology’s 2011 Annual Meeting Conference engages with and explores the concepts of “greed” … Continue reading Debut Issue of Economic Anthropology – Greed and Excess
The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to launch a new prize for the book that best exemplifies the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and/or their interstices. The first APLA book prize will be awarded at the American Anthropological Association meeting in 2014 and annually thereafter. It carries an award of $1,000. … Continue reading Introducing the New APLA Book Prize
NEW! American Ethnologist virtual issue on “In/Visibility: Projects, Media, Politics, 2012-2013” – FREE articles for 2 months. Guest edited by Samuel Martínez, organizer of our 2014 AES spring conference on the same theme. Articles by Wenzel Geissler, Peter Redfield, Francisco Ferrandiz, Aisha Bello-De Jesus, Suncem Kocer, Micaela di Leonardo, Zeynep Devrem Gursel, Heath Cabot, Madeleine Reeves, … Continue reading New American Ethnologist Virtual Issue on “In/Visibility: Projects, Media, Politics, 2012-2013”
SEA 2014 “Energy & Economy” April 24 – 26, 2014 Austin, TX ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15 Please visit the SEA webpage to read the CFP and submit an abstract. Anthropologists have a long, if uneven, history of engagement with studies of energy and economy – from the use of wind in ancient exchange and … Continue reading Society for Economic Anthropology Call for Papers