Today’s guest blog post is by Dr. Sabrina Nichelle Scott. Dr. Scott is a consumer anthropologist, and she is the Chair of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) Workshops Committee. Workshops registration is now available for the AAA Annual Meeting in Chicago. There are forty-three workshops sponsored by various sections of AAA … Continue reading Now is the time to register for workshops!
The Culture and Agriculture section of the AAA invites anthropology graduate and undergraduate students to submit papers for the 2013 Robert M. Netting Award. The Graduate and Undergraduate winners will receive cash awards of $750 and $250, respectively, and have the opportunity for a direct consultation with the editors of our section’s journal, CAFÉ (Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment), … Continue reading Robert M. Netting Best Student Paper Prize
Deadlines are approaching on the following AAA Awards – May 31 CoGEA Award Deadline extended to May 31st. Sponsored by the AAA Committee on Gender Equity in Anthropology and awarded annually, recognizes individuals who have demonstrated the courage to bring to light and investigate practices in anthropology that are potentially discriminatory to women. June 1 … Continue reading Invitation for Award Nominations
The 2013 AAA Summer Interns and Association for Feminist Anthropology (AFA) Summer Intern has been selected. Congratulations to Jeff Emerson, Jalene Regassa and Rachel Nuzman! Rachel Nuzman will be the 2013 AFA Summer Intern. Nuzman is a senior at Saint Mary’s College of California. She is double majoring in Anthropology and English, and minoring in … Continue reading AAA and AFA Summer Interns Selected
The American Anthropological Association (AAA) is pleased to announce that the Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) has merged with the AAA. The merger of the two groups became official on March 13 of this year, and former SEA members will now form a new section within the AAA, the Society for Economic Anthropology. In December, … Continue reading Economic Anthropologists Join World’s Largest Professional Anthropology Association
In its latest efforts to respond to today’s evolving publishing climate the American Anthropological Association (AAA) celebrates the decision by one of its most influential sections to undertake efforts to expand the way its signature journal is made available to scholars, researchers and the general public. In 2012 the AAA Executive Board invited its sections … Continue reading AAA’s Society for Cultural Anthropology Paves New Way For Anthropological Publishing Program
Deadlines are approaching on the following AAA Awards – March 15 Margaret Mead Award This $1000 award is presented annually to a younger scholar for a particular accomplishment such as a book, film, monograph, or service, which interprets anthropological data and principles in ways that make them meaningful and accessible to a broadly concerned public. … Continue reading Invitation for Award Nominations