Early workshops registration ends soon, so register now for workshops!

Today’s guest blog post is by Dr. Sabrina Nichelle Scott. Dr. Scott is a consumer anthropologist, and she is the Chair of the NAPA Workshops Committee. Workshops registration is now available. Unlike last year, workshops begin on the first day of the AAA Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 and end on Saturday, December … Continue reading Early workshops registration ends soon, so register now for workshops!

The AAA Process and Discussions of the Academic Boycott of Israeli Institutions

Today’s guest blog post is written by AAA members, Fida Adely and Lara Deeb At the upcoming (December 2014) annual meeting of the American Anthropological Society (AAA), several panels will take up the issue of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, providing a context for learning about how anthropologists have been and could be further engaged in a … Continue reading The AAA Process and Discussions of the Academic Boycott of Israeli Institutions

Camp AAA Childcare Hours Extended for 113th AAA Annual Meeting

New for the 113th AAA Annual Meeting, Camp AAA childcare will have extended hours. CAMP AAA welcomes children ages 6 months – 12 years. Children participate in age-appropriate activities including arts and crafts projects, active games and much more in a safe, nurturing environment. Wednesday, December 3 – 11am to 10pm Thursday, December 4 – … Continue reading Camp AAA Childcare Hours Extended for 113th AAA Annual Meeting

AES Graduate-Student Workshops at the 113th AAA Annual Meeting

The American Ethnological Society is pleased to announce its ongoing series of graduate-student workshops. The workshops will take place during the American Anthropological Association’s 113th Annual Meeting in Washington DC. Each workshop is limited to ten students. The workshops are free. To apply for a workshop, please send a 250-300-word description of your research project … Continue reading AES Graduate-Student Workshops at the 113th AAA Annual Meeting

Book Your Annual Meeting Hotel at a Discount

The 2014 Annual Meeting will take place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel and Omni Shoreham Hotel. Both hotels will host scholarly panels and roundtables, special events, and other activities during the week-long conference. AAA has negotiated special rates for AAA attendees at both hotels. Reservations can be made online via the links below. These … Continue reading Book Your Annual Meeting Hotel at a Discount

Call for Submissions – Ethnographic Terminalia

Today’s guest blog post is by Fiona McDonald. Submission deadline: September 5th, 2014 to ethnographicterminalia@gmail.com We seek projects in any medium for inclusion in Ethnographic Terminalia 2014––The Bureau of Memories: Archives and Ephemera. This theme (two sides of the same coin) invites reflection on the archive and its discontents. Washington’s identity as the seat of … Continue reading Call for Submissions – Ethnographic Terminalia

Annual Meeting Dialogue on Israel-Palestine

Today’s blog post is by AAA Executive Director Dr. Edward Liebow. Because violence begets violence, I have recently been looking for a better way (without bullets) to say ‘there’s no silver bullet’ to acknowledge the palpable absence of any simple remedy to the intractable latest episode in a decades-long Israeli/ Palestinian conflict. Indeed, in recent … Continue reading Annual Meeting Dialogue on Israel-Palestine