Two Sections Awarded Funds to Explore Publishing Innovations

The AAA Committee on the Future of Print and Electronic Publishing (CFPEP) approved two proposals on April 11, 2016, for publishing innovations grants, one from the Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) and one from the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA). The SCA requested nearly $16,000 to develop multimedia hosting for Cultural Anthropology, the … Continue reading Two Sections Awarded Funds to Explore Publishing Innovations

AAA President Waterston’s call to engagement on Israel/Palestine!

In closing my first AN President’s column, I declared AAA a safe, accessible and shared space that welcomes anthropologists to come together to discuss, deliberate, agree, disagree, and agree to disagree on some of today’s most important and challenging issues. I wished for members to fully engage AAA. Now I write with ways to do … Continue reading AAA President Waterston’s call to engagement on Israel/Palestine!

AAA Appoints Jeff Martin as New Director of Communications and Public Affairs

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) has appointed Jeff Martin, a communications veteran with more than 25 years experience in the field, as the Association’s new director, communications and public affairs. Martin will be responsible for directing the Association’s media outreach, public education, and government relations programs. “Jeff Martin brings a wealth of public relations experience … Continue reading AAA Appoints Jeff Martin as New Director of Communications and Public Affairs

National Anthropology Day: Looking towards 2016

We celebrated the first National Anthropology Day on February 19, 2015. The celebration was a great success, with more than 80 college campuses, organizations, museums, elementary and high schools participating. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) introduced a Congressional Proclamation to publicly recognize the field, and to declare the third Thursday in February as an annual … Continue reading National Anthropology Day: Looking towards 2016

CMIA Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program deadline extended to March 15th

The CMIA Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program deadline has been extended to March 15th.  If you are interested please contact me at arussell@aaanet.org or 703-528-1902. The Award The American Anthropological Association invites minority doctoral candidates in anthropology to apply for a dissertation writing fellowship of $10,000. The annual AAA Minority Dissertation Fellowship is intended to encourage … Continue reading CMIA Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program deadline extended to March 15th