Written by Alfonso DiLuca, Vice-President Los Angeles Valley College Anthropological Society In science, perhaps more than in any other discipline, humans rest on prior experiences to advance and find truth. Like the great mathematician, Isaac Newton correctly pointed out in the 17th century: “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders … Continue reading LAVC Anthropology Day Diversity Wall 2017: “Name Your Culture, Name The Issue”
The evening of June 7, 2016, marked the inaugural book reading for AAA’s public education initiative World on the Move: 100,000 Years of Human Migration. Our first author, Elzbieta Gozdziak, Research Professor at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University, read selections from her recent book Trafficked Children and Adolescents in … Continue reading “Trafficked Children and Adolescents in the United States: Reimagining Survivors” A World on the Move Event
“World Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate and participate in their discipline with the public around them. Anthropologists are innovators and creative thinkers who contribute to every industry. Help us celebrate what anthropology is and what it can achieve by hosting an event in your community, on your campus or in your … Continue reading World Anthropology Day and the Diversity Wall at Los Angeles Valley College
The light peering through the door from the adjacent room was dim. It was hard for me to read the notes I was trying to take. But I was not there to read; I was there to listen and learn. That was the summer of 2014 and like many other ethnographers I was a guest … Continue reading African Youth and Social Innovation
Open Call for Volunteers Never been to an Annual Meeting? Nervous about meeting people? Volunteering is a great way to network and get a better understanding of the inner workings of the association, plus you’ll save some money! The Student Volunteer Form is up and running for this year’s Annual Meeting. To ensure the meeting runs … Continue reading 114th AAA Annual Meeting Volunteers
UPDATE: The AAA photo contest is now underway until October 16, 2015. All are welcome to like photos! This has been an amazing year for submissions to the annual photo contest– and we’re not done yet! There’s still time to submit your photos for consideration of the AAA’s photo contest, and placement on this year’s … Continue reading 2015 AAA Photo Contest Submission Period Ends at Midnight on September 30th.
AAA Webinar: Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition Discussion of the forthcoming SAFN sponsored volume Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition Food is an everyday need for all humans, and all human cultures create social structures that allow for the production, processing and consumption of food. Food penetrates every area … Continue reading AAA Webinar Wednesday October 7, 2015 2 PM Eastern: “You ate WHAT?” A Four-Field Methods Manual for Food Research and Applied Nutritional Anthropology