Inaugural Summer Institute for Department Leaders

Ed Liebow, Executive Director More than 40 department leaders (chairs and directors of graduate/undergraduate studies) came to Washington, DC last week for two days of intensive workshops in which they discussed the various challenges department leaders face as well as their successes in confronting these challenges. Participants came from a variety of schools, from combined … Continue reading Inaugural Summer Institute for Department Leaders

Africa in the World: Event Highlights from Johannesburg

“Africa in the World: Shifting Boundaries and Knowledge Production,” a joint conference of AAA and the African Studies Association begins May 25th in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference organizers and partners have selected an Africa in the World Student Ambassador Social Media Team to share the conference’s many highlights across various social media platforms. Two … Continue reading Africa in the World: Event Highlights from Johannesburg

LAVC Anthropology Day Diversity Wall 2017: “Name Your Culture, Name The Issue”

  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”

“Trafficked Children and Adolescents in the United States: Reimagining Survivors” A World on the Move Event

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 and the Diversity Wall at Los Angeles Valley College

“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