Teaching AAA 2016: Indexes and Icons

TEACHING THE 2016 AAA ANNUAL MEETING THEME: EVIDENCE, ACCIDENT, DISCOVERY Have you considered linking your teaching with the 2016 Annual Meeting theme, Evidence, Accident, Discovery? This new blog series offers relevant teaching resources to instructors of undergraduate and graduate courses on methods, ethics and theory. While none of these modules pretends to offer an exhaustive … Continue reading Teaching AAA 2016: Indexes and Icons

Applied Careers for Anthropologists: Job Search Strategies and Tips at the AAA Annual Meeting

Dr. Fatimah Williams Castro gives AAA blog readers the inside scoop on her professional development workshop at the 2015 Annual Meeting. NAPA Workshop: Applied Careers for Anthropologists: Job Search Strategies and Tips Track: Practicing and Applied Career Development Cost: Students: $20 Professionals: $40 Date: 11/18/2015 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Organizer/Speaker: Fatimah Williams Castro, Ph.D., Founder of http://www.BeyondtheTenureTrack.comContinue reading Applied Careers for Anthropologists: Job Search Strategies and Tips at the AAA Annual Meeting

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

Webinar Wednesday March 18: Applied Anthropology in the National Parks

As the National Park Service (NPS) approaches its centennial in 2016, the NPS Cultural Anthropology and Archeology Programs continue to engage in research with deep roots in communities across America.By partnering with universities and scholars in the CESU Network (Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units), the NPS funds applied research in ethnography and archeology.This session will introduce … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday March 18: Applied Anthropology in the National Parks

Webinar Wednesday returns February 18, 2015 with Elizabeth Briody!

Sometimes Practice Makes Perfect: Cultural Changes in the Training of Anthropologists with Elizabeth Briody I am proud to announce the American Anthropological Association’s webinar series is returning.  As was the case in 2014, we’ll try and alternate between webinars focused on professional and educational development, and webinars exploring more topical issues.  As part of National … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday returns February 18, 2015 with Elizabeth Briody!

December 17, 2014: Mastering the Campus Visit with Karen Kelsky

December 17, 2014: Mastering the Campus Visit with Karen Kelsky Dr. Karen Kelsky is the founder and principal of The Professor Is In, a blog and business dedicated to helping Ph.D.s turn their advanced degrees into jobs.  A former R1 tenured professor in Anthropology, and department head in the Humanities, Dr. Karen demystifies the unspoken … Continue reading December 17, 2014: Mastering the Campus Visit with Karen Kelsky