Wedding Crashers

After marriage equality became the law of the land, lawmakers across the United States doubled down on discrimination. Author Ryan Thoreson is a scholar in residence at the Center for LGBTQ Studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the author of “Transnational LGBT Activism: Working for Sexual Rights Worldwide” (University … Continue reading Wedding Crashers

“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

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

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

Under Surveillance: Islamophobia and Muslim Student Associations

In 2012, the Associated Press released a news report titled “NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast.” In the article, we learn that the New York City police department have been surveilling Muslim professors, students, and student group activities as far as 300 miles away. Despite the fact that no one, neither students nor professors, … Continue reading Under Surveillance: Islamophobia and Muslim Student Associations