An Update From Our Interns: NHHC Underwater Archaeology Branch

This post comes from one of AAA’s 2016 summer interns, Kory Cooper, an anthropology student at Missouri State University.  I can’t imagine a better place to work than the NHHC’s Underwater Archaeology Branch (UAB). Stationed out of the Washington Navy Yard, the amazing people at the UAB work to protect and preserve sunken military craft … Continue reading An Update From Our Interns: NHHC Underwater Archaeology Branch

Teaching AAA 2016: Teaching evidence in medicine

This is the fourth post in our blog series designed to help you link your teaching with the 2016 Annual Meeting theme, Evidence, Accident, Discovery. The series offers relevant teaching resources to instructors of undergraduate and graduate courses on methods, ethics and theory. Think of it as a week’s course readings in a (virtual) box… This week’s post … Continue reading Teaching AAA 2016: Teaching evidence in medicine

Teaching AAA 2016: Finding evidence for slow destruction

This is the third post in our blog series designed to help you link your teaching with the 2016 Annual Meeting theme, Evidence, Accident, Discovery. The series offers relevant teaching resources to instructors of undergraduate and graduate courses on methods, ethics and theory. Think of it as a week’s course readings in a (virtual) box… This week’s post … Continue reading Teaching AAA 2016: Finding evidence for slow destruction

Vignettes of War

This post was submitted by Dr. Sumi Colligan, Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Service-Learning Co-Coordinator at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Turkey conjures up vignettes of war, not least of which is the tragic and possibly preventable attack on Ataturk Airport that took place on June 28th. On a visit this past month, I was struck by the … Continue reading Vignettes of War

“Orlando”

Shaka McGlotten is Associate Professor of media, society and the arts at Purchase College-SUNY and Co-Chair of the Association for Queer Anthropology.  Before I left for my summer travels, a young black woman, a student turned activist turned college employee, came over to my campus apartment. I made fresh juice and coffee with turmeric and … Continue reading “Orlando”