This post was submitted by one of AAA’s 2016 summer interns, Chrislyn Laurore, an anthropology student at Mount Holyoke College. By now, many of us who have taken interest in the world of African art have found art historians more willing to acknowledge the role of African sculpture and mask-making in the development of modern … Continue reading AAA Intern Update: National Museum of African Art
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
Do you have an interest in marine archaeology or African art? Maybe you just want a productive way to spend your summer getting hands-on experience working in anthropology as well as in an office environment. Whatever your career goals may be, the AAA internship program provides two exceptional students with the opportunity to spend a … Continue reading Opportunity Awaits! Apply for the AAA 2016 Summer Internship Program!
I can’t believe this summer and internship are coming to a close. This opportunity has absolutely validated the saying ‘time flies when you’re having fun.’ When I first arrived in D.C., this day seemed like it was forever away, and now it’s here. My experiences through the AAA Internship have opened my eyes to the … Continue reading Farewell From the 2015 Interns
The first full week of work at AAA has come to a close! I can’t believe how fast time has flown by. Anthropology Information Central is coming along nicely. I was able to compile an array of information covering 7 main categories designed by Katie Vizenor, which include AAA Membership At-A-Glance, Anthropology and Media, Funding … Continue reading AAA Interns Get Down to (Association) Business
From Emily This was my last week at the NHHC’s Underwater Archaeology Branch and I was sad to see it go. In my last week I continued work on sample Sunken Military Craft Act brochures and researched a bit more in the National Archives for the ship I mentioned in a previous post. I also … Continue reading 2015 Interns Return to AAA
Update from Katelyn at the National Museum of African Art This week once again was full of wonderful experiences. Dr. Chris Kreamer and I went through the remaining material for the focus group and then walked through the gallery to discuss placement of various artifacts and the general layout of the display. On Wednesday, we … Continue reading Ethiopian Art and Sunken Military Craft: Updates from the AAA Interns