Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe: A World on the Move Event

Submitted by Leslie Walker, project manager, AAA public education initiatives. On August 25, 2016, the AAA hosted our second book reading in conjunction with our public education initiative, World on the Move: 100,000 Years of Human Migration®.  Leyla Keough, Research Development Coordinator and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UMass, read selections from her recent book, … Continue reading Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe: A World on the Move Event

“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

Everyday Enforcement: New City and Society Issue

With mid-term elections fueling mobilization efforts across the political spectrum, immigration policy is at the fore of debates and conversations at the federal, state and local levels. In FY 2013, 368,644 individuals were deported, continuing the trend of annual deportations of over 350,000 individuals since 2009 (U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement). At the same time, … Continue reading Everyday Enforcement: New City and Society Issue

#AAA 2013 – Public Education Initiative on Migration and Displacement

The AAA’s new Public Education Initiative, focused on Migration and Displacement, seeks to bring an anthropological perspective to bear on important discussions occurring within and beyond the academy. As we begin to work on this national project, we are bringing together anthropologists to discuss key aspects of the theme. During this year’s annual conference, two … Continue reading #AAA 2013 – Public Education Initiative on Migration and Displacement