Tag: AAA 2017

Mattering Anthropology, Anthropology Matters

Emma Louise Backe , December 5th, 2017

By Emma Louise Backe Anthropology Matters! was the exhortation of the 116th American Anthropological Association Annual meeting this year in Washington, D.C. The frenetic energy of the 115th…

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Last Update, Before We Plunge In!

foodanthro , November 29th, 2017

One last program update before heading up to DC. I recently received notification from alert readers about the following panels, which are food-related and interesting. One of them,…


SAFN Program Updates

foodanthro , November 27th, 2017

A very timely reminder from SAFN program co-organizer Abigail Adams about events coming up this week! This is your SAFN Programs Co-organizer for the AAA annual meetings, looking…


“The Message and the Media: Advancing Your Mission through Communications” a 2017 AAA Annual Meeting Workshop Preview

Anne Kelsey , November 22nd, 2017

We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AmAnth17. This post was submitted by Jeff Martin, AAA’s director…

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More Food Panels, Papers, and Posters at AAA 2017

foodanthro , November 20th, 2017

A week or so ago we posted a listing of the panels sponsored by SAFN at the upcoming meetings of the American Anthropological Association. It is a glorious…


2017 Thomas Marchione Award Winner!

foodanthro , November 3rd, 2017

We are very happy to announce the 2017 winner of the Thomas Marchione Food-as-a-Human-Right Student Award. This annual prize is awarded to a student whose work continues and…


Collecting and Curating Food History for a Hungry Public

foodanthro , November 2nd, 2017

The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition is thrilled to announce our distinguished speaker for the Annual Meetings: Paula J. Johnson is a curator, project director, and…


SAFN Events & Panels at AAA 2017

foodanthro , November 1st, 2017

The annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association is rapidly approaching. The conference will be held November 29-December 3 in Washington DC, mostly at the Marriott Wardman Park…


Size Matters: How Semiotics is Making History in the World of Wine

foodanthro , September 4th, 2017

Kerri Lesh University of Nevada, Reno A “historic milestone” for the Spanish wine-making region of Rioja has been making headlines in the wine world. A new labeling strategy…


Of Bodily & Anthropological Matters: Self-Improvement in the Age of Wellness (AAA CFP)

foodanthro , April 16th, 2017

In search of papers for wellness panel at AAA. Tentative abstract below. If interested contact Lindsay.Bell@oswego.edu Of Bodily and Anthropological Matters: Self-Improvement in the Age of Wellness In…


AAA CFP: Famines and Food Crises in Africa

foodanthro , April 8th, 2017

For the upcoming 2017 AAA meetings in Washington DC. Contact the organizers listed below if you are interested in participating. Famines and Food Crises in Africa: Causes, Consequences…


AAA CFP: Circulations, Logics, and Logistics of Food

foodanthro , April 8th, 2017

We are looking for 1 more paper for the following session. Please send abstracts to Micah M. Trapp, mmtrapp@memphis.edu, by Tuesday Apr. 11th. Circulations, Logics, and Logistics of Food…


Panel Proposal, AAA 2017: Interdisciplinary Work in Food and Nutrition

foodanthro , March 16th, 2017

This is an abstract for a panel for the AAA 2017 meetings in DC. Click here to see the CFP for the conference from SAFN and here for…