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#AmAnth17 Wrap-Up: Anthropology Matters?

Samuel Gerald Collins , December 7th, 2017


On Monday, I downloaded #AmAnth17 tweets.  This proved in many ways elusive and piecemeal.  First, the conference hashtags continue to shift.  Last year, the AAA finally discovere…


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Hashtag Chaos: #AAA2016 vs. #amanth2016

Samuel Gerald Collins , November 17th, 2016


As I’ve done over the past 3 years, I ran Twitter searches for the American Anthropological Association Annual meeting this evening.  Unlike previous years, though, the #AAA2016 hashtag…


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A Semi-Real Anthropologist’s Adventures in Denver: An #AAA2015 Report

Elena Sobrino , December 11th, 2015


Already getting that blue feeling—that everyone knows what they’re doing and is on a level I’ve never been at and (it feels) never will be.  Thoughts of this…


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What Happened at #AAA2015: The Good, The Bad, and the Bibs

Rex , November 24th, 2015


Last week, Denver welcomed about five thousand anthropologists to its Gilded Age (and Gilded Age revival) downtown for the massive anthropological blowout that was the Annual Meeting of…


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Post #AAA2015

Anne , November 24th, 2015


I’m still applying moisturizer three times a day to rehydrate after the arid Denver conditions. It was an energizing, exhausting, and momentous #AAA2015 as members voted overwhelmingly in…


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Savage Minds at #AAA2015

Rex , November 18th, 2015


Welcome to Denver! If you are like me, you will be disappointed by the failure of the AAA to foreground the Mile High City  as the location of…


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#AAA2015: Allegra’s Favorites

Allegra , November 18th, 2015


This week, anthropologists will be making their way to Denver for the yearly academic (and sometimes chaotic) ritual that is #AAA2015. The “Familiar/Strange” theme of this year’s AAA…


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It’s Not the End of the World, It’s a Necessary Challenge to Our Cosmology: reflections of an Israeli anthropologist

Jessica Winegar , November 17th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions was thrilled to receive this essay from an Israeli anthropologist working in an Israeli state institution. The post is anonymous…


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The Anti-Boycott Resolution: Entrenching the Status Quo, Denying Justice

Jessica Winegar , November 16th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions rejects the anti-boycott resolution put forward for a vote at the AAA meetings. While claiming to support peace and justice…


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Stand in the Place Where You Live

Jessica Winegar , November 16th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents this compelling statement of support from the perspective of Latin Americanist anthropologist Diane Nelson.  She connects the …


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Making Black Lives Matter: Reflections on the Declaration and the Movement (Introduction Part II)

Bianca C. Williams , November 13th, 2015


[Savage Minds is pleased to run the second part to the introduction for the “Making Black Lives Matter: Reflections on the Declaration and the Movement” series. Here, Bianca…


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Anthropoliteia Sessions @ #AAA2015

Danny Inman , November 13th, 2015


Hello, Dear Reader, it is that very special time of year again: The American Anthropological Association’s Annual Meeting. This year in Denver Colorado. As impassioned followers of this…


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A Message Regarding Sponsored Emails

Anne Kelsey , November 13th, 2015


Dear Colleagues, If you registered for the 2015 Annual Meeting, you will have received two emails this week, one from the proponents of Resolution #1, and one from…


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Dialogue as Diversion

Jessica Winegar , November 12th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents this incisive critique of the dialogue approach to ending the Israeli state’s occupation. Fida Adely and Amahl Bishara r…


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Making Black Lives Matter: Reflections on the Declaration and the Movement (Introduction Part I)

Bianca C. Williams , November 11th, 2015


[Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Bianca Williams. She provides the first contribution to the series “Making Black Lives Matter: Reflections on the Declaration and the Movement.” Bianca is…


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Zionism, Anti-Blackness, and the Struggle for Palestine

Jessica Winegar , November 10th, 2015


Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions presents Jemima Pierre’s powerful critique of anti-Black violence in Israel and its connections to the oppression of Palestinians…


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SMA-sponsored workshop: That Almost Finished Journal Article

Anne Kelsey , November 9th, 2015


Cost: Students: $40 Professionals: $80 Date: 11/18/2015 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Organizer/Facilitator: Dr. Jaida Kim Samudra What makes your workshop a “must attend” event for the 2015 meeting?…


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Official #AAA2015 #tweetup planning thread

Rex , November 7th, 2015


Ok trying to plan the tweetup for the AAAs on twitter is getting ridiculous because by the time you mention everyone who is involved in planning it there…


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Making #AAA2015 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

Anne , November 4th, 2015


It’s that time of year again, when anthropologists start gathering on Twitter, finish writing their papers, and pack their scarves for the annual AAA pilgrimage. (Given the extended…


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Cannabis Culture in Denver

foodanthro , October 26th, 2015


From the editor: Attending the AAA meetings in Denver? The announcement below is for an event that looks into legalized marijuana in Colorado. This will no doubt touch…


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AAA 2015 sessions and papers relating to Oceania

lorenagibson , October 10th, 2015


The preliminary programme for this year’s annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (18-22 November) in Denver is out and looks great. With my AAA Melanesia Interest Group…


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Negotiating comparison in ethnographic fieldwork

lorenagibson , October 8th, 2015


Anthropology, a discipline dedicated to understanding the full range of human experience from as many perspectives as possible, has always been comparative. This comparative aspect was one of…


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Necessary Knowledge: Where Denver Anthropologists Drink and Eat

foodanthro , October 8th, 2015


John Brett University of Colorado Denver As a Denver native and passionate eater of foods, what follows is my personal, if a bit quirky, list of places I…


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2015 AAA Photo Contest Submission Period End Midnight September 30th.

Andrew R , September 29th, 2015


This has been an amazing year for submissions to the annual photo contest– and we’re not done yet! There’s still time to submit your photos for consideration of…


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