Tag: Association News

Reassessing AAA’s Strategic Priorities

Chelsea Horton , April 14th, 2021


Image description: A man wearing a yellow collared shirt, tie, and glasses smiles. He is visible from the shoulders up.Caption: Ed Liebow, AAA Executive Director The Association stands…


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Reassessing AAA’s Strategic Priorities

Chelsea Horton , April 14th, 2021


Image description: A man wearing a yellow collared shirt, tie, and glasses smiles. He is visible from the shoulders up.Caption: Ed Liebow, AAA Executive Director The Association stands…


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Reassessing AAA’s Strategic Priorities

Chelsea Horton , April 14th, 2021


Image description: A man wearing a yellow collared shirt, tie, and glasses smiles. He is visible from the shoulders up.Caption: Ed Liebow, AAA Executive Director The Association stands…


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Stars from the AAA Sections

Chelsea Horton , January 29th, 2021


Last year Anthropology News invited sections to help us highlight some of the outstanding people in our discipline and the exciting, impactful work that they do, whether in…


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Raising Our Voices in 2020

Chelsea Horton , October 26th, 2020


Raising Our Voices is almost here! A very different and exciting kind of AAA meeting. AN recently talked screen-to-screen with Raising Our Voices program chair Mayanthi L. Fernando…


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Raising Our Voices, the Accessible Way

Chelsea Horton , October 20th, 2020


As you may know, this column is our opportunity share exciting accessibility-related Association news with you, dear reader of Anthropology News. And I am proud to share the…


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Accessibility in the Switch to Online

Chelsea Horton , July 8th, 2020


As we experience the uncomfortable but necessary changes in response to COVID-19, many of us have continued our work by switching to virtual spaces, whether for meetings, classes,…


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Truth and Responsibility

Chelsea Horton , January 16th, 2020


“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” ― Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God “Truth and Responsibility” is a call to reimagine anthropology…


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Ariana Curtis

Chelsea Horton , December 6th, 2019


Ariana Curtis is the first person to hold the curatorial position dedicated to Latinx Studies at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). Her research…


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Providing Accessibility as a Meeting Attendee

Chelsea Horton , November 5th, 2019


You’re getting ready for the Annual Meeting! Great! Do you ever wonder about who goes and who doesn’t go? And why? As anthropologists, we are trained to analyze…


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Virtual Attendance Pilot Project Slated for 2019 Annual Meeting

Natalie Konopinski , October 8th, 2019


At the request of the Members’ Programmatic Advisory and Advocacy Committee (MPAAC), AAA is offering a “Virtual Attendance” pilot project in conjunction with the 2019 Annual Meeting in…


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You’ve Attended Some Awesome Sessions. What Next?

Chelsea Horton , September 24th, 2019


Current and former students at Simon Fraser University tell us where to eat, drink, and pet cats in Vancouver. #AAACASCA British Columbia is host to more than 400,000…


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Bienvenue/Welcome to Vancouver

Chelsea Horton , September 24th, 2019


CASCA Local Organizing Committee members Pamela Stern and Jaime Yard on what to do in Vancouver this November. #AAACASCA  The 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association…


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Lynne Goldstein

Alexandra Frankel , April 17th, 2019


Lynne Goldstein has enjoyed a distinguished archaeological career, and numerous archaeological projects, publications, and committees benefit from her dedication and enthusiasm for the field. During h…


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Roxana Wales

Alexandra Frankel , November 9th, 2018


Roxana Wales, recently retired, is a respected corporate ethnographer and research scientist. She was one of the first anthropologists to begin working on corporate ethnographic projects and she…


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AAA Resources on Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Leila Rodriguez , October 19th, 2018


[pquote] The MPAAC Ethics Representatives work closely with the AAA Ethics Advisory Group to field member queries about ethically difficult situations. [/pquote] We devote this month’s MPAAC column…


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Inside the Annual Meeting Scheduling Process

Alexandra Frankel , July 13th, 2018


The American Anthropological Association’s (AAA) 2018 Annual Meeting in San José is on the horizon, and we couldn’t be more excited for the dynamic and diverse collection of…


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Lewis Henry Morgan

Alexandra Frankel , May 23rd, 2018


Bernard Perley© 2018 Cite as: Perley, Bernard. 2018. “Lewis Henry Morgan.” Anthropology News website, May 23, 2018. DOI: 10.1111/AN.874


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Natasha Raheja

Alexandra Frankel , May 23rd, 2018


Natasha Raheja’s short film Cast in India calls attention to the connection between New York’s iconic manhole covers and the workers in India who make them. This is…


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A Common Cause

Alexandra Frankel , March 13th, 2018


Bernard Perley © 2018 Cite as: Perley, Bernard. 2018. “A Common Cause.” Anthropology News website, March 12, 2018. DOI: 10.1111/AN.792


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Christine Schreyer

Alexandra Frankel , March 13th, 2018


Christine Schreyer is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on created language communities and the revitalization of endangered languages….


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MPAAC, Sexual Harassment, and Immigration

Leila Rodriguez , February 14th, 2018


[pquote] MPAAC embodies the spirit of the previously distinct committees but now functions as a single entity to generate more coordinated and focused efforts vis-à-vis both the discipline…


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Four Stories, A Lament, and an Affirmation

Alexandra Frankel , November 6th, 2017


Alisse Waterston’s Presidential Lecture at the 116th AAA Annual Meeting No doubt these are dark times. What of us, as anthropologists, in these times? How will we pass…


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Gina Athena Ulysse

Alexandra Frankel , May 16th, 2017


Gina Athena Ulysse is a Haitian born poet-scholar living out the tension between artist and social scientist. She is currently professor of anthropology at Wesleyan University. Her work…


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