Tag: From the President

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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A Gift of Giving with PIFFT

Elyse Bailey , November 4th, 2016


November 4, 2016 Dear Members, I write with great excitement to announce the launch of the Palestine-Israeli Fellowship Fund for Travel (PIFFT), a project that emerged as one…


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Getting Proximate on Israel-Palestine

Elyse Bailey , April 15th, 2016


Alisse Waterston, AAA President This month through next, AAA members are voting on a resolution to boycott Israeli Academic Institutions. This is a huge decision and thus it…


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