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Proposed Session for SFAA in New Mexico on Sustaining Anthropological Engagement in Medical Schools.

Anthropologists have been a part of medical school education on and off since the 1950s.  This session outlines the history of anthropology involvement, roles and influences in medical schools.  We explore the various ways in which anthropologists are currently engaged in medical education and the barriers to sustained involvement. Is the current resurgence of anthropology and other social sciences in medicine a sustainable trend?  How can anthropologists continue to have a significant impact…See More
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Countering Xenophobia through Activist Anthropology

 Call for PapersSfAA 2017 March 27-April 1Santa Fe, New Mexico Organizers: Christine Kovic (University Houston, Clear Lake) andKatherine McCaffrey (Montclair State University) Anthropologists who work directly with immigrant and refugee populations are well positioned to challenge racist rhetoric and xenophobia that dominate public discourse in the U.S. and beyond. This panel brings together anthropologists who serve as insider researchers, advocates, collaborators, and activists to consider…See More
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Proposed Session for SFAA in New Mexico on Sustaining Anthropological Engagement in Medical Schools.

Anthropologists have been a part of medical school education on and off since the 1950s.  This session outlines the history of anthropology involvement, roles and influences in medical schools.  We explore the various ways in which anthropologists are currently engaged in medical education and the barriers to sustained involvement. Is the current resurgence of anthropology and other social sciences in medicine a sustainable trend?  How can anthropologists continue to have a significant…

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Posted by Iveris Martinez on September 26, 2016 at 8:41pm

National Park Service - Research Opportunity - Mojave National Preserve

Mojave National Preserve is interested in conducting an Ethnographic Survey for the African American homesteading experience in Lanfair Valley, Mojave National Preserve, CA.  Partners of the National…
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Posted by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on June 3, 2016 at 2:40pm

Job Opportunity: National Park Service Tribal Liaison, Colorado

The National Park Service - Intermountain Region (IMR) is seeking applicants for the Tribal Liaison position.  The Vacancy Announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens (DEU) and current Federal Employees (Merit Promotion) and closes on June 13.  (Applicants should be certain that they apply through the correct vacancy announcement for their status.)  The IMR Tribal Liaison provides authoritative advice to IMR leadership and park managers on tribal issues, and serves as the region's…
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Posted by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on June 1, 2016 at 10:09am

SfAA Resolution on Concealed Weapons

The SfAA is deeply concerned about the impact of recent Concealed Carry laws on freedom of expression in university classrooms and other settings. These laws allow licensed handgun carriers to bring concealed handguns into buildings on campuses. Our society is concerned that Concealed Carry laws undermine academic freedom and the teaching and research missions of universities, and that they introduce serious safety threats on college campuses with a resulting harmful effect on students,…

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Posted by SfAAadmin on May 23, 2016 at 8:20pm

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Countering Xenophobia through Activist Anthropology

 Call for PapersSfAA 2017 March 27-April 1Santa Fe, New Mexico Organizers: Christine Kovic (University Houston, Clear Lake) andKatherine McCaffrey (Montclair State University) Anthropologists who…Continue

Started by Katherine McCaffrey in SfAA 2017 Annual Meeting Discussions on Friday.

CFP: SfAA 2017 panel on Collaborative Governance/Citizen Engagement and climate change

If you’re interested in submitting an abstract for this panel for the Society for Applied Anthropology meetings (March 28-April 1, 2017 in Santa Fe, NM), please send a 250-word abstract to Nicole…Continue

Started by Nicole Peterson in SfAA 2017 Annual Meeting Discussions Aug 30.

Call for Participation

The Critical Public Health Research Group in the San Francisco Bay Area is currently soliciting student abstracts for a symposium highlighting critical perspectives to pressing public health issues.…Continue

Started by Melissa Cope in SfAA 2017 Annual Meeting Discussions Aug 22.

Culturally Informed Interventions in Type II Diabetes – Organizer – Andrew J. Gordon.

Interventions with diabetes, now a pandemic,  have accentuated  diet, exercise and lowered obesity.   Other issues associated with applied anthropology need be addressed, among them: food preparation…Continue

Started by Melissa Cope in SfAA 2017 Annual Meeting Discussions Aug 9.

 
 
 

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