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The first issue of WCAA's Spanish language web forum 'En sus propios términos' (In One's Own Terms) is now available on the WCAA website at http://www.wcaanet.org/publications/propios_terminos.shtml.
Posted by SfAAadmin on October 13, 2016 at 6:55am
Time, Tension, and Community-engaged Archaeology
Archaeologists who primarily research within their home regions often engage in applied projects to help community partners address research or heritage management needs. In turn archaeologists acquire more archaeological data for themselves or their students, and often find funding for research. It takes time for community partners and an archaeologist to build trust. What happens when changes in personnel, funding agencies, or…Continue
Posted by Linda Stine on October 5, 2016 at 2:29pm
Posted by Bridget Hanna on October 4, 2016 at 3:39pm
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…Continue
Posted by Iveris Martinez on September 26, 2016 at 8:41pm
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 Sep 22.
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.
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.
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.