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6 Benefits of Studying Anthropology

Anthropology mainly focuses on the study of human behavior. It allows you to dissect interesting topics such as cultures, evolution and social relations. If you are not yet decided on what to take as your major in college, you may take these advantages and consider studying anthropology.…


Posted by Kate Cooper on July 13, 2015 at 2:52am

CFP due July 15, 2015: Annual Conference of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology



The 2015 Annual Conference of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology


October 8-10, 2015


Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center

201 Tallapoosa Street

Montgomery, AL 36104


“Social Justice from the Local to the Global:

Sociology on the Move”


Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2015



Posted by Lubomir Popov on July 4, 2015 at 9:04pm

Praxis Award

Entries for the 2015 Praxis Award are due July 1, which is fast approaching.

Now in its 35th year, the Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists (WAPA) biennial Praxis Award has recognized outstanding achievement in translating anthropological knowledge into action as reflected in a single project or specific, longer-term endeavor.

The competition…

Posted by SfAAadmin on June 7, 2015 at 5:25pm

Relief Assistance for Nepal

Dear Friends and Family,

The past few weeks have been very difficult. The first earthquake on April 25th (7.8 magnitude) severely damaged villages in Pharak. The second earthquake on May 12th (7.3 magnitude) destroyed what was left after the first one. 

My husband, Un Sherpa, and I are back in the States after our quick visit to assess needs and coordinate relief efforts in our villages in Pharak (Chaurikharka VDC, Solukhumbu). Many might know this as the region between the…


Posted by SfAAadmin on June 4, 2015 at 8:38pm


 Sol Tax was an anthropologist who provided distinguished and innovative service to applied anthropology and to anthropological societies. The Sol Tax Distinguished Service Award is to be presented annually to a member of SfAA, in recognition of long-term and truly distinguished service to the Society. The Sol Tax Award Committee encourages members of the SfAA to nominate individuals who are deserving of this award. Nominees should be those who have made long-term and exceptional…


Posted by Trish Colvin on June 3, 2015 at 1:10pm


WANTED! co-organizers for 2016 session(s?) on homelessness

Hello,I live in Alaska (Uni. Alaska Anchorage) and work in Alaska as well as the Canadian Arctic - and I wish to organize a session on "Northern Homelessness" for the 2016 conference. However, I know…Continue

Started by sally carraher in SfAA 2016 Annual Meeting Discussions Jul 16.

The Relationship Between Poco and Violence Deconstruction

As thinkers outside of the margin, how can we deconstruction actions of violence?Continue

Started by Loretta Green-Williams in American Indian Contributions to Applied Anthropology Jul 7.

CFP: 2015 meeting of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology in Alabama 1 Reply

Dear Colleagues,This is the first call for sessions and papers for the October 8-10, 2015 meeting of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology in historic Montgomery, Alabama. Our theme,…Continue

Started by Lubomir Popov in American Indian Contributions to Applied Anthropology. Last reply by Lubomir Popov Jul 4.

Welfare Reform Policy and Health Disparities Session

I would like to organize a session for the 2016 meeting on the topic of welfare reform and health disparities.  The session will proceed from the premise that all branches of learning are so…Continue

Started by David Rozen in SfAA 2016 Annual Meeting Discussions Jun 22.




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