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Back in 1979, as one of the conclusions of my dissertation about the future of anthropology as a profession, I included high school teaching of anthropology as a potential market for BA and MA anthropology graduates.…Continue
Posted by Barry R. Bainton on November 21, 2014 at 9:00am
The NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala is now recruiting anthropology, occupational therapy public health, and other social science students for its four-week summer session: June 1 - 26, 2015.
The field school offers transdisciplinary learning to promote leadership in social justice through collaboration with Guatemala-based NGO and other…Continue
Posted by Rachel Hall-Clifford on October 24, 2014 at 10:08am
Call For Abstracts: Continuity and Change in the Study of Medical Decision-Making
SfAA Annual Meeting 2015
Over the last three decades, research in anthropology and related fields of social and behavioral science have been instrumental in furthering our understanding of medical decision-making. Moreover, they have proposed changes in the processes of medical decision-making in order to directly engage the patient in making…Continue
Posted by Meghan Halley on October 7, 2014 at 1:48pm
ABSTRACTS NEEDED! As you all may know, Francis Fox Piven is receiving the Malinowski Award in Pittsburgh. Her career as an applied social scientist has been remarkably successful in addressing national policy issues regarding welfare rights, voting rights, and the Occupy Movement. It would be great to sponsor a panel or two reflecting current day work that our members are doing in these topical areas. If you are working on poverty issues, access to the ballot, or anything related to the…Continue
Posted by Merrill Eisenberg on September 27, 2014 at 1:57pm
I am in development with an expedition that has recently won the "Spirit Of Adventure Award" from the Captain Scott Society. Unfortunately due to funding constraints, it is not a paid internship but a great opportunity to work on an Award winning expedition and alongside great professionals crossing three different industries (Archaeology, Documentary and Adventure/ Exploration). The project has also been shortlisted by the SES (Scientific Exploration Society), shortlisted by the…Continue
CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: CALL FOR PAPERS Encountering alcohol and other drugs16-18 September 2015Lisbon, Portugal CLOSING DATE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION – 16 MARCH 2015 Dear colleagues Join us in…Continue
Started by Nicola Thomson in SfAA General Discussion Forum Dec 4.
Hello,My name is Travis Cruse and I am a senior studying Anthropology at North Carolina State University and I have an assignment in my Applied Anthropology class that I could really use some help…Continue
Started by Travis Cruse in SfAA Student Forum Nov 4.
Started by Meghan Halley in SfAA 2015 Annual Meeting Discussions Oct 15.