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Posted by Heather Sanderson on August 19, 2016 at 6:10pm
Posted by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on June 3, 2016 at 2:40pm
Posted by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on June 1, 2016 at 10:09am
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,…Continue
Posted by SfAAadmin on May 23, 2016 at 8:20pm
The Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group (AMHIG) announces its first annual Graduate Student and Professional Paper Prizes. Paper topics are open, but must address some aspect of the sociocultural dimensions of mental health. Papers may be comparative, applied, and/or theoretical in approach. The winner of each category will receive $100 and a certificate which will be awarded at the SMA Business Meeting at the AAA in Minneapolis in November 2016.…Continue
Posted by Michael R. Duke on May 2, 2016 at 1:06pm
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 on Monday.
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.
Call for PapersPanel: "Conservation, Epidemiology, and Public Health Campaigns in Biodiversity Hotspots"SfAA annual meeting in Santa Fe, March 28-April 1, 2017This panel will generate dialogue…Continue
Started by William L. Alexander in SfAA General Discussion Forum Jul 28.
A non-anthropologist colleague recently contended that "culture hacking" is "applied anthropology." She referred me to uses of the term that indicate that it derives from those engaged in software…Continue
Started by Stephen C. Maack in SfAA General Discussion Forum Jun 30.