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culture hacking?

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 development and information technology some of whom have taken the stance that basically sounds like changing a culture is similar to writing a computer program to do something new and different for a client.  Although I am proud and eager to say that I engage in "culture change" (or "social change"…See More
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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

CORRECTED: Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group Paper Prizes

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.…

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Posted by Michael R. Duke on May 2, 2016 at 1:06pm

Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group Paper Prizes

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.…

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Posted by Michael R. Duke on May 2, 2016 at 12:37pm

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culture hacking?

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

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Started by Stephen C. Maack in SfAA General Discussion Forum 12 hours ago.

2016 AACS conference CFP

Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, October 6-8, 2016. Greenwood Village, Colorado. Theme: “Creating, Building, and Designing with Sociology.” Open to academics, policy, program and…Continue

Started by Lubomir Popov in SfAA General Discussion Forum Apr 9.

Benefit dance in relation to the panel discussion Sat at 10AM "Benefits and Challenges of Revitalizing Traditional Values and Forms of Governance by Indigenous People in Northwest North America"

Benefit Dance. Stop the Pipelines. Start the Music!Friday April 1 - IMPERIAL (319 Main St., Vancouver) Doors open 7:30 PMAn evening of fun and dancing and standing up against the fossil fuel…Continue

Started by Trish Colvin in SfAA 2016 Annual Meeting Discussions Feb 19.

Roommate for SfAA

Hello everyone,I've already reserved a room at the Westin Bayshore for SfAA's Annual Conference in Vancouver. I'll be there from March 28th and checking out April 2nd. Please let me know if you're…Continue

Started by Anne Larrivee in SfAA 2016 Annual Meeting Discussions Jan 14.

 
 
 

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