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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
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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
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 on Friday.
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.