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Trish Colvin posted a blog post

Anthropology Day, Thursday February 16, 2017!

The American Anthropological Association invites you to celebrate Anthropology Day on Thursday, February 16, 2017! We hope that you will join us for a celebration of the field and help us to share the work of anthropologists with your communities. Anthropology Day began in 2015 as a way to encourage anthropologists to share and celebrate the discipline with the world around them. Since then, thousands of students, professors, and practitioners have come together on the third Thursday of each…See More
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Jennifer Talken-Spaulding posted a blog post

Job Opportunity: National Park Service Cultural Anthropologist

The National Park Service (NPS) – Southeast Region is seeking applicants for the Cultural Anthropologist position.  The Vacancy Announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens (DEU) and current Federal Employees (Merit Promotion) and closes on January 16.  (Applicants should be certain that they apply through the correct vacancy announcement for their status.)  The position will be located in the NPS-Division of Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science located in Atlanta, Georgia.This is…See More
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Anita Kasaju Shrestha is now a member of SfAA Community Network
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Practicing Anthropology

The Editors invite you to participate in ongoing discussions of current issues of Practicing Anthropology.See More
Dec 6, 2016

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Anthropology Day, Thursday February 16, 2017!

The American Anthropological Association invites you to celebrate Anthropology Day on Thursday, February 16, 2017! We hope that you will join us for a celebration of the field and help us to share the work of anthropologists with your communities.
 
Anthropology Day began in 2015 as a way to encourage anthropologists to share and celebrate the discipline with the world around them. Since then,…
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Posted by Trish Colvin on January 17, 2017 at 12:20pm

Job Opportunity: National Park Service Cultural Anthropologist

The National Park Service (NPS) – Southeast Region is seeking applicants for the Cultural Anthropologist position.  The Vacancy Announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens (DEU) and current Federal Employees (Merit Promotion) and closes on January 16.  (Applicants should be certain that they apply through the correct vacancy announcement for their status.)  The position will be located in the NPS-Division of Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Posted by Jennifer Talken-Spaulding on January 13, 2017 at 6:12pm

SfAA Statement on Diversity and Respect

We as members of the Board of the Society for Applied Anthropology affirm our ongoing commitment to value human diversity in all its myriad forms and to encourage all of our members to provide safety and basic human rights for everyone. 

Anthropological perspective and practice are grounded in respect for all persons, civility, and thoughtful examination of ideas and policies.  It is especially critical at times of uncertainty and change.

We recognize a common responsibility to…

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Posted by SfAAadmin on November 19, 2016 at 3:16pm — 1 Comment

Editorial Commentary: Anthropologists’ Contributions to the Business Studies

Editorial Commentary: Anthropologists’ Contributions to the Business Studies

 

Although anthropologists can and have made significant contributions to the business world (Jordan 2013), the theories and methods of this qualitative social science have not been as widely phased into business research practice as they could and should have been (Tian and Walle 2009). The most powerful tool that business anthropologists can apply and contribute to anthropological…

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Posted by Robert Guang Tian on October 30, 2016 at 3:17am

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Countering Xenophobia through Activist Anthropology

 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 Sep 22, 2016.

CFP: SfAA 2017 panel on Collaborative Governance/Citizen Engagement and climate change

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, 2016.

Call for Participation

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, 2016.

Culturally Informed Interventions in Type II Diabetes – Organizer – Andrew J. Gordon.

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, 2016.

 
 
 

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