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Praxis Award

Entries for the 2015 Praxis Award are due July 1, which is fast approaching.

Now in its 35th year, the Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists (WAPA) biennial Praxis Award has recognized outstanding achievement in translating anthropological knowledge into action as reflected in a single project or specific, longer-term endeavor.

The competition…

Posted by SfAAadmin on June 7, 2015 at 5:25pm

Relief Assistance for Nepal

Dear Friends and Family,

The past few weeks have been very difficult. The first earthquake on April 25th (7.8 magnitude) severely damaged villages in Pharak. The second earthquake on May 12th (7.3 magnitude) destroyed what was left after the first one. 

My husband, Un Sherpa, and I are back in the States after our quick visit to assess needs and coordinate relief efforts in our villages in Pharak (Chaurikharka VDC, Solukhumbu). Many might know this as the region between the…


Posted by SfAAadmin on June 4, 2015 at 8:38pm


 Sol Tax was an anthropologist who provided distinguished and innovative service to applied anthropology and to anthropological societies. The Sol Tax Distinguished Service Award is to be presented annually to a member of SfAA, in recognition of long-term and truly distinguished service to the Society. The Sol Tax Award Committee encourages members of the SfAA to nominate individuals who are deserving of this award. Nominees should be those who have made long-term and exceptional…


Posted by Trish Colvin on June 3, 2015 at 1:10pm

5 Online Resources Every Student Researcher Needs

Doing tons of research and academic writing is never that easy. It's not just about being creative and committed in writing and researching. Students also have to be wise in thinking of topic, patient in finding facts from areas you don't understand and diligent in reading several related literature to…


Posted by gabbie keegan on May 25, 2015 at 10:52pm

4 Amazing Ways for Kids to Love Writing

Writing is the best outlet for young minds to express their creativity, imagination, and curiosity. And as parents and guardians of your children, you wanted them to discover their interest in writing. But the problem is, some of the children are having a difficult time in jotting down their thoughts and opinions.

Encourage your kids to write at an early age and let them know that writing is fun through these smart ways:

1. Play some writing games.

One of…


Posted by Naomi Witter on April 13, 2015 at 9:52pm


Welfare Reform Policy and Health Disparities Session

I would like to organize a session for the 2016 meeting on the topic of welfare reform and health disparities.  The session will proceed from the premise that all branches of learning are so…Continue

Started by David Rozen in SfAA 2016 Annual Meeting Discussions Jun 22.

Call for Students! Placements available in the NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala -- June 1-26, 2015.

Call for Students!  Placements available in the NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala -- June 1-26, 2015.Positions are available for anthropology, public health, and clinical students interested…Continue

Tags: Guatemala, Methods, School, Field

Started by Rachel Hall-Clifford in SfAA Student Forum Mar 13.

CFP: 2015 meeting of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology in Alabama

Dear Colleagues,This is the first call for sessions and papers for the October 8-10, 2015 meeting of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology in historic Montgomery, Alabama. Our theme,…Continue

Started by Lubomir Popov in American Indian Contributions to Applied Anthropology Mar 5.

Re-purposing public spaces, another way to think of translocality?

Re-purposing spaces. Former super markets into library, workspace, cultural center, spring and winter farmers market, etc.The case of McAllen's Walmart: is this another way to think of…Continue

Tags: anthropology, urban, translocality, repurposing

Started by Tech Guerrero in SfAA Student Forum Jan 29.




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