Added by SfAAAdmin on May 25, 2013 at 4:20pm — No Comments
The focus of the research is determination of the causes of obesity within an urban milieu among populations of Cajuns, Creoles, and Afro-Americans.
Field school students will collaborate with neighborhood participants in this “Seed to Table” experiment in gardening, food preparation, and cooking. Students will engage in a transformative research beneficial to their career development and to our local community. As learners and researchers, students will develop and practice…Continue
Added by Mike LeBlanc on April 30, 2013 at 8:58am — No Comments
Deadline Aug. 15, 2013, awarded odd numbered years.
The Society for Medical Anthropology announces that nominations for the George Foster Practicing Medical Anthropology Award are now being accepted. This award, first given in 2005, recognizes those who have made significant contributions to applying theory and methods in medical anthropology, particularly in diverse contexts, to multidisciplinary audiences, and with some impact on policy.
Nominations for the…Continue
Added by SfAAAdmin on April 28, 2013 at 5:33pm — No Comments
Council on Anthropology and Reproduction
GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION
The deadline for submission of graduate student papers is SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
The Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (CAR), an interest group of the Society for Medical Anthropology, is pleased to announce its 13th annual award competition for the best graduate student paper on anthropology and reproduction. Submissions from…Continue
Added by K. Jill Fleuriet. on April 23, 2013 at 3:19pm — No Comments
The SfAA leadership learned on April 10, 2013 that an auction house in Paris had planned the sale of several sacred masks made and used by members of the Hopi Tribe. The masks were from a private, unnamed source.
Through exchange and correspondence among SfAA members, AAA and other interested and knowledgeable individuals, the leadership quickly established several facts:
1. The Tribe opposed strongly the sale on religious and cultural grounds.
Added by SfAAAdmin on April 17, 2013 at 7:31pm — No Comments
Deadline Aug. 15, 2013, awarded odd numbered years.The Society for Medical Anthropology announces that nominations for the George Foster Practicing Medical Anthropology Award are now being accepted. This award, first given in 2005, recognizes…
Added by SfAAAdmin on April 3, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Call for Papers AAA 2013 Panel, Inclusive Discussions: Incorporating Immigrant Perspectives into Organizational Research and Practice
Anthropologists have ‘been in business’ with for-profit and non-for-profit organizations for most of the 20th century and the role of anthropologists as consultants for corporations, research firms, and local organizations has continued to grow since this time (Jordan 2013:21). In continuing their efforts to foster awareness of…
Added by Melissa (Stachel) Fellin on March 26, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
I haven't added anything here in years, but this is a short essay for SLACA that captures a least some of my thoughts on the immigration reform debate.
The debate concerning how best to reform US immigration is constructed around three themes: threats to national security, the legal status of migrants, and the negative economic impact of migrant workers. I argue that while these issues are important they are based upon flawed interpretations of the immigration…Continue
Added by Jeffrey H. Cohen on March 2, 2013 at 10:31pm — No Comments
Back in early December I posted an article on my POcentrist Blog addressing the problem of gun responsibility (AKA Gun Control) and applying an anthropological insight to the problem. You can find the posting at http://pocentrist.blogspot.com/2012/12/a-modest-proposal-market-solution-to.html. The idea is that in the United States the attitude toward the GUN is complex and deeply rooted in regional…Continue
Added by Barry R. Bainton on February 22, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Hi Everybody. I am wondering what types of SFAA sessions are proposed to be held at the AAA annual meeting later this year. I work in the area of Native North American language and culture reclamation and revitalization. I would like to present the research/results of my 2011-2013 applied anthropological/ethnobotanical project with the research arm of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. Please, let me know if anyone has any insights. Thanks! Annie
Added by Annie Maria Schmidt on February 22, 2013 at 12:10pm — No Comments
Marriott is booked and everything else around there is beyond my budget. I'm willing to pay $100 a night. Shoot me an email firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by Brandy R George on February 11, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Dear SfAA Community,
The SfAA Human Rights and Social Justice Committee will be hosting a roundtable on Gun Viiolence at the annual meetings in Denver on Thursday, March 21 from 2 - 3:30 pm. We are inviting members of the SfAA community to serve as panelists for the roundtable, sharing their expertise on gun violence and to spark a stimulating discussion.
If you would like to participate, please contact me ASAP, at email@example.com.
Added by Christine Ho on February 7, 2013 at 1:52pm — No Comments
Thoughts about the role of technology and gun control policy
University of Memphis, Masters Degree
in Applied Anthropology
Excellence in Engaged Research and Community Outreach
Now celebrating our 35th anniversary, the graduate program in Applied Anthropology at the University of Memphis consistently ranks among the top-tiered Masters programs in North America. As part of our ongoing efforts to train a…
Added by Michael R. Duke on January 19, 2013 at 9:02pm — No Comments
We are pleased to announce that the All Academic Proposal Submission System is now open and accepting proposals for the 2013 Biennial. When you are ready to submit your proposal, please follow the link below to read the instructions and begin the process.
The deadline for receipt of program proposals is: 11:55 PM (EST), Monday…Continue
Added by SfAAAdmin on November 19, 2012 at 8:10pm — No Comments
The Chimpanzee & Human Communication Institute (CHCI), a leader in animal welfare and advocate for chimpanzees, is currently taking applications for our Summer 2013 Apprentice Program. Graduates, undergraduates, and post-graduates from various academic backgrounds (e.g. Anthropology, Biology, Psychology, Linguistics, Philosophy, etc.) and all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
The dates of the program are June 23 to August 16, 2013.
The research at…Continue
Added by Chimp. & Human Comm. Institute on November 14, 2012 at 4:49pm — No Comments
This looks interesting but short notice. Call Institute people ASAP as they want Letters of Intent (LOI) this month. Just the messenger.
Added by James P. Stansbury on November 10, 2012 at 9:24am — No Comments
Hosted by the Depart. of Anthropology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Abstract deadline Dec. 1, 2012
For Full Details see:
Featuring Keynote Lectures by:
Richard Wilson, Director of Human Rights, University of Connecticut.
Stefan Schmitt, Director of International ForensicProgram, Physicians for Human Rights
Added by Gregory V, Button on November 9, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments
The abstract submission deadline for the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology has been extended until October 31. To register online and submit abstracts, go to:
Added by SfAAAdmin on October 18, 2012 at 7:55pm — No Comments
The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, is accepting applications and nominations for a Director. The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage is responsible for planning, developing, and managing programs which have as their major objectives the research, documentation, presentation and conservation of living traditional and grassroots folk cultures of the United States and of other countries. The director is responsible for the administrative direction and…Continue
Added by Robert Leopold on October 7, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments