Session Topic: The Balkans: Socio-Political and Cultural Issues in 21st Century
Organizer: Petrouchka Alexieva
MA Anthropology, CSULA and Program Director of ‘A+ Academic Success’
At 74th Annual Meeting, March 18-22, 2014 Albuquerque, NM
Co-Organizer: Patricia MacEwen, MA Anthropology, CSU…Continue
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Please see the information below regarding an anthropology meeting in Cuba during 2015.
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The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) welcomes proposals for organized paper sessions, roundtables, and panel discussions on topics related to tourism and heritage for the SfAA Annual Meetings to be held March 18-22, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM. The theme of the meetings is “Destinations,” and sessions related to the anthropology of tourism and heritage will be featured and promoted throughout the program. Session organizers are responsible for inviting participants to present papers in a…Continue
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The Colegio Profesional de Antropólogos del Perú is pleased to announce a two-day conference on applied anthropology to be held in Lima, September 6-7, 2013. The conference presentations will focus on contemporary work by applied anthropologists in the Andes. Everyone is invited to attend. For a copy of the program, please write to Javier Avila at email@example.com or to Ralph Bolton at…Continue
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The below message was received from Prof. Alvin Wolfe and posted on his behalf.
I am sending this brief message for two reasons: (1) to check on whether I have the correct address for my anthro friends wherever they/you are; and (2) to use this message to inquire whether you agree with me that we scholars – social scientists, network scholars and especiallyanthropologists – should be more actively studying the cultural…Continue
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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
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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
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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
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