SfAA’s Inaugural Critical Conversation – Beyond Homelessness
Tuesday March 29th 12-1:20
Final Schedule ExtrACTION TIG Panels SfAA 2016
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T-36 Tuesday, Vancouver Day 10-11:50 Salon F
1) 8697 Power to the People: A Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on the Human Rights Impacts of Fracking PERRY, Simona L. (c.a.s.e. Consulting Serv), TAYLOR, Betsy (VTU), and KERNS, Tom (Env & Human Rights…Continue
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The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Inter-Congress will be held from May 4th to 9th 2016 in the Hotel Palace Dubrovnik, Croatia. The call for papers is open until January 31st 2016 and submission of paper proposals is made via online form at www.iuaes2016.com.
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CFP: Heritage and the Late Modern State
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Third Biennial Conference
Montreal, Canada | 6-10 June 2016
Heritage and the Late Modern State…Continue
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Author: Gisele Maynard-Tucker
Center for the Study of Women, UCLA
Gender inequalities, violence between partners, sexual violence on campus, along with the lack of opportunities for women to reach high professional positions except for a privileged few, make me think of the ethnic societies I have been in contact for many years. I have seen that women are universally oppressed by persistent colonial and patriarchal inheritances. In many…Continue
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Deadline for submissions: September 28, 2015
Organization: Historic Environment Knowledge Network, Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)
This day-long conference intensive at the Environmental Design Research Association’s annual conference (EDRA47) will address how applied…Continue
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CFP: CRITICAL HERITAGE AND TOURISM
Society for Applied Anthropology 76th Annual Meeting
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada | March 29–April 2, 2016
Critical Heritage and Tourism
Marina La Salle and…Continue
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The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) welcomes proposals for organized paper sessions, roundtables, workshops, and panel discussions on topics related to tourism and heritage for the SfAA Annual Meetings to be held March 29-April 2, 2016 in Vancouver, BC. The theme of the 2016 SfAA Meetings is “Intersections,” and the organizers welcome sessions that explore “the intersections that arise from our interactions with people, places, issues,…Continue
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Anthropology mainly focuses on the study of human behavior. It allows you to dissect interesting topics such as cultures, evolution and social relations. If you are not yet decided on what to take as your major in college, you may take these advantages and consider studying anthropology.…Continue
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CALL FOR PAPERS
The 2015 Annual Conference of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology
October 8-10, 2015
Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center
201 Tallapoosa Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
“Social Justice from the Local to the Global:
Sociology on the Move”
Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2015
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.
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I'm having difficulty obtaining registration information for the conference in Havana in March. Are any among you attending and how may I access viable registration contact info.
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In response to the recent death of a Cleveland woman diagnosed with bi-polar disorder who subsequently died in police custody, I was asked to participate in NPR's Sound of Ideas on Cleveland's 90.3 WCPN. Ms. Anderson's death was ruled a homicide.
Stream this broadcast here:…Continue
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Just began my monthly column for The Crime Report on the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice systems.
In this article I discuss my prison research and how officers can work effectively with the incarcerated mentally ill to ensure their…Continue
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SfAA Member and former Board Treasurer, Diane Austin, testifies on Gulf Coast oil spill:
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