In November 2017, the AAA sent its first official delegation to the COP23 (Conference of the Parties) meetings on climate change.
Absolutely everything! As AAA leadership reviews the membership dues structure, this is the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at how dues support the Association.
To understand immigrants’ experiences, we must look beyond media portrayals of the delinquent or success story.
Human Progress? Imagine that.
Natasha Raheja’s short film Cast in India calls attention to the connection between New York’s iconic manhole covers and the workers in India who make them.
The #MeToo movement simply confirmed and rendered visible the regular incidence of sexual harassment that has all too often shaped the classroom, fieldwork, field training, and the subsequent workplaces of anthropologists since the discipline’s inception.
It is always a little frustrating when the great swarm of movies released at the end of the year take precedence over earlier releases, tipping the awards and leaving some worthy candidates overlooked. It is the same with the “Word of the Year” awards. I know, I know. The books have barely closed on 2017 (youthquake, fake news, feminism, complicit). But I want to register an early entry for 2018: bystander.
As the April 16 deadline approaches, it’s time to consider how you would like to participate in the Annual Meeting and compose your proposals. Whether you decide to submit a paper, gallery (poster), workshop, oral presentation session, or roundtable we encourage you to keep our peer review process in mind. Submissions are reviewed and ranked […]
What do broken treaties and dispossession by legislation mean for Tonto and the Lone Ranger?
Christine Schreyer is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on created language communities and the revitalization of endangered languages. Created language communities are groups of people who meet online and learn invented languages, usually from movies or books. This is Christine’s story of how she came to create a brand new alien language for the superman movie Man of Steel.