How to Design a Great Poster

Think Visually First Posters are the perfect invitation to a conversation about your research. Since posters are inherently visual, the key to a strong poster is simplicity—their immediate function is to pique the curiosity of passers-by. Once you have landed an audience, it’s up to you to bring your work to life, to share your […]

Love Your Poster

More than a decade ago I wrote a piece for Anthropology News touting the benefits and enjoyment of giving a poster at the AAA meetings. While among students, the poster option has begun to expand, even flourish, faculty remain hesitant, dismissive, and even antagonistic to the format. This is unfortunate and is inhibiting a better […]