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Exciting News from the NAPA Mentor Committee

NAPA has maintained a professional mentoring resource available to NAPA members since 1990.  Over the 24 years of its operation,…More

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Social Media, Racial Violence and Confronting the Ensemble of Michael Brown

I should begin by admitting that I  had intended to use this space as a place to speak on fieldwork…More

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A New Year in Feminist Anthropology

This has been a quiet year for AFA.  We’ve continued with our ongoing projects—the selection of the winners of the…More

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Recently, Samoa Air began charging passengers by weight as opposed to a standard fare. Copyright Michael Mucci.

Rethinking Fat

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Jessica Hardin


To anthropologists, it is not surprising to hear that in everyday life in Samoa calling someone fat is not ordinarily…More

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'Storm'_Natalia_P._Fernandes_FEATURE

What can anthropology tell us about the beheading of two American journalists by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (also known as…More

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SLACA 2014 AAA Sessions on Sprawling Cities, Economic Imaginaries and Lived Experiences

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA) is the single sponsor for one invited session and the co-sponsor…More

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Where Has the “I” Gone in My Writing?

Rarely acknowledged, the writing process after returning from the field offers a set of limitations very different from those encountered…More

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Society for the Anthropology of Work

The rules for operating a drone in the United States today are anything but simple. Public entities like universities and…More

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A Reflection on an ALLA Mission Statement (The views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily…More

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SLACA Extends a Warm Welcome to its New 2015 Board Members!

We are pleased to announce the election of the following members: Walter Little, University at Albany, SUNY (president) Timothy Smith,…More

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