Elliott P. Skinner Book Award

The Association for Africanist Anthropology (AfAA) exists to stimulate, strengthen, and advance anthropology by promoting the study of Africa, as well as Africanist scholarship and the professional interests of Africanist anthropologists in and outside of the African Continent. We do this in many ways, including book and paper awards to distinguished scholars, graduate student members, […]

Gendered Landscapes of Production

Maasai Women in Northern Tanzania Pastoralists living in the semi-arid rangelands of Northern Tanzania face a number of climate-related challenges that have become more difficult to reconcile with state-level development and land use policies over the past decade, as the human population continues to grow and natural resources become increasingly scarce. In Longido District, self-identifying […]

Demystifying the AAA Annual Meeting Submission Process

It’s time to think about the ways in which you would like to participate in the 2017 AAA meetings. As always, we encourage anyone submitting a paper, poster, session or roundtable that deals with Africa or the African Diaspora to consider channeling your submission through AfAA. We work hard to put timely and relevant panels […]