On writing a family food memoir.
Radin was among Franz Boas’s first generation of students. Paul Glazier chronicles his anthropological approach and working partnership with Andrew Polk Watson.
The Association of Senior Anthropologists presents a rich and varied program in Vancouver, with eight distinct events.
Join us for a boat cruise and guided tour of Vancouver’s labor history through Canada’s “Gateway to the Pacific”—the Burrard Inlet.
The photograph was taken in 1959 at a moment when this group of researchers happened to be in Addis Ababa at the same time
The topic of the Apollo 11 moonwalk on July 16, 1969, stirred a range of memories for senior anthropologists. Myrdene Anderson, then a graduate student at Yale, even remembers what she had to eat that evening: poached salmon, cooked by fellow grad student Michiko Takaki. Fifty years on however, she feels cause to question her recollections.
I revel in community, a place and sentiment where I flourish. I can’t imagine living a life apart, and I feel flummoxed when I’m not around people with whom I can share ideas—and emotions. In the field, I participated as fully as I could in the life of Quinua, the Andean town where I worked: […]
As they pursue thematic or regional specializations in the work of anthropology, several sections of the American Anthropological Association represent distinctive groups as well. What about older anthropologists? The Association of Senior Anthropologists (ASA) was founded almost thirty years ago.
During the 2018 AAA conference in San José, CA, several members of the Association of Senior Anthropologists participated in a conversation with a few younger anthropologists who recently completed or were in the process of completing their doctorates.
At the 2018 AAA Annual Meeting, we gathered to talk across generations about how fieldwork has changed and how its transformations might be interpreted alongside transformations in the discipline. Technology has made field experiences radically different.