Education as a Currency of Love

2019 Council on Anthropology and Education Outstanding Book Award winner Gabrielle Oliveira recounts findings from the ethnographic study that formed the basis of her award-winning book.

The Parkway Central Library

Homeless Philadelphians file hurriedly into this public space surrounded by the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Sports Club, Starbucks, and joggers in Lululemon and Athletica gear, positioning the Parkway Central Library at the center of the proverbial “tale of two cities”—a story of rapid economic expansions and stubbornly high poverty rates.

Service-Learning in Rural China

With Apollo 11’s successful moon landing in 1969, humans captured the first picture of the earth as a globe. Taken from a distance in space, this picture marks a pictorial imagination of the “global” characterized by imageries of the earth as a whole.

Letting Go and Holding On, Documenting Hope in Postwar Guatemala

When Beti asked her twelfth-grade students to consider Guatemala’s contemporary challenges, their suggestions quickly filled the board. In large letters, their words loomed like storm clouds: corruption, violence, extortion, threats, robberies, assaults, exploitation, discrimination.

Duke’s Chinese Email Firestorm Shows Us What Social Change Looks Like

In January, an email from a Duke Professor went viral. This professor was talking about language. Specifically, the language of Chinese students in her program. She recommended that they not speak “Chinese” with each other when in the Duke Biostatistics Department.

CAE Program at the 2018 Annual Meeting

The Council on Anthropology and Education (CAE) has put together a dynamic and compelling program for the 2018 AAA Annual Meeting–virtually all of which is open to all conference attendees.

Concha Delgado-Gaitán Presidential Fellows Put CAE’s Mission into Practice

Each year, the Council on Anthropology and Education (CAE), a section of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), supports early career educational anthropologists through the Concha Delgado-Gaitán Presidential Fellows Program. Concha Delgado Gaitán is an educational anthropologist whose contributions to the field of Anthropology and Education have been recognized and have earned her many awards, including the George and Louise Spindler Award.