Notes from the Section Leadership

It has been just four years since the Association for the Anthropology of Policy (ASAP) was founded and we have sustained the energy that helped launch us. Interest in our section—and in the anthropology of policy—is stronger than ever. Over the past year we have grown by fifty members, making us one of the fastest […]

Skinner Book Award Winner and the 2018 AAA Annual Meeting

The 2017 Elliott P. Skinner Book Award recipient Yolanda Covington-Ward is the 2017 Elliott P. Skinner Book Award recipient for her book, Gesture and Power: Religion, Nationalism, and Everyday Performance in Congo, published by Duke University Press. Covington-Ward is an associate professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. In Gesture and Power, she […]

SAE at the Annual Meeting

William A. Douglass Distinguished Lecture, Café Europa, Prizewinners, and Fourteen Exciting Panels The 2017 AAA Annual Meeting is fast-approaching, and SAE has a diverse and exciting line-up of panels and events—including our central event, the William A. Douglass Distinguished Lecture, which will take place on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7:45 p.m. (Marriott, Coolidge). This […]

Society for Cultural Anthropology News

Peter Redfield is our New SCA President In the spring the board elected Peter Redfield to take over from Bob Foster as president of the society, effective this November. Given how short president’s terms are, we also decided to create a new position of president elect to help with governance continuity. We will fill this […]

AAA Annual Business Meeting Agenda

AAA ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 6:15-7:30 pm Friday, December 1, 2017 Marriott Ballroom 2 Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington DC Chair, Alisse Waterston, AAA President Call to order Adoption of Agenda Approval of the Minutes of the 115th AAA Business Meeting Remembrance of Deceased Members President’s Report by Alisse Waterston President-Elect/Vice President’s Report by Alex Barker […]

Guidelines for Consideration of Proposed Public Statements

Guidelines for Consideration of Proposed Public Statements, to include Motions from the Annual Business Meeting Adopted by AAA Executive Board May 2004 The Board should be strategic in selecting matters on which to speak out (i.e., don’t waste your powder on matters on which the organization has little hope of making an impact). Public statements […]