SACC Matters!

The recent AAA Annual Meeting was, as usual, a great opportunity for Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges members to showcase their strengths. The Annual Meeting theme of Anthropology Matters encouraged presenters to move anthropology out of the rather siloed realm of academics into one that highlights the practical and highly relevant attributes of the discipline. […]

A Year of Challenges and Accomplishments

This report marks the close of my term as AAA president. It summarizes the full, end-of-year President’s report, which I hope every member will take a few minutes to read. The long report tells the AAA story for 2017, which was remarkably productive, sometimes frustrating, always demanding, and in the end, immensely gratifying. I use […]

Policy Matters

A Preview of ASAP Panels at the 2017 AAA Meeting The 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC, will soon unfold alongside policy trends that reflect nationalist, xenophobic, and populist movements in Europe and the United States. The panels sponsored by the Association for the Anthropology of Policy (ASAP) reflect these […]

Unsettling Anthropology?

Eleven days after the 2016 US presidential election, anthropologists tried to make sense of what happened at an AAA Annual Meeting roundtable sponsored by the American Ethnological Society (AES) and the Society for North American Anthropology (SANA). The co-organizers—current AES board member Shanti Parikh and Angelique Haugerud, former editor-in-chief of American Ethnologist (AE)—asked what the […]