A&E at the 2016 AAA Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the AAA meeting in Minneapolis, MN is almost upon us (November 16–20), and the Anthropology and Environment Society is gearing up for a successful meeting. We are pleased to sponsor or co-sponsor a total of 39 sessions:  32 paper sessions, one poster session, and six roundtables. Our special events include the […]

Conjuring Property: An Interview with Jeremy Campbell

Theresa Miller (TM): Your book stands out in its focus on the temporality and dynamism of property and the state for settlers in the Brazilian Amazon, concepts that are often categorized as fixed or static. Could this approach be applied to other contexts of settler colonialism? Jeremy Campbell (JC): Political economies are constantly taking shape, studying one’s […]

2015 Rappaport Finalist Interview: Davide Orsini

Melissa Checker (Urban Studies Department, Queens College): What brought you to your research subject? Can you share a bit about your research methods and timeline? Davide Orsini (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Mississippi State U): I decided to start from the Archipelago of La Maddalena, where in 1972 the U.S. Navy installed a base for […]

2015 Rappaport Finalist Interview: Suzanne Barber

The Rappaport Prize and Panel of the Anthropology and Environment Society awards original research and analysis that contributes to the field of environmental anthropology. Michael Hathaway (Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University): What do you see as the main issues that shape how the animal rights movement works out in China, as opposed to say the US or […]

2015 Rappaport Finalist Interview: Angela Storey

The Rappaport Prize and Panel of the Anthropology and Environment Society awards original research and analysis that contributes to the field of environmental anthropology.  Nicole Peterson (University of North Carolina-Charlotte): How did you decide to conduct your research in Cape Town on the topic of sanitation? Angela Storey (PhD candidate, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona): I have a […]

2015 Rappaport Student Prize Winner Maron Greenleaf Interviewed by Amelia Moore

The Rappaport Prize and Panel of the Anthropology and Environment Society awards original research and analysis that contributes to the field of environmental anthropology.  Amelia Moore (Research Professor, University of Rhode Island): What brought you to your research subject? Maron Greenleaf (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University): I became interested in efforts to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation […]