Demystifying the AAA Annual Meeting Submission Process

It’s time to think about the ways in which you would like to participate in the 2017 AAA meetings. As always, we encourage anyone submitting a paper, poster, session or roundtable that deals with Africa or the African Diaspora to consider channeling your submission through AfAA. We work hard to put timely and relevant panels […]

Public Anthropology in an Attention Economy

The selected theme for the AAA’s Annual Meeting in Washington DC from November 29 to December 3 2017 is simply Anthropology Matters.  And it sure does—at least if you happen to be an anthropologist. But this theme also inevitably raises the question as to exactly why anthropology matters—and to whom. This is of course in no way a new […]

116th AAA Annual Meeting Call For Papers

Anthropology matters! is a call across the field to unite in our diversity, to embrace difficulty, be vibrant messmates, and promote the relevance of what anthropology is and does. Anthropology is best at describing the past, exploring the present, predicting the future, and navigating the processes of being and becoming human. Emphasizing the relationship between […]