Taking Stock with ASAP Leadership

This is a time that begs for our attention as we think about public policy, the state, life as a citizen and scholar, and the salience of our communities.

Discussing Policy with Prisoners

Teaching anthropology to incarcerated students and studying through the shaping of policies offers a unique perspective on broader coalitions and hopes for reform.

China, Soft Power, and Confucius Institutes with Jennifer Hubbert

China’s government-funded language and culture programs are one of the country’s most ubiquitous globalization projects and aim to smooth a path to superpower status. But, we would do well to avoid assumptions about the transfer of power that happens through soft power policy.

ASAP at the 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting

Reflecting the global challenge that lies at the center of this year’s conference theme, “Changing Climates: Struggle, Collaboration, and Justice,” and the transnational ties on which the meeting is based, the panels focus on the dynamics of mobility and reflection—on the sociocultural dynamics driving us into the future and an assessment of the trajectories that have led us to this point.