As they pursue thematic or regional specializations in the work of anthropology, several sections of the American Anthropological Association represent distinctive groups as well. What about older anthropologists? The Association of Senior Anthropologists (ASA) was founded almost thirty years ago.
At the 2018 AAA Annual Meeting, we gathered to talk across generations about how fieldwork has changed and how its transformations might be interpreted alongside transformations in the discipline. Technology has made field experiences radically different.
Members of the Association of Senior Anthropologists (ASA) will remember the 117th AAA Annual Meeting for several reasons. First and foremost was place and time: San José, when some of the worst forest fires in US history were destroying large swathes of California.