Whose Responsibility?

Reproduction and Care in the Time of Zika The bus I take to the birth center in Salvador, Brazil zooms by a billboard showing three pregnant women looking assertively at passers-by. “Protect our babies from microcephaly,” it reads. The billboard is one of several anti-mosquito campaign materials popping up all over the city. It implores […]

AFA Call for Proposals and Call for Papers AAA 2016

Call for Proposals: AFA The Association for Feminist Anthropology (AFA) welcomes sessions to be considered for inclusion in AFA’s program for the 115th AAA Annual Meeting to be held in Minneapolis, MN, November 16th-20th, 2016; “Evidence, Accident, Discovery” For this year’s AFA Program, we are especially interested in papers and panels that tackle such concerns […]

AFA Congratulates the First Ever Winners of the Michelle Z. Rosaldo Book Prize

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is delighted to announce the first ever winners of the Michelle Z. Rosaldo Book Prize. The prize is named for Michelle Rosaldo, known for her work among the Ilongot people of the Philippines and for her role as a pioneer in women’s studies and the anthropology of gender. This award […]

AFA Congratulates Winners of the 2015 Sylvia Forman Student Papers Prize

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is pleased to share an interview with the winners of our 21st Sylvia Forman Prize competition. The Sylvia Forman Prize is named for the late Sylvia Helen Forman, one of the founders of AFA whose dedication to both her students and feminist principles contributed to the growth of feminist anthropology. […]