Women’s Migration through the Lens of Food Insecurity

“There is never enough money to buy food…I’m constantly stressed. If it’s not one thing, then it’s another.” As the mother of three children who struggled to find even part-time employment, Linda experienced the daily struggle (la lucha diaria) of getting enough food to feed her household. This daily struggle was all too familiar to […]

Submit Proposals for AFA Sessions at #AAA2015 in Denver

The Association for Feminist Anthropology welcomes sessions to be considered for inclusion in AFA’s program for the 114th AAA Annual Meetings to be held in Denver, CO, November 18-22, 2015. The 2015 AAA general meeting theme is “Familiar/Strange.” We seek panels that use feminist theory to ask new questions about familiar anthropological topics, as well […]

Association for Feminist Anthropology 2014 Prize Winners

We are happy to announce this year’s prize winners.  Below are their information and short abstracts about their exciting work. 2014 Sylvia Forman Prize for Student Papers Graduate recipient:  Jessica Mason, PhD candidate at University of Wisconsin-Madison, for the paper “A Question of Belonging: Conspicuous Erasure and the Politics of Queer Visibility in Russia.” Advisor: Maria […]

Megan Springate Receives 2014 AFA Dissertation Award

The AFA is pleased to announce that Megan Springate has been awarded the 2014 AFA Dissertation Award. The $2,000 award was established in 2011 to support the writing phase of a dissertation that makes a significant contribution to feminist anthropology. Megan is a graduate student in department of anthropology at the University of Maryland. Her co-advisors […]