ASA at the 2017 Annual Meeting

Dear colleagues— Each year for the annual meeting, the ASA coordinates a series of events that draw from the lifetime experiences of its members to address matters of historical interest and ongoing concern in anthropology. Descriptions of the activities follow the list of times and places. This year we are especially pleased to have arranged […]

On Being an Anthropologist

For this issue, senior anthropologists reflect on why they still identify as anthropologists and what being an anthropologist means to them. Barbara Joans When I retired from teaching (chair of anthropology at Merritt College and director of the Merritt Museum of Anthropology), I realized that I need explicit projects. I was 75 when I stopped […]