A documentary film shows the challenges faced by Soli children as they learn in a language that is not their own. But does the future have to be in English?
With Apollo 11’s successful moon landing in 1969, humans captured the first picture of the earth as a globe. Taken from a distance in space, this picture marks a pictorial imagination of the “global” characterized by imageries of the earth as a whole.
Resettlement should not be only about a fast track to full-time employment. We can better support the flourishing of those we welcome to our communities.
How can ethnographic attention to the production of a revised student pregnancy policy complicate scholarship on the weakening of the African state in relation to funders and NGOS? Is state disempowerment in places like Malawi—where international funders provide approximately 40 percent of the country’s annual budget—wholesale? Who gets to define the legislative parameters around youth sexuality, a locus of transnational moral anxiety?
Public discourse across North America and Europe is increasingly defined by a tension between the (constitutionally protected) rights of citizens and the international human rights of noncitizens. This is also the case in Russia, where activist-organized schooling for refugee and migrant children creates a space in which ideals of citizenship and belonging are negotiated.
The Council on Anthropology and Education (CAE) has put together a dynamic and compelling program for the 2018 AAA Annual Meeting–virtually all of which is open to all conference attendees.
The Archaeology Division of the AAA received a Community Engagement grant from the AAA Section Assembly Executive Committee to help support a two-part event that will take place at the Annual Meeting and at the adjacent Tech Museum of Innovation.