Top Five Section News

In the run-up to the holiday season we invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy some of our most popular content this year. You can catch up on the latest news from all AAA Sections on the AN website here. Happy reading and happy holidays… The Gap that Won’t be Filled by Netta Avineri, […]

EAS at the 2016 AAA meetings in Minneapolis

The Evolutionary Anthropology Society had a productive 2016 and a successful showing at the 115th American Anthropological Association meetings in Minneapolis in November. This year, the EAS sponsored five sessions, including two invited sessions, that covered topics from an evolutionary perspective, ranging from inter-group relationships, health care and health outcomes, ethnographic experiences and the process […]

EAS at AAA 2016

Hi Evolutionary Anthropology Society (EAS) members! Back by popular demand is a list by day of EAS sessions and a list of non-EAS sessions and other events of possible interest (sorry if we have overlooked a group or talk of interest). Workshops and special events (including crashable receptions) are italicized. Events are listed by day, […]

Evolutionary Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion

Historically, evolutionary anthropologists have allocated the majority of our attention to topics like subsistence strategies, parental investment, warfare, etc. One topic that has been given only minimal space is religion. We have seen an increase in the exploration into evolutionary explanations for religious behavior and religious affiliation in the evolutionary and human behavioral ecological literature over […]

An Evolutionary Anthropology Master Syllabus

With the Fall Quarter/Semester fast approaching, many of us are scrambling to organize course syllabi. Whatever the specific course you teach, the required reading list likely reflects a carefully thought-out combination of foundational texts and manuscripts, personal favorites and recent developments. Now, imagine if you could round up all the syllabi from all the Evolutionary Anthropology-relevant […]