Improving the Annual Meeting Workshop Experience

We are changing the way annual meeting workshops will be reviewed and staged, beginning with Denver’s 2015 meeting. Each year, about 300 attendees participate in annual meeting workshops, seeking help with career development and skill building. Costs for staging the workshops have grown, the workshops compete for space with other program events, and participants tell […]

Our Newsletter, the Blogosphere, and the Twitterverse

Idea exchange among our members is central to AAA’s mission, and to this end we publish Anthropology News. AN’s print edition publishes every other month, under the highly capable supervision of Amy Goldenberg, our managing editor. We also update the AN website with six new articles every week.  This material remains in open circulation for […]

New Web Presence Coming Soon

We are overhauling the association’s web presence in 2015. It will be better consolidated, easier to navigate, easier to search, more interactive, and graphically more sophisticated. Content that is currently spread out over seven domains will be consolidated into two. Easy access will be provided via mobile devices and tablets. Full compliance will be achieved […]

On Lowering Our Voices

I once had a brief and not so illustrious amateur theatrical career as a bit-part character actor. This life chapter filled my head with, among other things, a treasure trove of obscure song lyrics. I know snatches of Die Lorelei, which I learned for my role as a German tourist in Tennessee Williams’ Night of […]