We Are Everywhere

The Adriatic is just as the tourism photographs want you to believe—a shimmer of deep blue water set against a lighter shade of cloudless sky. I got glimpses of the sea in between sessions during meetings of two international anthropological organizations: the Biennial World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA) and the Inter-Congress of the International […]

Getting Proximate on Israel-Palestine

This month through next, AAA members are voting on a resolution to boycott Israeli Academic Institutions. This is a huge decision and thus it is essential that every AAA member vote in the election that extends from April 15 to May 31. At this very moment—the time of the spring election—the membership’s collective voice on […]

Anticipations

In this column, I reflect on what has transpired and what is yet to come, anticipating what the year will bring to the field and to the Association. I believe we are in an historic moment, and that anthropology and AAA are at a turning point. This is not a sudden condition but has been […]