Histories and Geographies of Structural Violence

Recent events have brought us too many horrors, in too many places, too frequent and too close. Just in North America, they include the disappearance of indigenous students in Mexico, police killings of black youth in the United States, and murders of aboriginal women in Canada. None of what happened is radically new, but somehow, […]

2014 AAA President’s Report

This report is divided into three parts. The first part takes a look at what we have accomplished in the last year with respect to our goals of constructing a better public presence and better external relations. The second examines what has happened within the association, or more precisely, how we are trying to (re)shape […]

Recipe for an Association

By the time you read this, we will be about to gather in Washington, DC for our annual meeting. The meetings always make me wonder how it comes to pass that such a disparate bunch of people, each with strong opinions, nonetheless manages to construct a particular culture and a shared conversation. Last year some […]