SACC Matters!

The recent AAA Annual Meeting was, as usual, a great opportunity for Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges members to showcase their strengths. The Annual Meeting theme of Anthropology Matters encouraged presenters to move anthropology out of the rather siloed realm of academics into one that highlights the practical and highly relevant attributes of the discipline. […]

Perspectives

An Open Access Introductory Anthropology Textbook This guest post by Nina Brown, Thomas McIlwraith, and Laura Tubelle de González announces the launch of what is probably the first open access textbook for an introduction to cultural anthropology course. [pquote]In breaking away from the typical commercial textbook publishing model, SACC assumed responsibility for coordinating many publishing […]

Engaged Anthropological Teaching

The Society for Anthropology in Community College (SACC) holds a biannual conference, SACCFest, to provide community college faculty with an opportunity to network and share ideas on best teaching practices. The “festival” includes a few days of paper presentations, meetings, and dinners, while the last day is set aside for a field trip for all […]