Call for 2016 SLACA Book Prize Submissions

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA), a section of the American Anthropological Association, announces the opening of its annual book prize competition. The prize aims to recognize distinguished anthropological work that advances the understanding of the Americas in innovative and potentially transformative ways. The award will be presented at the annual meeting […]

Interview with Andrew Canessa, former editor of JLACA

Last November, at the Denver American Anthropological Association conference, Anthropology News SLACA section editor Melisa Rivière had a chance to interview Dr. Andrew Canessa, who was stepping down as the editor for the Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (JLACA). After serving nine years as the JLACA editor, Canessa shared some of his thoughts, […]