“Sinks for the Press” by Kyrstin Mallon Andrews Wins SLACA Roseberry Nash Student Paper Contest

Kyrstin Mallon Andrews is the new winner of the SLACA Roseberry Nash Student Paper Contest for her essay titled “Sinks for the Press: Cholera and State Performance of Power at the Dominican Border.” The Roseberry Nash Student Paper Contest honors the work of two distinguished anthropologists, June Nash and the William Roseberry, for their multiple contributions […]

Message from Incoming SLACA President

Dear SLACA members: Let me begin by expressing my gratitude in your allowing me the opportunity to serve as SLACA’s president these next three years. SLACA was the first AAA section I joined when I was a graduate student and it has remained dear to me. Like for many of you, for me it is […]

For the Love of Dogs

Approaching Animal-Human Interactions in Mexico In Amores Perros, perhaps the most famous Mexican film in recent history, a young man from a marginalized neighborhood in Mexico City earns a living by fighting the dog that he claims to love, a wealthy couple in a middle-class neighborhood treats their dog as a small child, and a […]

SLACA 2014 AAA Sessions on Sprawling Cities, Economic Imaginaries and Lived Experiences

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA) is the single sponsor for one invited session and the co-sponsor of three other invited sessions for the 113th AAA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. José Carlos G Aguiar (Leiden U), SLACA Program Chair, did an excellent job selecting the invited sessions and ranking all submitted […]

SLACA Extends a Warm Welcome to its New 2015 Board Members!

We are pleased to announce the election of the following members: Walter Little, University at Albany, SUNY (president) Timothy Smith, Appalachian State University (treasurer) Kiran Jayaram, University of Kansas (councilor, program chair) Melisa Rivière, University of Minnesota (councilor, AN column) Cristina Alcalde, University of Kentucky (councilor, prizes and awards) Sarah R Taylor, Wichita State University […]