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 […]

SLACA 2015 Call for Papers and Posters

Recent Developments in Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology: Debates, Theories and Methods SLACA Spring Conference in Oaxaca, Mexico (March 26-28, 2015) In contemporary and global society, intercultural dialogue has gained strength as a tool destined to push new relationships amongst individuals and collectives searching for a consensus on the different political and social practices, economic and cultural.  […]

2014 Roseberry-Nash Graduate Student Award Competition

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology invites submission of papers for our Fifth Annual Roseberry-Nash Student Paper Contest. The competition honors the work of two distinguished anthropologists, June Nash and the late William Roseberry for their multiple contributions to the anthropological understanding of Latin America. The award will be presented at the next AAA […]

SLACA 2014 Book Prize Submissions Due Aug 1

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new book prize to recognize distinguished anthropological work that advances the understanding of the Americas in innovative and potentially transformative ways. The deadline for submission is August 1, 2014. No books received after that date will be considered […]