Anthropology of Work at #AAA2014

We look forward to seeing colleagues in the “anthropology of work” in Washington DC in December for the AAA Annual Meeting. Samuel Weeks (UC Los Angeles) and I co-edited the program; we are pleased to announce the wonderful SAW events that will take place at the meetings. SAW Business Meeting, Friday, December 5, 6:30-7:45 pm […]

Reflections from the Field

An Experience as a SAW Intern One of the first memories I have of my internship with United Workers, a human rights organization based in Baltimore, was attending a housing roundtable which had been organized to address the dearth of affordable housing for low-income residents of Baltimore City. At the table sat attorneys, community leaders, […]

The Hobbyist Exception

The rules for operating a drone in the United States today are anything but simple. Public entities like universities and police departments can apply for a Certificate of Authorization, which allows them to fly a specific unmanned aircraft in a defined volume of airspace. Private companies have been out of luck unless they use an […]