A Quick Guide to SUNTA at AAA 2016

The Society for Urban, National and Transnational Anthropology (SUNTA) is once again very visible at the AAA Annual meeting with a total of 31 sessions. We have two SUNTA invited sessions and two co-invited sessions with the Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA) and the Society for the Anthropology of Europe (SAE) respectively. SUNTA Invited Sessions Thursday “Urban […]

A Conversation with incoming SUNTA President-Elect, Jeff Maskovsky

Jeff Maskovsky is the Society for Urban, National and Transnational Anthropology’s (SUNTA) incoming president-elect (2017-2019). Maskovsky is Chair and Associate Professor of Urban Studies at Queens College, CUNY and of Anthropology at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Andrew Newman is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Wayne State University and Secretary of SUNTA.   Andrew Newman (AN): You […]

SUNTA’s Newly Elected Board Members

The Society for Urban National and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) would like to extend a congratulations and warm welcome to this year’s newly elected board members, Jeff Maskovsky and Ahmed Kanna. Jeff Maskovsky will serve as President-Elect (2017-2019). Maskovsky received his PhD from Temple University in 2000.  He is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Queens […]

Anthropology and Urban Foodways

An Interview with Alex Hill of the Detroit Health Department Alex B. Hill is an epidemiologist in the newly reorganized Detroit Health Department and holds an MA in anthropology from Wayne State University. His research (see https://alexbhill.org) draws on mixed methods and ethnography, in particular, to foreground the relationship between food access and social inequality […]

Deadline Reminder: Prizes for Graduates and Undergraduates

SUNTA Graduate Student Paper Prize. Submissions Due: September 10, 2016 The Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) is pleased to announce its graduate paper prize competition. We are seeking student papers that address SUNTA’s interests, including transnational social processes, impacts of globalization, refugees and immigrants, urban life, space and place, and poverty and homelessness. […]