SUNTA’s New Mentoring Lunches and Breakfasts at the Annual Meeting

With the help of a grant from the AAA, the Society for Urban National and Transnational Anthropology is launching its first annual mentoring program. The program is open to all graduate students or early career anthropologists who wish to discuss one of the four research, work, and career related topics listed below. We plan for […]

2017 SUNTA Program at the Annual Meeting

The Society for Urban, National, Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) has sponsored the following panels and sessions at the 2017 American Anthropological Association meeting in Washington, DC: Wednesday, November 29 12:00 p.m. Anthropological Matters and the New Urban Millenium: Theoretical and Methodological Contributions from Fieldwork in Africa Future Matters: Childhood and Global Citizenship in Times of Uncertainty […]

The Hidden Costs Of Mass Deportation

[pquote]Because concern for the human rights or well-being of immigrants does not seem to compel many “Americans” to question mass deportation, we want to present a clear argument against it by explaining the costs and dangers it poses to society.[/pquote]Fear of mass deportation is rising in immigration communities, and with good reason. Donald Trump is […]

A Publicly Engaged Anthropology

SUNTA continues to maintain a strong presence in the AAA via the journal City & Society, panels at the Annual Meeting, our student and established scholar awards, and increased outreach through social media. SUNTA promotes and supports scholarship on urban environments and the global and transnational processes that connect a variety of kinds of places […]

Trump’s Wall and the Dictator Aesthetic

Well, look, we’re going to have a border. It’s going to be a real border, and we’re going to build a wall and it’s going to be a serious wall. Just remember that. And you remember I said it…. It’s going to be a serious wall. It’s going to be a real wall. It’s not going to […]

Rising Temperatures

The Visceral Temporality of Urban Development in India’s “Air Conditioned City” The following is a summary of the SUNTA Graduate Paper Prize Winning Paper for 2016 On April 24, 2016, Bengaluru recorded its hottest temperature since 1931 at 39.2 degrees Celsius (102.6 Fahrenheit) (The Hindu 2016). There’s still time for 2017 to top that score. […]