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Cover, TOC, Dialogue
Cover; Table of Contents; Dialogue
“Spaceship in the Desert: Conceptions of Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City” by Gökçe Günel
Opinion (published exclusively online at 18.104.22.168)
IMMIGRATION MATTERS: “Methodological Challenges Encountered in the Study of Refugees” by Fethi Keles
MULTIMEDIA MATTERS: “A Different Dialogue, A Different Point of View: Filming the Field” by Nathalie Boucher and Martin Lamotte
ANTHROPOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR: “Public Anthropology or ‘Publics’ and ‘Anthropologies’? ” by Sarah Ono, Heather Schacht Reisinger, and Samantha Solimeo
CRITICAL CONSUMERISM: “USDA ‘Food Desert’ Demarcation is a Starting Point for Localized Research and Resolutions” by Kelly ErnstFriedman
NOTES FROM THE FIELD: “Conversations on Fairness and Power” by douglas carl reeser
MEDIA NOTES: “Speaking of Violence: Media in Academia, Part II ” by C Nadia Seremetakis
Kenneth Routon is contributing editor of the Media Notes column in Anthropology News.
ARCHEOLOGY IN NORTH AMERICA: “On Adding North American Prehistoric Sites to the World Heritage List” by Robert Muckle
INTERNATIONAL ACTIVISM: “I AM TROY DAVIS” by Robert R Sauders
J DRIVE: “Svart arbete and Informal Economy: Fiscal Anthropologist Lotta Björklund Larsen” by Ritu G Khanduri
PEDAGOGICAL APPROACHES IN BIOANTHROPOLOGY: “Why a Discourse on the ‘Debate’ is Essential in Understanding and Advancing Evolutionary Science” by Misty A Weitzel
Essays on Renovation and Restoration published in print AN
“Fourfold Disaster: Renovation and Restoration in Post-Tsunami Coastal Japan” by Satsuki Takahashi
INTERVIEW: “Preservation and Renovation in a Mountain Hamlet in Japan’s Iya Valley” by Myriam Grondin
“Aesthetic Governmentality: Regulating Home Remodeling Practices” by Denise Lawrence-Zuniga
“Restoring Community in the Era of Mass Incarceration” by Ragnhild Utheim
PHOTO ESSAY: “From Workplace to Heritage: Renovating and Reinventing an Ecuadorian Textile Factory” by Jason Antrosio and Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld
“Undergrads Aid Neighborhood Renewal” by William “Liam” MB Collins III
FEATURED VIDEO: “Hidden Practices: Demolished Houses and Anthropologists’ Tools” by Mascha Gugganig
In Focus: Renovation and Restoration (published exclusively online at 22.214.171.124)
Essays on Renovation and Restoration published on AN website at 126.96.36.199
“(Re) imagining a History of Odissi Dance” by Nandini Sikand
“Cultural Associations and the Revival of Marae in Tahiti” by Natacha Gagné
“Heritage by NGOs: Why Heritage Restoration Make Sense Under Occupation” by Chiara De Cesari
October 2011 Association News
“Montréalology 101” by Martha Radice
TRACES, TIDEMARKS AND LEGACIES: “Montréal Wednesday: A Running Start” by Sarah Green
“2011 AAA Awards”
“The Present and Future of AAA Publishing” by Deborah Nichols and Oona Schmid
WORLD ANTHROPOLOGIES: “New Hegemonic Tendencies in the Construction of Knowledge: Research Quality Evaluation and Centralization” by Thomas Reuter
Setha Low and Gustavo Lins Ribeiro are contributing editors of “World Anthropologies,” the AAA Committee on World Anthropologies column in Anthropology News.
“Career Focus Sharpens for AAA Summer Interns” by Maria D Vesperi
Engagement, Debates and Beyond
“Engagement, Debates and Beyond: The Canadian Anthropology Society/Société Canadienne d’anthropologie (CASCA)” by Janice Graham, Marie Nathalie LeBlanc and Lisa Philips
“Washington Talks about Race” by Joslyn Osten
Ethical Currents; Human Rights Forum
ETHICAL CURRENTS: “For a Critical Anthropology of Restoration” by Karolina S Follis
Liam Frink is contributing editor of “Ethical Currents,” the AAA Committee on Ethical Currents column in Anthropology News.
HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM: “Roma in Hungary Today” by Gretchen Schafft
Gretchen E Schafft is contributing editor of “Human Rights Forum,” the AAA Committee for Human Rights column in Anthropology News.
ANTHROPOLOGY WORKS: “What’s Anthropology Have To Do With It?” by Katherine Dowdy
Elizabeth Briody and Antonio Chavarria are contributing editors of “Anthropology Works,” the AAA Committee on Anthropology Works column in Anthropology News.
“Join the Versatile PhD: A New Resource for the Job Search” by Elizabeth Briody and Riall Nolan
GATEWAY TO NSF: “Fall News from NSF” by Deborah Winslow
Deborah Winslow is a contributing editor of “Gateway to NSF,” the NSF column in Anthropology News.
Jane Hainline Hammons Underwood
Dorothea “Sibby” Scott Whitten
AMERICAN ETHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY (AES), Caitrin Lynch, ed.
ANTHROPOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT SECTION (A&E), Amelia Moore, ed.
ARCHEOLOGY DIVISION (AD): E Christian Wells, ed. “Archaeology and Sustainability: Improbable Bedfellows” by Stephen E Nash
ASSOCIATION FOR AFRICANIST ANTHROPOLOGY (AfAA): Jennifer E Coffman, ed. “Dispatch from the New South Sudan” by David Callaway; “May Symposium on African and African Diasporic Studies at UCSD” by Bennetta Jules-Rosette
ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ANTHROPOLOGISTS (ABA): Bianca C Williams and karen g williams, eds: “Just a Tease, Montréal on the Horizon” by karen g williams
ASSOCIATION FOR FEMINIST ANTHROPOLOGY (AFA): Damla Isik and Jessica Smith Rolston, eds. “Welcome to a New Year for the AFA” by Dorothy Hodgson
ASSOCIATION FOR LATINA AND LATINO ANTHROPOLOGISTS (ALLA): Luis FB Plascencia and Pablo González, eds. “IRCA’s Traces and Legacy” by Luis FB Plascencia
ASSOCIATION FOR POLITICAL AND LEGAL ANTHROPOLOGY (APLA): Mona Bhan and Noelle Molé, eds. “The Politics of Boredom” by Bruce O’Neill
ASSOCIATION FOR QUEER ANTHROPOLOGY (AQA): David L R Houston, ed.
ASSOCIATION OF SENIOR ANTHROPOLOGISTS (ASA): Paul Doughty, ed.
BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY SECTION (BAS): Virginia J Vitzthum, ed.
CENTRAL STATES ANTHROPOLOGICAL SOCIETY (CSAS): Evelyn Dean-Olmsted and Angela Glaros, eds.
COUNCIL ON ANTHROPOLOGY AND EDUCATION (CAE): Steve Bialostok, ed. “Annual Meeting Events and Conversations” by Katherine Schultz; “Presidential Fellows and Mentors Open Forum” by Teresa McCarty
COUNCIL FOR MUSEUM ANTHROPOLOGY (CMA): Margaret Bruchac, ed. “Digital Repatriation in the Field of Indigenous Anthropology” by Timothy Powell
CULTURE AND AGRICULTURE (C&A): Susanna Donaldson and Joan Mencher, eds.
EVOLUTIONARY ANTHROPOLOGY SOCIETY (EAS): John P Ziker, ed. “The Gift of Maps” by Gwilym Lucas Eades
GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY DIVISION (GAD): Luke Eric Lassiter, ed.
MIDDLE EAST SECTION (MES): Yasmin Moll, ed. “Smells Like Translation: A Summary” by Elif Babül
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE PRACTICE OF ANTHROPOLOGY (NAPA): Eva Friedlander and Tara Eaton, eds. “President’s Report: October 2011” by Tim Wallace; “Attend NAPA Sponsored Workshops” by Sarah Smith
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT ANTHROPOLOGISTS (NASA): Keri A Canada, ed. “The Four-Field Approach: Best Kept at the Undergraduate Level” by Jennifer Long
SOCIETY FOR ANTHROPOLOGICAL SCIENCES (SAS): Stephen Lyon, ed.
SOCIETY FOR ANTHROPOLOGY IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (SACC): Lloyd Miller, ed.
SOCIETY FOR THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS (SAC): Peter N Jones, ed.
SOCIETY FOR THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF EUROPE (SAE): Vasiliki P Neofotistos, ed. “SAE Presence at the 18th International Conference of Europeanists” by Neringa Klumbytė; “Preview of the 2011 Program: SAE Roundtables” by Marysia Galbraith
SOCIETY FOR THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF FOOD AND NUTRITION (SAFN): Kenneth Maes and Alyson Young, eds.
SOCIETY FOR THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION (SAR): Jennifer Selby, ed. “SAR Biennial Meeting: Religion and Materiality” by Natalia Suit
SOCIETY FOR CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY (SCA): Jean M Langford, ed.
SOCIETY OF EAST ASIAN ANTHROPOLOGY (SEAA): Anru Lee and Bridget Love, eds: “The Fukushima Daiichi Accident and Conservative Discourse about Nuclear Energy and Weapons in Japan” by Tomomi Yamaguchi
SOCIETY FOR HUMANISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY (SHA): Frederic W Gleach and Vilma Santiago-Irizarry, eds.
SOCIETY FOR LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ANTHROPOLOGY (SLACA): Annelou Ypeij, ed. “Matis in the Forest of Media” by Barbara Arisi
SOCIETY FOR LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY (SLA): James Stanlaw and Mark Peterson, eds: “Meet the New Editors” by James Stanlaw
SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (SMA): Kathleen Ragsdale, ed. “Conference Report: The Cascadia Seminar in Medical Anthropology” by Janelle S Taylor
SOCIETY FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (SPA): Jack R Friedman, ed.
SOCIETY FOR URBAN, NATIONAL, AND TRANSNATIONAL/GLOBAL ANTHROPOLOGY (SUNTA): Jayne Howell, ed. “SUNTA Election Results” by Don Nonini
SOCIETY FOR VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY (SVA): Wendy Dickinson, ed. “2011 Society for Visual Anthropology Program: News and Updates” by Jenny Chio and Jonathan Marion