The AAA Leadership Fellows Program provides a unique opportunity for members early in their careers to learn about leadership within the Association.
Not sure why your 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting session is scheduled for a particular date or time? An executive program co-chair shares their experience.
Nell Koneczny joined AAA in June 2019 as the new Accessibility and Meetings Coordinator.
What could we do to encourage more interest in leadership positions at the AAA and a higher voter turnout at election time?
Since transitioning from the small multiple committee model to the large integrated 23-member body, the Members’ Programmatic Advisory and Advocacy Committee (MPAAC) is gaining momentum in its second year, focusing on regular/ongoing activities and special, priority initiatives. Details of these activities are listed below.
Like most professional societies, the activities of the American Anthropological Association are built on the pillars of membership, Annual Meetings, and publications. But there are reasons to think the character of each will transform over the coming decades; the perceived value of membership in organizations like AAA continues to change, Annual Meetings face growing challenges in an age of instantaneous digital communication and concerns regarding carbon footprints, and the landscape of scholarly publishing is shifting with dizzying speed. We need to be ready for those changes.
Lynne Goldstein has enjoyed a distinguished archaeological career, and numerous archaeological projects, publications, and committees benefit from her dedication and enthusiasm for the field.
©Bernard Perley Cite as: Perley, Bernard. 2019. “Love.” Anthropology News website, January 28, 2019. DOI: 10.1111/AN.1077
It’s traditional to make resolutions as a new year begins; the practice is widespread over time and continents alike. And many of us will make our own resolutions—to stop smoking, perhaps, or to lose weight, to spend more time with the family, or to be more productive. That’s all well and good, and I wish each of you every success in achieving them—even if I never quite do.