New Approaches to Four-Field Anthropology

Is a four-field approach to specific anthropological research questions feasible in the modern era or is the idea dead? The authors suggest a new approach that makes four-field investigations practical and fruitful.

Addressing Food Insecurity on College Campuses

Practicing anthropology helps play an important role in bringing more awareness and understanding of the complex issues related to food insecurity. It can also play a role in developing and implementing effective strategies to combat hunger and protect vulnerable populations, such as college students.

“Good Practices,” Humanized Birth, and Waiting for Care in Brazil

If the objective is to make “good” birth a possibility for all Brazilian women, then maternal and infant health policies must make a more robust attempt to address the systematic exclusions of racially and economically marginalized Brazilians from the promise of “health for all.”

Making Our Meetings Work for Graduate Students

Our AAA Annual Meeting and section meetings should be spaces for graduate training. We must do more to include graduate students in our events and produce programming to prepare them for academic and alternative careers.

AES at Raising Our Voices

AES programming seeks to address the current moment and its challenges.

Weaving Environmental Knowledge and Oral Tradition

Oral tradition influences the way people interact with the social and physical world around them and transmits knowledge and institutions that affect cultural norms, behavior, and the environment.