The art and science of anthropology is to recognize culture as a system that we humans use to act intentionally and to make sense of the world around us.
Even if the SfAA is face-to-face in 2021, SAS is already discussing the possibility of have one or two live virtual sessions for those scholars that cannot make the meeting. It could allow for more equity and inclusiveness.
How might individuals undergoing treatment for substance use disorder internalize the cultural model of substance misuse risk and employ it to recognize social stigma and, possibly, to self-stigmatize?
We call ourselves the Society for Anthropological Sciences to reflect both a respect for rigor and empiricism and to acknowledge that science isn’t one and only one thing.
Climate scientists predict that accelerated global warming will increase the impacts of extreme weather events such as droughts, typhoons and floods. Such events are likely to have serious social consequences, including famine, displacement, and increased violent conflicts. While these climate events may be becoming more extreme, such events resulting in disasters are not new. It is important to try to understand how human societies with varying livelihoods and vulnerabilities have responded to and invented solutions to such conditions both in the past and the present.
The Society for Anthropological Sciences (SAS) invites you to join us at the 117th annual American Anthropological Association meeting taking place from November 14-18, 2018 in San Jose, California. The mission of SAS is to promote the advancement of scientific, empirically-based research methodologies within Anthropology. Below, we have compiled a list of sessions, which embody this objective.