in Humanities Advocacy Day
are invited to participate in National Humanities Advocacy Day in
Washington, DC. This two-day event (March 8-9) is an opportunity for
educators, scholars and other professionals to promote federal
support for research, education, and public programs in the
humanities. Interested? Contact Director of Public Affairs Damon
Dozier by February 12.
Humanities Advocacy Day >
email Damon Dozier
AAA Minority Dissertation Fellowship
invites minority doctoral candidates in anthropology to apply for a
dissertation writing fellowship of $10,000. More information and a
PDF of the application are available through the link below or by
emailing Academic@aaanet.org. Deadline: February 15, 2010.
Dissertation Fellowship >
to Student Organizations
is compiling a contact list of college- and university-based
anthropology groups as part of our ongoing effort to promote the
study of anthropology and connect students with AAA career
resources. Please send your group’s leadership and advisor contact
info to Member Services Manager Richard Thomas.
email Richard Thomas
News February Issue Online
AN, featuring a commentary series on the meaning of water,
is now available on AnthroSource, with commentary PDFs also posted
on the AAA website. Fall 2010 AN themes will be announced
soon on our “Current Calls for Papers” webpage. Do you have an idea
for a thematic issue? Email your spring 2011 theme suggestions to
Managing Editor Dinah Winnick.
AN In Focus >
email Dinah Winnick >
Project on Capitol Hill
joined the Congressional Black Caucus in January on Capitol Hill in
sponsoring a symposium about race. This two-day program consisted of
four panels designed to look at race through the lenses of science,
history and lived experience, and was supported by a display of key
elements from the AAA’s award-winning RACE: Are We So
Different? national touring exhibit, co-developed with the
Science Museum of Minnesota.