February 2010 eNews

Participate in Humanities Advocacy Day

Anthropologists 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.
National Humanities Advocacy Day >
email Damon Dozier >

2010 AAA Minority Dissertation Fellowship

AAA 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.
Minority Dissertation Fellowship >

Outreach to Student Organizations

AAA 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 >

Anthropology News February Issue Online

February 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.
Feb AN In Focus >
email Dinah Winnick >

RACE Project on Capitol Hill

AAA 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.
Learn More >

AAA New Media Roudup

Stay updated on anthropology news with the AAA blog. Recent posts include a statement from AAA President Virginia R Dominguez on the crisis in Haiti, a link to the most current Profiles in Practice podcast, and French anthropologist Frédéric Keck’s reflections on his exchanges with the late Claude Lévi-Strauss. See also the AAA Flickr page, which now includes annual meeting photos.
AAA President's Statement on Haiti >
Profiles in Practice >
Frédéric Keck on Claude Lévi-Strauss >
Annual Meeting Photos on Flickr >

Volume 2, Issue 2

Tip of the Month

"Comments on the Honduras resolution are still available for reading on the blog. Check them out before voting closes on February 19."

- Brian, Public Affairs Dept

Resolution discussion >


Recent Bulletin Board Posts

Field School with Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program

Section Invited Session for Annual Meeting

CFP on the Political Anthropology of the Global

Go to Bulletin Board >


Eye on Deadlines

February 15

Minority Dissertation Fellowship applications due >

February 19

Voting closes on AAA resolution on Honduras >

March 1

Proposals due for 2010 Annual Meeting public policy forums >

Applications for Boas, AAA/Oxford University Press, Textor and Media awards due >

Upcoming Section Meetings

Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness >

Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges >

AAA Resources

AAA Homepage >

AAA Blog >

AAA Twitter Feed >

Annual Meeting in New Orleans>

Anthropology News >

AnthroSource >

Career Center >

Department Services Program >

Meetings Calendar >

RACE Are We So Different? >


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