March 2011

 In This Issue

Association Business
   Introducing AnthroGateway - AAA's New Association Management System
   March AN Features Place
   AAA Leadership Mentoring Award Program - Deadline Approaching
Call for Papers...and Skeletons
   AN Proposals on Memorials and Memorialization - Deadline Approaching
   AAA Annual Meeting Open Call for Papers
   New Anthropological Television Show Seeks Skeletons
Get Connected
  Join AAA's New LinkedIn Group
  AAA Posts New Opportunities on Facebook
  Check in with AAA's Twitter feed and Blog to Stay Up-to-Date

Association Business

Introducing AnthroGateway

AAA has a new member database - AnthroGateway. This new Association Management System provides members with new opportunities and features you will soon find essential. Here are just a few you will want to get started on right away:

   -Manage personal information

   -Upload a profile photo

   -Change your password

   -Search for fellow members by interest, institution or language
You will also be able to use the AnthroGateway to renew membership, access AnthroSource, view AAA Committee/Commission membership (if applicable), go to AAA's online store and add Section memberships.

When you log-in please take a moment to ensure your personal information is up-to-date. This will allow your colleagues to easily find you to connect and collaborate. To access your data, log-in and click on the My Information tab on the left side of the page.

Additional user instructions are available here. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, contact us.


March AN Features Place

The March Anthropology News is in print and features a thematic series on place. Thematic content is available online through March at AN's Current Featured News Page and the full issue will soon be available on AnthroSource.


AAA Leadership Mentoring Award Program

The American Anthropological Association is pleased to announce the annual AAA Leadership Mentoring Award Program. The purpose of this mentorship/award program is to provide a unique opportunity for anthropologists early in their careers to learn about leadership opportunities and encourage future leadership in the association. Anthropologist three to five years beyond completion of their terminal graduate degree are encouraged to apply. The deadline for receipt of materials is March 15, 2011. Please visit our website for more information.

Call For Papers...and Skeletons

AN Proposals on Memorials and Memorialization Due March 25

Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of 9/11, AN seeks proposals for essays that consider the range of ways the death of individuals and groups are and have been commemorated, in addition to how events are memorialized. AN encourages essays to explore this in terms of research, fieldwork, collaborative projects, exhibits, teaching and more. Guidelines are available online. Proposals are due March 25 to Amy Goldenberg.


Open Call for Papers

Don't miss your opportunity to participate in the 110th AAA Annual Meeting. This year's theme is Traces, Tidemarks and Legacies. The call for volunteered papers opened March 1. Submit your paper, poster, session or inno-vent proposals. We hope to see you in Montreal this November 16-20, 2011.

Do You Have A Skeleton That Needs Investigation?
This fall the National Geographic Channel is set to launch the new series - History Cold Case. Based on a critically acclaimed BBC TV show, History Cold Case will follow a team of forensic anthropologists and scientists as each episode they uncover the secrets of a mysterious skeleton uncovered during an archaeological dig or discovered in the dusty archives of a museum. History Cold Case would like to hear from you or your colleagues if you feel you have a skeleton that needs investigation. Think you might have a skeleton in need? Click here for details. 


Get Connected

Are you LinkedIn?

Do you enjoy networking with other AAA members? Join the conversation at AAA's new LinkedIn Group.


Prefer Facebook?

Aside from AAA's group page, AAA has a special group page specifically for our Career Center news and students. Be sure to check out the new opportunities posted regularly.


Looking to Catch Up on AAA's Latest News?

Check in on AAA's blog and follow us on Twitter to get up-to-date news!






Volume 3, Issue 2


Get ready for the

2011 AAA Annual Meeting


AAA will conduct its 110th Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada November 16-20, 2011.
Click here for the latest information.


Gear up for the meeting with the products offered here to get you and your colleagues outfitted.



Upcoming Deadlines

March 15

AAA Leadership Mentoring Award Program deadline

March 25

AN Proposal deadline


April 15
AAA Annual Meeting Call for Papers deadline


Upcoming Section Meetings

Society for Anthropology of Consciousness

Society for Psychological Anthropology

Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges

Central States Anthropological Society

American Ethnological Society and the Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology

Society for the Anthropology of Religion



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