September 2010


Free Journal Access Discussion

In the September AN , AAA Executive Director William “Bill” E Davis writes on journal access. He also shares the article on the AAA blog . Read the article and join the discussion.

Anthropology Education Featured in September AN

September AN features a commentary series on anthropology education. Be sure to check out "Looking Ahead to New Orleans." Commentaries are posted as featured content on the AAA website, and the full issue is available on AnthroSource. 

Back in Print Books: Honor and Shame

The Back in Print Program offers AAA books and monographs that are once again available. Six titles are currently available, with the upcoming titles The Anthropology of Franz Boas and Decolonizing Anthropology . Back in Print has also started a discussion on the blog stemming from Honor and Shame and the Unity of the Mediterranean .

Annual Meeting

Greening the Meeting

Are you looking for ways to reduce the environmental impact of the meeting? Read suggestions to help guide your choices for travel, hotel services, and communications and publications.

Save Money and Register Today

Advance registration is open through October 15. Registering in advance can save you as much as $91.

Hotel Reservations

Housing for this year's meeting in New Orleans is now open for reservations. All reservations must be made by Wednesday, October 20 in order to receive the discounted rates for conference goers. 

AAA Leadership

AAA President-Elect Wants Your Feedback

President-Elect Leith Mullings wrote a letter to all AAA members, asking for input regarding the next major public project for the association. Read her letter on the AAA blog, and feel free to submit your ideas and post comments.

Nominations for AAA Leaders Open Until October 1

Do you want to be President of AAA? Have your say about the Association by joining the Executive Board? Participate on a Committee? Read about the nomination process and check out the 26 openings for AAA leadership positions.


Update Your Delivery Preferences

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