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Student Saturday

We are pleased to announce the 6th Annual Student Saturday on December 6, 2014 at the 113th AAA Annual Meeting in Washington DC! 

Student Saturday was developed to encourage anthropology students to attend the AAA annual meetings and provide programming of particular interest to them.  This event includes the annual Graduate School Fair in addition to special programs designed specifically for students joining us in Chicago. Anthropology students may attend Student Saturday at the discounted rate of only $50 for one-day admission.  Registration includes access to all regular sessions and special events on Saturday.  Special Programming will include:

  • 6th Annual Graduate School Fair from 10am-2pm in the Chicago Hilton Salon C - Exhibit Hall
  • free snacks (!) at the Graduate School Fair
  • Sessions, workshops, roundtables, poster sessions, and film screenings of particular interest to students

To register for Student Saturday, please visit the online registration page. A tutorial on how to register can be found here

Note: Students who are registered for meeting sessions during the week are eligible to participate in sessions and events on Saturday. Please click here to access the preliminary program of sessions taking place at the Annual Meeting.

 

Graduate School Fair

The National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) will be providing instant mentoring at their booths in the Graduate School Fair. In addition to the Graduate School Fair, AAA also publishes a digital resource. Check out AAA’s eAnthroGuide to find out details about more than 400 schools and programs.

This year's Graduate School Fair participants include:


Indiana University of Pennsylvania University of Calgary University of North Texas East Carolina University Purdue University The University of Georgia Monmouth University University of Notre Dame University of Alabama Wayne State University Creighton University University of Nebraska-Lincoln Southern Methodist University Indiana University University of Kansas University of Arkansas NAPA University of Sussex  George Washington University Oregon State University

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Calgary
  • University of North Texas
  • East Carolina University
  • Purdue University
  • The University of Georgia
  • Monmouth University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Alabama
  • Wayne State University
  • Creighton University
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Arkansas
  • NAPA
  • University of Sussex 
  • George Washington University
  • Oregon State University

The Graduate School Fair (GSF) is a great opportunity for students to learn about different graduate programs and network with faculty and staff.  Space at the GSF is limited and available ONLY to Department Services Program (DSP) members at no additional cost. If you would like to join our Department Services Program and begin reaping the benefits of membership such as a free display at the Graduate School Fair, DEEP discounts on job ads in the AN and AAA online, Careers in Anthropology DVD set, AND a complimentary booth at the Career Center (onsite job placement service), as well as entry into the Department Chairs Breakfast, a complimentary copy of the AAA AnthroGuide, a department subscription to AnthroNews, please visit: www.aaanet.org/membership/dsp.cfm.  


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