Association of Feminist Anthropology: the 2013 Zora Neale Hurston Travel Award for students and recent Ph.D.’s planning to travel to the AAA meetings this fall. The award, named to honor the legacy and and work of Zora Neale Hurston, is intended to help offset travel costs for those participating in a panel or session or interviewing for jobs. It is specifically geared for students from underrepresented groups doing work in Feminist anthropology or some subset of it. 2012 Zora Neale Hurston Travel Award (1) (2) for specific criteria.
AAA 2013: ALLA has established the following guidelines for ALLA sponsorship of AAA panels for 2013. Please see the following document for details: ALLA Sponsored Panels Guidelines
The Weatherhead Initiative on Global History conference: Our own Luis F.B. Plascencia is an invited panelist for the The Weatherhead Initiative on Global History conference at Harvard University on Labor Regimes (April 25-27, 2013): For the Conference website, click here.
For a list of panelists at the Weatherhead Conference click here.
Congratulations ALLA members! The panel, “RE-ASSESSING “BORDERS,” “BORDERLANDS, AND CROSSINGS:” LATINA/O PERSPECTIVES” was selected as an Executive Session at the 2012 American Anthropological Association Meetings: Borders and Crossings in San Francisco November 14-18, 2012. The panel was co-organized by our own Pat Zavella and Luis Plascencia and also features Ana Ramos Zayas, Lynn Stephen, Cathering Tactaquin, with Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez as discussant. More information to come as we get closer to San Francisco 2012.
For other AAA Panels that feature or could be of interest to ALLA members - AAA 2012 ALLA Panels
Anthropology News Pieces
2011 ALLA Section in Anthropology News: Luis FB Plascencia and Pablo González, eds.
Vol. 52. Issue 5: “Letter from the ALLA President” by Miguel Diaz Barriga
Vol. 52. Issue 4: “The US Military: A Site for Exploring Gender, Ethnicity, Sexuality and Power” by Margie Serrato
Vol. 52. Issue 3: “Una Red en Peces: Transborder Alliances Between US Chicanos and Indigenous Communities in Baja California” by Pablo González
Vol. 52. Issue 2: “Celebrating Las Posadas in the Heartland: Creating Home in New Destinations” by Aidé Acosta
Vol. 52. Issue 1: “Ethnography Hits the Stage: Making of No Roosters in the Desert” by Anna Ochoa O’Leary.