Last year, the Executive Board of the AAA established a new Undergraduate Membership category and it is now available ($35/year, including electronic access to AAA publications)! This membership recognizes the importance of getting students excited about anthropology and involving them in its intellectual life early on, through AAA annual conferences and scholarly publications.
For more information on a AAA membership, please visit the Membership page of the American Anthropological Association website: http://www.aaanet.org/membership/
Career Advice: Art of the Conference Paper An essay on how to give effective conference papers, advice that is useful in many academic and non-academic settings.
The TCJS is pleased to offer travel grants to scholars outside the Durham/Raleigh/Chapel
Hill/Greensboro area to conduct Japan-related research at Triangle institutions using Japanese
materials in the Duke Library, UNC’s Ackland Art Museum or NCSU's Gregg Museum of Art and
GRANT AMOUNT: $750 to cover travel, hotel and photocopy expenses
PRIORITY GIVEN TO APPLICANTS:
• who document how their research will benefit from access to Japan-related materials in the
Triangle and whose research will take advantage of their strengths
• who are located in the Southeast or at institutions which do not have easy access to comparable
• Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. A total of ten awards will be made.
• Awards must be used before June 30, 2012.
• Each recipient is required to submit a short summary of the research accomplished with the
grant by June 30, 2012
TO APPLY: Submit (email applications preferred) a brief description of your research topic, sources in
the collection you plan to use, a brief curriculum vitae, an estimated budget, and any questions you
may have to:
Head, East Asian Collection
Dept. of International and Area Studies
For more information, please visit http://trianglejapan.org
Popular Anthropology Magazine seeks submissions from Visual Anthropologists for publication in future issues. Each quarter, Popular Anthropology Magazine features the photography of a visual anthropologist on the cover of the magazine. In addition, a two-page spread on the inside of the magazine is devoted to both the photography and the biography of the visual anthropologist. As with all of our other submissions, Popular Anthropology Magazine allows visual anthropologists to maintain copyright over the photographs they submit and the edited text; we only require permission to publish and disseminate the material. Subscription to the magazine is entirely free.
September issue Flash-Flip Magazine Online HERE
September issue Flash-Flip Magazine Download HERE
September issue PDF HERE
For consideration as a featured Visual Anthropologist, please provide the following information and materials to Dawn C. Stricklin at firstname.lastname@example.org:
o Two to ten photographs of your subject(s)
o A 100-200 word biographical sketch
o A photograph of yourself
o A 400-800 word essay describing the photograph(s). Information can include, but is not limited to, a description of the research site, the reason why the photograph was taken, your experiences there, and etc