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About kghodsee

Kristen R. Ghodsee is a professor of gender and women's studies at Bowdoin College and the current president of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA). She is the author of five books, including Lost in Transition: Ethnographies of Everyday Life After Communism (2011) and The Left Side of History: World War II and the Unfulfilled Promise of Communism in Eastern Europe. In 2012, she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in anthropology and cultural studies, and has hosted the Literary Ethnography tumblr blog since 2011.

2015 SHA Fiction Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual ethnographic fiction competition to encourage anthropologists to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns associated with the four fields of anthropology. Stories should not exceed 20 pages typed double-spaced. There is a limit … Continue reading

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AAA 2015 Meeting Information

Dear SHA members: Please see the important links below regarding this year’s annual convention in Denver, Colorado. Meeting Central with short version of theme: http://www.aaanet.org/meetings/ Submission Categories and Deadines: http://www.aaanet.org/meetings/Call-for-Papers.cfm Anthropology News Links Call for Papers: http://www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/2014/11/03/114th-aaa-annual-meeting-call-for-papers/ Session Types and … Continue reading

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2015 Victor Turner Prize Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) announces the 24th annual juried competition for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing. The late Victor Turner devoted his career to seeking an accessible language that would reopen anthropology to the human subject, … Continue reading

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Society for Humanistic Anthropology – 2014 Call for Papers

SHA welcomes paper and poster session proposals for consideration at this year’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. (December 3-7, 2014). The theme for the meeting is “Producing Anthropology,” which provides a rich context for exploring the innovative and exciting work … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Society for Humanistic Anthropology at the 2013 AAAs in Chicago

SOCIETY FOR HUMANISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY 2013 AAA ANNUAL MEETING: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS   The Society for Humanistic Anthropology welcomes paper and poster session proposals for consideration at this year’s Annual Meeting in Chicago (November 20-24, 2013). The theme for the meeting … Continue reading

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