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Society for Humanistic Anthropology – CFP for Denver 2015

SHA welcomes a variety of individual paper and session proposals for consideration at this year’s Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado (November 18-22, 2015). The theme for the meeting is “Familiar Strange,” which provides a rich context for exploring the innovative … Continue reading

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Please Note, Update on Journal Editor Search

The Executive Board of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) will be closing our search for Managing Editor of our journal, Anthropology and Humanism (AH) early. Should anyone else wish consideration, please contact James M. Taggart, Chair of AH Search … Continue reading

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2015 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated with any of the five fields of … Continue reading

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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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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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SHA Events at the 2014 AAA Meetings

Society for Humanistic Anthropology invites you to attend our workshops, sessions and meetings for this year’s AAA: Producing Anthropology SHA Workshops This year there are ten SHA workshops. To participate, one must be registered for the AAA meeting and on-line … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended for Poetry Competition

EXTENDED DEADLINE: AUGUST 15 POETRY COMPETITION: SOCIETY FOR HUMANISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY JUDGES: Renato Rosaldo, Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, and Nomi Stone The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to … 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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2014 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 a language that would reopen anthropology to the human subject, and the prize … Continue reading

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2014 SHA Fiction Competition

JUDGES: Jessica Falcone, Rachel Newcomb and John Colman Wood The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual fiction competition to encourage anthropologists to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns associated with the four fields of anthropology. Stories should … Continue reading

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