The results of the 2012 elections are in, and the SPA welcomes three new members to its board of directors. The new President-Elect is Byron Good (Harvard), who will take on the position of President in 2013. Bambi Chapin (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) and Jason Throop (University of California, Los Angeles) will serve as elected board members from 2012-2016. Congratulations to all.
Also, the amendment to the by-laws that changes the student representative to the board from an elected to an appointed position has passed.
Stay tuned for news on more changes coming to the SPA and further details on the next SPA Biennial Meetings!Read More
The submission portal for the 2012 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco is now open! Click here for this year’s theme.
The deadline to submit Invited Panels, Invited Roundtables, and Innovents is March 15, 2012. The deadline for volunteered panels, individual papers, roundtables, and posters is April 15, 2012. Click here for more information on the submission process.
Feel free to use the comments section below or our Facebook page to find panelists or a panel to join yourself. See you in San Francisco!Read More
The Society for Psychological Anthropology is pleased to announce the 2012 Boyer Prize for Contributions to Psychoanalytic Anthropology, awarded annually to a book or article published in the preceding three years that addresses the psychodynamic process in a cultural context. Further guidelines can be found here.
Nominations should be emailed to Steven M. Parish (email@example.com) by July 15, 2012.Read More
The Society for Psychological Anthropology is pleased to announce the Condon Prize for Best Student Essay in Psychological Anthropology in 2012. All submissions are due by September 15, 2012 to Edward D. Lowe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The guidelines can be found here. Good luck!Read More
The Society for Psychological Anthropology is pleased to announce the 2013 Stirling Prize Competition for Best Published Article. Articles published within the last two years, including ones scheduled for publication later in the year, are eligible for consideration. Nominations may be made by the author, publisher, or other party, as well as by the selection committee. The nominator must arrange to have copies of the work sent via pdf for the selection committee to review, and should include a cover letter outlining the work’s contribution to the field. All materials should be postmarked no later than June 1, 2013 and sent to:
SPA STIRLING PRIZE
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
The winner will be announced at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association and will receive a $500 cash prize. Further guidelines can be found here.Read More