"Psychological anthropology is concerned with subjective and sociocultural worlds and with the interplay between them. Scholars in psychological anthropology examine social and cultural influences on individual psychology and the psychological foundations of social behavior and shared culture."

John M. Ingham, p. 1. Psychological Anthropology Reconsidered. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

AAA Annual Meetings 2012

Posted by on Feb 18, 2012 in News | 0 comments

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!

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Boyer Prize 2012

Posted by on Jan 8, 2012 in News, Prizes | 0 comments

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 (sparish@ucsd.edu) by July 15, 2012.

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Condon Prize 2012

Posted by on Jan 8, 2012 in News, Prizes | 0 comments

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 elowe@soka.edu.

The guidelines can be found here. Good luck!

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Stirling Prize in 2013 for Best Published Article

Posted by on Jan 8, 2012 in News, Prizes | 0 comments

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
Edward Lowe
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
elowe@soka.edu

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.

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Stirling Prize in 2012 for Best Published Book

Posted by on Jan 8, 2012 in News, Prizes | 0 comments

The Society for Psychological Anthropology is pleased to announce the 2012 Stirling Prize Competition for Best Published Book. Books 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 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, 2012 and sent to:

SPA STIRLING PRIZE
Edward Lowe
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
elowe@soka.edu

The winner will be announced at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association and will receive a $500 cash prize. Further guidelines can be found here.

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The SPA’s new website

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in News | 1 comment

This is the new website for the Society for Psychological Anthropology. Over the next few months, we will be adding features to keep up with the dynamism of psychological anthropology and to provide students, teachers, and researchers with more resources. What do you think? Let us know in the comments.

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