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Dear AAA Member:
At the 2011 AAA Annual Meeting recently held in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, the AAA Executive Board (EB) voted to receive a draft revision of the AAA’s Code of Ethics as revised by the Task Force for Comprehensive Ethics Review. The EB also passed a resolution thanking the task force and its chair, Dena Plemmons, for all of their hard work. Beginning in early 2009, the Task Force was commissioned to review the Code of Ethics and consult extensively with relevant AAA committees and commissions, the Section Assembly, the membership at large and other interested parties. The Task… Continue reading
The American Anthropological Association is pleased to announce the annual AAA Leadership Mentoring Award Program. The purpose of this mentorship/award program is to provide a unique opportunity for young professional anthropologists to learn about AAA and leadership opportunities and to encourage future leadership in the association. Anthropologists three to five years beyond completion of their terminal graduate degree are encouraged to apply. Each year a group of three to five awardees (mentees) will be paired with a mentor chosen from among AAA leadership. Mentors will be available to mentees throughout the year to answer questions related… Continue reading
Call for Students: NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala
The NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala is now recruiting anthropology, occupational therapy public health, and other social science students for its four-week summer session: July 16 – August 10, 2012.
The field school offers transdisciplinary learning to promote leadership in social justice through collaboration with Guatemala-based NGO and other community partners. Graduate studentsand upper division undergraduate majors in applied or medical anthropology or related social sciences are encouraged to apply via our website www.napaotguatemala.org by December 31, 2011 for first… Continue reading
Tenured and Tenure-Track Full-time Faculty Appointment American Indian Studies Center
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks an outstanding scholar who can make a strong contribution to teaching and research in American Indian Studies. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to American Indian Studies (understood as an interdisciplinary field) as displayed by publications in American Indian Studies and/or their chosen discipline or field of specialization. We are especially interested in applicants from the fields of Anthropology (Cultural, Historical and Linguistic), English and Comparative Literature, Public Policy, Psychology, and World Arts and Cultures. However, exceptional candidates from other fields… Continue reading
Sabrina Nichelle Scott, NAPA Workshops Chair, is hosting a NAPA Networking Event at the American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting in Montreal on Saturday November 19th at 12:15-1:30 local time. The event will be held in Room 511D, in the convention center.
The event is open to all and is a wonderful opportunity for students, young professionals, and those established in their careers. Come and meet other practicing anthropologists, learn about what people are working on, and have some wonderful conversations!
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Seeking: Scientists, doctors, or engineers at all career stages.
The application deadline for the 2012-2013 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships is quickly approaching. The deadline to apply is December 5, 2011, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Dear AAA Member:
The members of the AAA Task Force for Comprehensive Ethics Review have been
The Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies (GSS) at Florida International University invites applicants for a tenured/tenure-track appointment as Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology, beginning Fall 2012. The department seeks applicants with specialization in medical anthropology with strong records of research publications, external funding, and ability to fund and mentor doctoral students. Research foci and geographic area are open.
The GSS Department is in a dynamic phase of growth. We are developing multiple BA degree programs and have transformed our doctoral program into an innovative, interdisciplinary degree program that weaves together anthropology, geography, and sociology. GSS is part of… Continue reading
You can view the petition here.
Petition In light of recent statements that the Governor of Florida, Rick Scott, has made against funding for anthropology education and research, Florida’s citizens have come together to write a petition and initiate a state-wide petition campaign.
The petition calls for more funding for Anthropology research and education. Visit the petition at http://www.change.org/petitions/support-anthropology-in-florida Visit our website at https://sites.google.com/a/mail.usf.edu/support-anthropology-in-florida/
Anthropology is vital to Florida’s economic growth. Anthropology is vital to Florida’s economic… Continue reading
NAPA 2011 AAA PROGRAM
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
2-0080 MARKETING’S TIDEMARKS, LEGACIES FROM ANTHROPOLOGY: TRACING THE FUTURE OF SENSORY MARKETING Timothy de Waal Malefyt, George E Marcus, and Paul Stoller
2-0400 Ideas and Techniques for Organizing An Ethnographic Field School James Tim M Wallace and George Gmelch
2-0465 LINKING TOURISM PAST WITH ITS PRESENT: REFLECTIONS AND DIRECTIONS Heidi J Nicholls, James Tim M Wallace, and Valene Smith