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
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.
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
The Association of Latino & Latina Anthropologists, a section of the American Anthropological Association, was founded in 1990. ALLA fosters critical research, teaching, mentorship, and scholarly exchange on the experiences of Latinos & Latinas (broadly defined). Its mission includes working with professional and community based organizations, anthropologists outside of academe, and community leaders to promote excellence in scholarship and advocacy about and for Latino/Latina peoples, and for our indigenous, queer, and Black allies.
The University of South Florida (USF) Applied Anthropology Department has put together a great response for their Governor’s remarks suggesting that the state of Florida does not need any more anthropologists. This really isn’t about anthropology in the state of Florida though- it’s much bigger. It’s become an effort publicize what anthropology really is, how useful it is, and to share our stories with the public.
Here is their Letter to the Editor to the Saint Peterburg Times:
Subject: Governor’s Radio Remarks on Anthropology
In a recent interview on Daytona Beach radio station WNDB-AM, Governor Scott stated… Continue reading
Dear NAPA Members:
The 2011-12 roster of Governing Council officers and Committee Chairs has been posted. Please feel free to contact me or any of the other GC members for any reason. This is your organization and we wish to serve you and the practicing and applied anthropology community in whatever way we can. I look forward to seeing you all soon in Montreal.