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Annual Meetings

SfAA 2015 Annual Meeting call for papers

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) invites abstracts (sessions, papers and posters) for the Program of the 75th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, March 24-28, 2015. The theme of the Program is “Continuity and Change.”

The Society is a multi-disciplinary association that focuses on problem definition and resolution. We welcome papers from all disciplines. The deadline for abstract submission is October 15, 2014. For additional information on the theme, abstract size/format, and the meeting, please visit our web page (www.sfaa.net, click on “Annual Meeting”).

Please contact me if you have any questions.

Melissa… Continue reading

EPIC 10th Anniversary Dates Announced

EPIC’s tenth anniversary—celebrating in NYC!

Hosted by the Center for Positive Marketing at Fordham University
Save the date September 7 – 10, 2014

 The Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference will celebrate its 10th anniversary in NYC this year! In a ground breaking move, EPIC will be hosted this year by a business school. The Center for Positive Marketing at Fordham University is located at Lincoln Center, in the heart of Manhattan’s performing arts district.

In past years, EPIC has been held on corporate campuses, in a ski resort, at design schools, in a Royal Institution, and in four countries.… Continue reading

Exhibitors at NAPA/AAA Career Expo

NAPA/AAA Career Expo at the 2012 AAA meeting

11 am to 4 p.m. Friday, November 16th    Main Exhibit Hall

Come and visit employers from the following sectors:

Cultural Resources
Public Sector 
Private Sector
Non-Profit Sector

Attendees can also get Instant Mentoring on site!

Scheduled exhibitors include:
Elizabeth Schill, Deloitte
Niel Tashima, LTG Associates
Jon Keesey and ,Annik Ramsey, Smart Revenue
Patricia Sunderland, Practica
Laurie Krieger, Manoff Group
Michael Kronthal, Yahoo!
Colin Busby, Basin Assoc.
Carol Ellick, Joe Watkins, and Emily Ellick-Flettre, Ace Consultants
Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts, NIH
Robert Hahn, CDC
Cathy Prowse, Law Enforcement
Ana Pagan, Merced… Continue reading

Draft revision of the AAA’s Code of Ethics available for review

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

NAPA Networking Event at the AAA 11/19 12:15-1:30 pm

The NAPA Networking Event Flyer Montreal QC, Canada (download)

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!

Q&A with the AAA Task Force for Comprehensive Ethics Review

Dear AAA Member:

The members of the AAA Task Force for Comprehensive Ethics Review have been
diligently undertaking a thorough review of our association’s Code of
Ethics. Pursuant to a charge put forward by our Executive Board, the Task
Force has now completed its work and is prepared to send it forward to the
EB. At this year’s Annual Meeting, the Task Force will hold a question and
answer session, Friday, November 18, 2011 from 12:15-13:30 designed to
provide further information about the methods and process the group used to
make its recommendations. The session was organized and will be… Continue reading

Final: NAPA at the 2011 AAA in Montreal

Download the file here.

NAPA 2011 AAA PROGRAM

Montréal

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

12:00-13:45

2-0080   MARKETING’S TIDEMARKS, LEGACIES FROM ANTHROPOLOGY: TRACING THE FUTURE OF SENSORY MARKETING  Timothy de Waal Malefyt, George E Marcus, and Paul Stoller 

14:30-16:30

WORKSHOP

2-0400   Ideas and Techniques for Organizing An Ethnographic Field School  James Tim M Wallace and George Gmelch       

16:00-17:45

2-0465   LINKING TOURISM PAST WITH ITS PRESENT: REFLECTIONS AND DIRECTIONS Heidi J Nicholls, James Tim M Wallace, and Valene Smith

 20:00-21:45

2-0830   ANTHROPOLOGICAL LEGACIES AND CURRENT TRENDS IN INTERNATIONAL SERVICE-LEARNING AND STUDY… Continue reading

NAPA Workshops at the AAA Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Workshop Registration Is Now Open http://www.aaanet.org/meetings/Workshops.cfm

 

Students Pay Half Price for Workshop Admission

New methods and theory

  1. Introductory Participatory Design Workshop: Overview and Introduction to Methods – Nancy Fried Foster
  2. Tourism Research Workshop: Theoretical Frameworks, Approaches and Practices – Quetzil Castaneda and Tim Wallace
  3.  Anthropologist in Evaluation: An Introduction to Evaluation Concepts – Mary Odell Butler and Lenora Bohren
  4. Anthropology in Focus Groups: Expanded Opportunities for Anthropologists in Marketing Research – Robert J. Morais
  5. Ideas and Techniques for Organizing an Ethnographic Field School – James Tim Wallace and George Gmelch

Career Planning

  1. Stress Management and Building Self-Esteem for… Continue reading

The 1st General Assembly of World Anthropologists to Support Occupy Wall

The 1st General Assembly of World Anthropologists to Support Occupy Wall Street and Associated Movements
American Anthropological Association Meeting
Montreal, Canada November 17-20, 2011

Calling all anthropologists, interdisciplinary scholars, activists and citizens attending the 2011 AAA Meetings in Montreal:

Please join us for the 1st General Assembly of World Anthropologists who are involved or interested in the recent occupy movement for global economic change that is sweeping the globe.  The details of our meeting and the actions we take will be determined by the consensus process during general assemblies that is being practiced by all of the occupations.  … Continue reading

NAPA workshops at the AAA Annual Meeting

Are you planning to attend the AAA Annual Meeting in Montreal, QC, Canada?  If so, please register for one or more NAPA sponsored workshops!  You can register at http://www.aaanet.org/meetings/Workshops.cfm

Please see the website for complete workshop descriptions.  The following are NAPA sponsored workshops:

  • Introductory Participatory Design Workshop: Overview and Introduction to Methods – Nancy Fried Foster
  • Hanging Out Your Shingle: Practical Strategic and Ethical First Steps for Anthropological Contract Work, Part 1 – Ken C. Erickson and Stephanie Paladino
  • Hanging Out Your Shingle: Practical Strategic and Ethical First Steps for Anthropological Contract Work, Part 2 – Ken… Continue reading