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Events

Final: NAPA at the 2011 AAA in Montreal

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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

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

Calling all practicing anthropologists: share your stories

The students at the University of South Florida are looking for people to share their career stories. Please see their email below and help if you can!
Dear Anthropology Supporters,We need contacts for people who are willing to talk about their jobs
and how anthropology helps the economy.If you are interested, please email rtackett@mail.usf.edu with your
name, university affiliation, status (i.e. student, professor,
professional), and a personal phone number.If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

If you know of anthropologists working in private industry who would
like to participate please have them… Continue reading

2011 NAPA Student Achievement Award

NAPA is now accepting submissions for the Eighth Annual Student Achievement Award, to recognize student contributions in the area of practicing and applied anthropology. The award honors students who have excelled in these fields and provides opportunities, particularly for students who have worked on team projects and in applied contexts, to be recognized during the AAA annual meeting and possibly see their work published.

Awards include three cash prizes: $300 first place; $100 first runner-up; and $50 second runner-up. Additionally, students will be awarded a certificate of recognition and will be acknowledged at the NAPA Business Meeting during the 2011… Continue reading

Upcoming WAPA event (Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists)

“Cultural Sameness” and “Cultural Otherness”: Benefits and Drawbacks in Applied Anthropological Work

When: Tuesday, March 1 at 7:00 pm
Where: Charles Sumner School
1201 17th St NW
Washington, DC

Presenters: Michael Cernea, Stan Yoder, more TBA

Throughout much of the history of anthropology, students were expected to conduct fieldwork in cultures and societies not their own. That expectation shifted somewhat several decades ago, and students are able to do fieldwork in their own culture and society as well as in others. This panel discussion, led by Michael Cernea and assisted by Stan Yoder, will consider… Continue reading