December 2009 eNews

New AAA Gift Membership Program

AAA is pleased to introduce a new gift membership program in time for the winter holidays and end of semester. Memberships are a great gift for teaching or research assistants, exceptional undergraduates, retiring faculty, and colleagues seeking employment. Membership provides access to job listings, AnthroSource, AAA print publications, a group insurance plan, discounted meeting attendance and more! To purchase a gift membership, contact Sean Kois.
Member Benefit Details >

AAA Debuts a Back-in-Print Books Program

In response to member demand for out-of-print AAA volumes, we are re-releasing John R Shepherd’s Marriage and Mandatory Abortion among the 17th-century Siraya, to be followed by Faye V Harrison’s Decolonizing Anthropology and other forthcoming titles in 2010. For information on how to order these and other AAA titles, see the link below, or contact Sharon Stein with questions.
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Free Public AnthroSource Access Continues
in December

Share AnthroSource links with students or colleagues in other disciplines throughout December. This promotion offers free access for everyone to 10+ years of AnthroSource content. Members can access AnthroSource for free at any time, but this is a great opportunity to show non-member colleagues and students the breadth and depth of anthropological work.
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Wiley-Blackwell Interscience Entry to Free AnthroSource >

Profiles in Practice Podcast Launched

Curious about what career paths in anthropology are possible outside the classroom? Our new podcast series features interviews with practicing anthropologists who offer insight on how to build a fruitful career outside of academia.
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Anthropology News December Issue Online

December AN features a commentary series on the Future/s of Anthropology, now available on the AN webpage and coming soon to AnthroSource. AN is now accepting article proposals through December 18 for an upcoming issue on anthropology and journalism. Submit your proposal today!
Dec AN In Focus >
Anthropology and Journalism CFP >

Discussion of Race and Politics on Capitol Hill

Paying Tribute to the 25th anniversary of Rev. Jesse Jackson’s presidential race and its significance in the current politics of race in the United States, the Congressional Black Caucus held panel discussions on the scientific, historic, legal and sociocultural roles of race in the US. AAA Members Alan Goodman and Michael Blakey participated in the landmark event.
Watch the C-SPAN Video >

There's Still Time to Donate to AAA
Annual Campaign

The purpose of our annual campaign is to build a culture of giving among our membership and to bring our teaching, research and practice into the 21st century. This year we are focusing on fully funding the Minority Dissertation Fellowship; creating new RACE Project K-12 training modules; and developing an online syllabus exchange. Please take the time to make your contribution today.
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AAA/NAPA Employer Exposition

The National Association of Practicing Anthropology (NAPA), in collaboration with the AAA Department of Practicing and Applied Programs, is hosting the fourth annual Employer Exposition at the AAA Annual Meeting on Friday, December 4, 11:00 am-4:00 pm in the main exhibit hall, showcasing organizations that employ anthropologists.
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Tip of the Month

"If you can't make it to the annual meeting this year, be sure to check our blog for postings from Philly."

- Dinah, Anthropology News

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Recent Bulletin Board Posts

SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship

Caves Branch Archaeological Fieldschool in Belize

African and African Diaspora Studies Program Dissertation Fellowship

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Eye on Deadlines

December 18

Proposals Due for AN Issue on Anthropology and Journalism >


AAA Resources

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RACE Are We So Different? >


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