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December 2011

 In This Issue

Association Business
  Donate to the AAA Annual Campaign
  Draft Revised AAA Code of Ethics
  2011 Photo Contest Results
  Update your member profile
  AAA Office Hours
News You Can Use
  AAA Teaching Materials Exchange
  How To Get Published in Anthropology Book Offer
  AN Seeks Proposals on Family and Kinship
  2012 Visiting Professor Program
  Documentary Opportunity

Association Business

There Is Still Time To Donate To The 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 creating a national internship program, expanding the message of the RACE project to creating K-12 educational materials, and developing a Gray Literature and Technical Report Portals. Click here to read more about these projects. Please take the time to contribute today online or by mail.

Draft Revised AAA Code of Ethics
We invite you, the membership at large, to review the posted draft code of ethics, and submit your comments before January 30, 2012.

2011 Photo Contest Results
The 20 winning photos from the 2011 AAA Photo Contest were on display at the 110th Annual Meeting in Montreal. Did you miss the meeting? No worries! They're all on the AN website. Congratulations to all the winners...and thank you to all the members who voted!


Update Your Member Profile
Keep your profile current so that you can share information and expertise with your AAA colleagues. Log-in today. While your there, make sure your membership active so you can register this spring for the 111th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.


AAA Office Hours
The AAA office will be closed December 26-30, 2011.

 News You Can Use

AAA Teaching Materials Exchange

The AAA Teaching Materials Exchange was paid for by the AAA Resource Development Committee, which raised funds specifically to help the Association provide more resources for students and faculty and adjuncts charged with creating new classes. Do you have materials you would like to submit? The exchange is completely open to anyone to use and we hope you find it a terrific resource.


How To Get Published in Anthropology Book Offer
How To Get Published in Anthropology is available at 30% off the retail price until February 12, 2012 when you order directly from the publisher online at AltaMira Press or call 800/462-6420.

AN Seeks Proposals on Family and Kinship
As notions of kinship and family continue to evolve, AN asks, "What do anthropologists have to say today about family and kinship?" Proposals for AN's April series on family and kinship are due December 14.

2012 Visiting Professor Program

The Visiting Professor Program (VPP) is a two-week fellowship for professors of advertising, marketing, communications and the liberal arts. The objective is to expose professors to the day-to-day operations of an advertising agency, marketing or media company; and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas between academia and industry. Professors chosen by the VPP Selection Committee will be placed with host companies in Chicago, New York City and other major cities.

Documentary Opportunity

Newsavvy Productions is seeking anthropologists who have a particular interest, range of experience, or academic understanding regarding the 19-25 age group of Americans. Learn more about the documentary: Nameless - The Movie.Please contact producer James Wolfensberger at jgw@newsavvyproductions.com.






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Anthropology News

December AN Celebrates 50 Years of the Peace Corps. Check out the In Focus essays on anthropology and the Peace Corps throughout the month at www.anthropology-news.org


Undergraduate Membership

AAA still offers Undergraduate Student Membership. The cost is $35 for individuals or $30 if you join with your campus club. Both options include FREE membership to the National Association of Student Anthropologists (NASA).


Remembering Montreal

It's not too late to get your Annual Meeting gear from Montreal. Take 10% off orders over $40 through 12/8/11 using code TDEC1140.


Career Center

Post an employment opportunity or search for the latest job openings at the AAA Career Center today!


Dates to Remember

December 14
AN deadline for Family and Kinship submissions

December 26-30
AAA office will be closed

January 30
Last day to submit your comments to the proposed Revised Code of Ethics

February 9-12
Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness 32nd Annual Conference

February 15
Submission deadline for AAA Minority Dissertation Fellowship

Submission deadline for Alfred Vincent Kidder Award for Eminence in the Field of American Archaeology


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