March 2009 eNews

Frugal Philly

Times are tough. Higher education is tightening its belt, and travel funds are scarce. But don’t cancel your plans to attend the AAA Annual Meeting just yet. As luck would have it, this year’s meeting is in Philadelphia (December 2-6, 2009), a city that knows well how to cope with tough times. The City of Brotherly (and Sisterly) Love offers much to the conference attendee who must travel on a tight budget.
Read the rest of Jeff Maskovsky's article >

We're All in This Together

The AAA is pleased to announce that we are freezing our registration rates for the 2009 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. The association will cover the costs of inflation and honor 2008 rates, recognizing that now more than ever our members need to have the opportunity to attend the world’s largest anthropology meeting in order to network, share research, and meet colleagues.
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AAA Career Center Wants to Help

To give you more tools for your job search, AAA will be adding new features to our Career Center website, including: professional profile, résumé builder, document search, job application preview and simplified registration. In the meantime, check the Career Center for updated listings and search tips.
Career Center >

Revised Ethics Code is Approved

In a landslide vote, 87% of AAA voters approved of the proposed changes to the Code of Ethics. The revisions affect a number of issues in the code, particularly the dissemination of research results.
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AAA Publishing Updates: AnthroSource User Guide and Out-of-Print Books

A new AnthroSource User Guide is now available to help you with the basics of using AnthroSource, as well as taking advantage of its advanced features. We are also assessing the feasibility, demand and medium for renewed distribution of our out-of-print books, and we invite you to share your thoughts through a survey on our Special Publications of the AAA webpage.
Special Publications of AAA >
AnthroSource User Guide >

CfHR Urges Obama to Protect Indigenous Rights

AAA’s Committee for Human Rights wrote to President Obama urging him to endorse the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The US is one of only four countries in the UN General Assembly to have voted against the text.
Read the Letter >

Anthropology News : March In Focus Online and Current Call for Proposals

AN's March In Focus commentaries on Perinatal Care and Reproductive Governance will be available on our Featured Articles page through the end of the month. March AN also features the photo contest winners and finalists, also available on Flickr. AN is currently accepting commentary proposals for our ongoing Work-Life Balance series and September In Focus series on ethics.
March In Focus >
Flickr Gallery >
AN Calls for Proposals >

ISSUE 3—03-2009

Tip of the Month

"Make submission of your abstract for the meeting go smoother by renewing your membership today."

- Richard in AAA Membership Services

Renew Today >

 

New Service Announcement

First edition of student eNews coming this month.

 

Recent Bulletin Board Posts

Annual Meeting Calls for Papers

Archaeology of the Revolutionary War field school

Subarctic Archaeology and Anthropology field school

UNU-IAS Fellowship in Sustainable Development

Georgetown Law Center Research Fellowship

Go to Bulletin Board >

 

Eye on Deadlines

March 15

Leadership Mentoring/Shadow Award Program >

Margaret Mead Award >

April 1

Proposals for Annual Meeting >

June 1

David M Schneider Award >

June 30

Ethics Textbook Award >

 

AAA Resources

AAA Homepage >

Annual Meeting >

Anthropology News >

AnthroSource >

Career Center >

Meetings Calendar >

RACE Are We So Different? >

 

AAA Blogs >

Anthropology News >

Human Rights >

Public Affairs >

 

 

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