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May 2011

 In This Issue

Association Business
   Annual Campaign
   Cast Your Vote
   Annual Meeting Historical High
News You Can Use
   Photo Contest to Open in June
   New Content Alert
Anthropology News
   May AN Features Energy and Energopolitics
   AN Fall Themes and CFPs
   New AN Website
Committee Corner
   AAA Annual Meeting Open Call for Papers - Deadline Approaching
   AN Fall Themes and CFPs

Association Business

Annual Campaign

AAA has a history for producing quality programs that advance anthropology and allow for expansion of our research and teaching to new audiences. Program growth and development depend on the generous contributions of members like you. Make your contribution today.

Cast Your Vote Today!

It's time to vote. AAA has a new voting system. Everything you need will open from the AAA homepage, or you can log-in directly through AnthroGateway and once you have selected AAA candidates through that ballot, you will go on to the section candidates on those ballots (for those you belong to) where you will be asked to vote also for bylaw changes and in one case a resolution.

Annual Meeting Historical High
Thank you to everybody who submitted proposals for scholarly sessions at the 110th Annual Meeting this November in Montreal. The Annual Meeting Call for Papers is now closed. AAA received a historically high number of 4,510 submissions. Notice of acceptance/rejection will be sent in early July.

News You Can Use

Transformed AAA Photo Contest Opens in June

The AAA Photo Contest has returned! It will be open for submissions June 15-August 15 and members will vote on the winning photos starting in mid-September. The top photos will be displayed during the Annual Meeting in Montreal. Guidelines and details are available on the Photo Contest webpage.

New Content Alert

Did you know that you can get a free alert delivered to your inbox when new content is available via the Wiley Online Library? Simply log-in, select your favorite AAA journal and click on the Get New Content Alert button. For instructions on this and other great features to make the most of AnthroSource, click here.


Anthropology News

May AN Features Energy and Energopolotics

The May Anthropology News is in print and features a thematic series on energy and energopolotics. Thematic content is available online through May at AN's Current Featured News Page and the full issue will soon be available on AnthroSource.

AN Fall Themes and CFPs

AN is pleased to announce the thematic series for the fall issue are set. Renovation and restoration is the theme for October, followed by a series on funding in November. We'll close out 2011 with a series on the Peace Corps and Anthropology, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps. AN is currently seeking proposals for essays in all three series. Details, guidelines and deadlines are available online. Proposals or questions should be sent to Amy Goldenberg.

New AN Website to Launch in September
AN announces the plan to create the new site anthropology-news.org. This added service will help members get more of their work, ideas and analyses published on a faster timeline. The new website is the first step in AN's long term shift to a news source about anthropology by and for AAA members. Read more on the AAA blog, including how to become an AN online contributing editor or columnist.

Committee Corner

Change in U.S. Census Classification

AAA experts on Language and Social Justice from the Committee for Human Rights and Society for Linguistic Anthropology have been working with the U.S. Census Bureau for several years to spur terminology change in the tabulation of household language data. Through extensive communication with the U.S. Census Bureau and with the support of the Census Advisory Committee on the Hispanic Population, the U.S. Census Bureau agreed to eliminate the phrase "linguistic isolation" from its products issued starting in 2011. Click here for complete details.


New Draft Principle Available for Review

Over the past year and a half, the Task Force for Comprehensive Ethics Review, pursuant to a charge put forward by the Executive Board, has been undertaking a thorough review of our association's Code of Ethics. Draft principles are regularly posted on the AAA blog for member review and comment. Click here to review the latest draft principle.






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