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September 2011

 In This Issue

Association Business
   AAA Leadership Position Nominations 
   Coming Soon! AAA Membership Survey
News You Can Use
   Annual Meeting Housing is available online
   AAA Photo Contest Voting begins September 20
   NEH Summer Stipends accepting applications
Anthropology News Corner 
   Anthropology News website goes live September 1
   September AN Features Memorials and Memorialization
   AN Thematic Series for 2012 is Announced
   Call for Proposals on Biotechnology
Committee Corner
   Code of Ethics Revision Deadline September 3
   Mark your calendar! CFPEP-organized AAA Webinar on October 14

Association Business

Nominations for AAA Leadership Positions Open

Nominate now for AAA Leadership Positions. The process has recently been streamlined for easy use and clarity so you can focus on the most important consideration - what you can do to be part of the AAA leadership! When you participate, it is good for the Association, good for you, and great for your vitae. Make a nomination today.

Coming Soon!  2011 AAA Membership Survey

You will be receiving an invitation to participate in the 2011 membership survey in a few weeks. This is your chance to be heard. What are we doing right? Are there areas for improvement? What products and services do you value the most? What new services would be useful to you? Please watch for your survey invitation and plan to participate. The results of the survey will be used to develop new benefits and improve current services and products.

News You Can Use

Book Your Hotel Today!

Annual Meeting Housing is now available online. Get discounted rates for the Annual Meeting by booking online at the AAA Housing Bureau. The Annual Meeting sessions will take place at the Palais des Congres de Montreal (Montreal Convention Center). Special events will also be held at the Hyatt Regency (Headquarter Hotel), Westin Montreal and Intercontinental Montreal Hotels, all hotels in the AAA housing block are located within walking distance to all Annual Meeting activities. Housing must be booked by October 26 in order to receive discounted rates. Book online today!

AAA Photo Contest Voting to Open

Members will be able to vote for the winning photographs of the AAA Photo Contest beginning on September 20. The top photos will be displayed during the Annual Meeting in Montreal. Details are available on the Photo Contest webpage.

NEH Summer Stipends Available

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is accepting applications for Summer Stipends through September 29. Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both and support full-time continuous work on humanities project for a period of two months. Click here for the program guidelines and application.

Anthropology News Corner

Anthropology News website

Anthropology News website goes live on September 1. Be sure to check in often to www.anthropology-news.org for exclusive online news, resources and commentary that compliments the print Anthropology News you already enjoy.


September AN Features Memorials and Memorialization
In honor of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, September AN invited authors to explore memorials and memorialization. Print issues are in the mail and essays will be available at the Anthropology News website through October. Check out the website to find more exclusive online content throughout September.


Proposals on Biotechnology due September 12
Developments in biotechnology continue to change the way people live. For the January 2012 issue of Anthropology News, we invite proposals for essays exploring biotechnology and anthropology. Proposals are due September 12. For more details, click here.


AN Thematic Series for 2012
The Anthropology News thematic series for 2012 is set. Click here to view the thematic series.

Committee Corner

Code of Ethics Review and Comment to Close

Have you reviewed AAA's complete draft Code of Ethics? AAA members have until Saturday, September 3 to review and comment on the draft Code of Ethics. Visit the Ethics Task Force tab on the AAA Blog for complete commentary and draft stages of this Code of Ethics review. Be sure to share your thoughts and opinions by leaving a comment for the Task Force for Comprehensive Ethics Review.


Mark Your Calendars! CFPEP-organized AAA Webinar

Join a CFPEP-organized AAA webinar on the role of our publications in Promotion and Tenure. Join Don Brenneis, Professor of Anthropology at UC-Santa Cruz and former AAA President; Brian Foster, Provost and Chief Academic Officer at the U of Missouri; and Richard Handler, Associate Dean for Academic Programs at the U of Virginia. Webinar is Friday October 14 at 1:00pm EST. E-mail Emilia [eguevara@aaanet.org] to register.






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Renew Your Membership

Take advantage of member benefits such as discounted registration rates at this year's AAA Annual Meeting by renewing your membership. Renew today!


2011 AAA Annual Meeting


AAA will conduct its 110th Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada November 16-20, 2011.


Contact the AAA Housing Bureau to book your hotel today!


Gear up for the meeting with the products offered here to get you and your colleagues outfitted.


Career Center

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


Dates to Remember

September 1
Anthropology News website goes live!

September 3
Last day to leave your comments in regards to the Code of Ethics review

September 12
Anthropology News deadline for Biotechnology proposals

September 20
AAA Photo Contest voting opens

September 29
Last day to apply for NEH Summer Stipends

October 3
Last day to nominate AAA Leadership Positions

October 14
CFPEP-organized AAA Webinar

October 26
Last day to book your housing for the Annual Meeting at a discounted rate through the AAA Housing Bureau.


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