https://tif.ssrc.org/category/exchanges/book-blog/book-forums/religious-difference-in-a-secular-age/ “The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the region. Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report challenges this assessment by showing how modern secular governance has exacerbated religious tensions and inequalities rather than reduced them. Here, Saba Mahmood, building on the case of two […]

It is with a mixture of joy and sadness that AFA has published its final issue of Voices. Huge, warm congratulations are due to Samantha Gottlieb and Lavinia Nicolae! We would also like to thank Janine McKenna at AAA who has been a powerful advocate in seeing this issue into the world. We also gratefully recognize the dedication of our […]

Adaptations: Seeking Justice through the Social Production of Space Social movement activists and artists have deliberately linked symbolic politics to material conditions in their efforts to establish inclusive public histories and urban spaces to challenge the widening inequality wrought by the neoliberal era. From the decades-long struggle to revise public space in the city of New Orleans that resulted in […]

Ethnographies for Intro to Cultural Anthro The book series that Kirin Narayan and Alma Gottleib co-edit for Penn, Contemporary Ethnography, also has strong, narrative-based writing as a criterion, and perhaps you might find a title there that might catch your fancy.  You can see a full (alphabetical) list here. You might also have a look at recent Victor Turner Award […]

https://www.centerforthehumanities.org/programming/slam-precarious-work Nothing to do on Valentine’s Day? How about joining us for an unconventional celebration of the publication of Precarious Work (edited by Alyson Cole and Victoria Hattam), WSQ (Vol. 45, Nos. 3-4, Fall/Winter 2017)?  Inspired by Kathi Weeks’s article in the issue, “Down With Love,” we will stage a late afternoon performance of anti-love letters to work, precarity, and whatever else those gathered want to disavow on February […]

Join us February 14, 2018 for an unconventional celebration at The Graduate Center, CUNY in honor of the new WSQ publication. See information below and attached poster for details and please feel free to share the event with your respective social media/websites.  Reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there! Slam Precarious Work  February 14, 2018, 4pm-6pm Martin E. Segal Theatre Center The CUNY Graduate Center […]

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  (Deadline has been extended to June 1st) The Association for Feminist Anthropology (AFA) is pleased to invite nominations for the Association’s new Senior Book Prize. The prize awards a senior scholar for a book that advances the theory, method, and epistemological scope of feminist anthropology. The Senior Book Prize recognizes second (or subsequent) books that exemplify feminist anthropological theory and […]

AFA 2018 Call for Nominees

The Association for Feminist Anthropology seeks candidates for the following elected positions on the AFA Executive Committee. We strongly encourage AFA members at all stages of their career to apply. We welcome candidates from all subfields of anthropology in academic and non-academic positions who want to help shape the future of feminist anthropology through annual meeting programming; through a broad […]