We have an wonderful opportunity at our college, Maryland Institute College of Art, in Baltimore, MD, USA, for a full time Gender/Sexuality/Queer Studies faculty position in the Humanistic Studies department. Please see the attached job description and application information. I have attached a hard copy of the job description, as well as links to our online posting and application site. […]

Want to a review a book for the AFA?

We are looking to review the books provided in the list below. The reviews are typically 800 words and are published on the AFA website. If you are interested in reviewing, please email your query to Ather Zia, Book Review Editor, [email protected] If there is a title you would like us to include in the list, or one that you have already reviewed, please […]

Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, Middlebury College, MIDDLEBURY, VT — The Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for a three-year term, beginning Fall 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory courses in feminism and queer studies, as well as courses in their area of specialization. The candidate’s research […]

Description The Five College Women’s Studies Research Center announces a call for applications for Research Associates in 2019-2020. Qualifications Located in a geographic area with one of the largest concentrations of scholars dedicated to feminist scholarship and teaching in the world, the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center encourages engaged, critical feminist scholarship from diverse perspectives. To support this work, the Center established its Associates […]

2018 Zora Neale Hurston Travel Awards

Each year, the AFA awards three scholars travel grants to attend the American Anthropological Association (AAA) Meetings. Since they began in 2002, these awards have been a way to honour the pioneering African American anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, and facilitate scholars following in her footsteps in attending the meetings. We are thrilled to announced this year’s winners, who will be presenting […]

Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies Bates College: Faculty Position: Gender and Sexuality Studies Location Lewiston, Maine Open Date Nov 1, 2018 Description The Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies (GSS) at Bates College invites applications for a tenure-track position in trans studies with expertise in the Global South. We define trans studies broadly to include the study of […]

2018 Senior Book Prize Winner

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is delighted to announce the 2018 inaugural Senior Book Prize in Feminist Anthropology to Marisol de la Cadena, for her book, Earth Beings: Ecologies of Practice Across Andean Worlds (2015, Duke University Press). Please join us at 12:15pm, on November 16 during the AAA annual meeting as we celebrate de la Cadena’s profound, moving book.   Earth Beings is a model of […]

2018 Senior Book Prize Honourable Mention

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is delighted to announce the Honorable Mention for the 2018 inaugural Senior Book Prize in Feminist Anthropology will be awarded to Veena Das, for her book, Affliction: Health, Disease, Poverty (2015, Fordham University Press). Please join us at 12:15pm, on November 16 during the AAA annual meeting to celebrate Das’s book.   Das’s book is a meditation on illness. She traces the small […]

2018 AFA Dissertation Award

The AFA is proud to announce Suyun Choi as the winner of our 2018 Dissertation Award, for her dissertation, “‘Going into Labor’: Gender, Migration, and Neoliberal Governance in South Korea,” advisor Carla Freeman (Emory University). Choi examines “how governing forces and migrant women’s desires overlap and contest each other in the realms of work and intimacy” by investigating the “migratory […]

The AFA is pleased to announce the 2018 Sylvia Forman Award for an Outstanding Graduate Paper to Maira Hayat, for her paper, “The Gender of Corruption: Bureaucrats, Bodies and the Female Complaint – Notes from an Irrigation bureaucracy in Pakistan,” advisor William Mazzarella (University of Chicago). Hayat uses mahawl (atmosphere in Urdu) and ‘the female complaint’ as two axes along which to examine corruption […]