“It is an incredibly urgent and important moment for our field. At a time when the broader public seems to be rediscovering the fact that gender is one of the key axes through which inequality is produced and experienced, I am proud that AFA is here to remind us that feminist anthropology has been productively and diversely asking those questions […]

The Department of Sociology at the University of New Mexico invites applications for the newly established Maxine Baca Zinn Endowed Professorship to begin in August 2019. For this full-time, tenured position, we seek applications from sociology of gender scholars at the associate or early professor level. Applicants must have a conferred PhD in sociology or other related field along with […]

The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis seeks an assistant, associate, or full professor in the area of Sexuality Studies. We are especially interested in innovative scholars who concentrate in one or more of the following areas: racialized sexualities; sexual labor and economies; sexual health and reproductive justice; transgender studies; queer indigeneity and […]

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 […]

Title Assistant Professor – Anthropology Appointment Status Tenure Track Department IU Northwest Sociology and Anthropology Position Summary Indiana University Northwest, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, is seeking to fill a faculty position for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (Anthropology). The Assistant Professor is a tenure-track, full-time, 10-month position beginning August 1, 2018. Responsibilities for this position include teaching three introductory courses in all […]

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 […]

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at ASU is presently rebuilding, including adding six new tenure-track faculty, four new lecturers and a new School Director in the last 18 months.  As part of bringing new energy to a successful program in Sociology and the minor in Anthropology, the School now […]

The Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at Georgia State University invites applications for the anticipated position of Lecturer, pending budgetary approval. The Lecturer will teach courses in the WGSS degree program and play a central role in the development of a practitioner-oriented track or concentration in the MA and BA degree programs. The new tracks or concentrations […]

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 […]