(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 […]

DEADLINES: We must submit all paper proposals to IUAES before Feb. 28, 2018 Please send expressions of interest as soon as possible. Send a 50-100 word  summary of your paper topic on or before Feb. 20  to: Dr. Suzanne Hanchett, [email protected],  English language communications (or) Dra. Jenniffer Simpson, [email protected] Portuguese communications IUAES will review and accept our abstracts before March 15, 2018 After their […]

Call for Proposals: #MeToo

Deadline: February 2 As stories of sexual assault and misconduct continue to make news headlines, Anthropology News invites anthropologists to reflect on the #MeToo movement and this particular moment in sexual politics. We would like your reflections on and responses to sexual harassment/violence and aspects of the #MeToo campaign in the context of the kinds of work in power, gender, and history […]

Call for Session Papers, AAA 2018

Please send abstracts of 250 words for consideration to Jennifer Wies [email protected] and Hillary Haldane [email protected]   Deadline: March 1, 2018 To Change the Anthropological Imagination, The Sites Where Anthropology is Produced Must Change While anthropology is practiced across variable sites, non-governmental organizations, healthcare systems, policy areas, development agencies, the main locus of its social reproduction is within the academy. […]

A second Honorable Mention for the The Sylvia Forman Prize for outstanding graduate student paper will be awarded to Seda Saluk, for the paper “Monitored Pregnancy in the Age of Pronatalism: Health Information Technologies and Reproductive Governance in Contemporary Turkey,” advisor Jacqueline Urla (University of Massachusetts Amherst).

The Honorable Mention for The Sylvia Forman Prize for outstanding graduate student paper will be awarded to Sahana Ghosh, for the paper “Security Scripts: Gendering Everyday Mobility and Civil-Military Relations under Surveillance in India’s Eastern Borderlands,” advisor Inderpal Grewal, (Yale University). Ghosh’s paper analyzes the gendered contours of military action in India’s eastern border. As India drives an increasingly militarized […]

2017 Rosaldo Book Prize Winners

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is delighted to announce two winners for the 2017 Michelle Z. Rosaldo Book Prize. Both books honor the legacy of Michelle Z. Rosaldo by being adventurous first books which promise to make a lasting contribution to the discipline. We are delighted to offer the Rosaldo Prize to Saida Hodžić, for her book The Twilight of […]

The Sylvia Forman Prize for outstanding graduate student paper will be awarded to Brady G’Sell, for the paper “Multiple Maternities: Maternal Repertoires and Support Seeking in South Africa,” advisor Adam Ashforth (University of Michigan). G’Sell’s paper analyzes marriage and childcare in South Africa. In South Africa, 40% unemployment and plummeting marriage rates have put once reliable means of supporting children—employment, […]

2017 Sylvia Forman honorable mention

The Honorable Mention for the Sylvia Forman Prize for outstanding undergraduate student paper will be awarded to Olivia Lawrence-Weilmann for the paper “A Human Rights Strategy to Abortion Legalization and Access in Mexico City,” advisor Lynn Morgan (Mount Holyoke College). Lawrence-Weilmann’s paper explores the implications of human rights as a discourse and strategy to advance abortion legalization in Mexico City. […]