23rd Annual Competition   AFA is pleased to invite graduate and undergraduate students to submit essays in feminist anthropology in competition for the Sylvia Forman Prize, named for the late Sylvia Helen Forman, one of the founders of AFA whose dedication to both her students and feminist principles contributed to the growth of feminist anthropology. One graduate and one undergraduate […]

2017 Michelle Z. Rosaldo Book Prize

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is pleased to invite nominations for the Michelle Z. Rosaldo Prize. The prize will be awarded to a first book that draws on and makes a significant contribution to feminist anthropology. Michelle Z. Rosaldo was one of the earliest theorists in feminist anthropology. With Louise Lamphere, she was the co-editor of Woman, Culture and Society, […]

The Committee on World Anthropologies is once again able to offer partial travel expenses for international participants at the annual AAA meetings. We would like word to get out now so that panel organizers are encouraged to consider “internationalizing” sessions by including participants from outside the United States. Our deadline for submission of requests is March 15, 2017. We will be […]

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is delighted to announce the 2016 recipients of the Sylvia Forman Prize for Student Papers.  The committee selected two winners and two honorable mentions from an unusually high number of submissions this year. We take this as a wonderful sign of the health of our field, and are honored to reward the outstanding scholarship we […]

Joint Sections Reception

Joint Sections Reception sponsored by: ABA, AFA, ALLA, AQA, SANA, SAW, SUNTA   Please join friends and colleagues for food, drink and conversation!!!! Friday, 18 November 2016 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Hilton Salon G Ballroom ~ Cash Bar ~ Light Refreshments ~ joint-receptions-invite-2016

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is delighted to announce the 2016 recipients of the Sylvia Forman Prize for Student Papers.  The committee selected two winners and two honorable mentions from an unusually high number of submissions this year. We take this as a wonderful sign of the health of our field, and are honored to reward the outstanding scholarship we […]

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is delighted to announce the 2016 recipients of the Sylvia Forman Prize for Student Papers.  The committee selected two winners and two honorable mentions from an unusually high number of submissions this year. We take this as a wonderful sign of the health of our field, and are honored to reward the outstanding scholarship we […]

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is delighted to announce the 2016 recipients of the Sylvia Forman Prize for Student Papers.  The committee selected two winners and two honorable mentions from an unusually high number of submissions this year. We take this as a wonderful sign of the health of our field, and are honored to reward the outstanding scholarship we […]

*Website **Junior Co-Manager  (2-year term starting at end of AAA Meting 2016-18)* The position is a two year commitment, serving as the junior co-manager for one year, and the senior co-manager the second.  WordPress web design skills are a plus. The AFA Web Co-Managers are appointed members of the AFA Executive Board, working closely with the President and Secretary to bring the AFA?s internet presence […]

The editors of the AFA’s monthly Anthropology News Column, Emily DeWet and Mounia El Kotni are pleased to share with you Eliza Williamson’s essay “Whose responsability? Reproduction and Care in the time of Zika”. Congrats Eliza!     http://www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/2016/05/11/whose-responsibility/