The Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) is proud to announce the 2016 Ruth Benedict Book Prize Competition for outstanding anthropological scholarship on a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer topic. The Ruth Benedict Book Prize is presented each year at the American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting to acknowledge excellence in a scholarly book written from an anthropological perspective about a topic […]

Call for Nominations: 2016 CoGEA Award

Nominations Due: May 1 to Anne Kelsey, CoGEA Liaison at [email protected] The CoGEA Award (formerly known as the Squeaky Wheel Award), sponsored by the AAA Committee on Gender Equity in Anthropology (CoGEA), recognizes individuals whose service to the discipline (inclusive of research, teaching and mentorship) demonstrates the courage to bring to light and investigate practices in anthropology that are potentially […]

Check out Mounia El Kotni’s recent interview with this year’s winners of the Sylvia Forman Student Paper Prize! Congratulations once again to prize winners Emily Channell-Justice (CUNY) and Lily Gutterman (Brown)!

Announcing: Michelle Rosaldo Book Prize

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is pleased to announce the Michelle Z. Rosaldo Prize, a new honor in our field.  The prize will be awarded to a first book that draws on and makes a significant contribution to feminist anthropology.  Prizes will be awarded every two years, with the first to be presented at the 2015 American Anthropological Association meetings […]

AFA Sessions at AAA 2014

For the 2014 AAA meetings in Washington, DC the Association for Feminist Anthropology (AFA) has a compelling set of sessions – including 4 invited sessions; 12 regular sessions; and 1 poster session — that highlight the dynamic range of research interests within feminist anthropology. Coming on the heels of the Association for Feminist Anthropology’s 25th Anniversary as a formal section of […]

Voices is on Open Anthropology

AAA has announced the official launch of Open Anthropology, a new, on-line public journal. AFA’s Voices is among the journals represented. Check it out!    

Public Policy Interests and Activities of the AFA and Other AAA Sections In 2010, the Committee on Public Policy began surveying AAA units to understand the activities they are currently undertaking in the public policy domain, as part of its ongoing effort to encourage AAA sections and interest groups to enhance public-policy related communication, cooperation and visibility, develop policy-related projects, […]