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 […]

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. […]

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 Association for Feminist Anthropology (AFA) welcomes sessions to be considered for inclusion in AFA’s program for the 116th AAA Annual Meetings to be held in Washington, D.C. November 29th through December 3rd 2017. This year’s AAA general meeting theme “Anthropology Matters!” challenges anthropologists across the discipline to relate our scholarship to crises today. For this year’s AFA Program, we […]

The SUNY Geneseo Consortium on Latin American Studies is pleased to invite abstract submissions for Cuba at a Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Contemporary Cuba, a SUNY Conversation in the Disciplines, on April 20–22, 2017. Since the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba in 2015, the academic world has a reinvigorated interest in Cuban studies across the disciplines.Scholars and policymakers also expect the […]

WSQ, Call for Papers: Special Issue PRECARIOUS WORK Guest Editors:  Alyson Cole, Queens College & the Graduate Center, CUNY *Victoria Hattam, NSSR, New School* Worlds of work are changing. The 2008 recession amplified the growing sense of a crisis as unemployment rates, gini co-efficients, and debt soared, while organized labor and stock markets crashed—and throughout wages stagnated (Piketty; Krugman). Some activists and scholars […]

CALL FOR PAPERS (deadline for abstracts is 9/30/16)   Description: In this book, we will feature narratives of women of color academics who embody what we call academic bravery. These are women who have demonstrated courage in their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, service, activism, and leadership, despite the potential professional risks. As with any academic, these scholars work in contexts wherein academic […]

Call for papers Ethnographies of Security A special issue of Qualitative Sociology Guest Editor: Rebecca Hanson     The policies and strategies that governments, organizations and communities employ in the search for security have changed dramatically within the past few decades. Advanced technology; wars on drugs, terror, and crime; the global diffusion of policing models; and the rise of mass […]

CFP: “Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment”   Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book “Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment,” due by May 15, 2016. This volume will explore the intersection between transgender studies and ecology, with contributions from an international group of scholars representing a range of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities, including but not limited […]