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, […]

AFA At the 2018 AAAs

The AFA is excited about our programming at the upcoming AAA Conference in San Jose. Below is a complete list of what we’ve got going on.    (4-0645) Association for Feminist Anthropology (AFA) Awards Ceremony and Business Meeting Friday 11/16/2018 – 12:15 PM – 1:45 PM Location: San Jose Convention Center, MR 212 D Summary of events and accomplishments by […]

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 […]

Join us February 14, 2018 for an unconventional celebration at The Graduate Center, CUNY in honor of the new WSQ publication. See information below and attached poster for details and please feel free to share the event with your respective social media/websites.  Reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there! Slam Precarious Work  February 14, 2018, 4pm-6pm Martin E. Segal Theatre Center The CUNY Graduate Center […]

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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 […]

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. […]