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Links and Resources for Feminist Anthropology

Links to other feminist anthropological associations and to other gender, sexuality, and women’s studies associations

Commission on Global Feminisms and Queer Politics
Commission on Transnational Feminisms and Queer Politics (originally named Global Feminisms and Queer Politics) was established by the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) in 2018 to undertake multidisciplinary and international research on transnational feminisms and queer politics in all regions of the world.

International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological sciences
(IUAES)The IUAES is a world organization of scientists and institutions working in the fields of anthropology and ethnology. Its aim is to enhance exchange and communication among scholars across the world, in a collective effort to expand human knowledge.

Society For Applied Anthropology
The SfAA Community is for applied social scientists interested in sharing information about their interests.

EASA Network for the Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality (NAGS)
This network aims to bring together scholars focusing on issues of gender and sexuality. Gender and Sexuality are well established themes within anthropology and we consider it an important task to bring together professionals doing anthropological research on these themes from different perspectives.

Collective of Feminist Anthropologists
The  Collective of Feminist Anthropologists (CAF) is an association of women who propose an anthropological and feminist reflection on issues of gender and sexuality both from academic fields and spaces of activism and management. To this end, the CAFs make up a dynamic group that is adaptable to the diversity of interlocutors with whom to dialogue on gender in its complex intersection with variables such as state, ethnicity, sexuality, and class.

National Women’s Studies Association
Established in 1977, the National Women’s Studies Association has as one of its primary objectives promoting and supporting the production and dissemination of knowledge about women and gender through teaching, learning, research and service in academic and other settings.

The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation, is a broad association for academics, practitioners, activists and institutions in the field of Women’s, Gender, Transgender, Sexuality, and Queer studies, feminist research, women’s, sexual and LGBTQI rights, equality, and diversity.

Links to feminist anthro and feminist studies-related prizes

The WW Women’s Studies Fellowships support the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses topics of women and gender in interdisciplinary and original ways.

Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship

The University of Chicago Press and Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society are pleased to announce the competition for the 2023 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Named in honor of the founding editor of Signs, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is designed to recognize excellence and innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships and Grants 

The American Fellowship program began in 1888, a time when women were discouraged from pursuing an education. It is AAUW’s largest fellowship program and the oldest non-institutional source of graduate funding for women in the United States.

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Awards and Prizes 

Each year, NWSA in coordination with different NWSA caucuses and publications offers multiple awards for people who are current members of NWSA. Applications will be accepted online during the application submission process.

Links to public/engaged feminist scholarship-type projects

Feminist Public Intellectuals Project, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 
In keeping with the consistent mission of Signs to matter in the world, the Feminist Public Intellectuals Project seeks to engage feminist theorizing with pressing political and social issues via three open-access, online-first initiatives: Ask a Feminist, Short Takes, and Feminist Frictions.