Digital Infrastructures: Poetics, Politics and Personhood – American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, 14-18 November 2018 Lorraine Weekes (Stanford University) Gertjan Plets (Utrecht University) Government databases, digital archives, online voting systems, and e-portals enabling the submission of everything from insurance claims to income tax returns increasingly define mundane engagements between citizen-users and a suite […]
The EASA Media Anthropology Network is organising a network panel at the 15th EASA Biennial Conference “Staying, Moving, Settling” in Stockholm, 14-17 August, 2018. Please find the Call for Papers below. Deadline: 9 April 2018. Convenors Philipp Budka (University of Vienna) Elisabetta Costa (University of Groningen) Sahana Udupa (Ludwig Maximilian University) Abstract The digital turn […]
Brandeis University Full-Time Lecturer in Anthropology, 2018-2019 The Department of Anthropology at Brandeis University seeks to hire a full-time Lecturer in Linguistic Anthropology to teach five courses spread over the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters. Candidates with expertise in digital cultures will be given particularly strong consideration. The position may also include some advising […]
Chapter Proposal Deadline: January 15, 2018 As smartphone use becomes increasingly widespread globally, the development of mobile apps has a potentially significant impact on contemporary religion. Mobile apps can reach large audiences; one of the most popular religious apps available, the Biblical app “YouVersion”, has an estimated 200 million users worldwide. From Roman Catholic confession apps […]
Futures of Digital Anthropology Tom Boellstorff December 1st 7:45 PM Marriott Balcony A I will explore futures for anthropology in the study of digital culture, as well as futures of digital culture for anthropological work. The discussion will include methodological questions of the digital as a focus of ethnographic research, and advocacy for the role […]
Tom Boellstorff is giving the Digital Anthropology Distinguished Lecture tonight (Friday December 1st) at the American Anthropological Association. Join us at 7:45 at the Marriott Balcony A.
DANG is co-hosting a meetup with CASTAC, SAW, and EPIC. Join us for beverages, snacks, and conversation at the AAAs. We are organizing a meetup on Thursday, November 30th at the New Heights Restaurant / Gin Joint at 2317 Calvert St., NW, Washington, DC at 8:30 pm. We cannot offer free drinks, but we can offer proximity to delicious ones. Come and join us.