AAA 2020: Truth and Responsibility

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” ― Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God The American Anthropology Association’s 2020 Meeting is calling for Executive Session submissions, deadline Feb 5. This year’s theme is Truth and Responsibility. The meeting will be held in St. Louis, MO on November 18th through the 22nd. What […]

Digital Anthropology FACULTY JOB POSTING

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 […]

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS: The Anthropological Study of Religious and Religion-Themed Mobile Apps

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 […]

Distinguished Lecture tonight 7:45 

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 […]