Article submission deadline: January 22, 2021 (18:00 CET) The use of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms in human resources (HR) allows for hundreds or thousands of job applications to be sifted and evaluated at the touch of a button. Designers of these systems often claim that they are free of individual prejudice, systematic bias, and are […]
“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 […]
The American Anthropological Association will hold its annual conference this fall in St. Louis, MO from November 18th to 22nd. The theme is Truth and Responsibility. DANG is putting together a round table of anthropologists whose work intersects with design and digital anthropology very broadly defined. Our goal is to showcase the work of anthropologist […]
As is now tradition, CASTAC and DANG members and friends will gather for an informal meet up at the AAAs later this month. Thursday, November 15th 7:00pm til close Clandestine Brewing 980 S 1st St, Ste b https://goo.gl/maps/fWPzotDX2242 (~15 min walk from the convention center) While they don’t sell food in the taproom, there will […]
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.
Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017 ENTANGLED MOBILITIES22th-23th of May 2017, University of Jyväskylä, FinlandOrganizers: The Finnish Anthropological Society, anthropologists at the Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylähttp://www.antropologinenseura.fi/en/events/anthropology-conference-2017/CALL FOR PAPERSThe call for papers of the Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017 “Entangled Mobilities” in Jyväskylä is now open. We […]