CfP:

Anthros in Tech: Disrupting Academic Anthropology Call for roundtable participants for the American Anthropological Association’s 2022 Hybrid Conference  November 9-13, 2022 Anthropologists working in the tech industry have been hard at work building disruptive technologies for decades. With the growing interest in career paths outside of academia, our round table on anthropologists in tech unsettles […]

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CfP: Social Media—Unsettling the World

Social Media: Unsettling the World CFP For over a decade, social media has been “unsettling” the world. The social power of social media has become all too apparent and it is important for anthropologists to address it and the implications it has past, present, and future. We are looking for papers that address this theme […]

Call for Papers: Ethics of AI in Human Resources – special issue of Ethics and Information Technology

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 […]

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 […]