CFP “Learning to Labor in the Digital Economy”

Call for papers “Learning to Labor in the Digital Economy” AAA 2016, November 16-20, Minneapolis, MN Organizer: Matthew Hale (Indiana University/Kennesaw State University) Discussant: Mary L. Gray (Microsoft Research/Indiana University) Deadline:  April 1, 2016 to This panel critically examines the transformation of labor within the twenty-first century. The new millennium brought with it many […]

CFP PROPOSED AAA 2016 Panel: “There’s an App for That”: The Anthropological Study of Religious and Religion-Themed Mobile Apps

CALL FOR PAPERS PROPOSED AAA 2016 Panel:  “There’s an App for That”: The Anthropological Study of Religious and Religion-Themed Mobile Apps Abstracts Deadline: April 3rd, 2016 Send to Jacqueline Fewkes ( Conference: 115th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting ‘Evidence, Accident, Discovery’ 16-20 Nov. 2016, Minneapolis, MN, USA Organizer: Jacqueline H. Fewkes (Florida Atlantic University) As […]

Evidence, Accident, Discovery in Digital Anthropology

DANG @ #AAA2016 I wanted to stir the pot for Digital Anthropology panels at the AAA Conference this fall. Annual Meeting Theme The 115th Annual Meeting theme, ‘Evidence, Accident, Discovery’, raises issues central to debates within both anthropology and politics in a neoliberal, climate-changing, social media-networked era: What counts as evidence? What does evidence count […]

Occulted Relations and Digital Revelations: Freemasonry and Secrecy in the Information Age

Friday, November 20, 2015: 3:15 PM Capital Ballroom 6 (Hyatt Regency) Christopher Neil Butler (Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison) With a visible architectural footprint in virtually any North American town or city, as well as possessing a broad global reach, Freemasonry is often described by members as the world’s largest secret society. However, many Masons have a […]

DANG Business Meeting at #AAA2015

DANG: Digital Anthropology Group Business Meeting Saturday 12:15 to 1:30 in room 405 at the Colorado convention center (Open to All Interested Parties) Business Meeting Agenda We have completed our first three years as an interest group. The American Anthropological Association has approved our reauthorization for another three years. In this time we have successfully […]

DANG “Re”Organization: Part 2 Informal Leadership

New leadership roles within DANG. These do not need to be fully formalized. Rather than a few elected positions like other societies have, DANG would have practical positions which will distribute the workload of promoting digital anthropology in all its variation and digital anthropology. I think it might be good to make the focus of […]