Design & Digital Anthropology Round Table: Anthropology beyond the Academy 

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 […]


CFP: Digital Infrastructures: Poetics, Politics and Personhood

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 […]

#DANG Anthropology Matters!

Anthropology Matters! The American Anthropological Association’s 116th Annual Conference Washington DC November 29th to December 3rd, 2017 The AAA is calling on its members to demonstrate how and why Anthropology Matters! The theme for the AAA annual conference for 2017, which will be held in Washington DC, is a call to action for anthropologists across […]


​ORGANIZE THIS!: DATA MANAGEMENT FOR ANTHROPOLOGY IN THE DIGITAL AGE, PRESERVING OUR EVIDENCE FOR FUTURE DISCOVERY Friday, November 18, 2016 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM Room: Salon D Organizer & Chair: Jerome Crowder – University of Texas Medical Branch Organizer & Chair: Richard Freeman – University of Florida, Gainesville Discussant: Deborah Winslow – National Science Foundation Discussant: Lisa […]


​COPAR AND THE RE-USE OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL ARCHIVES IN THE DIGITAL AGE Thursday, November 17, 2016 1:45 PM – 3:30 PM Room: Salon D Organizer: Diana Marsh – American Philosophical Society Organizer: Ricardo Punzalan – University of Maryland, College Park Chair: Candace Greene – National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Discussant: Robert Leopold – Smithsonian Institution […]


​DIGITAL MEDIA AND POP-CULTURE: THE CONSTRUCTION OF SOCIO-CULTURAL EVIDENCE ON THE GLOBAL NEOLIBERAL STAGE Wednesday, November 16, 2016 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM Room: 103C Chair & Organizer: Salvatore Giusto – University of Toronto Chair & Organizer: Sunyoung Yang – University of Arizona Discussant: Gabriela Vargas-Cetina – Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan