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 […]

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 Presentations: Response-ability Summit (was Anthro + Tech Conference), May 20-21

Response-ability Summit, May 20-21 | Online and Offline Call for Presentations: How do we respond to the problems in tech using our abilities? Digital technologies, devices and data are woven into the fabric of contemporary societies. The digital and the social are now co-evolving — in a ‘sociodigital’ world — with emergent consequences that raise profound challenges for equality, […]

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 […]

CFP on Entangled Mobilizes at the 2017 Finnish Anthropological Society Conference 

​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 Jyväskylä FOR PAPERSThe call for papers of the Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017 “Entangled Mobilities” in Jyväskylä is now open. We […]

#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 […]

5th Annual Digital Frontiers Conference

The 5th Annual Digital Frontiers Conference and THATCamp will be held September 22-24, 2016 at Rice University in Houston, hosted by Fondren Library and the Humanities Research Center. Registration is Now Open for #DF16RU Register now for Digital Frontiers 2016! Registration rates: Non-Student: $75 Full-time Graduate or Undergraduate Student: $35 THATCamp: $20 Registration provides access to […]

June Joint E-seminar

“Facebook as research field and research platform” Joint e-seminar of the American Anthropological Association’s Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology & Computing (CASTAC, and Digital Anthropology Group (DANG, and European Association of Social Anthropologists’ Media Anthropology Network ( 21 June – 5 July 2016 (to be extended if necessary) CASTAC, DANG and […]

Digital Anthropology at the AAA’s

Included in this post are two Call for Participants from individuals interested in organizing sessions around digital themes. Contact these folks promptly if you want to join! WHAT’S AT STAKE? A DISCUSSION OF TRANSPARENCY, AUTHENTICITY, APPLICATION, THEORY, AND ACCESSIBILITY IN PUBLIC ANTHROPOLOGY What we mean by the phrase “public anthropology” reveals as much about our […]