#AAA2016 Session ANTHROPOLOGICAL ARCHIVES IN THE DIGITAL AGE

​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 […]

#AAA2016 Session ​DIGITAL MEDIA AND POP-CULTURE

​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

​#AAA2016 Session DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURES IN LOW ELECTRICITY AND INTERNET ENVIRONMENTS

​DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURES OFF THE GRID: BARRIERS, BRIDGES, AND BEST PRACTICES OF DOING DIGITAL FIELDWORK IN LOW ELECTRICITY AND INTERNET ENVIRONMENTS Wednesday, November 16, 2016 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM Room: Salon A Organizer:  Laura Zanotti – Purdue University Chair: Julie Velasquez Runk – University of Georgia, Athens Presenters:  Kaitlin Harris – Purdue University Alder Keleman […]

#AAA2016 Invited Session on THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF RELIGIOUS MOBILE APPS

THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT”: THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF RELIGIOUS AND RELIGION-THEMED MOBILE APPS Digital Anthropologies Interest Group Invited Session Friday, November 18 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM Minneapolis Convention Center, Room: 206AB Session Description: As smartphone use becomes increasingly widespread globally, the development of mobile apps has a potentially significant impact on contemporary religion. […]

Call for Contributions: An Edited Volume on Tumblr

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: A Tumblr Book co-editors:   Allison McCracken, American Studies, DePaul University; Louisa Stein, Department of Film and Media Culture, Middlebury College; Alexander Cho, University of California Humanities Research Institute We’re putting together a book to identify ways in which Tumblr has had an important social and industrial impact, both as a digital platform and […]

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 […]