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 […]

CFP UPENN 2017 conference –Reading Eastern Europe Digitally: Promises for the New Millennium |

Check out the Romanian Studies Association of America’s Call for Papers Reading Eastern Europe Digitally: Promises for the New Millennium Deadline: March 12, 2016. Contact Email: Reading Eastern Europe Digitally: Promises for the New Millennium What does the Digital Age hold in store for Eastern European cultures? In an era dominated by the […]

Digital Anthropology at 14th EASA Conference

In this post I am going to provide an overview about those panels at the 14th EASA Biennial Conference entitled “Anthropological legacies and human futures” (Milan, Italy, 20-23 July 2016) which deal with digital media technologies and related issues. This also offers some insight into digital anthropology related research in the European context which in […]

Philipp Budka

My name is Philipp Budka. I am a social and cultural anthropologist interested particularly in digital media technologies, infrastructure, indigenous media, activism, globalization, ethnography, and the production and transfer of knowledge. I am currently completing my PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna, Austria. For my PhD project I did ethnographic […]

Sydney Yeager

Sydney Yeager is a cultural anthropologist and ABD PhD candidate at SMU (Southern Methodist University).  She is currently working on her dissertation pertaining to digital memorials and contemporary grieving practices. She is a founding member of the AAA’s new Digital Anthropology Interest Group, fondly known as DANG.  As of November 2014, Sydney has taken on the role of DANG Convener over […]