​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 […]


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 […]

Anthropology, Academia, & Family Planning Survey

Dr. Michaela Howells and Dr. Christopher Lynn are conducting a survey study of structural factors that influence who can be an anthropologist with particular attention to planning or having a family. For instance, how do the career expectations of anthropology influence family planning for those who have gone into or are currently studying anthropology? How […]

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, http://castac.org/) and Digital Anthropology Group (DANG, https://01anthropology.wordpress.com/) and European Association of Social Anthropologists’ Media Anthropology Network (http://www.media-anthropology.net/) 21 June – 5 July 2016 (to be extended if necessary) CASTAC, DANG and […]