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 Jyväskylähttp://www.antropologinenseura.fi/en/events/anthropology-conference-2017/CALL FOR PAPERSThe call for papers of the Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017 “Entangled Mobilities” in Jyväskylä is now open. We […]

#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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]