Friday, November 20, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM Mineral Hall B (Hyatt Regency) How do we think, feel and act dimensionally? As Clifford Geertz put it, ethnography as method ideally involves “deep” hanging-out in order to produce “thick” description, in order to make the familiar strange and the strange familiar. Such recourse to idioms of depth […]

Virtual Component to the #AAA2015 Conference

First Annual AAA Virtual Conference: Familiar/Strange in the Digital Landscape The AAA Newsletter announces the AAA will be hosting its first Virtual Conference event at this year’s annual meeting. It will begin on Thursday, November 19 at 7:45 PM. Tom Boellstorff will be moderating a discussion on digital engagement in the anthropological field with Thomas […]

Digital Research Hub

I woke up this morning with an idea that I would like to run by the members of DANG.  Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central website anthropologists (and other scholars interested in human research with an online component) could all announce and advertise their digital/online research through.  The site would have 4 main […]