After the field: unboxing digital methods and producing data in digital anthropology

Roundtable Call for Discussants American Anthropological Association 2016 November 16-20 Minneapolis, MN Please contact Nadia Elmrabet at elmrabet.nadia@gmail.com about participating in this roundtable. Deadline April 12, 2016 After the field: unboxing digital methods and producing data in digital anthropology Organizer: Nadia Elmrabet (University College London) This “debriefing” roundtable session sets out to give a platform to […]

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 […]

DANG “Re”Organization: Part 2 Informal Leadership

New leadership roles within DANG. These do not need to be fully formalized. Rather than a few elected positions like other societies have, DANG would have practical positions which will distribute the workload of promoting digital anthropology in all its variation and digital anthropology. I think it might be good to make the focus of […]

FIRST ANNUAL AAA VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: FAMILIAR/STRANGE IN THE DIGITAL LANDSCAPE

Thursday, November 19, 2015: 7:45 PM-9:00 PM Centennial D (Hyatt Regency) Anthropology has always been at the forefront of engaging disparate communities and social issues. The digital revolution has expanded this potential reach and capability, but has brought with it new sets of challenges: issues of authenticity, accessibility, and scholarly credibility weigh on researchers looking […]