#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. […]

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 matthew.hale0009@gmail.com This panel critically examines the transformation of labor within the twenty-first century. The new millennium brought with it many […]

ETHNOGRAPHIC ENGAGEMENTS WITH DIGITAL ALTERITY I

Thursday, November 19, 2015: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM Capital Ballroom 1 (Hyatt Regency) As digital technologies become ever more ubiquitous as artefacts and infrastructures via which human relations are conducted, this panel explores an approach to digital relations that asks not whether the digital is virtual or real, but just what kind of reality the digital […]