Category Archives: AAA Meetings

2019 Schedule for APLA at AAA/CASCA!

Welcome to the 2019 edition of APLA at the AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting schedule. Below is a list of events, panels, and workshops that are sponsored or co-sponsored by APLA – we hope to see you…

2019 Schedule for APLA at AAA/CASCA!

Welcome to the 2019 edition of APLA at the AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting schedule. Below is a list of events, panels, and workshops that are sponsored or co-sponsored by APLA – we hope to see you…

APLA Book Prize Winners!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize! After months of work, the APLA Book Prize committee has selected two books…

APLA Book Prize Winners!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize! After months of work, the APLA Book Prize committee has selected two books…

Graduate Student Workshops at AAAs

Each year during the AAA meetings, the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) sponsors a series of special workshops in which small groups of graduate students and faculty convene around…

Graduate Student Workshops at AAAs

Each year during the AAA meetings, the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) sponsors a series of special workshops in which small groups of graduate students and faculty convene around…

APLA at the AAAs: Early Career Mentoring

APLA is hosting a series of events for individuals who are attending the joint meeting of the American Anthropological Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society in Vancouver…

APLA at the AAAs: Early Career Mentoring

APLA is hosting a series of events for individuals who are attending the joint meeting of the American Anthropological Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society in Vancouver…

AAA/CASCA 2019 Annual Meeting CFPs

Abstracts for the AAA Annual Meeting must be submitted by 3 p.m. EST on April 10th. If you are looking for panelists for your session or looking for a panel for your paper, we want to help you connect with colleagues…

AAA/CASCA 2019 Annual Meeting CFPs

Abstracts for the AAA Annual Meeting must be submitted by 3 p.m. EST on April 10th. If you are looking for panelists for your session or looking for a panel for your paper, we want to help you connect with colleagues…

APLA at AAA 2018: No Small Change

Co-Sponsored by the Society for Economic Anthropology and APLA

Since 2011, anthropologists have been researching cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and the blockchain technologies on which they are based. As…

APLA at AAA 2018: No Small Change

Co-Sponsored by the Society for Economic Anthropology and APLA

Since 2011, anthropologists have been researching cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and the blockchain technologies on which they are based. As…

APLA at AAA 2018: Magical Thinking and Tinkering

In a global context of forced mobility, growing inequality, and economic restructuring and austerity, actors in the social domain face an expanding sphere of intervention and, often, shrinking material…

APLA at AAA 2018: Magical Thinking and Tinkering

In a global context of forced mobility, growing inequality, and economic restructuring and austerity, actors in the social domain face an expanding sphere of intervention and, often, shrinking material…

APLA at AAA 2018: The Uses of Trust

The English legal historian Frederic Maitland argued (around 1900) that the trust was one of the great innovations of his country’s legal development: a flexible legal mechanism that protected property, fostered common purposes…

APLA at AAA 2018: The Uses of Trust

The English legal historian Frederic Maitland argued (around 1900) that the trust was one of the great innovations of his country’s legal development: a flexible legal mechanism that protected property, fostered common purposes…

Book and Paper Prize Winners!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize and Graduate Student Paper Prize competitions. Join us at the AAAs to celebrate the authors and hear…

Book and Paper Prize Winners!

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Book Prize and Graduate Student Paper Prize competitions. Join us at the AAAs to celebrate the authors and hear…

APLA at AAA 2018: Anthropology Confronts the Trolls

APLA and PoLAR are pleased to announce our special event at the 117th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association! Technology and New Media have become central players in the politics of…

APLA at AAA 2018: Anthropology Confronts the Trolls

APLA and PoLAR are pleased to announce our special event at the 117th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association! Technology and New Media have become central players in the politics of…

APLA at AAA 2018: Early Career Mentoring Workshops

At the 2018 AAA meetings, APLA will be offering two Early Career Mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees, but please RSVP by November 9. Publishing Your First Book…

APLA at AAA 2018: Early Career Mentoring Workshops

At the 2018 AAA meetings, APLA will be offering two Early Career Mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees, but please RSVP by November 9. Publishing Your First Book…

AAA Workshop: Empowering Contingent Faculty

What are your rights as contingent faculty? How can you improve your working conditions? The Society for the Anthropology of Work will host a workshop during the AAAs for contingent faculty to learn…

AAA Workshop: Empowering Contingent Faculty

What are your rights as contingent faculty? How can you improve your working conditions? The Society for the Anthropology of Work will host a workshop during the AAAs for contingent faculty to learn…

APLA at AAA 2018: Graduate Student Workshops

Each year during the AAA meetings, the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology(APLA) sponsors a series of special workshops in which small groups of graduate students and faculty…

APLA at AAA 2018: Graduate Student Workshops

Each year during the AAA meetings, the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology(APLA) sponsors a series of special workshops in which small groups of graduate students and faculty…

Change in the Anthropological Imagination, AAA 2018 CFPs

Abstracts for the AAA Annual Meeting must be submitted by 3 p.m. EST on April 16th — and via our website and listserv, APLA is helping members connect with other scholars to develop and complete proposals.

Change in the Anthropological Imagination, AAA 2018 CFPs

Abstracts for the AAA Annual Meeting must be submitted by 3 p.m. EST on April 16th — and via our website and listserv, APLA is helping members connect with other scholars to develop and complete proposals.

Speaking Justice to Power

APLA hosted its 2017 salon, “Speaking Justice to Power: Anthropology Responds to the New World Disorder,” on November 30, 2017, during the AAA annual meeting in Washington, DC. The packed event was held at the community-based café and event space…

Speaking Justice to Power

APLA hosted its 2017 salon, “Speaking Justice to Power: Anthropology Responds to the New World Disorder,” on November 30, 2017, during the AAA annual meeting in Washington, DC. The packed event was held at the community-based café and event space…

Twenty-Five Years of PoLAR

At APLA’s 2017 business meeting, officers, members, and the PoLAR team celebrated the journal’s twenty-fifth anniversary with a champagne toast. In addition to announcing annual book and paper prize winners and introducing new officers, APLA took time to reflect on…

Twenty-Five Years of PoLAR

At APLA’s 2017 business meeting, officers, members, and the PoLAR team celebrated the journal’s twenty-fifth anniversary with a champagne toast. In addition to announcing annual book and paper prize winners and introducing new officers, APLA took time to reflect on…