Category Archives: AAA Meetings

APLA at AAA: Early Career Mentoring Workshops

At the 2017 AAA meeting, APLA will be offering two Early Career Mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees. From Paper to Publication: Writing Anthropological Articles for Flagship Journals Thursday, November 30, 2017, 12:15-1:30 PM

APLA at AAA: Early Career Mentoring Workshops

At the 2017 AAA meeting, APLA will be offering two Early Career Mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees. From Paper to Publication: Writing Anthropological Articles for Flagship Journals Thursday, November 30, 2017, 12:15-1:30 PM

Anthropology Matters! AAA 2017 CFPs

Session proposals for the 116th AAA annual meeting are due April 14th — and via our website and listserv, APLA is helping members connect with other scholars to develop and complete proposals. This year’s theme, “Anthropology Matters!” is a response to contemporary…

Anthropology Matters! AAA 2017 CFPs

Session proposals for the 116th AAA annual meeting are due April 14th — and via our website and listserv, APLA is helping members connect with other scholars to develop and complete proposals. This year’s theme, “Anthropology Matters!” is a response to contemporary…

APLA Book Prize Winner

Winner: Catherine Fennell. (2015). Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago, University of Minnesota Press. This book is a careful, creative and rigorous study of public housing regeneration in Chicago. The book is a fascinating work that braids together…

APLA Book Prize Winner

Winner: Catherine Fennell. (2015). Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago, University of Minnesota Press. This book is a careful, creative and rigorous study of public housing regeneration in Chicago. The book is a fascinating work that braids together…

APLA Graduate Student Workshops

The AAA meetings in Minneapolis this year coincided with the days shortly after the devastating results of the United States election. Although distressing, the results were part of longer histories and intensification of unresolved…

APLA Graduate Student Workshops

The AAA meetings in Minneapolis this year coincided with the days shortly after the devastating results of the United States election. Although distressing, the results were part of longer histories and intensification of unresolved…

Early Career Mentoring Events at AAA 2016: Turning Heads and Making News

Each year, APLA’s Early Career Mentoring Committee plans a series of events that focus on the particular interests and needs of scholars in the early stages of their careers…

Early Career Mentoring Events at AAA 2016: Turning Heads and Making News

Each year, APLA’s Early Career Mentoring Committee plans a series of events that focus on the particular interests and needs of scholars in the early stages of their careers…

APLA at AAA 2016: Human Rights Vernacularizations

Sally Merry’s work on vernacularization and translation has recast anthropological analysis of human rights, helping anthropology move beyond universalism-relativism debates and opening new terrain…

APLA at AAA 2016: Human Rights Vernacularizations

Sally Merry’s work on vernacularization and translation has recast anthropological analysis of human rights, helping anthropology move beyond universalism-relativism debates and opening new terrain…

APLA at AAA 2016: Racism, BLM, and Immigrant Rights

In 2016, global politics brought race and immigration to the forefront of debates. Humanitarian crises and elections highlighted conflicts about race, place, and belonging…

APLA at AAA 2016: Racism, BLM, and Immigrant Rights

In 2016, global politics brought race and immigration to the forefront of debates. Humanitarian crises and elections highlighted conflicts about race, place, and belonging…

APLA at AAA 2016: Post-Genomic Constitutions

We live in a world where human health is increasingly rendered knowable through technologies of molecularization. These technologies raise important questions about the intersection of law and science…

APLA at AAA 2016: Post-Genomic Constitutions

We live in a world where human health is increasingly rendered knowable through technologies of molecularization. These technologies raise important questions about the intersection of law and science…

APLA at AAA 2016: Evidence of Malfeasance

The globalization of both liberal, transparent selfhood and neoliberal, commodified selfhood have altered local ethical regimes around the world. But has this changed how we verify ethical breaches?…

APLA at AAA 2016: Evidence of Malfeasance

The globalization of both liberal, transparent selfhood and neoliberal, commodified selfhood have altered local ethical regimes around the world. But has this changed how we verify ethical breaches?…

APLA at AAA 2016: Life Matters

Anthropology’s knowledge project has long been entangled with its political project. The questions we have asked have emerged from specific real world issues and problems, while also exploring broad theoretical questions…

APLA at AAA 2016: Life Matters

Anthropology’s knowledge project has long been entangled with its political project. The questions we have asked have emerged from specific real world issues and problems, while also exploring broad theoretical questions…

APLA at AAA 2016: Early Career Mentoring

At the 2016 AAA meetings, APLA will be offering two Early Career mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees.The first event, titled “Writing for the Media,” asks how we can contribute to public…

APLA at AAA 2016: Early Career Mentoring

At the 2016 AAA meetings, APLA will be offering two Early Career mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees.The first event, titled “Writing for the Media,” asks how we can contribute to public…

Service and Community as a Graduate Student in APLA

By Joshua Clark I began working with the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) in early 2012, when I was approached about serving as the section’s graduate…

Service and Community as a Graduate Student in APLA

By Joshua Clark I began working with the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) in early 2012, when I was approached about serving as the section’s graduate…

APLA at AAA 2016: Graduate Student Workshops

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Each year during the AAA meetings, the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) sponsors a series of special workshops…

APLA at AAA 2016: Graduate Student Workshops

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Each year during the AAA meetings, the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) sponsors a series of special workshops…

APLA at AAA 2016 Preview

APLA has an exciting roster of events planned for the AAA meetings this year including 43 sessions, graduate student workshops, early career mentoring events and the annual APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize and APLA Book Prize…

APLA at AAA 2016 Preview

APLA has an exciting roster of events planned for the AAA meetings this year including 43 sessions, graduate student workshops, early career mentoring events and the annual APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize and APLA Book Prize…

AAA 2016: APLA Call for proposals

The AAA 115th Annual Meeting theme is ‘Evidence, Accident, Discovery.’ This year’s theme is of particular interest to political and legal anthropologists. AAA’s call asks for panels that raise questions…

AAA 2016: APLA Call for proposals

The AAA 115th Annual Meeting theme is ‘Evidence, Accident, Discovery.’ This year’s theme is of particular interest to political and legal anthropologists. AAA’s call asks for panels that raise questions…

APLA Mentoring at AAA in Denver: Publishing Your First Book

At our AAA Early Career workshop on Publishing your First Book, we were fortunate to have five editors…

APLA Mentoring at AAA in Denver: Publishing Your First Book

At our AAA Early Career workshop on Publishing your First Book, we were fortunate to have five editors…