Category Archives: AAA Meetings

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…

APLA Mentoring at AAA in Denver: Just Say No

Saying no is hard to do. Especially when faced with a variety of teaching, service, research, writing, collaborative, and personal demands early in your career. At a workshop event held on Thursday evening in Denver, Ilana Gershon and David Nugent shared their insights and suggestions for how to avoid over-committing yourself in the early stages of an academic career…

APLA Mentoring at AAA in Denver: Just Say No

Saying no is hard to do. Especially when faced with a variety of teaching, service, research, writing, collaborative, and personal demands early in your career. At a workshop event held on Thursday evening in Denver, Ilana Gershon and David Nugent shared their insights and suggestions for how to avoid over-committing yourself in the early stages of an academic career…

Cultivating Knowledge About Cannabis Legalization

Anthropology News is featuring a piece about APLA’s Cannabis Cultures tour and forum at the AAA annual meeting in Denver. The event was a success, allowing APLA members to…

Cultivating Knowledge About Cannabis Legalization

Anthropology News is featuring a piece about APLA’s Cannabis Cultures tour and forum at the AAA annual meeting in Denver. The event was a success, allowing APLA members to…

APLA Business Meeting: Catherine Besteman and More!

We will welcome incoming officers, including new President Catherine Besteman of Colby College…

APLA Business Meeting: Catherine Besteman and More!

We will welcome incoming officers, including new President Catherine Besteman of Colby College…

AAA 2015 Preview: Rethinking the Household for the Age of Finance

One of the sessions in the upcoming AAA meeting in Denver, sponsored by the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology, looks at contemporary transformations of one of our most basic units of analysis, the household.

AAA 2015 Preview: Rethinking the Household for the Age of Finance

One of the sessions in the upcoming AAA meeting in Denver, sponsored by the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology, looks at contemporary transformations of one of our most basic units of analysis, the household.

“Cannabis Cultures” Souvenir T-Shirts Available!

APLA is pleased to announce that “Cannabis Cultures” souvenir t-shirts are available! When you support this innovative tour and forum on November 18th, you will a receive commemorative t-shirt. You can now donate at the AAA online store…

“Cannabis Cultures” Souvenir T-Shirts Available!

APLA is pleased to announce that “Cannabis Cultures” souvenir t-shirts are available! When you support this innovative tour and forum on November 18th, you will a receive commemorative t-shirt. You can now donate at the AAA online store…

AAA 2015 Preview: Undisciplining Law and Economy

When we first sat down to discuss the idea for this panel, we knew we wanted to account for the comingling of legal and economic techniques, technologies, and forms of knowledge in the worlds we study…

AAA 2015 Preview: Undisciplining Law and Economy

When we first sat down to discuss the idea for this panel, we knew we wanted to account for the comingling of legal and economic techniques, technologies, and forms of knowledge in the worlds we study…

AAA 2015 Preview: Early Career Mentoring Events

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is committed to mentoring students and early career scholars. At the 2015 AAA meetings, the section will be offering two Early Career mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees…

AAA 2015 Preview: Early Career Mentoring Events

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology is committed to mentoring students and early career scholars. At the 2015 AAA meetings, the section will be offering two Early Career mentoring events; these events are free and open to all conference attendees…

AAA 2015 Preview: 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…

AAA 2015 Preview: 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…

AAA 2015 Preview: Speaking of Evidence

While many anthropologists’ discussions of evidence turn on a disciplinary concern with the ethnographic record and ethnographic texts as forms of evidence, the making and application of both evidence and evidence protocols are widespread, iterative social…

AAA 2015 Preview: Speaking of Evidence

While many anthropologists’ discussions of evidence turn on a disciplinary concern with the ethnographic record and ethnographic texts as forms of evidence, the making and application of both evidence and evidence protocols are widespread, iterative social…

AAA 2015 Preview: The Actant Archive: On Surveillance, Subversion and Self-Fashioning

Anthropology’s interest in archives (and/or “The Archive”) is, of course, nothing new…From our own work in two East European contexts, we have discovered common..

AAA 2015 Preview: The Actant Archive: On Surveillance, Subversion and Self-Fashioning

Anthropology’s interest in archives (and/or “The Archive”) is, of course, nothing new…From our own work in two East European contexts, we have discovered common..