Category Archives: AAA Meetings

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..

Registration Now Open for Cannabis Cultures AAA 2015

Cannabis Cultures Event Registration: http://tinyurl.com/n9awxhe As you plan for the American Anthropological Association meeting in November, save the date for a special cannabis tour and public engagement event sponsored by APLA, Anthropology of Tourism Interest Group, Culture & Agriculture, Society for the Anthropology of

Registration Now Open for Cannabis Cultures AAA 2015

Cannabis Cultures Event Registration: http://tinyurl.com/n9awxhe As you plan for the American Anthropological Association meeting in November, save the date for a special cannabis tour and public engagement event sponsored by APLA, Anthropology of Tourism Interest Group, Culture & Agriculture, Society for the Anthropology of

#BlackLivesStillMatter: Race and Justice at AAA 2015

In response to the overt racial injustice embedded in the organization of American policing and justice system, made undeniably visible by the events of 2014, President Monica Heller has called the American Anthropological Association to take part in a re-examination

#BlackLivesStillMatter: Race and Justice at AAA 2015

In response to the overt racial injustice embedded in the organization of American policing and justice system, made undeniably visible by the events of 2014, President Monica Heller has called the American Anthropological Association to take part in a re-examination

Producing Political and Legal Knowledge through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements

By Jennifer Curtis APLA hosted its inaugural salon, Producing Political and Legal Knowledge through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements, on December 3, 2014 during the AAA annual meetings in Washington, DC. The event was held at the community-based café and event space, Busboys

Producing Political and Legal Knowledge through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements

By Jennifer Curtis APLA hosted its inaugural salon, Producing Political and Legal Knowledge through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements, on December 3, 2014 during the AAA annual meetings in Washington, DC. The event was held at the community-based café and event space, Busboys

Winner and finalists for APLA’s Graduate Student Paper Prize!

The 2014 APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize committee was Gabrielle Hosein, Mark Schuller, and Chika Watanabe. This year we added a mentoring component, with five finalists. We received a very high number of quality submissions. At 28, it’s much higher

Winner and finalists for APLA’s Graduate Student Paper Prize!

The 2014 APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize committee was Gabrielle Hosein, Mark Schuller, and Chika Watanabe. This year we added a mentoring component, with five finalists. We received a very high number of quality submissions. At 28, it’s much higher

Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” at the AAA Meetings

Save the date! Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” When: Wednesday, December 3, 6-8 pm. Where:Busboys & Poets, 14th and V location, 2021 14th St NW How to get there: Metro: U Street/African American Civil

Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” at the AAA Meetings

Save the date! Happy Hour Salon: “Producing Political and Legal Knowledge Through Cross-Disciplinary Engagements” When: Wednesday, December 3, 6-8 pm. Where:Busboys & Poets, 14th and V location, 2021 14th St NW How to get there: Metro: U Street/African American Civil

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Graduate Students: these workshops during the AAAs are for you!

APLA Graduate Student Workshops at AAA 2014   Call for participants… 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

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Graduate Students: these workshops during the AAAs are for you!

APLA Graduate Student Workshops at AAA 2014   Call for participants… 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

Presidential Address Now Published!

Don’t miss Susan Coutin and Sally Merry’s joint APLA-AES 2013 Presidential Address now published in American Ethnologist: Technologies of truth in the anthropology of conflict Abstract Science and technology studies can help to unveil invisible modes of power that are

Presidential Address Now Published!

Don’t miss Susan Coutin and Sally Merry’s joint APLA-AES 2013 Presidential Address now published in American Ethnologist: Technologies of truth in the anthropology of conflict Abstract Science and technology studies can help to unveil invisible modes of power that are

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition

The APLA Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program (including M.A., Ph.D. and J.D.) to send stand-alone papers centering on the analysis of political and legal institutions and processes. Topics may include citizenship; colonialism and post-colonial public spheres; cosmopolitanism; cultural politics; disability;

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition

The APLA Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program (including M.A., Ph.D. and J.D.) to send stand-alone papers centering on the analysis of political and legal institutions and processes. Topics may include citizenship; colonialism and post-colonial public spheres; cosmopolitanism; cultural politics; disability;

Another of our 2013 AAA meetings mentoring workshops: mobility, law and citizenship

“Mobility, Law & Citizenship” Workshop, by Véronique Fortin, UC Irvine. On November 21st 2013, a small group of scholars gathered at lunchtime as six graduate students and one faculty member (Gillian G. Tan, Deakin University, Australia) discussed the challenges of

Another of our 2013 AAA meetings mentoring workshops: mobility, law and citizenship

“Mobility, Law & Citizenship” Workshop, by Véronique Fortin, UC Irvine. On November 21st 2013, a small group of scholars gathered at lunchtime as six graduate students and one faculty member (Gillian G. Tan, Deakin University, Australia) discussed the challenges of

Law and Rurality Workshop at AAA 2013 in Chicago:

Workshop on “Law and Rurality” by Michele L. Statz, University of Washington. Taking “rurality as a continuum” (Pruitt 2006) as its point of departure, the APLA “Law and Rurality” workshop welcomed scholars who explore the shifting parameters, regulation, and significance

Law and Rurality Workshop at AAA 2013 in Chicago:

Workshop on “Law and Rurality” by Michele L. Statz, University of Washington. Taking “rurality as a continuum” (Pruitt 2006) as its point of departure, the APLA “Law and Rurality” workshop welcomed scholars who explore the shifting parameters, regulation, and significance

APLA Business Meeting at AAA 2013

Don’t miss APLA’s business meeting substantive discussion on broadening anthropology’s reach! Saturday November 23rd, 12:15-1.30 pm, Chicago Hilton, Marquette Room.

APLA Business Meeting at AAA 2013

Don’t miss APLA’s business meeting substantive discussion on broadening anthropology’s reach! Saturday November 23rd, 12:15-1.30 pm, Chicago Hilton, Marquette Room.

APLA Mentoring Events at AAA 2013

Continuing its strong mentoring tradition, APLA will be holding a series of Graduate Student Workshops during the AAA meetings. Since 2005, these workshops have offered opportunities for grad students to interact with faculty members, meet students from other universities, and

APLA Mentoring Events at AAA 2013

Continuing its strong mentoring tradition, APLA will be holding a series of Graduate Student Workshops during the AAA meetings. Since 2005, these workshops have offered opportunities for grad students to interact with faculty members, meet students from other universities, and

Upcoming AAA events!

Take a look at some of the events that APLA is organizing for our upcoming AAA meetings. The full list of APLA sponsored panels can be found by clicking here: APLA panels, and a description of our invited sessions and

Upcoming AAA events!

Take a look at some of the events that APLA is organizing for our upcoming AAA meetings. The full list of APLA sponsored panels can be found by clicking here: APLA panels, and a description of our invited sessions and

How do you imagine the future of publishing for Political and Legal Anthro?

  APLA is brainstorming about ways to expand the reach of its publication program in order to better serve its membership, take advantage of new communication technologies, and respond to the financial challenges that scholarly publication is facing. At our

How do you imagine the future of publishing for Political and Legal Anthro?

  APLA is brainstorming about ways to expand the reach of its publication program in order to better serve its membership, take advantage of new communication technologies, and respond to the financial challenges that scholarly publication is facing. At our