Category Archives: Students

APLA Announces 2016 Graduate Student Paper Prize

APLA (Association for Political and Legal Anthropology) is pleased to announce that the 2016 Student Paper Prize is open for submissions. The APLA Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program to send stand-alone papers centering on political and/or legal institutions and processes…

APLA Announces 2016 Graduate Student Paper Prize

APLA (Association for Political and Legal Anthropology) is pleased to announce that the 2016 Student Paper Prize is open for submissions. The APLA Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program to send stand-alone papers centering on political and/or legal institutions and processes…

Call for Graduate Student Representative

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is accepting applications for a
second Graduate Student Representative to the section’s Board of Directors. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, working with the Board…

Call for Graduate Student Representative

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is accepting applications for a
second Graduate Student Representative to the section’s Board of Directors. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, working with the Board…

I took my students to prison, by Ieva Jusionyte

This semester I took students in my Law and Order in the Americas seminar on a tour to the Florida State Prison in Raiford. FSP is one of the largest prisons in the state and it houses inmates in close

I took my students to prison, by Ieva Jusionyte

This semester I took students in my Law and Order in the Americas seminar on a tour to the Florida State Prison in Raiford. FSP is one of the largest prisons in the state and it houses inmates in close

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

New Syllabus in Teaching Resources!

Ieva Jusionyte has shared the syllabus for her Law and Order in Latin America class! Check it out here, along with the library of syllabi APLA members and contributors have made available for you.

New Syllabus in Teaching Resources!

Ieva Jusionyte has shared the syllabus for her Law and Order in Latin America class! Check it out here, along with the library of syllabi APLA members and contributors have made available for you.

APLA’s revamped online presence!

Photo by Gullevek. As you might have noticed, our APLA website has a new design! Just to remind you, our new address is: http://politicalandlegalanthro.org. In response to suggestions and ideas from our membership, we are reorganizing our web content and news

APLA’s revamped online presence!

Photo by Gullevek. As you might have noticed, our APLA website has a new design! Just to remind you, our new address is: http://politicalandlegalanthro.org. In response to suggestions and ideas from our membership, we are reorganizing our web content and news

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

APLA at that AAA Meetings, Washington D.C. 2014

 Photo by Will Marlow Final preparations for the 2014 AAA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC have begun! As usual, APLA is sponsoring a wide range of scholarly sessions, events and workshops, including workshops for graduate students and a salon and

APLA at that AAA Meetings, Washington D.C. 2014

 Photo by Will Marlow Final preparations for the 2014 AAA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC have begun! As usual, APLA is sponsoring a wide range of scholarly sessions, events and workshops, including workshops for graduate students and a salon and

Get Political

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

Get Political

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

New LSA Ethnography, Law & Society Collaborative Network

At the recent LSA meetings in Minnesota, a group of ethnographically-oriented researchers (including graduate students, post-docs, and faculty) came together for the first meeting of the newly created Ethnography and Law Collaborative Research Network (CRN), under the Law and Society

New LSA Ethnography, Law & Society Collaborative Network

At the recent LSA meetings in Minnesota, a group of ethnographically-oriented researchers (including graduate students, post-docs, and faculty) came together for the first meeting of the newly created Ethnography and Law Collaborative Research Network (CRN), under the Law and Society

Graduate Student Paper Prize!

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition Deadline: August 1, 2014 The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (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

Graduate Student Paper Prize!

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition Deadline: August 1, 2014 The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (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

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;

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