American Anthropological Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Anthropological Association
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Boycott battles continue in U.S. academe

The war in Gaza has spurred a flurry of statements and letters on the part of concerned academics -- and many expect debate about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to grow on U.S. campuses in the year ahead.Among the recent statements, the executive committee ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers react to study about sexual harassment of scientists in the field

A young female researcher is working at a field site in a foreign country. She and her supervising professor visit a local town and strike up a conversation with a woman in her native language. Midway through, the professor turns to the graduate student ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Tuesday Buzz: Don’t Forget To Remember Their Names

The role organizational culture plays in how we treat our members. Also: how one concert drew millions for a good cause more than four decades ago—and, in the process, introduced a major trend in charitable giving.Trying to stay friendly with your members? ... [Published Associations Now - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Zionist groups planned to lobby Univ. of Illinois trustees over Salaita appointment

In a new interview with The Electronic Intifada, Cary Nelson , past president of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), has revealed that he is directly advising national Zionist organizations in their campaign against Steven Salaita ... [Published Electronic Intifada - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] [x-risk] Defense Dept. Studying Protesters to Prepare for ‘Mass Civil Breakdown’

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/06/12/defense-dept-studying-protesters-to-prepare-for-mass-civil-breakdown/ Defense Dept. studying protesters to prepare for 'mass civil breakdown'By Nafeez Ahmed, The GuardianThursday, June 12, 2014 22:59 EDTSocial science ... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Complex A at La Venta - Ceremonial Court of the Olmec

Archaeology and History The ceremonial and religious heart of the Olmec capital of La Venta (in Tabasco state, Mexico) and called by scholars Complex A, is a small rectangular group of mounds and patios, partly outlined by vertical basalt columns. Complex ... [Published About - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Olmec Capital of La Venta - History and Archaeology

Olmec Capital City in Tabasco, Mexico The Olmec capital of La Venta is located in the city of Huimanguillo, in the state of Tabasco, Mexico, 15 kilometers (9 miles) inland from the Gulf coast. The site is perched on a narrow natural elevation approximately ... [Published About - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities?

TEHRAN (FNA)- In a recent New York Times op-ed article, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz theorized that capitalism does not inevitably produce inequalities in wealth. Instead, he argued, today’s inequalities result from policy decisions made ... [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Anthropologists Will Consider Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The American Anthropological Association is the latest disciplinary association to decide to consider the role its should play in discussing and/or taking a stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The association's president is announcing to members ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities?

In a recent New York Times op-ed article, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz theorized that capitalism does not inevitably produce inequalities in wealth. Instead, he argued, today’s inequalities result from policy decisions made by politicians ... [Published Boston IMC - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Meet The "Minerva Research Initiative" - The Pentagon's Preparation For "Mass Civil Breakdown"

About a month ago we showed photos of the Chinese police engaged in a drill designed to crush a "working class insurrection", in which the police did precisely what would be required to end a middle class rebellion. It made us wonder: what does China ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

A Simple Lesson on the Social Construction of Race

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog :? by Lisa Wade, PhD, The images below are all screen shots from the fantastic American Anthropological Association website on race.The first five are designed to show how we take what is in reality a nuanced spectrum ... [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Jun 12 2014]

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...Salaita, who is among the leaders of the academic boycott movement, posted tweets such as this one: "At this point, if Netanyahu appeared on TV with a necklace made from the teeth of Palestinian children, would anybody be surprised? #Gaza."
...But she said the study's results were of "great concern, particularly because primatology has traditionally been a field in which women scientists have made outstanding contributions." So more work to be done to ensure that both men and women are able to conduct their research in a "safe environment," she said
...He advised his researchers to "think about shaping results, reports, etc., so they [DoD] can clearly see their application for tools that can be taken to the field."

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Boycott battles continue in U.S. academe [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 19 2014]
Researchers react to study about sexual harassm... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 13 2014]
Tuesday Buzz: Don’t Forget To Remember Their Names [Published Associations Now - Aug 12 2014]
Zionist groups planned to lobby Univ. of Illino... [Published Electronic Intifada - Aug 11 2014]
[tt] [x-risk] Defense Dept. Studying Protesters... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 08 2014]
Complex A at La Venta - Ceremonial Court of the... [Published About - Aug 06 2014]
The Olmec Capital of La Venta - History and Arc... [Published About - Aug 04 2014]
Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities? [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 19 2014]
Anthropologists Will Consider Israeli-Palestini... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jul 18 2014]
Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities? [Published Boston IMC - Jul 13 2014]
[tt] SciAm: Genes and Race: The Distant Footfal... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 01 2014]
Meet The "Minerva Research Initiative" - The Pe... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 15 2014]
A Simple Lesson on the Social Construction of Race [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Jun 12 2014]
Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 12 2014]
Trident University News: Highlights from Across... [Published PRWeb - May 22 2014]
New Memphis Exhibit Says Blacks And Whites Are ... [Published WREG - Jan 31 2014]
Race exhibit [Published Seattle Times - Jan 20 2014]
Action plans begin as race exhibit ends in Seattle [Published Seattle Times - Jan 20 2014]
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[tt] [x-risk] Defense Dept. Studying Protesters... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 08 2014]
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/06/12/defense-dept-studying-protesters-to-prepare-for-mass-civil-breakdown/ Defense Dept. studying protesters to prepare for 'mass civil breakdown'By Nafeez Ahmed, The GuardianThursday, June 12, 2014 22:59 EDTSocial science ...
[tt] SciAm: Genes and Race: The Distant Footfal... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 01 2014]
Genes and Race: The Distant Footfalls of Evidence http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/the-curious-wavefunction/2014/05/13/genes-and-race-the-distant-footfalls-of-evidence/ By Ashutosh Jogalekar|May 13, 2014The views expressed are those of the author and ...
Meet The "Minerva Research Initiative" - The Pe... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 15 2014]
About a month ago we showed photos of the Chinese police engaged in a drill designed to crush a "working class insurrection", in which the police did precisely what would be required to end a middle class rebellion. It made us wonder: what does China ...
A Simple Lesson on the Social Construction of Race [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Jun 12 2014]
Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog :? by Lisa Wade, PhD, The images below are all screen shots from the fantastic American Anthropological Association website on race.The first five are designed to show how we take what is in reality a nuanced spectrum ...
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