American Anthropological Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Anthropological Association
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

UC Santa Cruz film professor’s original animation to debut on PBS.org

Horned Serpent (Animation Still)John Jota Leaños, UC Santa Cruz Associate Professor of Film and Digital MediaLatino Public Broadcasting will premier an animated short film on PBS.org by UC Santa Cruz associate professor John Jota Leaños as part of its ... [Published UC Santa Cruz - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Anthropology Group Creates Task Force on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The American Anthropological Association has created a task force to aid the organization’s executive board in considering ways in which the AAA might address issues related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The task force, which has been asked to ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Graduate student makes short list of most talented in Canada

Amy Scott, a graduate student in anthropology, has been named one of three finalists for the 2014 Impact (Talent) Award to be given by the Social Sciences and Humanities Re Council (SSHRC). The winner will be announced in Ottawa on Nov.3.In 2013 Scott ... [Published Noodls - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Irene Diggs: An extraordinary anthropologist

Special to the AmNewsIn the foreword of his book “The World and Africa,” pre-eminent scholar and historian W.E.B. Du Bois wrote: “I am indebted to my assistant, Dr. Irene Diggs, for efficient help in arranging the material and reading the manuscript. ... [Published Amsterdam News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

RACE: Are We So Different? to Open at History Colorado Center

DENVER , Sept. 2 -- The History Colorado (formerly the Colorado Historical Society ) issued the following news release:The classic image of the American nation -- a melting pot in which differences of race, wealth, religion and nationality are submerged ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

RWJF Milestones, August 2014

RWJF Health & Society Scholars  alumna Duana Fullwiley , PhD, MA, is the recipient of the American Anthropological Association’s Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology for her book, The Enculturated Gene: Sickle ... [Published RWJF - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Director, Communications and Public Affairs | American Anthropological Association

The American Anthropological Association, a DC-area non-profit scholarly / professional organization with an international membership base, has a position opening to manage the Association’s public affairs.The successful candidate will lead the Association’s ... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
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]

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"Enumerate the issues embedded in the conflict between Israel and Palestine that directly affect the Association."
"Amy Scott is an exceptional example of the remarkably gifted and innovative graduate students studying at the University of Manitoba" says Jay Doering, Vice-Provost (Graduate Education) and Dean FacultyFaculty of Graduate Studies)...
H G Wells once said, "Our true nationality is mankind." Ed Nichols , CEO of History Colorado, says, "This amazing exhibit is a must-see experience that is vitally important to our community and our country, because it fosters a deeper understanding of the issues and history of race and racism."
...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."

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UC Santa Cruz film professor’s original animati... [Published UC Santa Cruz - Sep 13 2014]
Anthropology Group Creates Task Force on Israel... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 09 2014]
Graduate student makes short list of most talen... [Published Noodls - Sep 05 2014]
Dr. Irene Diggs: An extraordinary anthropologist [Published Amsterdam News - Sep 05 2014]
RACE: Are We So Different? to Open at History C... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 04 2014]
RWJF Milestones, August 2014 [Published RWJF - Aug 25 2014]
Director, Communications and Public Affairs | A... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
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]
[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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