American Anthropological Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Anthropological Association
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Carnegie opens RACE in America exhibit

SPEAK OUT—Lynne Hayes-Freeland and Nikkia Margaret Hall standing in front of some of the photos Hall took of people that Freeland interviewed. It was part of the Pittsburgh Speaks segment of the exhibit.Are we so different? That is the question asked ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

What is Anthropology?

Physical or biological anthropologists study the remains of human beings and hominids to investigate human disease, diet, genetics and lifestyle.Credit: Photobank gallery | ShutterstockAnthropology is the study of humans, early hominids and primates, ... [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Welcome to the Jungle

Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes—The Yanomamo and the Anthropologists , by Napoleon A. Chagnon (Simon & Schuster, 544 pp., $32.50)Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnons heart was pounding in late November 1964 when he entered a remote Venezuelan ... [Published City Journal - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

National Geographic Pulls Show That Upset Anthropologists

The National Geographic Channel has indefinitely put off a new television show "Nazi War Diggers" that was to have featured the digging up of Nazi war graves, The New York Times reported. The action followed strong criticism of the planned program by ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Doctor Offers Mental Health Perspective On Why Some Moms…

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Whatever was going through the mind of Laurel Michelle Schlemmer, we likely will never know.The 40-year-old mother of three boys is charged with drowning her youngest son, 3-year-old Luke, in the family bathtub.His 6-year-old brother, ... [Published KDKA - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

National Geographic Channel Pulls TV Series That Archaeologists Criticized

National Geographic Channel said this week that it would indefinitely pull a planned television series called Nazi War Diggers, after the show drew heated criticism from archaeologists and others, The New York Times reported.National Geographic Channel ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Call for attention: Nazi War Diggers hurts culture in global society

View a joint letter to the National Geographic Society (NGS), the National Geographic Channels (NGC), and the National Geographic Channel International (NGCI) by the presidents of SAA , SHA , AIA , AAA , EAA and EASA“The retrieval of war dead has been ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

What does race mean to you?

Is it something real, something that defines us and our biological history? Or is it a social construct, created by others to define how they see us in order to organize society into narrow structures?At the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, a nationally ... [Published Carnegie Mellon Tartan - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t Rob the Social Sciences 
of Peer Review and Public Dollars

Michael Morgenstern for The Chronicle Michael Morgenstern for The Chronicle Under the bill, Congress would, for the first time, fund each individual directorate in the NSF rather than the agency as a whole. As proposed, every directorate would see its ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Despite limited practical impact, BDS producing apprehension for pro-Israel academics

By Maayan Jaffe/JNS.orgPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said earlier this month that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel will fail because various countries “are flocking to Israel” wanting Israeli technology. According ... [Published Five Towns Jewish Times - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

DePaul announces Bruce Ottley new interim dean of College of Law

Updated:  Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:03DePaul UniversityBruce Ottley will become DePaul's College of Law interim dean in June.Bruce Ottley will become the interim dean of DePaul’s College of Law on June 1, Interim Provost Patricia O’Donoghue announced ... [Published DePaul University DePaulia - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Jan 20 2014 - Updated Jan 20 2014 - 2 reports

Race exhibit

Can a museum exhibit that has been dismantled, packed and shipped to Memphis still be at work in the Seattle area?We’ll find out.The traveling exhibit, “Race: Are We So Different?,” has concluded its 14-week run at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center. But ... [Published Seattle Times - Jan 20 2014]

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Carnegie opens RACE in America exhibit [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Apr 16 2014]
What is Anthropology? [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 15 2014]
Welcome to the Jungle [Published City Journal - Apr 14 2014]
Taut and Bound [Published Yale Daily News - Apr 12 2014]
National Geographic Pulls Show That Upset Anthr... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Apr 03 2014]
Doctor Offers Mental Health Perspective On Why ... [Published KDKA - Apr 02 2014]
National Geographic Channel Pulls TV Series Tha... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Apr 02 2014]
Call for attention: Nazi War Diggers hurts cult... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 02 2014]
What does race mean to you? [Published Carnegie Mellon Tartan - Mar 31 2014]
Don’t Rob the Social Sciences 
of Peer Review a... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Mar 31 2014]
Despite limited practical impact, BDS producing... [Published Five Towns Jewish Times - Mar 24 2014]
Academic Integrity: It's What's Missing at the AAR [Published Huffington Post - Mar 14 2014]
DePaul announces Bruce Ottley new interim dean ... [Published DePaul University DePaulia - Mar 13 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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