Archive for March, 2012

12 March 2012

Stop Blaming Dharun Ravi

AQA member and former co-chair Mary Gray has a piece in the Huffington Post on Tyler Clementi and rethinking homophobia. Stop Blaming Dharun Ravi: Why We Need to Share Responsibility for the Loss of Tyler Clementi By Mary L. Gray, PhD Tyler Clementi’s death on Sept. 22, 2010 was one of several highly publicized youth […]

12 March 2012

Call for Submissions: The Kenneth W. Payne Prize for outstanding anthropological scholarship by a student on a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered topic

The Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize is presented each year by the Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) to a graduate or undergraduate student in acknowledgment of outstanding anthropological work on 1) a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered topic, or 2) a critical interrogation of sexualities and genders more broadly defined. The Prize includes a cash […]

12 March 2012

2011 Ruth Benedict Prize Winners Announced

AQA Awards the 2011 Ruth Benedict Book Prize to Evelyn Blackwood’s Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia The American Anthropological Association’s Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA, formerly the Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists, SOLGA) is very pleased to announce that Evelyn Blackwood has been awarded the 2011 Ruth Benedict Book […]