Tenure-track position in LGBTQ Studies/cinema and WGST co-hire

The Women’s and Gender Studies program (WGST) and Cinema and Media Studies department (CAMS) at Carleton College invites applications for a joint tenure-track position in LGBTQ Studies, starting September 1, 2018. The teaching load is five courses over three ten-week terms—three courses in WGST and two courses in CAMS. We are particularly interested in applicants […]

APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize 2017

The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology Board invites individuals who are students in a graduate degree-granting program (including M.A., Ph.D., J.D., LL.M., S.J.D. etc.) to send stand-alone papers centering on the analysis of political and/or legal institutions and processes. Topics may include citizenship; colonialism and post-colonial public spheres; cosmopolitanism; cultural politics; disability; environment; globalization; governance; […]

ONE YEAR VISITING POSITION IN WGSS at The College of Wooster

REOPENED: ONE YEAR VISITING POSITION – WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to begin in August 2017. The successful candidate will teach Introductory Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies, feminist methodologies, and an upper-level WGSS courses […]

2017 RUTH BENEDICT BOOK PRIZE COMPETITION CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS (DEADLINE JUNE 15, 2017)

  Call for Submissions The Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) is proud to announce the 2017 Ruth Benedict Book Prize Competition for outstanding anthropological scholarship on a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer topic. The Ruth Benedict Book Prize is presented each year at the American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting to acknowledge excellence in a […]

Culture, Language, and Social Practice (CLASP) V Conference – Sept 15-17 2017

CLASP V – Call for Papers Culture, Language, and Social Practice (CLASP) V Conference September 15-17, 2017 Boulder, CO CLASP V is the fifth multidisciplinary conference run by graduate students that promotes the broad connections between culture, language, and society grounded in empirical research. We hope to once again bring together an array of national […]

AAA 2017: Call for Presenters for Roundtable on “Empathy Matters”

AA 2017 Call for Five (5) Presenters on Proposed Roundtable: Empathy Matters: Teaching Interventions in a Time of Intensive Inequality and Division  If interested, please send us your name, email address, institutional affiliation, issue or subject matter, name of course and degree program or educational context, and brief description of your approach to social empathy. […]

CFP / AAA 2017: “Digital Deception and the Queer Life of Data”

CFP / AAA 2017: “Digital Deception and the Queer Life of Data”  Organized by Mitali Thakor (Northwestern), Shaka McGlotten (SUNY Purchase), and Paul Michael Atienza (UIUC) Keywords: critical data studies, biometrics, intimacy, secrecy, queer studies  This panel explores questions of secrecy, exposure, and deception through intimate narratives of data. Drawing on queer media studies, science […]

AAA 2017 CFP – From Berlin to the Bay and In-Between: Queer Life In and Outside of the Gayborhood

From Berlin to the Bay and In-Between: Queer Life In and Outside of the Gayborhood Anthropologists and geographers investigating social organization among queer and LGBT people have analyzed how constructions of place and identity mutually constitute one another (Blackwood 2008; Boellstorff 2003; Gieseking 2013). The analytical and methodological approaches developed by these scholars present conceptual […]

AAA 2017 CFP: “Measurement and the Making of Markets”

AAA 2017 CFP: “Measurement and the Making of Markets” Panel Organizers: Stephanie Friede (Duke University) and Georgia Hartman (UC Irvine) This panel is concerned with the processes by which new objects of speculation come into being. Standardized systems of measurement allow goods to be abstracted from the social, political, and ecological contexts in which they […]

CFP / AAA 2017 – Taking a hard look in the mirror: decolonizing our institutions/ourselves

Taking a hard look in the mirror: decolonizing our institutions/ourselves Co-organizers: Shelly Biesel and Christina Crespo (University of Georgia) Co-Chairs: Christina Crespo and Shelly Biesel Despite that anthropologists frequently highlight injustices and power inequities in our research, turning that critical lens inward to reflect on our own behaviors and institutions proves difficult. While it is […]