Teaching Queer Anthropology

The Fall 2016 issue of Cultural Anthropology featured an article by Jara M. Carrington, with numerous pedagogical tools for teaching queer anthropology!  Read the article here –> https://culanth.org/fieldsights/1005-teaching-queer-anthropology “The November 2016 issue of Cultural Anthropology included a Retrospectives collection on “Queer Anthropology,” edited by Martin F. Manalansan IV. The publication of the collection marks an excellent opportunity to […]

CFP The pasts, presents, and futures of queer mobilities DUE 5/31/17

The pasts, presents, and futures of queer mobilities: transnational movements of ideas, concepts, and people http://easaonline.org/networks/enqa/events.shtml 2nd Workshop of the European Network for Queer Anthropology (ENQA) 7th-8th of September, 2017 – Central European University, Budapest Mobility is a foundational element of queer life, queer ideas and concepts as well as of queer scholarship. As such, […]

CFP – ESSHC 2018 Sexuality Track

12th European Social Sciences History Conference 2018 4-7 April 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland CALL FOR PAPERS OF THE SEXUALITY NETWORK  From 4 to 7 April 2018 the European Social Science History Conference will hold its 12th biennial session at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The ESSHC’s Sexuality Network invites researchers in the field to submit paper […]

AQA Announces the 2016 Ruth Benedict Book Prize Winners!

The Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) is very pleased to announce the 2016 winners of the Ruth Benedict Book Prize for outstanding scholarship on a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender topic. The prize is presented each year at the American Anthropological Association’s national meeting to acknowledge excellence in a scholarly book written from an anthropological perspective that […]


CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2016-2017   IASSCS-FORD FOUNDATION Emerging Scholars International Research Fellowship   Introduction IASSCS seeks to strengthen the field of social and cultural research on sexuality globally, including the development of research capacity, giving priority to the crucial need for diversity in this field of inquiry. Its mission is informed by the principles of […]

AQA Announces the Recipient of the 2016 Kenneth W. Payne Prize

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

Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies specializing in LGBTQ Studies, U of Maryland

The Department of Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland announced a full-time tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor specializing in LGBTQ studies. Read more about the position here!

2016 AAA Elections & Resolution r.e.: Palestine/Israel

Just a reminder that AAA elections opened April 15 — make sure your membership is current and make your voice is heard in the election! Login here and click the “Vote Now” button mid-way down the page. In addition to our By Laws revisions, and the slate of candidates for Board positions, there is also going to […]

AQA Call for Proposals: AAA 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Association for Queer Anthropology welcomes proposals for sessions to be included in AQA’s program for the 115th AAA Annual Meetings to be held in Minneapolis, November 16–20, 2016. The AAA conference theme this year is ‘Evidence, Accident, Discovery’. As a politically engaged section, AQA promotes communication, encourages research, works to develop teaching materials, and serves […]