Articles by AQA Members Are Among Most Popular Posts in AN!

Very proud to report that two of the top five articles posted in Anthropology News in 2016 were from the AQA section of the AAA!  Check it out: Top Five Section News Congrats on this excellent work, and thank you to the authors for these outstanding contributions! Beyond these articles, you can read more writing from AQA at the Anthropology News Website, […]

AQA Benedict Prize Seeks Student Representative

The Ruth Benedict Prize Committee is now accepting applications for the 2017 Student Representative. The Ruth Benedict Book Prize honors excellence in a scholarly book written from an anthropological perspective about a topic that engages issues and theoretical perspectives relevant to LGBTQ studies. You can browse previous Ruth Benedict Prize books here: If interested, please […]

CFP: Discarded and Queered Life, Due 3/15/17

CFP – Discarded and Queered Life: Exploring Urban Political and Queer Ecologies of Value and Exclusion 2017 American Anthropological Association Meeting Co-Organizers: Elijah Adiv Edelman and Peter Little, Rhode Island College Discard studies, queer necropolitics, environmental justice, and syndemic theories all encourage us to examine closely the ways in which health, vitality, value, and environmental […]

Visiting Assistant Professor Postions at Skidmore College

Visiting Assistant Professor – The Anthropology Department at Skidmore College invites applications for up to two one-year, full-time visiting assistant professor positions in cultural anthropology.  The position begins September 2017. The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community, particularly through their inclusive teaching. We seek […]

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 –> “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 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 […]