Monthly Archives: November 2013

Heading to the Windy City

The 112 Annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association gets underway in Chicago in just a day!

I am happy to see that there are a number of salient sessions and papers being offered at this year’s conference.  Some of the highlights include:

ANTHROPOLOGIES AND FEMINISMS: OUR HISTORY, OUR PRESENT, OUR PAST
Friday, 8AM-Noon (Part 1) & Saturday, 8AM-Noon (Part 2)

ENGAGING BLACK FEMINIST ANTHROPOLOG(IES): QUESTIONS OF METHODS, THEORY, AND PRACTICE WITHIN AND OUTSIDE THE DISCIPLINE
Saturday, November 23, 1:45PM-3:30PM

WRITING WOMEN AND FEMINST ANTHROPOLOGY INTO WIKIPEDIA
Saturday, November 23, 2013: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF WOMEN’S GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM: ARE WE ANY CLOSER TO EMPOWERMENT?
Saturday, November 23, 2013: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

ASSOCIATION FOR FEMINIST ANTHROPOLOGY BUSINESS MEETING
Thursday, November 21, 2013: 12:15 PM-1:30 PM

ASSOCIATION FOR FEMINIST ANTHROPOLOGY (AFA) BOARD MEETING
Wednesday, November 20, 2013: 3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Visit http://aaa.confex.com/aaa/2013/webprogrampreliminary/start.html to find more events.

While attending, I hope to meet with a colleague in the UK who organized the Gender and Digital Culture Blog (http://genderanddigitalculture.wordpress.com/) to discuss possible future collaborations.  Please visit their blog and join the conversation!

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