As anthropologists, we are aware of the importance of maintaining ethical standards in our research and professional relationships. However, it may not always be clear where to find resources for teaching ethics or where to seek feedback on the dilemmas that sometimes arise. The Members Programmatic Advisory and Advocacy Committee (MPAAC) ethics seats are available to help you work through ethical concerns.
The 2021 AAA Annual Meeting theme is a call to reimagine anthropology to meet the demands of the present moment.
Change is the rule, not the exception. The events of the last year make it imperative that we develop the capacity to anticipate change.
Like most things these days, this year’s Anthropology Day celebration pivoted to a virtual experience. Your enthusiasm and dedication for the discipline proved essential to executing a one-of-a-kind Anthropology Day.
As our community learns more about accessible practices, the more we will be able to share our work with a wider audience to help them more easily include disabled people and people with access needs.
Anthropology can take some useful lessons from math pedagogy.
Is it necessary or productive to label some science “hard” and some of it “soft”? It is how we deal with ever-present uncertainty that counts.
In 2021, we will continue to grow and improve our accessibility initiatives. The accessibility work we are doing at AAA and as anthropologists continues to spread within and beyond our profession, and there’s lots more to come this year.
The Members’ Programmatic, Advisory, and Advocacy Committee (MPAAC) is off to a flying start with new policy and ethics projects underway.
Last year Anthropology News invited sections to help us highlight some of the outstanding people in our discipline and the exciting, impactful work that they do, whether in scholarly, mentoring, business, public, teaching, or activist contexts.