Monthly Archives: April 2017

2017 Victor Turner Prize Competition – Deadline May 5

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) announces the 25th annual juried competition for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing. The late Victor Turner devoted his career to seeking an accessible language that would reopen anthropology to the human subject, … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Society for Humanistic Anthropology 2017 Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is pleased to announce that we are opening our annual writing contest for Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction. We celebrate the use of creative literary prose genres to explore anthropological concerns, and we encourage you … Continue reading

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Society for Humanistic Anthropology – CFP for Washington, DC 2017

SHA welcomes a variety of individual paper and session proposals for consideration at this year’s Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (November 29 – Sunday, December 3, 2017). The theme for the meeting is “Anthropology Matters!,” which provides a rich context for … Continue reading

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Capturing the Ethnographic Surfeit: A few poems from the Society for Humanistic Anthropology Poetry Workshop

From the 2016 AAA meetings in Minneapolis Lead by Ather Zia & Adrie Kusserow One of the exercises in the Poetry Workshop included that the participants share an old or a new poem written in the workshop itself based on a … Continue reading

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