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Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is delighted to announce the winners of the Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing. We are grateful to the work and commitment of the book prize committee: Karen Richman, chair, and members Abigail Adams, Cristiana … Continue reading

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2017 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition Call for Submissions – Oct 15 deadline

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated with any of the five fields of anthropology: Archaeological, Biological, … Continue reading

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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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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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Society for Humanistic Anthropology – CFP for Minneapolis 2016

SHA welcomes a variety of individual paper and session proposals for consideration at this year’s Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN (November 16-20, 2016). The theme for the meeting is “Evidence, Accident, Discovery,” which provides a rich context for exploring the innovative … Continue reading

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2016 SHA Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces that we are opening our annual writing contest which celebrates and encourages the use of creative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns associated with any field of anthropology. This year we are expanding our … Continue reading

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2016 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated with any of the five fields of … Continue reading

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2015 Society for Humanistic Anthropology Program

PLEASE NOTE THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION ON SATURDAY NIGHT Wednesday, November 18, 2015 4:00 PM-5:45 PM ENACTING, TRANSFORMING, RECLAIMING IN DEALING WITH DEATH, DISASTER, AND VIOLENCE Ruth E Toulson Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:00 AM-9:45 AM MONSTROSITIES AND DIVINITIES IN … Continue reading

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Society for Humanistic Anthropology – CFP for Denver 2015

SHA welcomes a variety of individual paper and session proposals for consideration at this year’s Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado (November 18-22, 2015). The theme for the meeting is “Familiar Strange,” which provides a rich context for exploring the innovative … Continue reading

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Please Note, Update on Journal Editor Search

The Executive Board of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) will be closing our search for Managing Editor of our journal, Anthropology and Humanism (AH) early. Should anyone else wish consideration, please contact James M. Taggart, Chair of AH Search … Continue reading

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