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Join us at the SHA Hospitality Suite at AAA

The room # is pending, but please join us for any of the following events while attending the AAA meeting in DC this week! Thursday (11/30) 10-11am: Available for meetings with publishers 2:30-4:30: “Professionalization” (informal workshop for students) 8-9:30: Drop-in, … Continue reading

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SHA at AAA 2017

Please join us for the fantastic SHA sessions below, and our Member’s Meeting and Awards Ceremony (Saturday Dec 2, 7:45 PM – 9:00 PM in Marriott, Balcony A) Wednesday, November 29 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM  –  “Past, Present, and Future Possibilities” – Marriott, Thurgood Marshall … Continue reading

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Congrats to the 2017 winners of the SHA Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Contest

SHA Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Contest Winners 1st Place Elisabeth Yarbakhsh Call 2nd Place Caitrin Lynch A Portrait of Judy Garrity 3rd Place Brynn Champney On a Hill With No Name Honorable Mention Kristen Ghodsee Market Economics

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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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