Anthropology News

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April 2008

Volume 49, Issue 4

Pages COV–COV, 2–68

    1. Cover (page COV)

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.1

    2. Table of Contents (page 2)

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.toc

    3. Front Matter (page 3)

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.fm

  1. Dialogue

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. Ethical Guidelines for Class Discussions (page 3)

      Mark Nathan Cohen

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.3.1

    2. Ethical Concerns of Camp Anthropologists (page 3)

      Niccolo Caldararo

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.3.2

    3. Reconsidering Rosalie Wax (pages 3–6)

      Peter T Suzuki

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.3.3

    4. A Four-Field Anthropology of Childhood (pages 4–5)

      John Bock, Suzanne Gaskins and David F Lancy

      Version of Record online: 20 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.4.3

  2. In Focus

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. Children's Rights and the International Community (pages 5–6)

      David M Rosen

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.5

    2. Anthropology and Early Childhood Development: A Call to Action! (pages 6–7)

      Emily Vargas-Bar?n

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.6

    3. School Garden Pedagogies: Understanding Childhood Landscapes (pages 8–9)

      Rebecca Zarger

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.8

    4. Recent Developments in the Anthropology of Childhood (page 9)

      David F Lancy

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.9

    5. The Power of Children over Household Food Consumption (pages 11–12)

      Joylin Namie

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.11

    6. ?I'm an Anthropologist?: Adolescents Studying Children and Each Other (pages 14–15)

      Myra Bluebond-Langner

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.14

    7. Enriching Research on Developmental Disability: The Fieldwork Advantage (pages 15–16)

      Pamela Cushing

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.15

    8. Re-Visualizing Childhood in Cultural Context (pages 17–18)

      Robert A LeVine

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.17.1

    9. Perceiving Dissent in Research with Children (page 17)

      Patricia E Smith

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.17.2

  3. Association Business

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. AAA Contributes Public Comment on New NAGPRA Regulations (page 22)

      Janet E Levy and TJ Ferguson

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.22

    2. Minorities in Anthropology: 1973 versus 2008, Progress or Illusion? (page 23)

      Thomas C Patterson, Janis Hutchinson and Alan Goodman

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.23.1

    3. New Committee on Practicing, Applied, and Public Interest Anthropology (page 24)

      Linda Bennett and Shirley Fiske

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.24

    4. Deconstructing Collaboration (pages 25–26)

      Noel Chrisman

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.25

    5. Meet the Staff (page 26)

      Brian Estes and Amy Goldenberg

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.26

  4. Knowledge Exchange

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. Celebrating 100 Years of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History (page 27)

      Ginessa Mahar and Matthew Napolitano

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.27.1

    2. Disability Culture and the Internet (pages 27–28)

      Gerald Gold

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.27.2

    3. An Educator Comments on Race and Academia (page 28)

      Kay Kautz

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.28

  5. Field Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. Expressions of Childhood and Poverty in a Peruvian Children's Center (pages 30–31)

      Aviva Sinervo

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.30

  6. Public Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. Wayuu and Xavante Meet in Xavante Protest over Destructive Soy Cultivation (pages 32–33)

      Laura R Graham

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.32

    2. IGAPP Prominent at DC Meeting (page 33)

      William O Beeman

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.33

    3. Washington Wire (page 34)

      Damon Dozier

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.34

  7. Academic Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. Children and Youth in History: A New Web Resource for Teachers and Students (page 35)

      Miriam Forman-Brunell and Kelly Schrum

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.35

    2. Show and Tell: Teaching Critical Fetishism with a Bottle of Coke? (page 38)

      Robert J Foster

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.38

  8. Career Development

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. Advocating for Subsistence Rights in Alaska (pages 39–40)

      Shirley Fiske

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.39

    2. Grant Recipients (page 40)

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.40

    3. Job Placement (pages 41–42)

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.41

    4. Kudos (page 42)

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.42

  9. Death Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. Death Notices (page 43)

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.43

  10. Section News

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. American Ethnological Society (page 44)

      Joanna Davidson

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.44.1

      •State of the Section David Nugent

    2. Anthropology and Environment Section (pages 44–45)

      Laura Ogden

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.44.2

      •Ethnographic Study of Computer-Implemented Decision Support Systems Eric T Jones, Gregory Hill

    3. Archeology Division (page 45)

      Rani T Alexander

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.45

      •Proposed AD Bylaws Change for 2008 AAA Elections Robert Paynter •AD-Sponsored Session at 2009 SAA Meeting Ben Nelson •Student Diversity Grants

    4. Association for Africanist Anthropology (page 46)

      Jennifer E Coffman

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.46

      •AAA Panel in Washington, DC Hudita Mustafa •AfAA Award Nominations Due May 15th

    5. Association of Black Anthropologists (page 47)

      Shaka McGlotten

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.47.1

      •Vera Green Publication Award 2008 Aimee Cox

    6. Association for Feminist Anthropology (page 47)

      Rebecca Upton

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.47.2

      •A Greeting from the New President Cheryl Rodriguez •The AFA Forman Prize and Zora Neale Hurston Travel Grant Support Feminists! •AFA is Celebrating 20 Years as Section!

    7. Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (pages 47–48)

      Elizabeth Krause and Mona Bahn

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.47.3

      •The Undercover Anthropologist and the Smuggling of Field Data Roc?o Maga?a

    8. Association of Senior Anthropologists (pages 48–49)

      Paul L Doughty

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.48

      •?Exciting and Expanding Anthropology? •Adventures in Slovakia

    9. Biological Anthropology Section (page 49)

      Virginia J Vitzthum

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.49

      •New Journal Focused on Teaching Evolutionary Sciences •Harvard's Open Access Requirement

    10. Central States Anthropological Society (page 50)

      Evelyn Dean and Angela Glaros

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.50.1

      •Conference News •Scholarship and Prize Deadlines in April •Vote on Proposed Changes to Bylaws •Member News

    11. Council on Anthropology and Education (pages 50–51)

      Steve Bialostok

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.50.2

      •Risk and Education •Outstanding Higher Education Professional Award for 2008

    12. Council for Museum Anthropology (page 51)

      Joyce Herold

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.51.1

      •Looking at Our Other Side: The American Museums Meeting •Choosing a Conference

    13. Evolutionary Anthropology Society (pages 52–53)

      John P Ziker

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.52

      •Focus the Nation •Noble What? •Collective Action Models

    14. Culture and Agriculture (pages 51–52)

      Ronald Rich

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.51.2

      •Student Paper Award •Pennsylvania Backs Off of Ban Labeling Milk as Monsanto Hormone-Free Suzan Erem, E Paul Durrenberger

    15. General Anthropology Division (page 53)

      Luke Eric Lassiter

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.53.1

      •GAD Committees and Interest Groups •The Federation of Small Anthropology Programs John Rhoades

    16. Middle East Section (pages 53–54)

      Emilio Spadola

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.53.2

      •Inscribing the Body: Tattoos in Traditional and Modern Cultures el-Sayed el-Aswad

    17. National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (page 54)

      Christine Miller

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.54.1

      •Learning to Think Like an Anthropologist Allen Batteau

    18. National Association of Student Anthropologists (pages 54–55)

      Jenny Chio

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.54.2

      •Let me See Your Grill: Dental Modification in the Past and Present Sarah R Taylor

    19. Section for Anthropological Sciences (page 55)

      Stephen Lyon

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.55.1

    20. Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges (pages 55–56)

      Lloyd Miller

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.55.2

      •Virtual Reality

    21. Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness (page 56)

      Lawrence B McBride

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.56.1

      •Anthropological Concept of Consciousness Will Frame Future Research Peter N Jones

    22. Society for the Anthropology of Europe (pages 56–57)

      Ben Passmore

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.56.2

      •Celebrating 20 Years of Social Anthropology in Greek Academia Deanna Trakas

    23. Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (pages 57–58)

      Rachel Black

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.57

      •Food Insecurity Is About More than Nutrition Craig Hadley

    24. Society for the Anthropology of North America (page 58)

      Susan B Hyatt

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.58.1

      •SANA Celebrates 15 Years: Looking Back as We Move Forward Maria D Vesperi

    25. Society for the Anthropology of Religion (pages 58–59)

      Jennifer Selby

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.58.2

      •Accepting the Geertz Prize Heonik Kwon

    26. Society for the Anthropology of Work (pages 59–60)

      Angela Jancius

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.59

      •Re-Examining African American and Latino Immigrant Job Competition David Karjanen

    27. Society for Cultural Anthropology (page 60)

      Stacy Leigh Pigg

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.60.1

    28. Society for East Asian Anthropology (pages 60–61)

      Carolyn S Stevens and Jennifer Hubbert

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.60.2

    29. Society for Humanistic Anthropology (page 61)

      Frederic W Gleach and Vilma Santiago-Irizarry

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.61.1

      •Why Do We Exist?

    30. Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (pages 61–62)

      Hortensia Caballero-Arias

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.61.2

      •UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    31. Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists (pages 62–63)

      David LR Houston

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.62

      •April Fools: Love and Fear as Ethnographic Challenges

    32. Society for Linguistic Anthropology (page 63)

      James Stanlaw and Mark Peterson

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.63.1

      •What Can Gitmo Detainees Read? James Stanlaw

    33. Society for Medical Anthropology (pages 63–64)

      Kathleen Ragsdale

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.63.2

      •Mark Your Calendar! SMA 2008 Award Competition Deadlines •Eileen Basker Memorial Prize •Career Achievement Award •New Millennium Book Award •George Foster Practicing Medical Anthropology Award •Steven Polgar Prize •MASA Dissertation Award •MASA Graduate Student Mentor Award •Margaret Clark Graduate and Undergraduate Awards •Hughes Graduate Prize and Rivers Undergraduate Prize

    34. Society for Psychological Anthropology (pages 64–65)

      Bambi Chapin

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.64

      •Perspectives on Autism: A Report from the 2007 AAA Meeting Nancy Bagatell, Olga Solomon

    35. Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology (page 65)

      Jayne Howell and Jason Pribilsky

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.65.1

      •Maya Culture in the California Diaspora Ronald Loewe •CORI News Anna Ochoa O'Leary

    36. Society for Visual Anthropology (pages 65–66)

      Miguel Diaz-Barriga

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.65.2

      •Research in a Politically Changing Caucasus Hulya Sakarya

  11. From the Executive Director

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. Dialogue
    4. In Focus
    5. Association Business
    6. Knowledge Exchange
    7. Field Notes
    8. Public Affairs
    9. Academic Affairs
    10. Career Development
    11. Death Notices
    12. Section News
    13. From the Executive Director
    1. Toward a More Effective Section Assembly (page 67)

      Bill Davis

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.67

    1. Meeting Calendar (page 68)

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.4.68

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