Anthropology News

Cover image for Vol. 49 Issue 5

May 2008

Volume 49, Issue 5

Pages COV–COV, 2–72

    1. Cover (page COV)

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.1

    2. Table of Contents (page 2)

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    3. Front Matter (page 3)

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  1. Dialogue

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. Promoting Comparative Archaeology (page 3)

      Michael E Smith

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.3.1

    2. Grillz (page 3)

      Marshall Joseph Becker

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.3.2

  2. In Focus

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. Undocumented Migration, Health Care and Public Policy in Germany (pages 4–5)

      Heide Casta?eda

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.4

    2. The Moral Judgment of Asylum Seekers in French Reception Centers (pages 5–11)

      Carolina Kobelinsky

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.5

    3. The Structural Negligence of US Refugee Resettlement Policy (page 6)

      Fethi Keles

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.6

    4. Experiencing Biometrics (page 7)

      Erin Kenny

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.7

    5. Children's Migration and the Politics of Compassion (pages 8–10)

      Greta Uehling

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.8

    6. Making Sense of Farmers Branch, Texas: Local Responses and National Immigration Policy (pages 9–10)

      Caroline B Brettell and Faith Nibbs

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.9

    7. Tough Questions in the US Immigration Debate: Finding a Moral Heart for US Immigration Policy Revisited (pages 10–11)

      Josiah McC Heyman

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.10

    8. Materializing Borders (pages 12–13)

      Madeleine Reeves

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.12

    9. Sending Energ?as from the Andes: The Social Efficacy of Traveling Medicines (pages 13–14)

      Jason Pribilsky

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.13

    10. The Changing Subjectivity of Eritrean Asylum Seekers (pages 15–16)

      Lily Harmon-Gross

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.15.1

    11. Practical Challenges of Multi-Sited Ethnography (page 15)

      Ulla D Berg

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.15.2

    12. Sudanese Refugees and New Humanitarianism (pages 17–18)

      Laura DeLuca

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.17

    13. Health Care Experiences of South-South Migrant Women (page 18)

      Kate Goldade

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.18

    14. Transnational Students in Mexican Schools (page 19)

      Edmund T Hamann and Victor Z??iga

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.19

    15. The Virgin of Guadalupe in My Backyard (page 20)

      M Rebecca Read

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.20

      •Photographer Jayson Ming Triplett

    16. Retirement Migrants: The Global Flow of the Non-Working (page 21)

      Liesl L Gambold

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.21

  3. Association Business

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. Gender Disparities Remain: COSWA's Academic Climate Report (page 22)

      Christina Wasson

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.22

    2. Members Comment on New AAA Website (page 23)

      Elaine Lynch

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.23

    3. Notes from the Section Assembly (page 24)

      Florence E Babb and Mary L Gray

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.24.1

    4. Meet the Staff: Tony Wafford and Dion Dears (page 24)

      Tony Wafford and Dion Dears

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.24.2

    5. RACE Project Receives Second Ford Grant, Award and More (page 25)

      Mary Margaret Overbey

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.25

    6. Toward a Global Community of Anthropologists (page 26)

      Fran Rothstein

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.26.1

    7. AAA 2008 Executive Board (page 26)

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.26.2

    8. AAA Presidential Sessions 2008 (page 27)

      Shedra Amy Snipes, Barbara Rose Johnston and Miriam Anne Frank

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.27

    9. 2008 AAA Candidates and Bylaws (pages 28–29)

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.28

  4. Knowledge Exchange

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. The Reality (TV) of Vanishing Lives: An Interview with Glenn Shepard (page 30)

      Jennifer Steffensen

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.30

    2. The Poisoned Waters of Concei??ozinha: A Field Notes Photo Essay (page 31)

      Stephanie C Kane

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.31

  5. Public Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. The Great Debate: Anthropology Goes to War (page 33)

      Ronald Loewe and Hilarie Kelly

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.33.1

    2. Culture and ESC Rights on the Home Front (pages 33–34)

      Robert Albro

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.33.2

    3. Climate Change and Human Rights: 2007 AAA Public Policy Forum (pages 34–35)

      Susan A Crate

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.34

    4. Tips from the AAA Press Office: Writing an Op-Ed (page 35)

      Jennifer Steffensen

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.35

    5. Privatization Policy in Public Education: The Case of Philadelphia (page 36)

      Elaine Simon, Eva Gold and Jolley Bruce Christman

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.36

    6. Washington Wire (page 37)

      Damon Dozier

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.37

  6. Academic Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. Anthropology and Immigration in the Classroom (page 38)

      David W Haines

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.38

    2. Ethnographic Accessibility: Teaching Ethnographic Texts (page 39)

      David Houston

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.39

  7. Career Development

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. Anthropology PhDs: Six to Ten Years Later (page 40)

      Elizabeth Rudd

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.40.1

    2. Spring at NSF (pages 40–42)

      Deborah Winslow

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.40.2

    3. Community Engagement and Cultural Heritage in Fort Apache (page 41)

      Shirley Fiske

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.41

    4. Award Recipients (page 42)

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      •NEH Preservation and Access Awards

    5. Kudos (page 42)

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.42.2

    6. Grant Recipients (page 43)

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      •National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Recipients

    7. Job Placement (pages 44–45)

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.44

  8. Death Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. Death Notices (pages 46–47)

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.46

      •Philip J C Dark •Marianne Gullestad Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Hilde Lid?n •Richard (Dick) Pope David Reed Miller •Jauvanta Maurine Walker David Gradwohl •Norman Matthew Whalen Jon McGee

  9. Section News

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. American Ethnological Society (page 48)

      Joanna Davidson

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.48.1

    2. Anthropology and Environment Section (pages 48–49)

      Laura Ogden

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.48.2

      •Applied Archaeology in the Bolivian Yungas Christian Isendahl

    3. Archeology Division (pages 49–50)

      Rani T Alexander

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.49

      •Upcoming 2008 Distinguished Lecture •Hot Off the Press: AP3A #18 Cathy L Costin •Update: Gordon R Willey Endowment Janet Levy

    4. Association for Africanist Anthropology (pages 50–51)

      Jennifer E Coffman

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.50

      •Africans in America: The Lost Girls of Sudan Adapt to Life in Colorado Laura DeLuca •Last Call: AfAA Award Nominations Due May 15th

    5. Association of Black Anthropologists (page 51)

      Shaka McGlotten

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.51.1

      •In His Own Words: A Tribute to Trevor Purcell Cheryl Rodriguez

    6. Association for Feminist Anthropology (pages 51–52)

      Rebecca L Upton

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.51.2

      •Thank You! •The Sylvia Forman Prize, 14th Annual Competition

    7. Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists (page 52)

      Paule Cruz Takash

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.52.1

      •2008 ALLA Book Award

    8. Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (pages 52–53)

      Elizabeth Krause and Mona Bhan

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.52.2

      •Ethnography, the Courts and Juvenile "Delinquency" in France Susan J Terrio

    9. Association of Senior Anthropologists (page 53)

      Paul L Doughty

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.53.1

      •Tracing the Career of Justine Cordwell Alice Kehoe

    10. Biological Anthropology Section (pages 53–54)

      Virginia J Vitzthum

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.53.2

      •Anthropology of Food at Indiana University Andrea Wiley

    11. Central States Anthropological Society (pages 54–55)

      Evelyn Dean and Angela Glaros

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.54

      •Interview with Professor Nazif Shahrani Evelyn Dean •2008 Annual Meeting Session Highlights •Member News

    12. Council on Anthropology and Education (page 55)

      Steve Bialostok

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.55.1

      •Risk History and Risk Reality R L Whitman •Listserv

    13. Council for Museum Anthropology (pages 55–56)

      Joyce Herold

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.55.2

      •The International Committee of Museums of Ethnography Annette Fromm

    14. Culture and Agriculture (pages 56–57)

      Ronald Rich

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.56

      •C&A Student Paper Competition •Task Force on World Food Problems Ben Blount •Agricultural Applications of Climate Science: A Growing Role for Anthropologists Carla Roncoli

    15. Evolutionary Anthropology Society (page 57)

      John P Ziker

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.57.1

      •Evolutionary Anthropology and Religion

    16. General Anthropology Division (pages 57–58)

      Luke Eric Lassiter

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.57.2

      •GAD Committees and Interest Groups •Committee on Teaching Anthropology John Mike Coggeshall •2008 Forsythe Prize Call for Nominations

    17. Middle East Section (pages 58–59)

      Emilio Spadola

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.58

      •Recognizing Our Membership, 2007-08

    18. National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (page 59)

      Christine Miller

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.59

      •Contextual Inquiry: Design's Approach to Ethnographic Research

    19. National Association of Student Anthropologists (page 60)

      Jenny Chio

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.60.1

      •Forthcoming from NASA •Launch of the NASA e-Journal •2008 Annual Meeting Events •New Web Address •Correction

    20. Society for Anthropological Sciences (pages 60–61)

      Stephen Lyon

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.60.2

      •SASci Annual Meeting •Member Gives Congressional Testimony •New Resources

    21. Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges (pages 61–62)

      Lloyd Miller

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.61

      •SACC Fest 2009 •2008-Great Meetings!

    22. Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (page 62)

      Rachel Black

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.62.1

      •Gretel Pelto: SAFN Anthropologist of the Year •Call for Submissions: Christine Wilson Awards

    23. Society for the Anthropology of North America (pages 62–63)

      Susan B Hyatt

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.62.2

      •Cubans Make a Home in South Georgia Jenna Andrews •15th Annual SANA Prize

    24. Society for the Anthropology of Religion (pages 63–64)

      Jennifer Selby

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.63

      •Ritual Transformation of Agency: NAASR Panel Report Jens Kreinath

    25. Society for the Anthropology of Work (page 64)

      Angela Jancius

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.64.1

      •Anthropologists Engaging Work Ann Kingsolver

    26. Society for East Asian Anthropology (pages 64–65)

      Carolyn S Stevens and Jennifer Hubbert

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.64.2

      •A Conversation with Beth Notar and Joshua Roth Jennifer Hubbert

    27. Society for Humanistic Anthropology (pages 65–66)

      Frederic W Gleach and Vilma Santiago-Irizarry

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.65

      •Coming Closer Kent Maynard

    28. Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (page 66)

      Hortensia Caballero-Arias

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.66.1

      •Annual Roseberry-Nash Student Paper Award •JLACA Call for Papers

    29. Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists (pages 66–67)

      David L R Houston

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.66.2

      •Afterword: Books, Beliefs and Connections

    30. Society for Linguistic Anthropology (page 67)

      Mark Allen Peterson and James Stanlaw

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.67.1

      •Linguistic Moments in the Movies Mark Allen Peterson •New JLA Address

    31. Society for Medical Anthropology (pages 67–68)

      Kathleen Ragsdale

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.67.2

      •The Stolen Generations: Why Saying Sorry Matters Lenore Manderson

    32. Society for Psychological Anthropology (pages 68–69)

      Bambi Chapin

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.68

      •2008-09 Conferences and Awards •SPA Biennial Meeting: March 27-29, 2009 Tanya Luhrmann •Lemelson/SPA Conference Awards for 2008-09 •Nominations Being Accepted for the 2008 SPA Awards

    33. Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology (page 69)

      Jayne Howell and Jason Pribilsky

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.69.1

      •Leeds and Student Prize Reminder •US Home Industries as Transnational Practice Ana Croegaert

    34. Society for Visual Anthropology (pages 69–70)

      Wendy Dickinson

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.69.2

      •Untangling Misunderstandings Jerome Crowder, Swati Laroia, Esperanza Vredenburg, Jessica Wilson

  10. Association Business

    1. Top of page
    2. Dialogue
    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. AAA Staff Directory (page 70)

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.70

  11. From the President

    1. Top of page
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    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
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    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. Spring Governance Update: The Exceptional and Mundane (page 71)

      Setha Low

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.71

  12. Meeting Calendar

    1. Top of page
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    3. In Focus
    4. Association Business
    5. Knowledge Exchange
    6. Public Affairs
    7. Academic Affairs
    8. Career Development
    9. Death Notices
    10. Section News
    11. Association Business
    12. From the President
    13. Meeting Calendar
    1. Meeting Calendar (page 72)

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/an.2008.49.5.72

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