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Applied Food and Nutrition Research, SfAA 2017

Amanda Green
Davidson College

The 2017 Society for Applied Anthropology meeting (March 28-April 1) in Santa Fe has shaped up to be an incredible showcase of food-related research. 2,710 more words


Futures, designs, anthropologies - three terms, three books

Here are some notes on two books that I’ve recently reviewed, and one I simply enjoyed. They all relate to a growing preoccupation with futures. The plural is important, grand narratives scare me as much as simple stories do. 1,268 more words

Architectures And Designs

Archives and Archaeology - Sources from the Past, Tools for the Future

Twice a week I publish videos of presentations from conferences I help film. This week I have another session the EAA conference, this one on archives: 5,347 more words


EM Thoughts and Readings!

Ellen Messer

March 17–St. Patrick’s Day fell on a Friday during Lent, when Roman Catholics ordinarily forego meat. But this year the Boston-based Roman Catholic Cardinal O’Malley… 507 more words


Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition! New Book Discount!

Edited by two former SAFN presidents and containing articles by many SAFN members, the new three volume set “Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition” is finally available. 339 more words


All that Glitters is Not Gold: New Approaches to Sumptuous Burials Between Western Europe and the Eurasian Steppe

For your weekend viewing pleasure here is a session we recorded at the EAA conference on all that glitters:

Ostentatious burials remain the primary means by which we understand socio-economic structures and elite/non-elite binary identity formations. 2,798 more words


Panel Proposal, AAA 2017: Interdisciplinary Work in Food and Nutrition

This is an abstract for a panel for the AAA 2017 meetings in DC. Click here to see the CFP for the conference from SAFN and… 394 more words