If you are attending the 2018 meeting of the American Anthropological Association and seeking a career in applied anthropology, get advice and inspiration at the Careers Expo on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm in the main exhibit hall.
About AAA 2018
Change in the Anthropological Imagination: Resistance, Resilience, and Adaptation
Change in the Anthropological Imagination is a timely call to action for papers, posters, workshops, roundtables, and other formats that address the themes of resistance, resilience, and adaptation from a wide range of perspectives. The 2018 meetings are a moment where we can ask ourselves: What can holism tell us about social change in the past, present, and future? How have the processes of resistance, resilience, and adaptation shaped our species? How have societies in the past dealt with dramatic social changes and reorganization? What can be learned by examining the many forces that influence peoples’ understandings and reactions to transformation and stasis, both cross-culturally and across time? Can an anthropological understanding of change improve our ability to envision and undertake new forms of local and global cooperation? Finally, what are the possibilities that we as anthropologists can imagine for our shared futures?
To read more, check out the official AAA San Jose theme page.