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AAA Annual Meeting Podcasts – 2023/2022
Charles Menzies: Who are the Unsettled?

In this episode of the Unsettling Landscapes podcast, Charles Menzies talks with Matt Artz about his views on who he believes is truly the unsettled and his work with film and the environment. He also serves up a delicious tip for some food to get while in Seattle.

About Charles Menzies

Charles R. Menzies is a Canadian anthropologist and full professor. He is a member of the Gitxaala Nation of northwestern British Columbia and an enrolled member of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. His primary research interests are the production of anthropological films, natural resource management (primarily fisheries related), political economy, contemporary First Nations’ issues, maritime anthropology, and the archaeology of north coast BC.

About the 2022 AAA Annual Meeting

The 2022 AAA Annual Meeting is being held Nov. 9-13, Seattle, WA. The theme for this year is Unsettling Landscapes. The theme asks two questions: In what ways are we, and those we work with, unsettled? How are we also unsettling landscapes, and to what end? For more information, visit annualmeeting.americananthro.org.

About the AAA

Founded in 1902, the American Anthropological Association is the world’s largest scholarly and professional organization of anthropologists. The Association is dedicated to advancing human understanding and applying this understanding to the world’s most pressing problems.

It publishes a portfolio of 22 journals, offer career planning and professional development services, support college and university departments, award numerous prizes and fellowships, sponsor a paid summer internship program, and stage research conferences in the Fall and Spring each year.

About Matt Artz

Matt Artz is a business and design anthropologist, consultant, author, speaker, and creator. He writes, speaks, and consults in user experience, product management, and business strategy. He creates products, podcasts, music, and visual art. His podcasts include Anthropology in Business and Anthro to UX.