Month: October 2014

AAGE guide to the meetings: American Anthropological Association, Dec 3-7, 2014

Every five years or so, the AAA meetings fall a little later in the year, making us wish the meetings were some place warm (remember New Orleans 2010?) rather than a city with an average December HIGH of about 47F degrees (remember Philadelphia 2009?). Nonetheless, it is sure to be a good turnout this year, […]

Where to study anthropology and aging?

While there are hundreds of notable programs around the world that provide opportunities to focus on social gerontology or aging studies more broadly, it can be difficult to discern which are good places for the social scientist who is drawn to anthropology. One reason, has to do with the interdisciplinary nature of aging studies, with […]