Month: November 2015

Announcing the Life Course Collaborative Research Network

AAGE, working together with the Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Interest Group (AALCIG) and the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group (ACYIG) of the American Anthropological Association have now established a joint Collaborative Research Network (CRN) for those interested in exploring connections (e.g., physical, political, developmental, symbolic, etc.) between childhood/youth and adulthood/old […]


What can I say, I live in the UK where we don’t have a Thanksgiving to celebrate today (although for some reason they still have Black Friday), but I am feeling very, very thankful. Thank you to everyone who cast their vote in this year’s AAGE election. It is an honor and a privilege for […]

Anthropology & Aging Vol. 36 no.2: “Aging the Technoscape”

The November issue of A&A gathers contributions on the themes of aging and technology, but as the wording “Aging the Technoscape” suggests, the issue is not simply about how older people use technologies or how new technology will change the future of aging. After all, there is already quite a lot of that around. Last […]

Call for Book Chapter Proposals: The Aging/Disability Nexus, 1-December deadline

Abstracts should be 350 words in length, 12 point font, double-spaced and saved in a .doc (not .docx) WORD file. Please also include a 50 word biography with your submission. Abstracts and bios should be sent via email to co-editors Katie Aubrecht (, Christine Kelly ( and Carla Rice ( Abstracts must be received by […]

Aging and the Life Course at #AAA2015, update

AAGE will have a booth at the meeting of the American Anthropological Association (#AAA2015) starting this week in Denver. Stop by booth 222 (the photo below is an artistic representation of what we think it should look like). (Well actually, it is 72 year old Ruth Flowers, a real DJ) Stop by the booth and […]