Month: October 2018

Anthropology at the GSA meeting? AAGE guide

The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is one of the world’s most largest and most important conferences in gerontology. This year, Samantha Solimeo (AAGE President, 2013-15) was named a GSA Fellow, joining other notable AAGE members like Dena Shenk, Steven Albert, Peggy Perkinson and J. Kevin Eckert. Yet despite this […]

Member News, October 2018

Grant Successes Casey Golomski (University of New Hampshire) received a $9000 University of New Hampshire Research Affinity Group grant with colleagues in Social Work, Recreation Management, and Occupational Therapy, and the Center for Aging and Community Living to study social and health service utilization among low-income elders living in subsidized housing in northern New England. […]

Where can I study the anthropology of aging and the life course?

Four years ago, AAGE posted its first list of places to study the anthropology of aging, particularly for graduate students. The situation has not changed much in those four years, and students interested in aging have to do quite a lot of work to slowly sift through the profiles of faculty pages in anthropology, gerontology, […]

Remembering Dr. Robert Rubinstein

The following message was posted to the University of Maryland Baltimore County Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Health Administration Policy website on September 25, 2018. It is being reposted here with permission from the author, J. Kevin Eckert. Dear Members of the UMBC Community, With deep sadness I share with you that Robert (Bob) Rubinstein, […]

CONGRATULATIONS Margaret Clark Award Winners!!!

AAGE is pleased to announce the results of the 2017-2018 Margaret Clark  Award Competition. This award supports the continued pursuit of work following the example of Margaret Clark, a pioneer in the multidisciplinary study of socio-cultural gerontology and medical anthropology, and a scholar committed to mentoring younger colleagues.  We received a number of excellent submissions […]

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