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Nominations for the position of Treasurer

The Association for Anthropology & Gerontology is seeking nominations for the position of Treasurer. Self-nominations are encouraged. The Treasurer is an elected position with a 5 year term of office. Responsibilities include: maintaining a record of income and expenditures maintaining a record of dues paid preparing an annual report collaborating with the Secretary to maintain […]

NEW Member Publication: Transitions and Transformations: Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course

It began at the 2009 American Anthropological Association meeting in Philadelphia.  There, founding AAGE member Jay Sokolovsky and Publisher Marion Berghahn announced the start of a new book series devoted to the study of aging  and the life course in anthropology. This series became Life Course, Culture and Aging: Global Transformations and we are happy to […]

Download AAQ Volume 33 issues 1-4 (2012)

Anthropology & Aging Quarterly back issues, including all issues from 2012 are available for download now. If you missed a previous issue, just click on any of the covers below to read or download (best viewed with Adobe Reader). The contents of each issue (not including book reviews) is listed for each issue below. For […]

AAQ Volume 34 Issue 1, March 2013

(**click the image on the right to download the full issue) CONTENTS Mobile Midwesterners: The Impact of Migration on Aging, Health, and Community Matthew Dalstrom, Rockford College   Social Dance for Successful Aging: Models for Health, Happiness, and Social Inclusion amongst Senior Citizens Jonathan Skinner, Queen’s University, Belfast   Portfolio:  Winter Fires  (large file) Mik […]

Call for AAQ submissions for special issue “The Aging Body”

Deadline for submissions:      June 1, 2013     This issue will focus on the aging body not only in terms of biophysical processes of maturation, but also in terms of the aging body’s cultural elaboration, its articulations with other “bodies,” such as Lock and Scheper-Hughes’ formulation of the social and political “body,” and the representation […]

ASA Graduate Student Award Deadline: 11/30

Submit your research paper to the American Society on Aging to be considered for the graduate student research award! The winner will gain the recognition of peers and thousands of professionals in the field. The graduate student research award is given to spur academic and clinical interest in the field of aging and rewards the […]

AAA Report from Jay Sokolovsky

San Francisco is always a big draw and this meeting had over 6000 participants and many sessions and papers on aging.  The AAA Interest Group and AAGE collaboratively organized two special events: An Interlocutor Event on Senior Activism with Anthropologist Roger Sanjek and Berkeley activist Harvey Smith being interviewed by Jay Sokolovsky and Athena Mclean. The […]

New Berghahn Book Series: Aging, Culture and the Life Course: Global Transformations

Seeking manuscript proposals for publication in the 2013-2015 period. This can include both monographs and edited volumes. The first volume, TRANSITIONS AND TRANSFORMATIONS: Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course, Edited by Caitrin Lynch & Jason Danely is now in production and other volumes in various stages of development include: The Digital Life Course […]

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