Author: Janelle S Taylor

I am a medical anthropologist, trained as a sociocultural anthropologist, with research interests that include dementia and caregiving, advance care planning, and medical decisionmaking at the end of life.

AAGE 2020 (Slow) Conference: “Aging and Social Justice”

Dear AAGE folks, The in-person conference on “Aging and Social Justice” planned in Toronto this summer had to be cancelled due to COVID-19, but our creative and energetic conference committee has now regrouped and re-envisioned this as slow-motion virtual event. We hope that the new format will allow more AAGE members to participate!  Please see […]

AAGE 2020 conference CANCELLED

On behalf of the AAGE officers and program committee, I am writing to let you all know that in light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic we have decided to suspend planning for this summer’s conference on “Aging and Social Justice” in Toronto. We were very much looking forward to this gathering, but calling it off […]

AAGE 2020 conference planning in light of COVID-19

Dear AAGE folks,   As you know, AAGE is busy planning our 2020 standalone conference in Toronto this summer, June 27-28, on the theme of “Aging and Social Justice.” A number of excellent abstracts have been submitted, and our review committee is just now in the process of assessing them. We are excited about the […]

AAGE’s new President-Elect: Aaron Seaman

Dear AAGE folks, Thank you to all who voted in the recent special election for a new President-Elect. We were fortunate to have two stellar candidates willing to step up to this rewarding work on behalf of our organization: Catie Coe and Aaron Seaman. Warm thanks to both of them, and to Past-President Jason Danely who organized the […]

Good news from AAGE!

Greetings AAGE folks! Want some positive news on this Brexelection day? Read on…  CFP: June 27-28 2020, AAGE Conference! Save the date! AAGE will be holding a standalone conference on “Aging and Social Justice” at the University of Toronto, June 27-28 2020! Please respond to our CFP by February 17th. 2020, and please share widely! Conference committee members: Jason Danely, Jean […]

AAGE 2020 Conference in Toronto!

Call for Abstracts Association for Anthropology, Gerontology, and the Lifecourse (AAGE)  Conference: “Aging and Social Justice” June 27-28, 2020 Victoria College, University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario CANADA This conference will bring together emerging and established scholars including intervention researchers in the field of aging and anthropology, developing opportunities to further collaborate and strengthen our specialist […]

Anthropology & Aging, new issue just published!

The latest issue of Anthropology & Aging 40(2) has just been published. The special issue Energy and Aging in the Danish Welfare State: Ethnographic Explorations of an Omnipresent but Forgotten Concept is guest edited by Henrik Hvenegaard Mikkelsen, Nete Schwennesen, and Aske Juul Lassen (University of Copenhagen). The issue includes an introduction by the guest editors and several thought-provoking […]

Search for Co-Editor at Anthropology & Aging

Anthropology & Aging (ISSN 2374-2267), the only peer-reviewed journal focusing on the anthropology and aging and the life course, plays a vital role as a resource for sharing theoretical, methodological, and empirical breakthroughs in our field. [https://anthro-age.pitt.edu/] All issues are free and open-access, published twice a year by the University Library Systems (ULS) with the […]

Margaret Clark Award For Student Papers (Sponsored by AAGE)

Award Competition AAGE invites graduate and undergraduate students to submit papers of interest to anthropology and gerontology to compete for the Margaret Clark Award. 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 […]

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