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Deadline for Vote on Bylaws Extended

For anyone who may not have received an email and/or have not yet voted online, you will soon be receiving a paper copy of the bylaws along with a ballot in the mail. The deadline for voting on the revised bylaws has been extended to November 30, 2013. Please vote if you haven’t yet done […]

Volume 34, issue 2, November 2013

all pdf files are best viewed with Adobe Reader v.6 or later. Click here to download now: http://get.adobe.com/reader/ CONTENTS (click titles for abstracts and links to downloads, or get the full issue here) Group Submission: “Silver Linings: Older People Defying Expectations” Guest Editors’ Note Lindsay DuBois & Liesl Gambold, Dalhousie University Challenging Marginalization at the […]

AAGE X ACYIG: Richard Zimmer on generational links in special needs families

When I was in San Diego last spring for the SPA/ACYIG Meeting (Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group), I attended a panel discussion on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (which only the USA and Somalia are yet to ratify). Many of us are involved in similar political advocacy for the […]

Vote on the Revision of Bylaws

Over the past few years it has become clear that our current bylaws (1979) no longer reflect our association’s operating practices nor its structure. The Executive Council recently reviewed the bylaws with an eye towards 1) streamlining the association’s organization; 2) incorporating a greater number of perspectives; 3) modernizing our legal and fiscal structure (reincorporating […]

Elections close Tuesday, October 15th!

AAGE members should have received an email by now with a link to a ballot and the candidates’ statements. Please submit your vote by Oct 15th. CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT-ELECT Iveris L. Martinez (PhD, Anthropology & Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 2001; Postdoctoral training, 2002-2003, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Health Policy & Management)  […]

Upcoming Elections

The Association of Anthropology and Gerontology will be holding elections for President-Elect and Secretary. Members will receive an email soon with a link to an online ballot.  If your membership is current and you do not receive an email by Sept 27th, please contact AAGE.

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 […]

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