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Anthropology & Aging Co-Editor Application Deadline Extended

  Search for Co-Editor at Anthropology & Aging (deadline extended) Anthropology & Aging (A&A, ISSN 2374-2267; https://anthro-age.pitt.edu/) seeks a co-editor to work with our current editor, Henrik Hvenegaard Mikkelsen, to guide and implement the vision of the journal’s future. The position is a 2-year term. Starting date is negotiable, but we are eager to fill […]

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 […]

Latest Anthropology & Aging Issue (Vol 40, No 1)

Dear Colleagues, The latest Anthropology & Aging issue (Vol 40, No 1) has just been published. It can be found online at: https://anthro-age.pitt.edu. This issue, the first one for 2019, features a selection of pieces exploring the effects of aging on religious lives.  For instance, there is an article detailing how evangelical Christian cosmology and thought function in reformulating […]

Carving out a Niche for Anthropology & Aging

By Phil Kao, PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, Co-Editor of Anthropology & Aging Anthropology & Aging’s recent move to an open-access platform allows scholars from across a wide range of disciplines to convene and engage with the latest trends taking shape in aging studies and sociocultural anthropology. Since the halcyon days of […]

Review: Collaborative Autoethnography (Chang, Heewon, Faith Wambura Ngunjiri, and Kathy-Ann C. Hernandez)

Chang,  Heewon, Faith Wambura Ngunjiri, and Kathy-Ann C. Hernandez. Collaborative Autoethnography. Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press.  2013. ISBN 978-1-59874-556-6  200 pp. Price $34.95 (paper) Heewon Chang, Faith Wambura Ngunjiri, and Kathy-Ann Hernandez have collaborated to produce  Collaborative Autoethnography.  Coll-aborative Autoethnography (CAE) is a further elaboration of Autoethnography (AE). Researchers in both approaches see themselves […]

Note from the Editor-in-Chief

Download this note as a pdf here AAQ34(4)Danely_notefromeditor As Editor-in-Chief of Anthropology & Aging Quarterly, I am proud to announce that our journal has finally completed preparation to take the bold step into the world of open-access digital publishing. Beginning with Volume 35 (the next issue), Anthropology & Aging Quarterly will be published by University […]

Review: Transitions & Transformations: Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course (Lynch, Caitrin & Danely, Jason, Eds.)

Lynch, Caitrin & Danely, Jason, Eds. Transitions & Transformation: Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course. New York, NY: Berghahn Books.  2013. ISBN978-0-85745-778-3 272 pp Price $95.00/£60.00 (Hardback) Transitions & Transformation: Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course, officially launches Berghahn Books new book series, entitled Life Course, Culture and Aging: Global Transformations  […]

Heterotopia and Illness: Older women and Hypertension in a Brazilian Favela- Annette Leibing

Heterotopia and Illness: Older women and Hypertension in a Brazilian Favela Annette Leibing, PhD Professor of Medical Anthropology Faculty of Nursing Université de Montreal Download full PDF of this article FREE here: AAQ34(4)AL This article is about older women and the way hypertension is linked to their life in a favela, a “shantytown”, in Rio […]

Aging, Gender and Sexuality in Brazilian Society- Guita Grin Debert

Aging, Gender and Sexuality in Brazilian Society Guita Grin Debert, PhD Full Professor, Department of Anthropology Institute of Philosophy and Human Sciences Universidade Estadual de Campinas Download full PDF Free here:AAQ34(4)GD Abstract Drawing on the interplay between gender, aging, and sexuality, the aim of this article is twofold: (1) to show how Brazilian gerontologists treat […]

Surgery-for-Life: Aging, Sexual Fitness and Self-Management in Brazil – Alexander Edmonds

Surgery-for-Life: Aging, Sexual Fitness and Self-Management in Brazil Alexander Edmonds Professor of Social and Medical Anthropology University of Edinburgh aedmonds@exseed.ed.ac.uk Download full PDF of this article for free here AAQ34(4)AE Abstract This article draws on ethnographic fieldwork on plastic surgery to explore tensions in aging norms and ideals for women in Brazil.  I situate my […]

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