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Webinar on Images, Aging, and Care: “Ethical Images: On Violence, Trust, and Care” by Roger Canals

Come for a webinar with Roger Canals on “Ethical Images: On Violence, Trust, and Care” on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 10-11:30am Eastern, North America, 16.00-17.30 Central European Time. The Zoom link is here. Meeting ID: 858 3204 6756 Passcode: 832664 About the talk: We do ethical things with images. Images are not just representations, but

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March Book Discussion: Andrea Freidus and Dena Shenk’s Voices of Long-Term Care Workers

We are hosting a discussion of Andrea Freidus and Dena Shenk’sVoices of Long-Term Care Workers: Elder Care in the Time of Covid-19 and Beyond (Berghahn, 2024) via Zoom on Friday, March 1, 12-1pm (Eastern North America). About the book: There were many challenges, successes, and concerns in providing long-term care to older adults during the

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February book discussion: Alana Glaser’s Solidarity and Care

On Friday, February 9th, 12-1pm (Eastern North America), we will be discussing Alana Lee Glaser’s Solidarity and Care: Domestic Worker Activism in New York City (Temple University Press, 2023), via Zoom. About the book: The members of the Domestic Workers United (DWU) organization—immigrant women of color employed as nannies, caregivers, and housekeepers in New York

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Anthropology & Aging 44:3 is available online

We are excited to announce that Anthropology & Aging Vol. 44, No. 3 is now available online! https://anthro-age.pitt.edu/ojs/anthro-age/issue/view/44 This final issue of 2023 includes three original research articles: the cover story was written by the winner of the 2022 Margaret Clark Award, and it offers a creative reconfiguration of the term ‘non-disclosure’ to portray the ambivalent lived experiences following an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

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Webinar on Images, Aging and Care: “She Waves at Me” with Inge Daniels

Come for the inaugural webinar on images, aging, and care with Inge Daniels on Thursday, January 25, 2024, 12-1:30pm (Eastern, North America). AAGE is co-sponsoring a series of events on this theme throughout 2024. Inge Daniels’ film “She Waves at Me” explores what it feels like to be an aging body in an aging housing

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January Book Discussion: Diete Humblet’s The Older Prisoner

The Association of Aging, Gerontology, and the Life Course (AAGE) is hosting a discussion of Diete Humblet’s The Older Prisoner (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021) on Friday, January 12, 2024, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America) via Zoom. About the book: This book critically explores the world of older prisoners to provide a more nuanced understanding of imprisonment at

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December Book Discussion: Amanda Grenier’s Late-Life Homelessness

The Association of Aging, Gerontology, and the Life Course (AAGE) is hosting a discussion of Amanda Grenier’s Late-Life Homelessness: Experiences of Disadvantage and Unequal Aging (McGill-Queens University Press, 2022) on Friday, December 8, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America). About the book: Around the world and across a range of contexts, homelessness among older people is on

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Aging and the Life Course at the 2023 AAA / CASCA Meetings in Toronto

Continuing a strong trend over the past five years there were a wider range of sessions, panels and events related to aging and the life course, within this AAA conference, than at any previous meetings. This included scholars from not only North American, but Europe, Asia and Australia – to view the list see: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Jav9nPr80sNWNsgLq9ij8svwRXNkrdvj/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106655931765856558164&rtpof=true&sd=true

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Meet the 2023 Margaret Clark award winners

The Margaret Clark award supports the continued pursuit of work following the example of M. Margaret Clark, a pioneer in the multidisciplinary study of socio-cultural gerontology and medical anthropology, and a scholar committed to mentoring younger colleagues. Since 1993, this award has sought to recognize and uplift the contributions of the next generation of scholars

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