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October Book Discussion: Martins Sampaio’s Migration, Diversity, and Inequality in Later Life

Our next book discussion will be on Dora Martins Sampaio’s book Migration, Diversity and Inequality in Later Life: Ageing at a Crossroads (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022) on Friday, October 13, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America). About the book: This book is the first comprehensive ethnographic study of the diversity of living and ageing experiences of three groups […]

New Graduate Student Travel Award to AAA meetings for research on the Anthropology of Aging and the Life course

The Aging and the Life Course Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association invites applications for the first annual Christine Fry Graduate Student Travel Award. The awardee will receive $500 to be applied toward travel to the 2023 AAA/CASCA meetings in Toronto, and will be honored at the Interest Group business meeting during the conference. […]

September Book Discussion: Chinese Senior Migrants and the Globalization of Retirement

The Association of Aging, Gerontology, and the Life Course (AAGE) is hosting a discussion on Zoom of Nicole DeJong Newendorp’s Chinese Senior Migrants and the Globalization of Retirement (Stanford University Press, 2020) on Friday, September 8, 2023, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America) via Zoom. About the book: The 21st century has seen growing numbers of seniors […]

AAGE May Book Discussion: Cortney Hughes Rinker, Actively Dying

The Association for Anthropology, Gerontology, and the Life Course (AAGE) is hosting a discussion of Cortney Hughes Rinker’s Actively Dying: The Creation of Muslim Identities through End-of-Life Care in the United States (Routledge, 2021). We will meet on Zoom on Friday, May 12, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America). Michele Gamburd will moderate the discussion. Actively Dying […]

Margaret Clark Student Paper prize 2023

  AAGE is pleased to announce its annual call for outstanding graduate and undergraduate student papers to compete for the 2023 Margaret Clark Award. This 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 […]

Membership dues increase

The Executive Committee of AAGE decided to raise its membership rates slightly, from the modest levels they have been for some time, to reduce the gap between our annual costs and projected revenue. We also added a new category—a ten-year membership—and ended the lifetime membership category. Those who have already opted into a lifetime membership will […]