The following message was posted to the University of Maryland Baltimore County Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Health Administration Policy website on September 25, 2018. It is being reposted here with permission from the author, J. Kevin Eckert. Dear Members of the UMBC Community, With deep sadness I share with you that Robert (Bob) Rubinstein, […]
AAGE is looking for a new membership coordinator and a new website content manager able to start immediately. These positions are not paid, but offer great leadership experience and recognition in our organization. Membership Coordinator AAGE depends on its membership to continue doing the work we do. We are looking for someone who wants to […]
AAGE is proud to once again partner with the Aging and the Life Course Interest Group at #AAA2017 in Washington D.C. November 29-December 3. We’ll be hosting events, panels, networking, mentoring events this year, and you can find ways to get more involved by attending our joint business meeting, where you can also learn about […]
We are delighted to announce that we have closed the nominations for President-Elect (2018-19) and are ready to now open voting! President-Elect serves for one year concurrently with the President. Following the ways of our elders, we will pass on the ceremonial gavel at AAA 2018. Please cast your vote using the form below by...
AAGE, with its partner orgaization the Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Interest Group (AALCIG) will once again be holding two joint events at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Anthropology in Washington D.C. this year. The meeting will be held at the Wardman Marriot Hotel, November 28- December 3, and the […]
By Michelle Bentsman I arrived at the AAGE conference in Oxford unsure of what to expect. I was a few thousand miles from home, standing likewise on foreign intellectual terrain. Despite my involvement in death studies, I am a comparative religion scholar in training, and I have only recently begun immersing myself in anthropology. However, […]
By Gina Crivello Every time I attend an anthropology conference it feels as if I’m returning to a piece of home, having worked for the past fifteen years in the multi-disciplinary field of International Development and during which time I have been just as likely to collaborate with economists as with anthropologists. Concepts like ‘kinship’, […]
AAGE was well represented at the Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, held this year in Santa Fe, NM. One of the highlights was the AAGE networking breakfast, which provided an intimate social setting to discuss professional issues such as teaching and publishing. Thanks to Sherri Briller and Jay Sokolovsky for organizing this event […]
This list of new publications in aging and life course anthropology is a member-only resource intended to keep everyone updates on the latest developments from the most popular journals in the fields of anthropology and aging. We also recognize the contributions by our membership by including full abstracts for member publications. Go here for a...
Thank you to all of those who have taken the time to register for our conference in Oxford (8-9 June, 2017). If you haven’t already registered, you can do so here. In order to put together our program in a timely manner, we ask that all of those with accepted papers register before April 1. […]