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AAGE Member News June 2016

As this month’s member news attests, it is not only the senior members of AAGE who get all the accolades. All of the entries for this month’s news are students and early career (within 5 years of last degree) members who deserve tremendous praise for finding success in this highly competitive field. For those of […]

Growing old and growing up: Teaching and learning about death

This post is part of the Life Course Collaborative Research Network blog exchange, also available on the website of ACYIG. To see all of the posts in the series, click here. In 2004, as part of my research regarding the beliefs in ‘strigoi’ (a term referring to dead people who come back to harm and […]

AAGE symposium and networking at SfAA 2016, Vancouver

Join us Thursday, March 31st at 3:30–5:20pm for an AAGE Symposium on The Value of Applied Anthropology in Gerontology: Imagining Career Paths at the Intersection of Anthropology, Health, and Aging (co-sponsored by the Society for Medical Anthropology) at 76th Annual Society for Applied Anthropology Meeting to be held at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver located at […]

Announcing the Life Course Collaborative Research Network

AAGE, working together with the Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Interest Group (AALCIG) and the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group (ACYIG) of the American Anthropological Association have now established a joint Collaborative Research Network (CRN) for those interested in exploring connections (e.g., physical, political, developmental, symbolic, etc.) between childhood/youth and adulthood/old […]

After Critical Gerontology?: Provocation to PAAGE Discussion Piece #1

Consideration of institutions as concretized and semi-permanent systems of knowledge production has by now sunk into the general parlance of anthropology, gerontology, and other social scientific fields of study. The rule of science, naturalizing objects of knowledge into universal fact, has transformed the policy environment in many modern nations. Scientific research, statistical projections, and public […]

Aging and the Life Course at #AAA2015

  AAGE and the AAA Interest Group on Aging and the Life Course are gearing up for #AAA2015 in Denver, Colorado, November 18-22! Jay Sokolovsky has started compiling a 2015 Guide to the Meetings and a Guide to Core Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Resources (The 2014 Research Guide is at: http://faculty.usfsp.edu/jsokolov/ageguide14.htm). Here […]

New Title: Aging and the Digital Life Course, Pendergast and Garattini, eds.

The third volume, in the Berghahn series, Life Course, Culture & Aging: Global Transformations, edited by Jay Sokolovsky is now available. AGING AND THE DIGITAL LIFE COURSE EDITED BY DAVID PRENDERGAST AND CHIARA GARATTINI examines how developments in smart phones, the internet, cloud computing, and online social networking are redefining experiences and expectations around growing older […]

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