Two winners of the Jacob Climo travel award have been selected to receive a small grant for travel to the 2024 AAGE Conference to be held in conjunction with SfAA on March 26-31 in Santa Fe, New Mexico: Jessica Bytautas and Sheridan Conty. Jessica Bytautas is a PhD candidate in the Dalla Lana School of […]
The 2024 Jacob Climo Award supports student costs up to $500 to present their work at the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology and the Life Course (AAGE) joint meeting with the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) to be held in Sante Fe, New Mexico from March 26 to March 30, 2024. The award honors the scholarship
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
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
AAGE is pleased to announce its annual call for outstanding graduate and undergraduate student papers to compete for the 2022 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 to
AGENET, the AAGE sister organization in the European Association of Social Anthropology (EASA) will be wrapping up its Slow Conference (October-November) with a special event featuring the AVA Award Inaugural Keynote by Professor Paolo Favero (University of Antwerp/VANEASA). The announcement of the winner of the first ever AVA Award for Best Visual Ethnographic Material Addressing
CALL FOR ENTRIES: AVA 2021 BEST VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHIC MATERIAL AWARD ADDRESSING AGING AND THE LIFE COURSE AGENET, AAGE and VANEASA are inviting anthropological works which through the employment of visual methods address the issues surrounding aging and the life course in creative ways, offering new modes of engagement and understanding.The jury will award up to
What do we do when the two top papers both excel in originality, rigor and outstanding writing? We award them both! The co-winners of the 2020 Margaret Clark Award for best student paper were Francesco Diodati of the University Milano Biccoca and Yan Zhang of Case Western University. Our congratulations to both of you! AAGE’s
The Margaret Clark Award brings a cash prize of $300 and honors the legacy of Margaret Clark’s work in socio-cultural gerontology and medical anthropology as well as her commitment to mentoring younger colleagues. In 2019, the award went to undergraduate student Olivia Brophy (St. Mary’s College of California) and Ph.D. student Yifan Wang (Rice University).
What a great 40th Anniversary for AAGE. Yes, it was our group was incorporated as a non-profit professional society in Illinois by our first AAGE President, Christine Fry. The recently completed AAA meetings showed that we are alive and thriving. Despite having some the worst air quality of any place on earth for at
Grant Successes Casey Golomski (University of New Hampshire) received a $9000 University of New Hampshire Research Affinity Group grant with colleagues in Social Work, Recreation Management, and Occupational Therapy, and the Center for Aging and Community Living to study social and health service utilization among low-income elders living in subsidized housing in northern New England.
AAGE is pleased to announce the results of the 2017-2018 Margaret Clark Award Competition. This award supports the continued pursuit of work following the example of Margaret Clark, a pioneer in the multidisciplinary study of socio-cultural gerontology and medical anthropology, and a scholar committed to mentoring younger colleagues. We received a number of excellent submissions