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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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AAGE guide to the 2023 AAA/CASCA meetings

As usual we are having an interlocutor special event, celebration of new books/research on Friday 12:15, Metro Toronto Convention Centre 709, where Jay Sokolovsky and Maria Cattell interview members of the award winning, “Resemblage Project: Remixing Scarborough’s Stories of Aging”, set in Toronto;  Business meeting Saturday 12:15 and our IG Invited Session – “Transitions in

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AGENET 2021 AVA Award and Slow Conference

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

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Aging and Social Justice:  A slow-motion virtual conference

By Celeste Pang, University of Toronto As we have all seen, COVID-19 has been a tip of an iceberg, exposing deep layers of social stratification and inequities. From the mass deaths in long-term care and nursing homes and exposure of the working conditions of care workers, to Black Lives Matter demonstrations and the violent responses

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Report from the San Jose, CA AAA 2018 meetings

  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

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Anthropology at the GSA meeting? AAGE guide

The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is one of the world’s most largest and most important conferences in gerontology. This year, Samantha Solimeo (AAGE President, 2013-15) was named a GSA Fellow, joining other notable AAGE members like Dena Shenk, Steven Albert, Peggy Perkinson and J. Kevin Eckert. Yet despite this

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Don’t miss AALCIG and AAGE events at #AAA2017, Washington D.C.

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

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