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AAGE at #SfAA2017

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 […]

What commitments and cares connect generations? #AAGE2017

The 10th Biennial AAGE Conference, “Culture, Commitment and Care across the Life Course” brought together over 100 participants from 15 different countries for two days of research presentations, workshops, and keynote lectures. We opened on June 8th, as UK citizens were voting in a snap election that would proclaim their commitment to education, social care, […]

Where were the anthropologists? Report on the 9th International Symposium on Cultural Gerontology

One of the most surprising moments of the 9th International Symposium on Cultural Gerontology (also the first ENAS/NANAS Joint Conference and the 3rd ENAS Conference) was when Plenary Panelist Stephen Katz asked the audience members to hold up a hand if they had a degree in ‘Gerontology’. I twisted in my seat to get a […]

Who Wouldn’t Want to Retire in Vancouver?: #SfAA2016 Conference Report

Vancouver is a beautiful city, often topping the list of best cities in the world to live and retire in. It is not surprising that this year’s SfAA meeting was the most well-attended ever. Quite a few of us interested in the anthropology of aging and life course issues were there. While gazing at the […]

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 […]

AAGE guide to the meetings: American Anthropological Association, Dec 3-7, 2014

Every five years or so, the AAA meetings fall a little later in the year, making us wish the meetings were some place warm (remember New Orleans 2010?) rather than a city with an average December HIGH of about 47F degrees (remember Philadelphia 2009?). Nonetheless, it is sure to be a good turnout this year, […]

AAGE member panels at the IUAES Inter-Congress, May 15-18, 2014 in Chiba, Japan

The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Studies will be holding its annual Inter-Congress in Chiba, Japan from May 15-18. It will be held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary meeting of JASCA (Japanese Association of Social and Cultural Anthropology). According to the IUAES Commission on Aging and the Life Course, co-chaired by Leng Leng […]

AAGE at AAA 2014, Washington DC, December 3-7 2014

April 15th is the deadline for submitting poster and panel abstracts for the 113th  AAA Annual Meeting. The theme of the meeting is “Producing Anthropology,” which,  the Program Chairs note, also produces a wealth of questions about anthropology: “what are our epistemological commitments to the ways we make  scientific knowledge today? What impact do our […]

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