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How do students benefit from anthropological training? AAA member Laura Appell-Warren on the importance of anthropology in secondary education. http://ow.ly/RsCjs
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Find out the 5 most common misconceptions about Iran in this opinion piece by AAA member William Beeman. http://ow.ly/R2ME5 
Many Americans think that Iran is backward, oppressive, anti-Israel, pro-terrorism and unvisitable. William Beeman asks: Do those assumptions reflect the majority of the Iranian people?
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AAA member Ben Orlove and a consortium of cities, companies and universities, led by University of Minnesota, Columbia University and Georgia Institute of Technology form the NSF's Sustainability Research Network to explore a new model for urban infrastructure to make cities cleaner, healthier and more enjoyable places to live. http://ow.ly/QOyue
Columbia To Co-Lead $12 Million Livable Cities Research Project  Columbia will co-lead a $12 Million research project sponsored by the National Science Foundation to explore sustainable models for urban infrastructure in the United States and
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Is grief a uniquely human condition or do animals also feel similar emotions? In this episode of The Forum by BBC Bridget Kendall and guests, including AAA member Barbara J. King, explore how universal the grieving process may be. http://ow.ly/QIIIi
Is grief a uniquely human condition or do animals also feel similar emotions? Bridget Kendall and guests explore how universal the grieving process may be, comparing rituals among Catholics in Portugal and Ireland to the Hindu rituals in India. Susan Moreira Marques is an award winning Portuguese journalist and writer, Bharati Mukherjee is an Indian born author and academic and Barbara J King is an American anthropologist who investigates the lin...
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Sign up for professional development workshops at the AAA annual meeting! Check out this year's list of offerings by selecting different track options, or search the offerings by day. http://ow.ly/Q2oFJ
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Read about AAA intern Katelyn Shoenike's experiences in the National Museum of African Art. http://ow.ly/PTyA1
The inner workings of the Smithsonian are hectic and complex. However, it has been very clear to me that through all of the hustle and bustle of the office there is a master plan that keeps everyon...
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Check out "Killing Atticus Finch" an opinion column by cultural anthropologist and ethnohistorian Michael E. Harkin. http://ow.ly/Rd0a5
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"Experiential Learning: Teaching Ethnography at the Border," now in Anthropology News. http://ow.ly/QRRWN
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Check out this one minute video on glacier retreat featuring AAA member Ben Orlove. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQagXt0c-V8
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"At the Margins of Celebrity Culture: Criminalizing the Latina/o Paparazzi of Los Angeles," now in Anthropology News. http://ow.ly/PXga3
Criminalizing the Latina/o Paparazzi of Los Angeles. With all of the focus today on the treatment of Latinas/os as “illegal” under US immigration law, it is easy to overlook the ways that Latinas/os in the US can also face forms of illegalization through labor that they perform.
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Introducing AnthroSource 2.0! AAA is thrilled to announce the relaunch of AnthroSource, the database of some 300,000 full-text articles that reflect the breadth and depth of Americanist anthropology. Now members can access the site anytime, anywhere, or on any device!  
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Read AAA intern Emily Haver's latest post about her experience at the Naval History and Heritage Command. http://ow.ly/PQzPp
Updates from the Naval History and Heritage Command Ahoy! (No one at Naval History and Heritage Command actually says that, but I like to.) This week has been better and I’d like to think it all ha...
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AAA is the world's largest organization of individuals interested in anthropology.
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Founded in 1902, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) is the world's largest organization of individuals interested in anthropology.

The purposes of the Association shall be to advance anthropology as the science that studies humankind in all its aspects through archaeological, biological, ethnological, and linguistic research; and to further the professional interests of American anthropologists, including the dissemination of anthropological knowledge and its use to solve human problems.