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Recent Content

New Book - Spirit Children: Illness, Poverty, and Infanticide in Northern Ghana

Dear Colleagues,

I'm happy to announce that my ethnography, Spirit Children: Illness, Poverty, and Infanticide in Northern Ghana, was recently published (University of Wisconsin Press): https://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5602.htm

A discount code that reduces the hardback price to $30 is currently available. Go to the publisher's link above and use the code AA057 when checking out.

CFP: 2017 Science, Technology, and Medicine Graduate Paper Prize


Call for Submissions

Due Date: Saturday, July 1st, 2017


2017 STM Graduate Paper Prize

The Science, Technology, and Medicine (STM) interest group of the Society for Medical Anthropology is pleased to welcome submissions for the 2017 STM Graduate Student Paper Prize. This prize is awarded annually for a paper that offers an innovative approach to issues in science, technology, and medicine. These issues include, but are not limited to:


Comparative Human Development at UChicago PhD Program

Dear colleagues,

I'm sending along a notice (pasted below) about the Comparative Human Development PhD program at the University of Chicago which is specifically aimed at potential anthropology students.  Feel free to circulate this, post it in your department, or simply to send it along to particular students who might be interested.  Thank you so much!