H-MedAnthro addresses the needs and concerns of medical anthropology graduate students, practicing anthropologists, scholars, and scholar activists who address issues of local, national and international health importance. This network and its accompanying web sites form the hub of an active research community and a storehouse for information supporting the endeavors of medical anthropologists and their colleagues in allied social science fields.
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.
The Association for Anthropology, Gerontology and the Life Course (AAGE) is happy to annouce our latest issue of Anthropology & Aging is now online, and all articles and reviews are downloadable as pdf files.
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: