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! 


ATLAS.ti training, June 23-24, 2017, Berkeley, CA

ATLAS.ti Training [PC Version]

June 23-24, 2017

Berkeley, CA

This workshop will provide both a conceptual background and practical experience in computer assisted qualitative data analysis (CAQDA) using ATLAS.ti. After instruction in the fundamental aspects of CAQDA, the course turns to the logic of the ATLAS.ti program, and how it functions as a tool for CAQDA.

By the end of the course, participants will have all the conceptual and practical tools necessary to employ ATLAS.ti in their current or future projects involving qualitative data.

July 9-14: The 2017 Columbia University's IRAAS Summer Institute, themed "Black Activist NY" is accepting applications. Early bird discount available.

Columbia University's Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) is accepting applications for its 2017 Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute (STSI), convening for one week between Su

New issue + CFP | Eä - Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology

Dear colleagues,

We are glad to announce that new issue of Eä - Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology (Eä Journal), Vol. 8 N° 1, is now online.

..:: Eä Journal, Vol. 8 N° 1:

TOC: http://ea-journal.com/en/issues/vol-8-n-1-june-2016


New H-Net site: H-Envirohealth

We are pleased to announce the launch of H-Envirohealth, the H-Net network dedicated to the study of of health, medicine, and the environment.  H-Envirohealth is the creation of the History of Environment and Health Network, begun at 2015 meetings of the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) and the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM).  C


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