Welcome to the official website of the American Anthropological Association’s Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group. Check out our latest blog, catch up on announcements, peruse our various resources, and see how you can get involved!
- How Old Am I? A Methodological Solution (Samantha L. Grace (U of Arizona)
- Raising Spirit and Decolonizing Methods (Kristine Alexander (U of Lethbridge), Amy Mack (U of Lethbridge), Jan Newberry (U of Lethbridge), Erin Spring (U of Lethbridge))
- Childhood and Infantilized Pets (Melis Sulos (CUNY))
- Positioning Anthropology at the Intersection of Pediatric Injury and Motor Vehicle Collision: A Need for Interdisciplinary Action (Nazia Hussain (Children’s Medical Center Dallas))
- Photos from the Field: “Shake your shoulders with us” (Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg (Carleton College))
- NEW BOOK ANNOUNCEMENTS
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The Anthropology Department at Sonoma State University is very pleased to announce that it is hiring an Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology, with a starting date of mid-August, 2017. The geographical area or subfield is wide open, but we’re really looking for someone interested in applied research, and developing research opportunities for students. The closing date for this position is November 16.
March 3-6, 2017 | UCLA, Los Angeles, California
Co-Sponsored by: UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration AAA Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group, Council on Anthropology and Education
Publish your book on children, childhood, adolescence and/or youth with the Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies!
The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies is dedicated to increasing our understanding of children and childhoods throughout the world, reflecting a perspective that highlights cultural dimensions of the human experience. The series, now edited by Jill E. Korbin and EJ Sobo, seeks proposals for books that will make important contributions to the study of children and childhoods, adolescence, and youth.
Continue reading The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies at the AAA (2016)
We invite people from all disciplines, professions and vocations to come together in dialogue, to provide a space and a level of legitimacy for a subject, or subjects that is traditionally seen as unimaginable, a socially taboo and even associated with pathology, by providing a forum for ideas and arguments that might otherwise not receive adequate attention and discussion. The ultimate goal is in a sense to expose the current topic to the light of day for examination of the intellectual, the emotional and the personal. Continue reading CfP – Evil Children: Children and Evil, Portugal 2017
Patrick Alexander will conclude his participation as Social Media Coordinator at the end of this calendar year and we are looking for an enthusiastic, social-media savvy volunteer to take his place. Continue reading Neos: Call for New Social Media Coordinator
AYCIG members are invited to the 2017 Society for Cross Cultural Research Conference in New Orleans, LA. The keynotes will cover topics as diverse as the socialization of infants around the world, sex, evolution, and the end of male supremacy, and cultural styles of leadership. We have invited several prominent scholars, Mel Konner, Carolyn Pope-Edwards, Gilda Morelli, Joseph Trimble, and Lisa Molix. Continue reading Prominent childhood scholars to present at SCCR 2017
California State University, Long Beach College of Liberal Arts Department of Human Development seeks a Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Development. Continue reading Assistant/Associate Professor opening – CSULB