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NEOS February 2017 issue now available!

The February 2017 issue of Neos is now available for your reading pleasure at http://acyig.americananthro.org/neos/current-issue/.

Some highlights:

  • Childhood and the Anthropology of Violent Radicalization (Marisa O. Ensor (Georgetown U))
  • Adolescence and Global Mental Health: Perceptions of Emotional Wellbeing in Tijuana, Mexico (Olga L. Olivas Hernandez (U of California – San Diego), Sol D’Urso (UCSD), and Janis H. Jenkins (UCSD))
  • Childhood and Digital Civics: How Fieldwork with Youth Highlights the Need to Rethink Civic Education in Canada (Megan Cotnam-Kappel (U of Ottawa))
  • NEW BOOK ANNOUNCEMENTS Let us know what you think! Share your reactions in a Letter to the Editor at [email protected].

Neos highlights—Interdisciplinary Action on Pediatric Injury

Applied anthropologists often work in fields that have not been adequately explored through ethnographic or qualitative methods. See how researcher Nazia Hussain comes to understand the impact of anthropology within the field of injury prevention in “Positioning Anthropology at the Intersection of Pediatric Injury and Motor Vehicle Collision: A Need for Interdisciplinary Action,” pp. 9-10 of the October 2016 issue of Neos (http://acyig.americananthro.org/neos/current-issue/).

CALL FOR NEOS SUBMISSIONS

ACYIG is now soliciting submissions for the February 2017 issue of Neos. We are accepting submissions on a rolling basis between Thursday, December 15 and Thursday, January 5 2017. The final deadline for submission is Thursday, January 5 2017.

If possible, please notify me of your intent to submit by the start of the rolling period (December 15), so that I can identify peer reviewers in a timely manner. Continue reading CALL FOR NEOS SUBMISSIONS

Neos highlights—Childhood and Infantilized Pets

Dogs in strollers, doggie daycare, doggie play dates… Have you ever wondered when these became part of modern urban life? Learn more about how dogs became children’s best friends in Melis Sulos’s article “Childhood and Infantilized Pets,” on pp. 7-8 of the October 2016 issue of Neos (http://acyig.americananthro.org/neos/current-issue/).

Neos highlights—Raising Spirit and Decolonizing Methods

On a clear prairie day this August, I found myself sitting at the Board of Education of the Piikani Nation listening to two staffers respond to photographs of Blackfoot families engaged in childrearing. The photos had been taken by parents associated with Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society, a non-profit devoted to Aboriginal children and families in southern Alberta….

Continue reading Neos highlights—Raising Spirit and Decolonizing Methods

NEOS OCTOBER 2016 ISSUE NOW AVAILABLE!

The October 2016 issue of Neos is now available for your reading pleasure at http://acyig.americananthro.org/neos/current-issue/.

Some highlights:

  • 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

    Let us know what you think! Share your reactions in a Letter to the Editor at [email protected].

Neos: Call for New Social Media Coordinator

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

Call for Volunteer: Neos Copy Editor

Neos seeks a Copy Editor to join our volunteer staff for the October 2016 issue. The Copy Editor works under the Neos Editor, is in charge of reviewing all materials and final proofs, and must be able to meet deadlines with quick turn-around. Expected time commitment is approximately 2 hrs/wk from mid-September to mid-October (Oct issue) and mid-January to mid-February (Feb issue).

Applicants must be able to meet the following deadlines for this issue:

  • Receive materials from Editor between Sept 12 and Sept 23. Return all copy edited materials by Sept 30.
  • Receive proofs from Layout Editor (via Neos Editor) between Oct 3 and Oct 7. Return final list of edits by Oct 12.

If you are interested and available, please submit a writing sample via email of 1 page or less to the Editor, along with a brief description of your interest, skills, and experience. Applications will be accepted through Monday, September 5. You will be notified by Friday, September 9.