Call for Early Neos Submissions

Dear ACYIG Members,

As you recover from the AAA Meeting, please consider adapting your conference paper for publication as a Neos article. If you attended a session that inspired you, consider writing about it!

ACYIG is now soliciting early article submissions for the February 2016 issue of Neos. Submissions received by the priority deadline of Friday, December 4, 2015 will be reviewed for the February issue. We will also accept contributions during our regular rolling submission period of Monday, December 14Monday, January 4, but articles received after December 4 will be pushed back to the next issue. All material should be sent to

Please consider the following types of article submissions for our priority deadline of December 4:

ARTICLES (1000 words or less, including references)

Methods & Ethics in the Anthropology of Children and Youth, in which members explore the methods and ethics of doing research with children or youth. 

Childhood and _______ (you fill in the blank!), in which members discuss a topic of interest to their research.

My Experiences/Intersections with Interdisciplinary Research on Children and Youth, in which members investigate the value, pitfalls, and lessons associated with combining anthropological research with that of other disciplines to study children and youth.

An Ethnography of Children or Youth that has Impacted My Work, in which members discuss their favorite classic or contemporary ethnography of children or youth. Note that this should NOT be written as a book review, but rather as an account of how a particular ethnography has impacted your theoretical or methodological approach, or how it might be used in your teaching.

Children and Youth in Our Lives and Our Work, in which members discuss the challenges and triumphs of balancing their own lives with their research, focusing particularly on the field work stage.

Other contributions will be accepted during the regular rolling submission period of December 14January 4:


Letters to the Editor (250 words or less), in which members comment on Neos and/or its contents.

Photos from the Field, which should be accompanied by a caption of 30 words or less explaining the context of the photo.

New Book Announcements (250 words or less), which must include the title, author, publisher (and the book series, if applicable), date of publication, and listing price of the book, in addition to a description of the contents. If possible, please send, as a separate attachment, a digital image of the book cover.

Member News (200 words or less), in which members may submit job announcements and research opportunities; grants/prizes available; calls for papers and conference announcements; recent appointments; grants received and/or prizes awarded; publication announcements; and other professional achievements.

Correction Notices may be submitted to the editor if Neos has printed an error in a previous issue.

Please refer to the General Submission Guidelines on our website at for more detailed information.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!


Kate Feinberg Robins and Aviva Sinervo
Co-Editors for February 2016 issue of Neos