Author: Jennifer Cool

2017 GAD Awards Announced

GAD is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the Diana Forsythe Prize, GAD New Directions Award, GAD Prize for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship, and CASTAC David Hakken Prize. Please join us at the Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. to recognize the awardees (listed below) at the: GAD Awards Ceremony and Reception, Friday, December 1, 7:45–9:00 PM, Marriott, Maryland Suite A. Diana Forsythe Prize Winner: Sareeta Amrute for Encoding Race, Encoding Class: Indian IT Workers in Berlin (Duke University Press, 2016). Honorable Mention: Emilia Sanabria for Plastic Bodies: Sex Hormones and Menstrual Suppression in Brazil (Duke University Press, 2016).   CASTAC David Hakken Prize Winner: Nicole Welk-Joerger (PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania) for “Achieving Eden in the Amish Anthropocene.” Honorable mention: Héctor Beltran (PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley) for “Staging the Hackathon: Codeworlds and Code Work in México.” GAD Prize for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship Winner: Rachel Carmen Ceasar for “How I Learned to Love the Bomb: Excavating Pueblo Politics, Love, and Salvaged Technologies after Conflict,” in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute vol. 22, no. 3 (2016), p. 570-590. Challenging prevailing archaeological insights, Rachel Carmen Ceasar foregrounds the human technology of affect in examining how residents of a right-wing pueblo, destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, form meaningful relationships with the material remnants of war. Presented as instances of knowledge production, she argues that the intimate connections people make with bombs,...

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GAD Prize for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship

The General Anthropology Division (GAD) has long supported innovative scholarship that transcends the seemingly all too rigid boundaries that divide the various fields of anthropology. The Cross-Field Award is awarded annually by GAD for a peer-reviewed journal article published in the preceding three years that demonstrates exemplary scholarship from any theoretical or methodological perspective including applied research that transcends two or more fields of anthropology, broadly construed, or is interdisciplinary in nature. The Award carries an honorarium of $1000. Recipients of the GAD Prize for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship Nominations: Due July 1, 2017 To nominate an article published in 2014 or later for the 2017 GAD Award for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship or to obtain additional information, please contact Anthony Kwame Harrison at [email protected] Nominations will be accepted until July 1, 2017. Self-nominations are welcome and should include an email nominating an eligible article plus a .pdf file of the...

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