The results of the SPA-sponsored prize competitions were announced at the business meeting/reception at the AAA’s in San Francisco. Cheryl Mattingly received the Stirling Prize for Best Published Book in Psychological Anthropology for The Paradox of Hope: Journeys through a Clinical Borderland (University of California Press). The Condon Prize for Best Student Essay in Psychological ... Read More
The Society for Psychological Anthropology will sponsor five student-faculty workshops at the AAA meetings in San Francisco this November. The workshops are informal settings for graduate students to discuss their research with like-minded students and leading scholars in the field. Each workshop can accommodate three students and the workshops are free and open to all ... Read More
Ethos has a new editor! After many years of distinguished service, Janet Dixon Keller is retiring. The SPA is pleased to welcome the new editor, Edward Lowe (Soka University). Manuscripts should still be sent to http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1548-1352/.
The next SPA Biennial will be held April 4 – April 7, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay in San Diego, CA. For the first time the meeting will be held jointly with the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group. More information to come soon. Inquiries can be sent to Claudia Strauss ([email protected]).
The results of the 2012 elections are in, and the SPA welcomes three new members to its board of directors. The new President-Elect is Byron Good (Harvard), who will take on the position of President in 2013. Bambi Chapin (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) and Jason Throop (University of California, Los Angeles) will serve as ... Read More
A note from the organizers of the UCLA-UCSD Graduate Student Conference on Culture and Mind, affectionately known as “MerBear”: The UCLA-UCSD Graduate Student Conference on Culture and Mind held its second annual meeting on Friday, March 2, 2012. This joint series was designed as a forum for graduate students at all stages to open new ... Read More
The submission portal for the 2012 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco is now open! Click here for this year’s theme. The deadline to submit Invited Panels, Invited Roundtables, and Innovents is March 15, 2012. The deadline for volunteered panels, individual papers, roundtables, and posters is April 15, 2012. Click here for more information on the submission ... Read More
The Society for Psychological Anthropology is pleased to announce the 2012 Boyer Prize for Contributions to Psychoanalytic Anthropology, awarded annually to a book or article published in the preceding three years that addresses the psychodynamic process in a cultural context. Further guidelines can be found here. Nominations should be emailed to Steven M. Parish ([email protected]) ... Read More
The Society for Psychological Anthropology is pleased to announce the Condon Prize for Best Student Essay in Psychological Anthropology in 2012. All submissions are due by September 15, 2012 to Edward D. Lowe at [email protected] The guidelines can be found here. Good luck!
The Society for Psychological Anthropology is pleased to announce the 2013 Stirling Prize Competition for Best Published Article. Articles published within the last two years, including ones scheduled for publication later in the year, are eligible for consideration. Nominations may be made by the author, publisher, or other party, as well as by the selection ... Read More