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February 2022 — Volume 49 | Issue 1

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Aug 26, 2022

The American Ethnological Society is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 AES Graduate Student Research Grant

Jul 15, 2022

Call for Graduate Student Papers: Elsie Clews Parsons Prize

Mar 31, 2022

Call for submissions: Anthropology, gender, sexuality, and the structures of ethnographic knowledge production


CANCELLED - AES 2020: Borders/Bridges
March 26-28, 2020
Austin, TX