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Promoting rich ethnography and relevant, cutting-edge theory in cultural anthropology since 1842.

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AES is a section of the American Anthropological Association.

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August 2021 — Volume 48 | Issue 3

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Oct 08, 2021

Joint Winners of the 2021 Sharon Stephens Book Prize

Jul 12, 2021

American Ethnological Society 2021 Election Results and New Board Appointments

Jun 24, 2021

New Editorial Team for American Ethnologist


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