Society for Applied Anthropology – call for papers

Consider joining the PSU contingent at the SfAA Annual Meeting this year. Email Adriana Stein at:, if interested.

Jeremy Spoon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Anthropology Department
Portland State University


The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) invites abstracts (sessions, papers and posters) for the Program of the 75th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, March 24-28, 2015.  The theme of the Program is “Continuity and Change.”

The Society is a multi-disciplinary association that focuses on problem definition and resolution.  We welcome papers from all disciplines.  The deadline for abstract submission is October 15, 2014.  For additional information on the theme, abstract size/format, and the meeting, please visit our web page at

Student Research Competition

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) invites paper submissions for the annual Peter Kong-ming New Student Research Competition.  Students at all levels (undergraduate and graduate) are eligible; the deadline is December 31, 2014. The papers should be based on original research in the area of health or human services (broadly construed).

The first-place winner will receive a cash prize ($2,000) and travel funds to attend the 75th Annual Meeting of SfAA in Pittsburgh, March 2015.
A cash award ($500) and travel funds will be presented to the second-place winner.

The Competition winners are invited to submit their papers for review and possible publication in the SfAA journal, Human Organization.  A list of previous winners may be found on the SfAA web page –

Please contact the SfAA Office if you have any questions – or 405-843-5113.

Trish Colvin
Society for Applied Anthropology
PO Box 2436
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-843-8553 (fax)


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