2019 Halperin Memorial Fund recipients

The Society for Economic Anthropology is pleased to announce the two recipients of this year’s Halperin Memorial Fund award for pre-dissertation research:

Gabriela Montero Mejía, University of Kentucky: “Social adaptations and utilitarian technologies in the New Spain: A perspective from the Eastern Lower Papaloapan Basin”

and

Dominic Piacentini, University of Maine: “Foraging and Property Negotiation: Economic Entanglements in Appalachia”

A heartfelt thank you to the review committee: Rachel Briggs, Rachael Goodman, Thomas Hakansson, Lauren Hayes, and Daniel Souleles. And congratulations and best of luck to both Gabriela and Dominic!

Read more about Rhoda Halperin Memorial Fund award here.

2019 M. Estellie Smith Memorial Award winner!

The Society for Economic Anthropology is pleased to announce the winner for this year’s M. Estellie Smith Memorial Award:

Ellen Kladky, University of California – Irvine
“Pedagogies of Love: Family, Finance, and Social Intervention Programs in Appalachia”

Congratulations to Ellen and a big thank you to this year’s review committee: Nora Haenn, Cindy Isenhour, AJ Faas, Sarah Oosterhoudt, and Marissa Smith.

Read more about M. Estellie Smith and the memorial fund award here.

Where will the 2020 Spring Meeting be? What will be the theme?

Happy 2019!

As we prepare for the 2019 Spring Meeting in Orlando, it is not too early to dream about the next Spring Meeting in 2020.

Do you have an idea for a theme? Would you like to host the meeting at your home institution? Please, let me know!

Meeting organizers include a Program Chair and a Host. You could volunteer to do either, or both.
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