ANNOUNCING our 2020 Spring Meeting, April 30 – May 2, 2020

Hello awesome fellow economic anthropologists!

I am pleased to tell you that we have dates and a theme for our next Spring Meeting, in 2020!

Theme: Economies of Convenience
Place: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
Dates: April 30 – May 2, 2020 (to be clear, not one month from now, but 13 months from now).
Courageous organizer: Dr. Rahul Oka

Please joining me in thanking Rahul!

Mark your calendars, if they go 13 months ahead!

Look for the Call for Papers this Fall!

—Bram

Bram Tucker
President, Society for Economic Anthropology
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of Georgia
Athens, GA USA

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.