Via The New York Times, January 19, 2022 The Smithsonian Institution has named Cynthia Chavez Lamar as the new director of the National Museum of
The mission of the Council for Museum Anthropology (CMA) is to foster the development of anthropology in the context of museums and related institutions.
We are an all-volunteer membership section of the American Anthropological Association that serves scholars, practitioners, and students across the fields of anthropology, museology, cultural heritage, folklore, social studies of science, art history, history, and many more.
What we do
We engage with anthropological collections, diverse institutions and communities, and museum-related issues on multiple platforms, including CMA’s journal, Museum Anthropology, a regular column in Anthropology News, social media platforms, a biennial conference, mentorship programming, as well as seminars and special publications. CMA also maintains the Museum Anthropology Blog, which highlights breaking news in museum anthropology. The CMA supports and maintains a community dedicated to the advancement of the field.
The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art and the University of Oklahoma School of Visual Arts seek papers for the New Perspectives in Native American
Call for Applications: Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards for African Students Enrolled in South African Ph.D. Programmes
“Who defines the needs of the people and the related epistemologies that serve them?” (Karp & Masolo 2000:10) 1985! People’s Parks, Sites of Struggle and