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 Wenner-Gren Foundation is seeking a doctoral student to join the Advisory Council, a group of six anthropologists who offer feedback and advice to the
Call for Applications: Archaeological and Ethnographic Field Research Program, National Endowment for the Humanities
The National Endowment for the Humanities is currently accepting applications for its Archaeological and Ethnographic Field Research program. The application deadline is September 28, 2022. This