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AU is accessbile via the Tenleytown stop on the Red Line (toward upper left on metro map)—just outside the metro east entrance there is an American University shuttle bus stop: from the east exit's escalator or elevator, simply walk 100 feet downhill. The AU Shuttle Blue/Main Campus Route runs every 10-15 minutes: see live bus-location app — ask the driver for main campus stop nearest MGC (immediately past Ward Circle). See also AU Maps/Directions.

Free: weekends and after 5 p.m.
Parking is available under the Katzen Arts Center on Massachusetts Avenue, in the Nebraska Avenue Lot, and in parking deck attached to Mary Graydon Center.


11th Annual Public Anthropology Conference

"Violence, Resilience, and Resistance"

Join us at American University for the 11th annual Public Anthropology Conference. We invite students, activists, academics, and community members to submit brief descriptions of panels, papers, films, workshops, and non-traditional presentations that contribute to this year’s theme of Violence, Resilience, and Resistance. As the Public Anthropology Conference enters its second decade, we strive to critically examine topics central to the work of both scholars and scholar-activists interested in anthropology. We seek to provide a space to share and engage with innovative ideas for conceptualizing and confronting violence, encountering resilience, and practicing resistance.


2014 Keynotes

Saturday, Oct. 4
Dr. Carole McGranahan
University of Colorado Faculty Bio

Sunday, Oct. 5
Dr. Charles Orser
Vanderbilt University Faculty Bio

Previous PAC Keynotes

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October 4, 9:00-6:00
October 5, 9:00-6:45
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Conference Overview Materials
2014 PAC Abstracts
2014 PAC Schedule


AU Anthropology Department