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12th Annual Public Anthropology Conference

"Shifting Climates: Dialogues of the Urgent and Emergent"

Join us at American University for the 12th Annual Public Anthropology Conference. We invite students, activists, academics, and community members to submit brief descriptions of panels, papers, dialogues, workshops, films, and non-traditional presentations that contribute to this year’s theme of Shifting Climates: Dialogues of the Urgent and Emergent. As the Public Anthropology Conference enters its 12th year, we strive to critically examine topics central to the work of both scholar and public activists broadly associated with anthropology. We seek to provide a space to share and engage with innovative ideas on how to respond the shifting climates of today and discover how we can produce and support positive social, environmental, economic, and political change.

Call for Participation

Panel, Dialogue, and Workshop proposals accepted through August 31.

Submit proposals to aupublicanthro@gmail.com.

Please see Call for Participation Flyer for proposal details.


Previous PAC Keynotes

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October 3-4, 9:00-6:00
Events at Mary Graydon Center, McKinley Building, and School of International Service (SIS) Building:
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Conference Overview Materials

2015 PAC Call for Participation Flyer

2014 PAC Abstracts
2014 PAC Schedule


AU Anthropology Department