Open Call for Posts: Engagement Blog General Submissions

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Babaçu fruit growing in indigenous Canela territory, Northeast Brazil. (Photo: Theresa Miller)

The Anthropology and Environment Society’s Engagement blog invites authors to submit contributions pertaining to the section’s main themes, such as: human-environment relationships, multispecies anthropology, climate change, development, political ecology, environmental justice, and ethnobiology, among others. Engagement features first-hand accounts by anthropologists and other social scientists broadly concerned with the cause of social and ecological justice. The blog aims to bring an anthropological approach to understanding the pressing environmental issues of our time, targeting a broad audience of scholars, artists, educators, and advocates. Posts take a variety of forms:

  1. Essays: short (750-1,000-word) pieces dealing with particular topical or theoretical issues in environmental anthropology.
  2. Narratives: accounts of personal experiences researching, teaching, or advocating in environmental anthropology.
  3. Photo and Video Essays: a collection of photographs with captions or short videos that describe research, teaching, or activism experiences.
  4. Conference and Event Reviews: accounts of academic conferences and workshops, community meetings, film festivals, art and photography exhibitions, and other important events relating to A&E themes.
  5. Experimental: explorations of topics in environmental anthropology through poetry, experimental prose, and other forms.

Please submit your proposals or completed works by email to the Engagement co-editors:
Theresa Miller: millerth@si.edu
Colin Hoag: choag@ucsc.edu
Chitra Venkataramani: chitra@jhu.edu

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