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2017

August

August 14, 2017
Anthropologists: Time to Take Action!
August 14, 2017
Charlottesville Aftermath: AAA Resources on Race

June

June 29, 2017
Latest Travel Ban Decision Cause for Concern
June 2, 2017
A Just and Sustainable Climate for All

May

May 24, 2017
AAA Condemns Senseless Gutting of Science In White House Budget
May 20, 2017
AAA Voices Concerns About Proposed Visa Vetting Plan
May 11, 2017
Next Steps in the Fight to #SavetheNEH
May 9, 2017
AAA Stands in Solidarity with Brazilian Anthropologists
May 2, 2017
What the Spending Deal Means for Heritage Preservation

April

April 18, 2017
AAA Signs on with Howard University Law Professors In Support of International Refugee Assistance (Amicus Brief)
April 12, 2017
AAA Joins Forces with March for Science
April 12, 2017
March for Science Talking Points
April 3, 2017
AAA Condemns Legislation Aimed at Closing Central European University in Hungary

March

March 29, 2017
AAA Slams Trump’s Reversal on Climate Policy
March 7, 2017
AAA Requests the Release of Dr. Ahmet Yükleyen
March 7, 2017
AAA Statement on Revised Travel Ban

February

February 16, 2017
AAA endorses our medical anthropologists offering to help fix health care in america
February 9, 2017
AAA Leads Cultural Heritage Advocacy Coalition
February 6, 2017
AAA Opposes the Congressional Review Act Resolution (H.J. Res. 44)
February 2, 2017
AAA Calls for Anthropologists to “Take Action – Come to our Meeting in D.C.”

January

January 29, 2017
AAA Calls for Immediate Reversal of Executive Order Banning Immigrants
January 29, 2017
Selected Information Resources Regarding January 27, 2017 Executive Order Banning Immigrants and Refugees
January 26, 2017
A Message from the National Humanities Alliance: Yes, Your Emails to Congress Matter
January 26, 2017
Still Standing At Standing Rock
January 25, 2017
Resolution Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment or Punishment
January 23, 2017
AAA’s Rapid Response Network: Academic Freedom
January 23, 2017
Protect Academic Freedom
January 21, 2017
President Trump Takes Office; Museums Need to Mobilize Now
January 5, 2017
AAA Reaffirms Commitment to Academic Freedom

2016

December

December 20, 2016
Help Preserve Federal Funding for the Humanities
December 1, 2016
Cultural Resource Groups Ask President Obama to Create Bears Ears National Monument

November

November 30, 2016
A Resolution on Behalf of the AAA in the Wake of the 2016 National Elections
November 30, 2016
AAA Past Presidents Support Post-Election Resolution
November 22, 2016
Declaration on the Need to Protect and Safeguard Cultural Heritage in the Americas and the Caribbean (PDF)
November 1, 2016
AAA Stands with Polish Ethnological Society On Discrimination

October

October 28, 2016
AAA Calls for De-escalation of Situation in Standing Rock

September

September 28, 2016
IMLS Reauthorization Introduced in Congress; Contact Senators Today
September 6, 2016
AAA Stands with Tribal Nations Opposing Dakota Access Pipeline

August

August 30, 2016
AAA Demands the Release of Professor Homa Hoodfar
August 25, 2016
Anthropologists Awarded Nearly $3 Million in NEH Grants
August 3, 2016
Concern for the welfare of the Turkish scientific community, following failed coup in Turkey

July

July 25, 2016
AAA Executive Board: Cultural Heritage Principles and Values
July 8, 2016
AAA Calls for Systemic Change in U.S. Public Safety

June

June 30, 2016
National Humanities Alliance: Telling the Story of your Work
June 24, 2016
AAA Letter to Israeli Government
June 24, 2016
AAA Letter to the US Department of State Regarding Academic Freedom in Israel-Palestine
June 24, 2016
AAA Statement Censuring Israeli Government's Policies and Practices
June 24, 2016
Letter from President Alisse Waterston: AAA Implements Action on Israel-Palestine
June 14, 2016
Act now to prevent deep cuts to funding for Fulbright-Hays!
June 13, 2016
AAA Stands with Orlando
June 9, 2016
AAA Mourns Israeli Anthropologist Killed in Tel Aviv Shooting
June 8, 2016
AAA Requests Release of Imprisoned Anthropologist in Iran
June 6, 2016
Courses of AAA Action Concerning Israel-Palestine

April

April 22, 2016
AAA Concern Regarding Regulations Altering the Visa Waiver Program

February

February 17, 2016
Taking a Stand for Academic Freedom in India
February 10, 2016
AAA Has Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment
February 8, 2016
Guidelines for Communicating Rights to Non-Native Speakers of English

January

January 27, 2016
AAA Supports Burns Paiute Tribe in Oregon Takeover
January 21, 2016
Letter of Concern Regarding Wisconsin Burial Sites
January 17, 2016
CfHR Letter to Turkish Prime Minister Davutoglu
January 11, 2016
AAA Commentary on Proposed Changes to the Common Rule

2015

December

December 4, 2015
Public Briefing: How the Science on Diversity and Affirmative Action Matters to Fisher v. University of Texas, Austin
December 1, 2015
American Scholarly Societies Joint Statement on “Campus Carry” Legislation

November

November 5, 2015
Protection of cultural resources at Amity Pueblo (Arizona)

October

October 30, 2015
The Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act of 2015 (S. 1887)

July

July 8, 2015
AAA Asks Governor to Reconsider Closure of State Museums

June

June 11, 2015
Defend Tenure and Academic Freedom in WI

May

May 30, 2015
AAA Organizes Anthropology To Help In Earthquake Aftermath
May 18, 2015
Need For Action By U.S. Anthropologists

April

April 30, 2015
Kathmandu Cultural Emergency Crowdmap

March

March 25, 2015
AAA Calls on Sports Organizations to Denounce Inappropriate American Indian Mascots
March 1, 2015
Letter on Prospective Termination of the A-Level Qualification in Anthropology

2014

December

December 19, 2014
Letter to Ralph Lauren to Pull Double RL Ads

September

September 8, 2014
Anthropologists Announce New Task Force on AAA Engagement with Israel/Palestine

August

August 6, 2014
AAA's Cultural Heritage Task Force Encourages Preservation

May

May 19, 2014
AAA Urges Congress to Restore Funding to Fulbright Program
May 13, 2014
AAA Collaborates in Support of Egypt/U.S. Memorandum of Understanding

March

March 31, 2014
Joint Letter to National Geographic Channel International Opposing "Nazi War Diggers"
March 19, 2014
Addendum to Memo on the Academic Boycott of Israel

2013

December

December 19, 2013
AAA Collaborates in the Coalition for National Science Funding to Make Recommendations on FIRST Act
December 3, 2013
AAA Supports Representative Duncan Hunter's Efforts to Terminate HTS

October

October 26, 2013
Collaborative Letter to Hon. Lamar Smith

September

September 20, 2013
House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Supports Social Science Research at NSF

July

July 13, 2013
AAA Urges Members To Protect Research Funding
July 10, 2013
President Mullings Writes Letter to President of Sharp Entertainment

June

June 26, 2013
Anthropologists Help Supreme Court Reach Equality in Historical “Prop.8” Case
June 10, 2013
AAA Applauds Report of Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences

May

May 28, 2013
Letter to Prime Minister of Belize Urging Preservation of Archaeological Heritage
May 10, 2013
AAA Announces Objection to Legislation
May 6, 2013
AAA Requests Support for Cuban Scholars
May 1, 2013
AAA Has Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment

April

April 28, 2013
AAA Urges Guatemalan President Molina to Address Attacks In Indigenous Areas
April 18, 2013
Frequently Asked Questions in Regard to AAA and the United Nations
April 10, 2013
AAA Urges Auction Reconsideration of Hopi Sacred Objects
April 1, 2013
AAA partners with Brazilian Anthropologists in Human Rights Advocacy

March

March 21, 2013
AAA Asks Sotheby's to Reconsider Planned Auction of the Barbier-Mueller Collection

February

February 8, 2013
AAA Urges Cultural Property Agreement To Be Upheld in the Republic of Mali

January

January 11, 2013
Anthropologists Release Statement on Gun Violence

2012

December

December 12, 2012
MCAT Revision - Letters to Advisory Committee

March

March 6, 2012
Action Alert: Contact Your Senators Today - Urge Them to Restore Funding for NSF

January

January 12, 2012
Executive Director, Bill Davis, Responds to the Request for Information issued by the Office of Science and Technology Policy
January 12, 2012
RWA Letter

2011

November

November 4, 2011
Inviting thoughtful scholarly analysis to our new AAA Free Speech Anthropology Forum

October

October 26, 2011
AAA Responds to Possible Changes in Regulations Governing Human Subjects Research
October 19, 2011
Protecting Human Subjects
October 11, 2011
Is Governor Scott Asking for an Anthropologist Exodus in Florida?
October 5, 2011
AAA Contributes to Discussion of Race on Capitol Hill

September

September 15, 2011
U.S. Bioethics Committee Releases Report on the Public Health Service's Supported Research on STDs in Guatemala in the 1940's

July

July 24, 2011
AAA General Statement on Immigration

May

May 27, 2011
Anthropologists Denounce New Georgia Anti - Immigration Law

April

April 4, 2011
Anthropologists Speak Out in Protection of Academic Freedom

February

February 8, 2011
AAA Responds to Howard University on the Closing of the Anthropology Department
February 4, 2011
International Archaeological Community Call for Action in Egypt

2010

October

October 10, 2010
WCAA Protests Treatment of Prominent Anthropologist

September

September 30, 2010
National Science Foundation Solicits Advice on Future Research Directions
September 10, 2010
CBC issues RFP for Gulf Coast Environmental Remediation Projects

August

August 24, 2010
Committee for Human Rights Addresses Dam Project in Brazil

June

June 28, 2010
AAA Responds to Congressional Letter on Public Access Policies

May

May 27, 2010
AAA Challenges Language Questions on US Census

April

April 10, 2010
AAA Executive Director Testifies on Capitol Hill

March

March 10, 2010
AAA Participates in Humanities Advocacy Day

January

January 15, 2010
AAA President's Statement on Haiti

2009

December

December 17, 2009
Honduras Resolution Passes

November

November 18, 2009
Anthropologists Discuss Race on Capitol Hill

October

October 14, 2009
CEAUSSIC Releases Final Report on Military's Human Terrain System

June

June 22, 2009
AAA & WCAA Release Statement on Peru
June 10, 2009
AAA Supports Visa Reform

March

March 18, 2009
AAA Joins Call to End "Ideological Exclusion"
March 11, 2009
AAA Advocates for Increased NEH Funding

2008

June

June 2, 2008
Gaza Fulbrights Letter

May

May 28, 2008
CA Supreme Court
May 28, 2008
In Response to the Minerva Project

April

April 28, 2008
Census Letter

March

March 14, 2008
AAA Letter to Thailand Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej

2006

June

June 9, 2006
AAA Opposes Legislation to Expand Open Access Publishing of Federally-Funded Research
Additional Resources for the Israel/Palestine Conversation
Against the Commercialization of Antiquities: A Letter to Time Magazine
Letters Opposing Reality TV Shows on Unethical Archaeological Dig Practices
Procedures for Advocacy and Policy Statements
Procedures for the Use of AAA's United Nations NGO Status
US Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights Act