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Subject: Student Committee Bi-Annual Report
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002
From: Anne Ballenger, Student Committee Chair
Dear Students,
Please forgive my delayed updating of our web site. I have had some particularly troublesome e-mail difficulties over the last three weeks. If anyone has e-mailed me, please send me another e-mail! All my e-mail was lost!
Here is an update on Student Committee Activities for you:

Bi-Annual Report - March 2002 thru November 2002
The Student Committee has been hard at work for you and has produced the Bi-Annual Report to the SfAA Executive Board. It will be presented at the Fall SfAA Board Meeting during the AAA meeting.
Please take a moment, review it and provide some comments to assist us! There is a brief synopsis and a full report.
2003 SfAA Conference LogoSfAA Student Committee's: Conference Connection
I hope everyone took advantage of the wonderful invitation by SfAA to present, organize and participate in the 2003 Conference in Portland, Oregon this year. Student response to the Conference Connection has been overwhelmingly positive. Thanks!

In fact, its still useful for those who are preparing their presentatons and planning to attend. Information on travel accommodations, Awards, presentation how-to's, making the best of the conference, and referrals are provided. Check it out!
SfAA Past President & Student Luncheon
One of the best ways to get to know prominent applied anthropologists in an informal setting is the SfAA Past Presidents & Students Luncheon. It's not stuffy; it's a sit down lunch where we sit a Past President to the right and left of you. All of the Past Presidents are very friendly and make time out of their schedules just to talk to YOU!.
Oh, by the way, did I mention that 25 students have lunch on us?
If you are not sure what you're getting yourself into, check out the photos of previous luncheons. Contact me to reserve your space.
Nomination Call: 2003-2005 SfAA Student Committee
Would you like to be an agent of change? Increase your leadership skills? Become involved in SfAA and help develop programs and activities for students?
Then, the 2003-2005 Student Committee is the right place for you!
Students serve a two-year term, hold an annual business meeting at the SfAA Conference and are a vital part of the Society. For more information please visit the SfAA Student Committee Main Page. Self nominations are the norm and we'll get back to you right away. Feel free to e-mail me with any questions you may have after viewing the main page.


Listing: Subject:Student Internship Resource
Date:Sun, 19 Nov 2002
From:Anne Ballenger, Chair Student Committee

SfAA Environmental Anthropology:
Making A Difference in the World ~ Applied Anthropology Internships

Want to know what other students are doing for their internships? How to find one? Learn how to structure it, identify institutional expectations, and to define the internship to meet your needs. This, brand-new, booklet is a wealth of information, not only for those interested in environmental anthropology, but for all applied students. If you did not receive this publication in the mail from SfAA please contact Noel Chrisman, SfAA President through the business office at sfaa.net to receive a copy.


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Subject:Australian Images
Date:Sat, 16 Nov 2002
From: Denise O'Brien, Temple University

This is information from Rod Ewins posted to another listserv.
A web site run by the Australian National Library that lists the picture collections of about sixteen contributing libraries:
http://www.pictureaustralia.org .

When I checked it out I found that many of the photographs are quite early; that the search function is very good; and that it has an abundant supply of images. Just searching for two topics brought up over 2800 images re New Guinea, for example; and many re aboriginal Australian art.


Listing:
Subject:NAPA Student Professional Social
Date:Sat, 16 Nov 2002
From:Alayne Unterberger, NAPA Student Rep.

NAPA Student Professional Social @ AAA
11/22 6-7:30 PM

Please join us in the Conference Hotel in a room to be announced for our biennial NAPA Student Practitioner Social!
Hyatt Regency New Orleans at Louisiana Superdome, 500 Poydras Plaza
FRIDAY 11/22 6-7:30 PM

Meet our incoming NAPA Student Representative, Alex Costley! (And, of course, our outgoing Student Representative, Alayne Unterberger (ME) will also be there). Look for flyers!


Listing:
Subject:Coca-Cola Fellowship
Date:Sat, 16 Nov 2002
From:Jay Ruby, ruby@ACSWORLD.NET

I'd like you to know about a new fellowship opportunity at the Library of Congress. The following text has been excerpted from LC's website; please see www.loc.gov/rr/mopic/cokefellowship/ for further details on requirements and applications.

Coca-Cola Fellowship for the Study of Adevertising and World Cultures

The Coca-Cola Fellowship for the Study of Advertising and World Cultures will be awarded annually for a period of five years, beginning in 2003. Administered by the Library s Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (M/B/RS) in collaboration with the Library's Office of Scholarly Programs, awards will be made to researchers studying the interrelationships among advertising, culture, commerce and the media.

The fellowship will provide recipients with access to resources for an extended period of in-depth, multi-disciplinary research into the Library's broadcast advertising and other audio-visual collections. A supporting stipend of $20,000 will be provided for the duration of the fellowship, which must include three months residency in the Washington, DC, area to conduct research in the Library s collections. Scholars of all nationalities are invited to apply.

Selection of the Coca-Cola Fellow will be made by the Librarian of Congress upon the recommendation of a three-person Selection Committee, chosen from the broader academic community. The Selection Committee members will be appointed by the Librarian of Congress in consultation with the staff of the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.

The deadline for completed applications for the 2003 award is January 31, 2003, with the recipient to be announced on April 1, 2003. For more information on how to apply for the Coca-Cola Fellowship, visit the web site at www.loc.gov/rr/mopic/cokefellowship/.

The Current Application Deadline is: January 31, 2003.
Sincerely,
Mike Mashon
Curator, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress


Listing:
Subject:Job Posting
Date:Fri, 6 Nov 2002
From:Ralph Bishop

Dear All,
International Survey Research is looking for a Director of Services Development. If you are interested, please respond directly to ISR's Human Resource Manager, Sara Talsma: sara.telsma@isrturveys.com .

Interntional Survey Research (ISR), the leading global specialist provider of employee and management opiinion surveys for national and international organizations, has openings for a Director of Services Development in Chicago, Illinois.

Our goal is to provide clients with powerful and focused intellegence that can be used to identify market opportunities, pinpoint organizational issues, and improve business performance.


Listing:
Subject:Call for Manuscripts/Multimedia Presentations
Date:Mon, 4 Nov 2002
From:Alayne Unterberger

The Californian Journal of Health Promotion:
Call for Manuscripts/Multimedia Presentations
Mexican American Health and Health Education in California
Deadfine: March 1, 2003

Presentations are sought in the areas of practice, research, theory and reflections on the health educator experience. Those wanting to submit manuscripts/multimedia presentations outside of this them are welcomed to do so. Of particular interest are articles on border health, migrant health, farmer worker health. Communicty organizations are encourage to submit manuscripts about their individual programs serving this community, particularily those working along the US-Mexican border. In addition to above topics, there are many more included. Please visit http://www.cjhp.org or e-amil Mark Tomita Editor at mtomita@csuchico.edu for more information.


Listing:
Subject:Medical Anthropology Job Posting
Date:Fri, 1 Nov 2002
From:James McDonald, jmcdonald@utsa.edu

Medical Anthropologist Position:
University of Texas San Antonio, Department of Anthropology

Pending budget approval, a tenure track assistant professor position in cultural anthropology with an emphasis in medical anthropology, to begin Fall 2003 has been announced.

Qualifications include Ph.D. in anthropology, theoretically motivated research and area focu in North, Central or South America.

For more information please contact James McDonald, jmcdonald@utsa.edu, only mail applications accepted, deadline Jan. 3, 2003.


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