[URBANTH-L]Fwd: REMINDER: Ethics Proposals Due May 26

Jayne Howell jhowell at csulb.edu
Thu May 21 20:41:35 EDT 2009

Please contact Dinah for more information.


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> From: Dinah Winnick <dwinnick at aaanet.org>
> Date: May 21, 2009 2:55:48 PM GMT-05:00
> To: Dinah Winnick <dwinnick at aaanet.org>
> Subject: REMINDER: Ethics Proposals Due May 26
> Dear AN Contributing Editors,
> The deadline to submit a proposal for the upcoming Anthropology News  
> issue on Codifying Anthropological Ethics is Tuesday, May 26. Please  
> share this message with your sections, committees and other  
> colleagues.
> Anthropology News seeks contributions for this September 2009 issue  
> at a key moment in the AAA Code of Ethics revision process. To  
> participate, email a 300-word proposal and 50-100 word author bio to  
> AN editor Dinah Winnick (dwinnick at aaanet.org) by May 26. Selected  
> authors will be asked to submit commentaries of 1000-1400 words or  
> shorter pieces for other article types, such as Teaching Strategies  
> and Field Notes articles.
> AAA’s ethics code revision has involved a diverse array of  
> stakeholders. We now have an opportunity to engage in a discipline- 
> wide discussion on this vital issue, which affects all people  
> involved in anthropological work, in all areas of the discipline.  
> The below prompts are meant to inspire and we welcome additional  
> topics related to this general theme.
> What can and should a code of ethics do?
> How do different anthropological communities discursively engage  
> with ethical dilemmas?
> How should an anthropologist manage multiple, potentially competing,  
> sets of ethics in interdisciplinary work?
> What is the purpose of a code that offers guiding principles rather  
> than enforceable standards?
> How do codes of ethics function differently for students, individual  
> faculty or practitioners, or large organizations?
> Is there a difference between a code of ethics and a code of  
> professional practice or responsibility?
> What ethical dilemmas have you encountered that were not addressed  
> in the AAA code, or in other ethics codes?
> The full call for proposals can be found at www.aaanet.org/issues/anthronews/CFP-Anthro-Ethics.cfm 
> . Please contact me if you have any questions.
> Best regards,
> Dinah
> Dinah Winnick
> Associate Managing Editor, Anthropology News
> American Anthropological Association
> dwinnick at aaanet.org
> Visit the new AAA blog: http://blog.aaanet.org.

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