Ahead of our complete Annual Guide to the AAAs, we want to invite anyone interested in the anthropology of aging and the life course to join our special events at this year’s meeting in San Jose (Nov 14-18, 2018).


Careers Expo 11:00AM – 4:00 PM, Exhibition Hall 1 (with the exception of the interlocutor event times) – members of AAGE/AALCIG will be available to talk about careers in aging

Interlocutor Event and reception 12:15 PM – 1:45 PM, Marriot Ballroom 6.

This event begins with a reception honoring recent books by interest group members on aging and the life course and will include an interview with Sharon Kaufman (photo) by Jay Sokolovsky and Janelle Taylor on in the challenges of life extension for the future of medicine and anthropology. Organizers: Jay Sokolovsky, Chair: Janelle S. Taylor

Friday Evening Networking Dinner (Time:6:15PM /Place TBA)


Aging and Life Course Interest Group/ AAGE Business Meeting 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Fairmont, Hillsborough
Everyone is invited to attend our general business meeting, where you can learn about the latest news from the Interest Group, discuss ideas for future AAA sessions, hear about new publication  and grant projects. Incoming President of AAGE, Janelle Taylor, will discuss the journal, Anthropology & Aging, mentoring activities and other opportunities to get involved beyond AAA. The winners of the 2017-18 Margaret Clark student essay competition will be announced. This will also be the final chance to make a bid on the silent auction to benefit the Jacob Climo student travel award.

Organizers: Jay Sokolovsky & Janelle S. Taylor