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Inclusion, Collaboration & Engagement

American Anthropological Association


107th Annual Meeting
November 19–23, 2008
San Francisco, California

Preliminary Program
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Inclusion, Collaboration & Engagement


“Graduate Student Collaborations and tional labor politics and help us delineate an ethnol-
Engagements in Environmental Change ogy of labor struggles.
Research,” will stress how graduate students can The newly formed Society for Anthropological
Noel J Chrisman collaborate on integrative research programs Sciences will sponsor its first AAA sessions,
AAA Executive Program Chair focused on the human dimensions of environ- which will highlight various formal methods of
mental change. collecting, analyzing and visualizing data from
It is time to make your final plans for the annu- The Society for the Anthropology of the field, in particular methods of cognitive
al meeting, November 19-23 in San Francisco, Consciousness and the Society for Latin anthropology and social network analysis.
a beautiful city with much to offer. The Annual American and Caribbean Anthropology will The Society of Lesbian and Gay
Meeting Program cosponsor the invited session “Black Atlantic Anthropologists will co-sponsor, with the
Committee accepted and Caribbean Religions: Transnational Flows Executive Program Committee, a session titled
more than 500 sessions and Local Histories.” This session will bring “Anthropology and Transgender: Rethinking
this year. As always, the together researchers documenting the histories Inclusion, Collaboration and Engagement.”
annual meeting promises of specific religious communities throughout Trans and non-trans anthropologists, historians,
to be a great opportunity the region. lobbyists and community-based activists will
to catch up on the work The Society for East Asian Anthropology constitute the exciting panel of speakers.
and lives of old and new highlights its session “Reinventing the Chinese “Rethinking Race, Biology and Genetics” is
friends and colleagues, State.” This panel shows, through five finely- an Executive Program Committee session that
and to attend sessions, etched ethnographic portraits, that the Chinese promises to explore the difficult debate about the
workshops, exhibits and meetings of commit- state has reinvented itself as an omnipresent biology and social construction of race. Papers
tees and sections. On-site child care and a WiFi force. show a recognition that anthropology, despite its
zone will be provided for your convenience. NAPA and the Anthropology and Environment long engagement with the complex relationship
To whet your appetites, the Program Section have collaborated to produce “Researching of race, biology and genetics, has yet to formulate
Committee is happy to provide you with a sneak a Moving Target: Anthropological Models and an effective and relevant response to the recent
peak of some highly anticipated 2008 sessions. Methods in an Age of Unprecedented Climate surge of public interest in, and misconceptions
“HIV/AIDS: Underscoring Needs for and Change.” Experienced researchers and practitio- about, these concepts.
Challenges to Collaboration” is jointly offered ners will show how their work engages their “Multiple Indigenous Views of Anthropology’s
from the Association for Africanist Anthropology research communities in collaboration, consulta- Future: Envisioning a New Anthropology” is a
and the National Association for the Practice of tion and public debate about how to address global Presidential Session that will focus on indigenous
Anthropology (NAPA). Presenters will analyze climate change locally. anthropologists, and their communities, who are
why and how we must reconceptualize our theo- The Society for Visual Anthropology’s 2008 engaging in a new, collaborative anthropology
retical understandings of culture and society, as lineup includes a diverse and engaging range of that is directed by, rather than directed at, their
well as our approaches to health, development, papers, screenings and special events. Highlights heritage.
community capacity building and international include the Annual Film, Video and Interactive There are two sessions to which the public will
collaboration to address the HIV/AIDS crisis. Media Festival, which received a record number be explicitly invited: “Pulse of the Planet: Human
“RadicalArchaeologyasCriticalAnthropology: of contributions and promises to be one of the Rights and Social Justice in the 21st Century” and
Papers Honoring Thomas C Patterson” is spon- best programs to date. “Implementing the United Nations Declaration
sored by the Archeology Division. Papers will The Society for the Anthropology of North on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: The Role of
examine such issues as the influence of archaeol- America will present “New States of War and Anthropology.” This latter panel will consider the
ogy on anthropological theory and articulations Policing,” which will focus on the relationship opportunities and challenges that the declaration
between native communities and archaeologists. between war-making, states and policing, and presents for anthropology and anthropological
“The Legacy of Daphne Berdahl” will be probe their convergence in the current global war practice.
presented by the Society for the Anthropology on terror. This year, the concepts of inclusion, collaboration
of Europe. Daphne Berdahl was one of anthro- The Society for Urban, National, and and engagement guide our meeting program. With
pology’s leading scholars of Central and Eastern Transnational/Global Anthropology and Society more than 500 sessions from which to choose,
Europe. Papers will assess her contributions to for the Anthropology of Work will co-sponsor those who attend the San Francisco meeting are
such areas as the anthropology of borderlands, “Locating Labor: Anthropologists Engage Service bound to connect with research and colleagues that
memory and consumption. Worker Struggles.” David Bacon, labor photojour- will provide useful feedback and new insights and
One of the roundtables sponsored by the nalist and author, will put the actions of the San opportunities. I hope that you will find it to be a
NationalAssociationofStudentAnthropologists, Francisco hotel strike into the context of transna- truly valuable experience.

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What Every Student Should Preliminary Program Contents

Know about the Meeting General Information 4


Setha Low community, and the first step in that is to know
AAA President each other’s names. You may feel uncomfort- Guide to Section Names 5
able introducing yourself to people you haven’t
The annual meeting met before, but it is an important part of the SCHEDULE
can be a whirlwind— meeting. Be forthright and friendly, polite and
Wednesday, Nov 19 6
trying to attend all understanding. If someone is unable to talk to
the sessions you want, you when you greet them, hand them your card Thursday, Nov 20 12
presenting your own or try to catch up with them later. For some
work, connecting with people, the meeting is the best time to talk; Friday, Nov 21 22
new and longtime col- for others, communicating after the meeting
leagues, sharing ideas, might be better. Saturday, Nov 22 31
participating in section
meetings, attending workshops, seeing the Ask for feedback Sunday, Nov 23 40
book exhibit and much more. All these aspects Have you met someone who is working in your
of the meeting work towards the larger goal field or working on a related topic? That person Film, Video and Interactive
of building and strengthening our community may be able to give you valuable feedback or Media Screening Program 45
of anthropologists. A key part of this is help- suggestions, but you won’t know unless you ask.
ing graduate students join our community Your active participation in the meeting is 2008 Annual Meeting Program
of scholars and professionals, and that is why very important both for the development of Committee 47
I’m writing this letter to you. your own careers and the growth of our dis-
As many of the more seasoned members dive cipline. Not only do you as graduate students
right into our sessions, meetings and, of course, bring a fresh perspective to the issues and chal-
catching up with friends, it is easy for the lenges facing our field, but you are the future Distinguished Lecturer
opportunity to meet emerging anthropologists leaders of the anthropological community at Saturday, Nov 22 | 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
to slip past us. But there are a few straightfor- all levels, including the AAA.
ward actions you as graduate students can take And please, if you see me there, come intro-
to increase your network of colleagues and duce yourself.
make the most of your meeting experience.
AAA Business Meeting Agenda
Go to sessions related to your work
A challenge every year is deciding what sessions Thursday, November 20, 2008
to attend. One complicating factor is the desire 7:30 pm–9:30 pm
to support your friends when they give their San Francisco Hilton Hotel
own papers. While such support is important, Continental Parlor 5
be sure to balance it with activities that relate Chair: Setha Low, AAA President
to your own work and research, where you can
learn the most about current research, projects 1. Call to Order
and theories in your field. To support your 2. Adoption of Agenda
friends, review and practice papers with each
3. Approval of the Minutes of the 106th
other before the meeting.
AAA Business Meeting (2007)

Bring business cards 4. Remembrance of Deceased Members


It is important to be able to quickly give some- 5. President’s Report by Setha Low
one your contact information. Also, it is easier 6. Recognitions
to keep track of cards than random pieces of 7. Resolutions Previously Submitted
Johnnetta Cole will present the 2008
paper. Distinguished Lecture titled “Race
8. New Business and Gender in the 2008 Presidential
Introduce yourself 9. Adjournment Campaign: A Mirror on US Culture.”
Introduce yourself to people at the sessions you For information, please see page 40.
attend. The meeting is all about developing our

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107th AAA Annual Meeting | November 19–23, 2008 | San Francisco Hilton and Towers

General Information
The 107th AAA Annual Meeting will be held AIRFARE AIRPORT & GROUND INFORMATION
at the Hilton San Francisco, 333 O’Farrell at
Mason, San Francisco, CA 94102. This pre- Association Travel Concepts (ATC) is the San Francisco International (SFO)
liminary program will be available soon on the official travel agency for the meeting in San
AAA website (www.aaanet.org). Registration Francisco. The following discounts apply to The Hilton San Francisco is 17 miles (30
forms and housing information will also be travel between November 16 and November minutes, non-rush hour traffic) from SFO.
available online. 26, 2008 to SFO, OAK and SJC airports: Transportation via taxi is $41 one way (typical
minimum charge). For Super Shuttle, a typical
CONFIRMATION LETTERS Airfare Savings minimum charge is $17. See www.flysfo.com.

All members who submitted proposals for Discounts of up to 5% (American Airlines) Oakland International Airport (OAK)
papers, posters, sessions and special events for or 15% (United Airlines) on applicable class-
the AAA Annual Meeting were emailed let- es of service for tickets purchased more than The Hilton San Francisco is 18 miles (40 minutes,
ters of acceptance or rejection between July 25 30 days prior to the meeting. Restrictions non-rush hour traffic) from OAK.Transportation
and August 15. If you are a session participant may apply. via taxi is $45 one way (typical minimum charge).
and have not yet heard about your session, con- For Super Shuttle, a typical minimum charge is
tact your session organizer. If you submitted an Online Travel Center $27. See www.flyoakland.com.
individually volunteered paper or poster, and
have not yet received a letter, contact the meet- Direct access to ATC online booking. Go to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
ings department at 703/528-1902 ext 3025 or www.atcmeetings.com and click on “meetings.”
aaameetings@aaanet.org. When you register using the online booking BART is a fast, convenient and inexpensive
tool please enter “AAA” in the Company or way to get from SFO or OAK to the Hilton
REGISTRATION Organization or Association field. San Francisco. BART to downtown San
Francisco costs $5.15 (SFO) or $5.30 (OAK)
You can pre-register online for the meeting, Make your reservation from one of the follow- and takes just a half hour. The 103-mile
workshops and roundtables at www.aaanet. ing options: BART system links eight San Francisco sta-
org until October 15. tions with SFO to the south and 29 stations
• Web: www.atcmeetings.com in the East Bay. Trains operate seven days a
If you registered for the meeting when sub- • Email: reservations@atcmeetings.com week from 4:00 am to midnight weekdays,
mitting a session, paper or poster proposal, • Phone: 800/458-9383 6:00 am to midnight Saturdays, and 8:00 am
you do not have to register again. Advance to midnight on Sundays. See www.bart.gov.
registrants will receive a receipt to present ATC agents are available for reservations 8:30
at the advance registration desks to pick up am–8:00 pm (EST), Monday through Friday. HOTELS
badges, programs and other meeting materials. Some restrictions may apply. Service fees apply.
Advance and on-site registration will be open The deadline to make reservations for all
Wednesday, November 19 at 10:00 am and You may also call your own agency or the vendors hotels is October 29. To obtain the meet-
will continue through Saturday, November 22 directly and refer to the following ID numbers: ing rates for AAA meeting hotels, be sure to
at the Hilton San Francisco. mention that you are attending the American
United 510CK Anthropological Association meeting.
(800/521-4041)
Registration Refunds
Alternative hotels can be found at www.aaanet.
Cancellations received by email or fax by American Airlines A83N8AP org/meetings.
October 15 will be eligible for a refund. (800/433-1790)
After October 15, registrants will no longer Hilton San Francisco—Meeting
be eligible for refunds or credits. A $35 pro- Enterprise 32H7476
(800/593-0505) Headquarters
cessing fee is applied against all registration
fees refunded. Registration fees will not be The Hilton San Francisco is centrally located in
refunded to presenters who cancel their par- Avis J952801 the theatre district, 333 O’Farrell St, two blocks
ticipation on the program. Refunds will be (800/331-1600) from Union Square, the city’s best in shopping,
processed after the meeting. entertainment, restaurants and sightseeing attrac-

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tions. Hotel features include Spa Fusion and promote understanding of the world and its
Health Club, outdoor swimming pool and whirl- people through hostelling.
pool, WiFi on the lobby level and five on-site res- Guide to Section Names
taurants, featuring the 46th floor Cityscape. Guest CHILDCARE
room amenities include high-speed Internet A&E Anthropology and Environment Section
access, coffee maker, iron, hair dryer, CD clock ACCENT on Children’s Arrangements will ABA Association of Black Anthropologists
radio, 27 television with on-demand movies and provide childcare during the meeting at Hilton AD Archeology Division
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in-room safe deposit boxes. San Francisco. ACCENT is a nationally rec- AES American Ethnological Society
ognized professional company that provides AFA Association for Feminist Anthropology
Hilton Rates (Single/Double) onsite children’s activities in a nurturing, safe, AfAA Association for Africanist Anthropology
educational environment. ACCENT employs AIA Association of Indigenous Anthropologists
Standard: $179.50/$199.00 professional supervisors who are CPR and ALLA Association of Latina and Latino
Superior: $197.00/$217.00 Pediatric First Aid Certified. The cost is $10 Anthropologists
Deluxe: $208.00/$228.00 per child per hour with a three hour mini- APLA Association for Political and Legal
Towers: $280.00/$310.00 mum. Fees are slightly higher for infants and Anthropology
toddlers. The non-refundable pre-registra- ASA Association of Senior Anthropologists
To make a reservation call 800/HILTONS tion fee is $10 per child. The program will BAS Biological Anthropology Section
or visit www.hilton.com. For meeting rates be available Wednesday through Sunday and C&A Culture and Agriculture
mention the code “ant.” space is limited, so please register early. If you CAE Council on Anthropology and Education
have questions or would like to receive a reg- CMA Council for Museum Anthropology
A special student triple rate of $150.00 per istration form, please call 504/524-0188. CSAS Central States Anthropological Society
room is available at the hotel. This rate must EAS Evolutionary Anthropology Society
be arranged in groups of three people. All three ACCESSIBILITY GAD General Anthropology Division
occupant’s names must be provided. The num- MES Middle East Section
ber of rooms at the student rate is limited. If you require accessibility assistance because NAPA National Association for the Practice of
of wheelchair use or hearing impairment, Anthropology
STUDENT ACCOMODATIONS please send a request by October 10th to AAA NASA National Association of Student
Meetings Department, 2200 Wilson Blvd, Anthropologists
Hostelling International San Suite 600, Arlington VA 22201, or visit www. SAC Society for the Anthropology of
Francisco, Downtown aaanet.org and complete the online request Consciousness
for meeting accessibility form. SACC Society for Anthropology in Community
Stay just one block from Union Square and Colleges
Hilton San Francisco at a hostel with rates start- PLACEMENT CENTER SAE Society for the Anthropology of Europe
ing at just $25/person/night for a dormitory- SAFN Society for the Anthropology of Food and
style room or $79-$99/room/night for a private The Placement Service at the AAA meet- Nutrition
room. You’ll be in the heart of San Francisco’s ing is primarily for employers to begin face SANA Society for the Anthropology of North
tourist district, steps from Chinatown and to face interviews with job candidates. AAA America
SoMa. For information on getting to and from provides space for job-seekers to meet with SAR Society for the Anthropology of Religion
the downtown hostel, please go to http://sfhos- potential employers in Plaza B on the lobby SAS Society for Anthropological Sciences
tels.com/downtown/directions. level. We will post all jobs offered by partici- SAW Society for the Anthropology of Work
pating employers in addition to posting the SCA Society for Cultural Anthropology
The hostel offers safe, affordable accommoda- interview schedule. The center will be open SEAA Society for East Asian Anthropology
tions in clean, spacious, gender-separate dorm Thursday–Saturday, 9:00 am–5:00 pm. For SHA Society for Humanistic Anthropology
rooms for four people with shared bathroom. more information please visit the website at SLA Society for Linguistic Anthropology
Private rooms are also available with or with- www.aaanet.org/meetings/AAA-Placement- SLACA Society for Latin American and
out private bathroom. Amenities include free Service-at-the-Annual-Meeting.cfm, or con- Caribbean Anthropology
continental breakfast, free WiFi, a self-service tact Richard Thomas at rthomas@aaanet.org. SMA Society for Medical Anthropology
kitchen, guest lounges and on-site laundry. SOLGA Society of Lesbian and Gay
Book online at http://sfhostels.com/down- EXHIBITS Anthropologists
town or call 415/788-5604. Please men- SPA Society for Psychological Anthropology
tion that you are coming for the American AAA’s annual meeting exhibition hours are SUNTA Society for Urban, National, and
Anthropological Association meeting. 9:00 am– 5:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, and Transnational/Global Anthropology
9:00 am–4:00 pm on Saturday. For information SVA Society for Visual Anthropology
Hostelling International is a 501(c)(3) non- about exhibiting, contact the AAA Meetings
profit membership organization helping to Department, 703/528-1902 ext 3025.

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METHODS, AND THE FUTURE OF COGNITIVE

Preliminary Program Schedule ANTHROPOLOGY (Sponsored by SAS)


Chair(s)/Organizer(s): David B Kronenfeld
Participant(s): David B Kronenfeld, Giovanni
9:00 am–2:00 pm Bennardo, Victor C de Munck, John B
Gatewood, Michael D Fischer, Norbert O Ross,
Please check the final AAA ANNUAL 24TH ANNUAL VISUAL RESEARCH Claudia Strauss
MEETING PROGRAM for possible CONFERENCE, PART 2 (Sponsored by SVA)
schedule changes. Organizer(s): Thomas D Blakely, Joanna C Invited Session: ANTHROPOLOGICAL
Scherer Participant(s): Patricia G Lange, CONTRIBUTIONS TO EXPERIENTIAL
A guide to sponsoring section names Craig A R Campbell, Wayne H Osborn, Jean LEARNING IN INTERNATIONAL AND
and acronyms is available on page 5. Dennison, Sara E Brandon, Oscar F Gil INTERCULTURAL CONTEXTS (Sponsored by
GAD)
11:30 am–3:30 pm Chair(s): Susan Buck Sutton Organizer(s):
Tuesday, Nov 18 Kiran Cunningham Participant(s): Kiran
Workshop: ETHNOGRAPHY IN THE Cunningham, Joseph J Kinsella, Russell D
CORPORATION (Sponsored by NAPA) Rhoads, Hilary E Kahn, Susan Buck Sutton,
9:00 am–5:00 pm Leader(s): Julia C Gluesing, Brigitte Jordan Andrea M Allen

AAA Nominations Committee MEETING 12:00 pm–1:45 pm FORGING FAMILY: LEGAL DOCUMENTS AS
Chair(s): Daniel A Segal NEW KINSHIP TECHNOLOGIES
MEDICAL TOURISM: SEEKING STEM CELLS, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Sameena Mulla
9:00 am–6:00 pm KIDNEYS, BABIES AND BEAUTY IN A GLOBAL Participant(s): Srimati Basu, Sidharthan
WORLD Maunaguru, Christine M Hegel–Cantarella,
24TH ANNUAL VISUAL RESEARCH Chair(s): Amy Speier Organizer(s): Amy Speier, Shonna L Trinch, Sameena Mulla, Jennifer A
CONFERENCE, PART 1 (Sponsored by SVA) Beth E Kangas Participant(s): Beth E Kangas, Hamilton
Organizer(s): Thomas D Blakely, Joanna C Priscilla P Song, Sara L Ackerman, Andrea
Scherer Participant(s): Peter Biella, Katharine M Whittaker, Amy Speier, Diane M Tober THE POLITICS OF UN–NATURAL NATURES:
G Young, Carlos D Torres, Jelani K Mahiri, Discussant(s): Marcia C Inhorn SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT AND WORLD
Jennifer M Wolowic, Jenny T Chio MAKING
AFROCENTRICITY AND THE AFRICAN Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Andrew S Mathews,
DIASPORA: EXPLORING THE CENTER Adam P Henne Participant(s): Andrew S
Wednesday, Nov 19 Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Jonathan I Gayles Mathews, Adam P Henne, Peter S Alagona,
Participant(s): Jonathan I Gayles, Allan Charles Paul F Robbins, Sarah Hunt Discussant(s):
Dawson, Andrea C Abrams Discussant(s): Timothy Choy, J Peter Brosius
8:00 am–11:00 am Jacqueline Copeland–Carson, A A Akom
CATCH 22: ANTHROPOLOGY IN MILITARY
Workshop: WHERE TO BEGIN ON PROGRAM REMIXING ANTHROPOLOGY: COLLABORATION SETTINGS
EVALUATION (Sponsored by NAPA) 2.0 IN THE REPUTATION ECONOMY Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Erin E Fitz–Henry, Erica
Leader(s): Satish K Kedia Chair(s): P Kerim Friedman Organizer(s): Weiss Participant(s): Robertson Allen, Ilisa
P Kerim Friedman, Michael L Wesch Lam, Erin E Fitz–Henry, Erica Weiss
9:00 am–11:00 am Participant(s): P Kerim Friedman, Todd S
Harple, Kimberly A Christen, Eric C Kansa, PEOPLE IN MOTION, THINGS IN MOTION:
Workshop: THEORY AND PRACTICE OF Casey K O’Donnell, Michael L Wesch TALES OF TRANSNATIONAL WORK
ANTHROPOLOGY (Sponsored by NAPA) Discussant(s): Christopher M Kelty Chair(s): Mathangi Krishnamurthy
Leader(s): Sunil K Khanna Organizer(s): Mathangi Krishnamurthy,
ON THE EDGE OF THE DREAM: NARRATIVES Elizabeth H LeFlore Participant(s): Gordon C
9:00 am–12:00 pm OF ARRIVAL AND FORECLOSURE Mathews, Elizabeth H LeFlore, Yoonhee Kang,
Chair(s): Sarah E Lamb Organizer(s): Caitrin Srabani Maitra, Behzad B S Sarmadi, Mathangi
AAA Committee on Public Policy MEETING Lynch, Kristin L Bright Participant(s): Caitrin Krishnamurthy
Lynch, Ann J Russ, Kate Schechter, Kristin
9:00 am–1:00 pm L Bright, Amy A Donovan, Jean N Scandlyn DIVERSITY, MULTICULTURALISM AND
Discussant(s): Anahi Viladrich HEGEMONY
AAA Executive Board MEETING I Chair(s): Boone W Shear Organizer(s): Boone
Chair(s): Setha M Low Invited Session: THEORY, RELEVANCE, W Shear, Ashley Spalding Participant(s):

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Liz Braun, Boone W Shear, Ashley Spalding, PUZZLE Drew, Neera M Singh, Hong Anh T Vu, Pamela
Susan D Greenbaum, Juan G Ruiz, Christopher Chair(s): Henrietta L Moore Organizer(s): Ylva D McElwee Discussant(s): Lisa L Gezon, Joan
M Sweetapple Discussant(s): Vincent Lyon– K Hernlund Introduction: Lucrezia L Catania P Mencher
Callo Participant(s): Birgitta Essen, Christopher J
Vaughn, Ylva K Hernlund, Sara Johnsdotter, SURGICAL FUTURES: PERSON, NATION,
LANGUAGE IN DC: THE BIDIRECTIONAL Fuambai S Ahmadu Discussant(s): Ellen POPULATION
CONSTRUCTION OF ETHNORACIAL IDENTITY Gruenbaum Chair(s): Lawrence Cohen, Elizabeth FS
AND PLACE Roberts Organizer(s): Fouzieyha Towghi,
Chair(s): Cala A Zubair Organizer(s): Robert LATIN AMERICA–BORDERLANDS IN A Lawrence Cohen, Elizabeth FS Roberts
J Podesva, Cala A Zubair Participant(s): GLOBAL CONTEXT Introduction: Lawrence Cohen Participant(s):
Natalie Schilling–Estes, Cala A Zubair, Chair(s): Gabriele Kohpahl Participant(s): S Lochlann Jain, Lori Leonard, Fouzieyha
Robert J Podesva, Jia Lou, Gabriella Modan Gabriele Kohpahl, Jose L Santos, Fazila F Towghi, Lawrence Cohen, Alexander B
Discussant(s): Bonnie McElhinny Bhimji, Lauren A Hayes Edmonds, Megan Crowley–Matoka, Eric D
Plemons, Elizabeth F S Roberts Discussant(s):
ENGAGING IMAGES: INSCRIPTION, ANTHROPOLOGIZING THE LATINO LIFE Warwick Anderson, Susan Stryker
NEGOTIATION AND RE–CONTEXTUALIZATION COURSE
IN VISUAL PRODUCTIONS Chair(s): Cristina L Ortiz Participant(s): REPRESENTATION, CULTURAL HERITAGE AND
Chair(s): Michael M J Fischer Organizer(s): Cristina L Ortiz, Hilda I Lloréns, Iraida V Carrion THE CONSTRUCTION OF IDENTITY
Jenny T Chio, Alex L Fattal Participant(s): Chair(s): J Daniel Rogers Organizer(s): Alex
Benjamin K Hodges, Alex L Fattal, Jenny T ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES Barker Participant(s): J Daniel Rogers, Annu
Chio, Jelani K Mahiri Discussant(s): Krisjon R ON ONLINE AND HYBRID EDUCATIONAL Jalais, Melissa S Biggs Coupal, Kathryn K
Olson COMMUNITIES Klein, Margaret B Bodemer, Anita L Harris, Eika
Chair(s): Chia Yuan Hung Participant(s): Tai, Alexander V Benitez, Soma W Morse, W
RECONSIDERING SELVES IN SOCIETY: Chia Yuan Hung, S A Mousalimas, Sundy L Warner Wood, Patricia L Nietfeld
INTERSECTIONAL APPROACHES ON Watanabe, Wesley R Shumar, JoAnne Kleifgen,
INCLUSION, WELLBEING AND SOCIAL Katalin J Kabat 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
JUSTICE
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Karen Gainer Sirota 12:00 pm–2:00 pm AAA Anthropology Education Committee
Participant(s): Elizabeth Nickrenz, Judith MEETING
LM McCoyd, Justin B Richland, Mi Kyung CMA BOARD MEETING
Kim, Suzanne Pelka Discussant(s): Kathleen Organizer(s): Alex Barker AAA Committee on Ethics MEETING
Barlow, Marjorie Faulstich
12:00 pm–3:45 pm Workshop: HOW TO WRITE A SUCCESSFUL
TALKING BACK: MEDIA, MUSLIMS AND GRANT
MARGINALIZATION IN SOUTH ASIA Invited Session: ADVOCACY ON THE Leader(s): Leslie C Aiello
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Carla Bellamy, Sally FRONTLINES: REFLECTIONS FROM ACTIVIST
A Steindorf Participant(s): Carla Bellamy, SCHOLARS WORKING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Joel Lee, Sally A Steindorf, Anand V Taneja AND SOCIAL CHANGE (Sponsored by AAA
Discussant(s): Peter S Gottschalk Committee for Human Rights) Workshop: HOW TO TURN YOUR
Chair(s): Sara L M Davis Organizer(s): Victoria DISSERTATION INTO A BOOK (Sponsored by
USING THE PAST TO UNDERSTAND THE D Sanford Participant(s): Ana C Zentella, Sara SHA)
FUTURE: BIOARCHAEOLOGY AND FORENSICS LM Davis, Kathryn R Libal, Kimberly S Theidon, Leader(s): Gary Dunham
Chair(s): Heidi J Bauer–Clapp Participant(s): Victoria D Sanford Discussant(s): Terence S
Lisa Y Rios, Kathryn Baustian, Conrad B Turner, Aldo Civico, Alex Hinton 1:00 pm–5:00 pm
Quintyn, Sharyn Jones, Heidi J Bauer–Clapp
GENDER AND SUSTAINABILITY: PUTTING NAPA PLANNING MEETING
MODES OF COLLABORATION: HOW INCLUSION, COLLABORATION AND Organizer(s): Dennis Wiedman, Mary Odell
TO ENGAGE IN THE PRACTICE OF ENGAGEMENT INTO ENVIRONMENTAL Butler
ANTHROPOLOGY PRAXIS
Chair(s): Sherylyn H Briller Participant(s): Chair(s): Maria L Cruz–Torres Organizer(s): 1:30 pm–3:30 pm
David M Fetterman, Charles H Seagle, Pamela D McElwee, Maria L Cruz–Torres
Alexandra L Crampton, Maria Amelia Viteri, Participant(s): Maria L Cruz–Torres, Linda AAA Committee on Scientific
Sherylyn H Briller D’Amico, Stephanie J Buechler, Rebecca Communications MEETING
Meuninck, Dana E Powell, James F Eder,
FEMALE CIRCUMCISION AND THE ORGASM Poranee Natadecha–Sponsel, Georgina R AAA Association Operations Committee

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MEETING Kathryn M Howard, Eleanor Nevins, Frances Rebecca L Golden, Frehiwot Tesfaye, Kiyoshi
Trix, Thomas J Nevins, Charlene E Makley Takeuchi, Mougo Nyaggah, Stephanie K Rupp,
2:00 pm–3:45 pm Discussant(s): Richard Bauman Mark Davidheiser

THE COSTS OF MOVING: A CRITICAL REVIEW POPULAR MUSIC AND THE POLITICS OF CULTURED YOUTH
OF TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION ENGAGEMENT IN AFRICAN PUBLIC SPHERES Chair(s): Suad A Khabeer Participant(s): Soo
Chair(s): Martha W Rees Organizer(s): Jeffrey Chair(s): Mike McGovern Organizer(s): Bob Ah Kwon, Marie E Lowe, Louis H Marcelin,
H Cohen, Anna O O’Leary Participant(s): W White Participant(s): Kelly M Askew, Mike Oneka LaBennett, Suad A Khabeer, Christina
Jeffrey H Cohen, Richard C Jones, Anna O McGovern, Brian Larkin, Bob W White, Eric E M Getrich
O’Leary, Aaron C Thornburg, Cynthia A Werner Gable, Dorothea Schulz
Discussant(s): Lisa Cliggett 2:00 pm–5:45 pm
MIDDLE CHILDHOOD IN COMPARATIVE
Invited Session: GLOBALIZATION AND PERSPECTIVE Invited Session: THE LEGACY OF DAPHNE
ANTHROPOLOGY: BUILDING THEORIES Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Ben C Campbell BERDAHL (Sponsored by SAE)
THROUGH A SCHOLAR–PRACTITIONER Participant(s): Alan Mann, Jennifer L Chair(s): Martha Lampland Organizer(s): Matti
LENS (Sponsored by AAA Executive Program Thompson, Ben C Campbell, Karen L Kramer, Bunzl, Krisztina Fehervary, Martha Lampland
Committee) Mark V Flinn, David F Lancy Discussant(s): Introduction: Martha Lampland Participant(s):
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Christina Wasson, Mari Thomas S Weisner Dominic C Boyer, Jason C James, Andreas
H Clarke, Mary Odell Butler Participant(s): Glaeser, Marko Zivkovic, Matti Bunzl, Krisztina
Mary Odell Butler, Mari H Clarke, Jacqueline Invited Session: MOVING EXPERIENCES: Fehervary, William F Kelleher, Gloria G Raheja,
Copeland–Carson, Madelyn A Iris, Susan E DANCE, PERFORMANCE AND EMBODIED Thomas C Wolfe Discussant(s): Katherine M
Squires Discussant(s): Jean J Schensul ETHNOGRAPHY (Sponsored by SHA) Verdery, Edward M Bruner, James W Fernandez
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Anya P Royce, Jonathan
EMPIRICAL SCIENCE, CONCEPTIONS OF S Marion Participant(s): Anya P Royce, Susan Invited Session: BLACK ATLANTIC AND
NATURE AND SPIRITUALITY: CRITICAL G Lamberth, Carol Subino Sullivan, Kazuko CARIBBEAN RELIGIONS: TRANSNATIONAL
INTERSECTIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL Yamazaki, Corinna M Quintana, Jonathan S FLOWS AND LOCAL HISTORIES (Sponsored by
MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION IN LATIN Marion SAC and SLACA)
AMERICA Chair(s): George E Brandon Organizer(s):
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Catherine M Tucker Invited Session: CURRENT RESEARCH IN George E Brandon, Stephen D Glazier
Participant(s): Kristin Norget, Colleen M EVOLUTIONARY ANTHROPOLOGY, PART 1 Participant(s): Raquel Romberg, Kenneth
Scanlan Lyons, Andrea Ballestero, Catherine (Sponsored by EAS) Routon, Karen E Richman, Joseph M Murphy,
M Tucker Discussant(s): Andrew S Mathews, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): John Q Patton Jalane D Schmidt, Elizabeth McAlister, Alice
Arturo Escobar Participant(s): Bram T Tucker, Christopher R Baldwin–Jones, Nzinga Metzger, Brian C
von Rueden, Douglas M Jones, Wesley Allen- Brazeal, Dolores J Shapiro Discussant(s): J L
COMMUNITY INCLUSION, COLLABORATION Arave, Ulrich H Reichard, Eric Schniter, Mary K Matory, Stephen D Glazier
AND ENGAGEMENT IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY Shenk
OF TOURISM Invited Session: TRANSNATIONAL
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Julie Hartley RECONCEPTUALIZING HOMELESSNESS NETWORKS, GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL
Participant(s): Catherine M Cameron, James Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Joann Martin MOVEMENTS (Sponsored by AES and SCA)
Tim M Wallace, Carol J Evans, Julie Hartley, Introduction: Joann Martin Participant(s): Chair(s): Lamia Karim Organizer(s): Lamia
David L Houston, Valene Smith Discussant(s): Ferit Guven, Sandrine Sanos, Daniel M Price, Karim, Arturo Escobar Participant(s): Arturo
Carla Guerron-Montero Joann Martin Discussant(s): Philip C Parnell Escobar, David R Graeber, Marisol de la
Cadena, Tatsuro Fujikura, Lamia Karim, Jeffrey
Invited Session: ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM, IMMORAL ECONOMIES, AFRICAN REALITIES S Juris, Michal Osterweil, Giuseppe Caruso,
ETHICS, AND EMOTION: HONORING THE AND WESTERN IMAGINATIONS: GLOBAL Mary Sterpka King Discussant(s): John
WORK OF KARL GHEIDER (Sponsored by SVA) DISCOURSES WITH AFRICA Burdick, Lynn M Stephen
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kimberly K Cavanagh, Chair(s): Nancy P Schwartz Participant(s):
Bridget McDonnell Discussant(s): James Martin Lindhardt, Batamaka Some, Nancy P OFF STAGE AND INTO THE FIELD:
Peacock, Karen Nakamura, Pamela AR Blakely, Schwartz, Douglas J Falen, Remi Warner, John UNCONVENTIONAL THEATRES OF MEMORY
Thomas D Blakely, Charles Goodwin, James B C McCall, Michelle A Osborn AND HISTORICAL PRESENCE
Hoesterey Chair(s): Karalee Dawn Organizer(s): Laurie
CONCEPTUALIZING, NEGOTIATING AND Frederik Meer, Susan Seizer Participant(s):
INTERTEXTUALITY AND MISUNDERSTANDING EXECUTING POWER: CASE STUDIES FROM Ashley L Duncan, Laura Ivins–Hulley, James
Chair(s): Charlene E Makley Organizer(s): AFRICA Hesla, Kristiana M Willsey, Robert C Thompson,
Eleanor Nevins Participant(s): Richard Henne, Chair(s): Stephanie K Rupp Participant(s): Karalee Dawn, Justin A Poole, Elise M DeCamp,

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Gina Pisasale, Julie A Searcy Discussant(s): Chair(s): Limor Darash Organizer(s): Meg SPA)
Susan Seizer, Laurie Frederik Meer Stalcup Participant(s): Limor Darash, Lyle Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kristen E Cheney
Fearnley, Gaymon Bennett, Meg Stalcup, Discussant(s): Helen B Schwartzman, Pia
Presidential Invited Session: SITUATING Nick Allyn Bartlett, Mary E Murrell, Monica E Christensen, Myra Bluebond–Langner, Jane E
TRANS-FORMATIONAL PRACTICES Eppinger Discussant(s): Todd Ramón Ochoa Baxter, Paul B Garrett
(Sponsored by AES)
Chair(s): Jean C Lave, Donald Brenneis AFFECTING GLOBAL MOVEMENT: DEMOCRACIES, PUBLIC SPHERES AND THE
Organizer(s): Lucy Suchman, Dorothy THE EMOTIONAL TERRAIN OF ANTHROPOLOGY OF SOCIAL CHANGE IN
C Holland Introduction: Jean C Lave TRANSNATIONALITY BOLIVIA
Participant(s): Dorothy C Holland, Paul Duguid, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Deborah A Boehm, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Tobias Reu, Caroline
Penelope M Harvey, Sharon Traweek, Lucy Heidi A Swank Participant(s): Deborah A S Conzelman Participant(s): Laurence
Suchman, Helen Verran Boehm, Cati M Coe, Emily W Manetta, Rachael J Cuelenaere, Tobias Reu, Caroline S
J Stryker, Heidi A Swank Discussant(s): Louisa Conzelman, Nancy G Postero, Robert D Albro
(NEO)LIBERALIZING SOCIALISM? Schein Discussant(s): Thomas Abercrombie, M
HISTORICIZING CONNECTIONS BETWEEN Barbara Leons
SOCIALIST LIBERALIZATION AND Invited Session: GLOBAL PROCESSES, LOCAL
POSTSOCIALIST NEOLIBERALIZATION PLACES: REDEFINING MARGINALIZED Invited Session: THE CULTURAL POLITICS
Chair(s): Mary N Taylor Organizer(s): Csilla FOODS (Sponsored by C&A) OF EXCLUSION, FRAGMENTATION
Kalocsai, Mary N Taylor Participant(s): Yiching Chair(s): Elizabeth Finnis Organizer(s): AND DISCONNECT (Sponsored by
Wu, Michal J Buchowski, Mary N Taylor, Elizabeth Finnis, Wini P Utari Participant(s): AAA Committee on Minority Issues in
Zhanara Nauruzbayeva, Michele DeSando, Elizabeth Finnis, Lisa B Markowitz, Lois M Anthropology)
Larisa L Honey, Csilla Kalocsai, Sabina Doyon, Stanford, Wini P Utari, Karin S M Vaneker, Chair(s): Pearl Chan, Erik P Reavely
Emily Chua Discussant(s): Ivan Szelenyi, Richard R Wilk Discussant(s): John Brett Organizer(s): Erik P Reavely Participant(s):
Douglas J Rogers, Judith B Farquhar Erik P Reavely, Jennifer L Hale–Gallardo,
Invited Session: HIV/AIDS: UNDERSCORING Margi Nowak, Debarati Sen, Aaron A Greer,
4:00 pm–5:45 pm NEEDS FOR AND CHALLENGES TO Pearl Chan
COLLABOR-ATION (Sponsored by AfAA and
FIGURES OF INDONESIAN MODERNITY NAPA) BEING “JAPANESE” AND THE
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Johan Lindquist, Joshua Chair(s): David S Turkon Organizer(s): CONSEQUENCES OF WORLD WAR II:
Barker Participant(s): Tom Boellstorff, Dadi Alexander Rodlach, David S Turkon CULTURE, CITIZENSHIP AND LEGAL POWER
Darmadi, James B Hoesterey, Karen Strassler, Participant(s): Fraser G McNeill, Roos A Chair(s): James Stanlaw Organizer(s): Nobuko
Aryo Danusiri, Johan Lindquist, Doreen Lee, Willems, John Mazzeo, David S Turkon, Adachi Participant(s): James Stanlaw,
John M MacDougall, Jesse H Grayman, Sheri Alexander Rodlach Sachiko Takita–Ishii, Shun Ohno, Mariko
Lynn Gibbings, S Chris Brown, Joshua Barker Tamanoi, Nobuko Adachi Discussant(s):
Discussant(s): Rosalind Morris EMBLEMS OF INDIGENEITY: LOCAL AND Harumi Befu
GLOBAL STRUGGLES FOR THE POWERS
Invited Session: TRANSNATIONAL LIVES, SIGNIFIED BY EAST AFRICAN MATERIAL Invited Session: POLITICAL PARTIES AND
POLITICAL PRACTICES (Sponsored by SANA) CULTURE SUB-JECTIVITY IN AFRICA (Sponsored by
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Miranda C Hallett Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Monica Udvardy AfAA and APLA)
Participant(s): Sujey Vega, Kassahun H Participant(s): Linda L Giles, Monica Udvardy, Chair(s): Kristin D Phillips Organizer(s): Kristin
Kebede, Miranda C Hallett, Leo R Chavez, Leila Celia K Nyamweru, Rebecca K Gearhart D Phillips, Erin Dean Introduction: Kristin
Rodriguez, Joseph L Wiltberger Discussant(s): Discussant(s): Bilinda S Straight D Phillips Participant(s): Dillon J Mahoney,
Michael Peter Smith Kristin D Phillips, Erin Dean, Jennie E Burnet
EMBLEMATIC RELIGIOUS POLITICS Discussant(s): Angelique Haugerud
CONFLICT, POST–CONFLICT AND THE Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Matt Tomlinson,
RETURN OF VIOLENCE Susanna Trnka Participant(s): Matt Tomlinson, TOWARD A CULTURAL GRAMMAR OF
Chair(s): Billie J Isbell Organizer(s): Ellen E Susanna Trnka, Deirdre L de la Cruz, Dominica SCHOOL: PRACTICES AND FUTURE
Moodie, Stefan Senders Participant(s): Jin– M Tolentino Discussant(s): Susan Lepselter, PROMISES FOR THE ANALYSIS OF
Heon Jung, Arion Melidonis, Stefan Senders, Ilana Gershon, Gautam Ghosh CLASSROOM INTERACTION
Ellen E Moodie Discussant(s): Billie J Isbell, Chair(s): Martin T Connell Organizer(s): Jason
Carolyn R Nordstrom Invited Roundtable Session: WORKING D Raley, Frederick D Erickson, Raymond P
WITH CHILDREN: METHODOLOGICAL AND McDermott Participant(s): Jason D Raley,
UNCERTAINTY AND EVENTS: ETHICAL ISSUES IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF Ingrid C Li, Eva M Oxelson, Jesse A Gillispie,
ANTHROPOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF EVENT– CHILDHOOD (Sponsored by Anthropology of Martin T Connell Discussant(s): Susan Florio–
APPROACH PRACTICES Children and Childhood Interest Group and Ruane, Hugh Mehan

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ANTHROPOLOGICAL COLLABORATIONS AND O’Neill Discussant(s): Lisa B Rofel, Ann L Eben Kirksey, Scott E Simon, Rosa De Jorio,
KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION Stoler Hamdesa Tuso Discussant(s): Dru C Gladney,
Chair(s): Susan J Rasmussen Participant(s): Vered Amit
Maia Green, Zoe H Wool, Susan J Rasmussen, 4:00 pm–8:30 pm
John M Coggeshall, Isabelle S Schulte– AIDS AND IDENTITY: NEW ANALYSES,
Tenckhoff, Craig Tower, Randa A Kayyali AFA BOARD RETREAT AND MEETING SHIFTING PARADIGMS
Organizer(s): Cheryl R Rodriguez Chair(s): Jill Owczarzak Organizer(s): Anika
MULTILINGUAL LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION Wilson, Carey E Scheerer Participant(s): Jill
POLICIES AND IDEOLOGIES 4:30 pm–7:30 pm Owczarzak, Robert Wyrod, Fanny FC Chabrol,
Chair(s): Huamei Han Participant(s): Huamei Anika Wilson, Carey E Scheerer, Celina E
Han, Kimberly S Anderson, Kara D Brown, Luz Workshop: TOURISM RESEARCH: Kapoor Discussant(s): James T Pfeiffer
A Murillo, Lauren R Zentz, Preetam Prakash WORKSHOP IN NEW THEORIES, METHODS
AND PRACTICES (Sponsored by NAPA) TRANSREGIONAL EXCHANGE AND
CONTESTING AND IMAGINING LEARNING Leader(s): Quetzil E Castaneda, James Tim M CONNECTION: BETWEEN CONVENTIONAL
ACROSS COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE Wallace SPACETIME AND DISCIPLINARY
Chair(s): Loukia K Sarroub Participant(s): COORDINATES
Loukia K Sarroub, Sylvia Bereknyei, Jessica 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Chair(s): Michael J Puett Organizer(s):
A Skolnikoff, Mari Haneda, Tamara J Warhol, Rusaslina Idrus, Prista Ratanapruck
Justin Geer Workshop: FUNDING AND DISTRIBUTION OF Participant(s): Jessica L O’Reilly, Prista
ETHNOGRAPHIC FILMS (Sponsored by SVA) Ratanapruck, Rusaslina Idrus, Lindsay A Smith,
ANTHROPOLOGISTS ENGAGED: REFLECTIONS Leader(s): Cynthia L Close Amita Satyal Discussant(s): Michael J Puett
FROM LATIN AMERICA
Chair(s): Fernando Santos-Granero 5:00 pm–8:00 pm REMEMBERING, EXPERIENCING AND
Participant(s): Anne E Kraemer, Angela PERFORMING SELF AND COMMUNITY IN
N Castaneda, Beatriz Morales, S Ashley AAA Committee for Human Rights MEETING POST–SOCIALIST VIETNAM
Kistler, Alcira Forero–Pena, Fernando Santos- Chair(s): Merav Shohet Organizer(s): Merav
Granero 6:00 pm–7:45 pm Shohet, Allen L Tran Participant(s): Allen
L Tran, Merav Shohet, Maria E Stalford,
4:00 pm–6:00 pm TROUBLED CITIZENS, TROUBLING Lauren D Meeker, Nina M Hien, Ivan V Small
CITIZENSHIP: PARADOXES OF INCLUSION Discussant(s): Christina L Schwenkel
AAA Resource Development Committee AND ENGAGEMENT
TRAINING SESSION Chair(s): Kathleen M Coll Organizer(s): INTIMATE STATE(S): ENGAGING WITH THE
John Clarke Introduction: John Clarke “FAMILY” OF NEOLIBERALISM
4:00 pm–7:45 pm Participant(s): Kathleen M Coll, Catherine Chair(s): Lisa M Hoffman, Michelle A Marzullo
Neveu Discussant(s): Sandra L Morgen, Tania Organizer(s): Michelle A Marzullo, John Cho,
ROOTED COSMOPOLITANISM: HONORING M Li Jessica A Johnson Introduction: Lisa M
ORIOL PI-SUNYER Hoffman Participant(s): John Cho, Young–
Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: RADICAL THEATER AS CULTURAL Gyung Paik, Jessica A Johnson, Lavinia M
Jacqueline Urla Participant(s): Kathryn A INTERVENTION: EXPLORING ART AND Nicolae Discussant(s): Marcia Ochoa
Woolard, Jaro Stacul, Sharon R Roseman, Ruth POLITICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY’S CENTER–
Behar, Thomas M Wilson, Stanley H Brandes, STAGE THE PROBLEM WITH “COMMUNITY”:
James W Fernandez, Wayne Fife, Andrew Chair(s): Mariana L Ferreira Organizer(s): RETHINKING PARTICIPATION, CONTESTATION
Lass Discussant(s): William A Douglass, Oriol Mariana L Ferreira, Ariane Dalla–Dea AND IMAGINATION IN SPACES OF TEACHING
Pi–Sunyer Participant(s): Brad E Erickson, Debra J AND LEARNING
Kajiyama, Ariane Dalla–Dea, Eva Langman, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Doris S Warriner
AFFECTIVE GOVERNMENTALITY: Shane Boyle, Jennifer Krier, Ashley R Participant(s): Tricia Niesz, Mollie V
CULTIVATING AND ADJUDICATING Marinaccio Blackburn, Doris S Warriner, Mindi Rhoades
RESPONSIBILITY IN THE CONFIGURATION OF Discussant(s): Kris Gutierrez
THE “SELF” INCLUDING NATIONALIST–MINORITIES
Chair(s): Kevin L O’Neill Organizer(s): Jocelyn (OTHERS) IN EXCLUSIVE NATIONALIST– IMPUNITY, COMPLICITY, AND THE
L Chua, Tomas A Matza, Ramah Mckay, DISCOURSE: SOME NEW THEORETICAL EXCEPTION: RETHINKING ARENAS OF
Introduction: Kevin L O’Neill Participant(s): CONSIDERATIONS FOR NATIONALISM AND SOVEREIGNTY BEYOND THE STATE
Kathleen C Stewart, Jocelyn L Chua, Tomas ANTHROPOLOGY Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Haley Duschinski,
A Matza, William M Reddy, Liisa H Malkki, Chair(s): Chris M Beyers Organizer(s): J P Kenneth MacLean Participant(s): Kenneth
Ramah Mckay, Oded M Korczyn, Kevin L Linstroth Participant(s): Richard Warren Perry, MacLean, Haley Duschinski, Caroline A

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Yezer, Rebecca M Klenk, Ashley B Lebner Gabriela Vargas–Cetina, Travis A Du Bry L Zinn Participant(s): Gilles Bibeau, Giovanni
Discussant(s): Victoria Bernal Pizza, Filippo Furri, Marja–Liisa Honkasalo,
ABA BOARD MEETING Sabina Magliocco, Sara M Bergstresser,
MOURNING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY IN Organizer(s): Dana–Ain Davis Cristina Grasseni Discussant(s): Alessandro
KOREA AND JAPAN Duranti, Erick Castellanos
Chair(s): Eleana J Kim Organizer(s): Elise SUNTA EDITORIAL BOARD MEETING I
Marie Prebin, Nan Youngnan Kim–Paik Chair(s): Petra Y Kuppinger, David W Haines ON THE URBAN/RURAL BORDER: LANGUAGE
Participant(s): Elise Marie Prebin, Nan AND IDENTITIES IN A GLOBAL LANDSCAPE
Youngnan Kim–Paik, Fabienne Duteil–Ogata 6:00 pm–9:45 pm Chair(s): R McKenna Brown Organizer(s):
Discussant(s): Ellen Schattschneider, Michael Judith MS Pine Participant(s): Paul R
Herzfeld CERAMIC ECOLOGY XXII: CURRENT Tamburro, Thea R Strand, Rachael Allbritten,
RESEARCH ON CERAMICS 2008 Rezenet Moges, Mollie Callahan, Judith MS
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN FOOD AND Chair(s): Charles C Kolb Organizer(s): Charles Pine, Debra J Occhi, Holly HK Didi–Ogren, Alicia
NUTRITION C Kolb Introduction: Marilyn Beaudry–Corbett A DeNicola, Natalie JK Baloy Discussant(s):
Chair(s): Brian Thom Participant(s): Seline Participant(s): Anabel Ford, Marcie L Venter, Barbara C LeMaster
A Szkupinski Quiroga, Maissa S Bakri, Brian Dean E Arnold, Ana Lucia Gonzalez, Brenda J
Thom, Milan Shrestha, Randi Kaarhus Bowser, Alexandre Livingstone Smith, Claire ANTHROPOLOGIES OF POPULATION
Corniquet, Tara L Tetrault, Kostalena Michelaki, Chair(s): William Webb Sprague Organizer(s):
HEALTH AND HEALING IN CULTURAL Julie Woods Discussant(s): Marilyn Beaudry– Jennifer Johnson–Hanks Participant(s):
CONTEXTS Corbett William Webb Sprague, Allison Alexy, Katrina
Chair(s): Mario A Cubas Participant(s): Mario L Moore, China R Scherz, Daniel Jordan
A Cubas, Louise M C Badiane, Taewoo Kim, RACIALIZING DISCOURSES Smith, Jennifer Johnson–Hanks, Elise L
Daniel J Foy, Amy B Nichols–Belo, Hung–Yu Ru, Chair(s): Hilary P Dick Organizer(s): Kristina S Andaya, Sondra L Hausner Discussant(s):
Margaret A Karnyski Wirtz Participant(s): Valentina Pagliai, Hilary Ryan A Brown, Sarah S Willen, Vinay R Kamat,
P Dick, Stanton E Wortham, J Kathe Managan, Vanessa L Fong
RACE, MULTICULTURALISM AND PARADOXES Ryan E Blanton, Lanita Jacobs–Huey, Jonathan
OF “EQUALITY” G Hill, Natasha Pravaz, Kristina S Wirtz, John MAKING MODERNITIES IN YOUTH CULTURES
Chair(s): Jennifer E Alvey Participant(s): Baugh Discussant(s): Kathleen D Hall, Bonnie Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Karen J Brison
Jennifer E Alvey, Jessica A Walker, Banseng Urciuoli Participant(s): Karen J Brison, Sayumi
Hoe, Craig N Cipolla, Theodor P Gordon Yamakawa, Christina P Davis, Susan C Dewey,
CONJUNCTURES AND DISJUNCTURES Jacquelyn A Lewis–Harris, Bianca Dahl, Leigh
INDIA: SYMBOLS, CULTURE AND POLITICS OF SOCIAL IDENTITY IN GLOBALIZED, M Campoamor, Dawn M Grimes–MacLellan,
Chair(s): Bruce D Roberts Participant(s): POST–NATIONAL AND NATIONAL SPACES: Dwayne Dixon, Cathy Vaughan, Mary K Good,
Bruce D Roberts, Yulia Egorova, Melanie Dean, EXAMPLES FROM THE LUSOPHONE WORLD Joseph W Esser, Eileen P Anderson–Fye, Jae
Jason G Cons Chair(s): Jose Manuel Sobral Organizer(s): Hun Jung, Leticia J Braga
Paula M Santos, Shawn Parkhurst
DIVERSE PERSPECTIVE IN CONTEMPORARY Participant(s): Naomi M Leite, Jose POSTSOCIALIST DEVELOPMENT
ANTHROPOLOGY Manuel Sobral, James B Beard, Paula M ENCOUNTERS:INTERNATIONAL AID AND ITS
Chair(s): Anthony Kwame Harrison Santos, Shawn Parkhurst, Paulo C Seixas IDEOLOGIES
Participant(s): Anthony Kwame Harrison, Discussant(s): Kesha Fikes, Cristiana Bastos Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction:
Lawrence E Fisher, Naoko Tamura, Priscille Ruth Mandel Participant(s): Melissa L
Touraille, Dara Culhane, Ole Dreier ILLEGIBILITY, AMBIVALENCE AND THE Caldwell, Noor Borbieva, Sean R Roberts,
POLITICAL Armine Ishkanian, Andrew Gilbert, Jessica
6:00 pm–8:00 pm Chair(s): Elana Zilberg Organizer(s): Brandt Greenberg, Kimberley A Coles, Janine R Wedel
G Peterson Participant(s): Anna Lim, Jennifer Discussant(s): Patricia L Fogarty, Elizabeth C
ABA TRANSFORMING ANTHROPOLOGY Stampe, David M Bozzini, Joanie L McCollom, Dunn
BOARD MEETING Vincent Lyon–Callo, Allison Truitt, Rebecca B
Organizer(s): Deborah A Thomas, John L Galemba, Brandt G Peterson, Elana Zilberg THE PRAGMATICS OF VISIBILITY AND
Jackson Discussant(s): Kaushik Ghosh, Diane M INVISIBILITY
Nelson Chair(s): Sarah S Ono Organizer(s): Alexis
SLA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING R Matza, Kenda Stewart Participant(s):
Organizer(s): J Joseph Errington ETHNOLOGIST, THEORIST, ACTIVIST, Sarah S Ono, Erika Hoffmann–Dilloway, Abby
PIONEER: PAPERS IN HONOR OF THE Wightman, Lisa M Anderson–Levy, Alexis R
SLACA BOARD MEETING ERNESTO DE MARTINO CENTENNIAL Matza, Ben Peacock, Kenda Stewart, Fae
Chair(s): Gabriela Vargas–Cetina Organizer(s): Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Dorothy G Goodman, Jason C Romero, Lauren D

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Heidbrink, Athena McLean, Erik A Aasland Discussant(s): Lisa L Wynn RECULTURING A CONVERSION CHARTER
Discussant(s): Meena R Khandelwal, Virginia SCHOOL AND ITS IMPACT ON MINORITY
R Dominguez DOOMSDAYS AND CAPITALIST PROMISED ACHIEVEMENT
LANDS: EVANGELICAL ESCHATOLOGIES IN Chair(s): Lea A Hubbard Organizer(s):
7:00 pm–8:00 pm THE GLOBAL SOUTH Rucheeta V Kulkarni Participant(s): Lea A
Chair(s): Emily J Hogue Organizer(s): Pilar Hubbard, Joi A Spencer, Rucheeta V Kulkarni,
SVA AWARDS CEREMONY K Rau Participant(s): Emily J Hogue, Pilar K Mark Silver Discussant(s): Hugh Mehan
Chair(s): Joyce D Hammond Organizer(s): Kate Rau, Erik L Kjeldgaard, Astrid de Hontheim
Hennessy, Joyce D Hammond Discussant(s): Bruce M Knauft ISSUES IN LATINO HEALTH
Chair(s): Catherine A Timura Participant(s):
8:00 pm –9:30 pm HOW COMMUNITIES BECOME Mary F Campbell, Jonathan N Maupin,
“THEMSELVES”: THE ROLE OF KNOWLEDGE, Catherine A Timura, Janet E McLaughlin,
CAE STUDENTS OF COLOR MENTORING COLLABORATION AND MEMORY DURING Alejandra A Estrin, Elaine J Waldman, Rita L
PROGRAM CULTURAL REVIVAL Ailinger
Organizer(s): Amina U Tawasil, Aide Acosta Chair(s): Pia Moriarty Organizer(s): Jennifer
R Cash Participant(s): Julie Fairbanks, Yi–tze ANTHROPOLOGY, HISTORY, PRAXIS,
8:00 pm–9:45 pm Lee, Silvia Forni, Jennifer R Cash, Stefano TRANSFORMATIONS
Fiorini Discussant(s): Marjorie M Balzer, Diana Chair(s): David R Wilcox Participant(s): David
VIOLENCE AS EXPERIENCE AND VIOLENCE A N’Diaye R Wilcox, William Werner, Jack Bilmes, Eugenia
AS HEARSAY: AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL Ramirez, Brian S Sutton
DISCUSSION MYTHS OF COLLABORATION:
Chair(s): Mariane Ferme Organizer(s)/ “PARTNERSHIPS” BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON POWER, KNOWLEDGE
Introduction: Maria–Pia Di Bella MULTILATERAL ORGANIZATIONS AND AND REALITY
Participant(s): Giacomo Loperfido, Frederic Le NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Chair(s): Allen R Maxwell Participant(s): Allen
Marcis, Daniel M Goldstein, Mariella R Pandolfi Chair(s): Svea H Closser Organizer(s): Svea R Maxwell, Santa C Hughes, Melissa F Baird,
Discussant(s): Allen Feldman H Closser, Patricia L Fogarty Participant(s): Heath G Bell, Sadie S Moore
Patricia L Fogarty, Svea H Closser, Kari
ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON R Olson, Peter J Brown, Mark A Schuller MEDIATION IN THE METHODOLOGICAL
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Discussant(s): Mark Nichter MIDDLE: REFLECTIONS ON ETHNOGRAPHIC
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kim L Shively POSITIONING
Participant(s): Lars Rodseth, Margaret A “INIMICAL TERRAINS” IN ETHNOGRAPHIC Chair(s): Anna J Willow Participant(s): Anna
Crouch, Kim L Shively, Karin U Friederic, Hillary FIELDWORK J Willow, Netta R van Vliet, Lisa Modenos,
J Haldane, Maria Cristina Alcalde, Kaoru KK Chair(s): Brendan Mullan Organizer(s): Sophia Lynnette K Mawhinney, Matthew C Watson
Kuwajima Koufopoulou, Brigitte H Bechtold Introduction:
Brigitte H Bechtold Participant(s): Sophia DYNAMICS OF POWER: INDIGENOUS SELF–
DISTILLING KOREA: MATTERS OF PURITY Koufopoulou, Donald E Socha, Angela R GOVERNANCE, ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE
Chair(s): Eleana J Kim Organizer(s): Rachael M Demovic, Ioannis Papageorgiou, Bernard AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Joo Participant(s): Eleana J Kim, Yoon S Choi, Gallin, Mark A Ferguson Chair(s): Harvey A Feit Participant(s): Harvey
Rachael M Joo, Ju Hui Judy Han Discussant(s): A Feit, Shauna C McGarvey, Karen E Pennesi,
Lisa B Rofel ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH: AN James S Hill, Matthew T Lauer
ANTHROPOLOGICAL DISCOURSE
HISTORICIZING INCLUSION: TENSIONS OF Chair(s): Azizur R Molla Organizer(s): Azizur R
CITIZENSHIP IN THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Molla, Catherine Hodge McCoid Participant(s): Thursday, Nov 20
Chair(s): Yarimar Bonilla Organizer(s): Carol J Colfer, Martha L Lincoln, Michael C
Mayanthi L Fernando, Yarimar Bonilla Ennis–McMillan, Anna L Lora–Wainwright,
Introduction: Tyler Stovall Participant(s): Gary Catherine Hodge McCoid, Azizur R Molla 8:00 am–9:45 am
Wilder, Yarimar Bonilla, Mayanthi L Fernando Discussant(s): Peter J Brown
Discussant(s): Susan J Terrio, Paul Silverstein WHITHER CREATIONISM AFTER KITZMILLER?
INTEGRALISM, CITIZENSHIP AND POLITICAL Chair(s): Eugenie C Scott Organizer(s):
INSURANCE AND CITIZENSHIP IN A NEW CULTURES OF EUROPE Eugenie C Scott Participant(s): Barbara
MILLENNIUM Chair(s): Neringa Klumbyte Organizer(s): Forrest, Raymond A Eve, Debra S Walker,
Chair(s): Tiffany M Romain Organizer(s): Seth Neringa Klumbyte, Nitzan Shoshan Lawrence S Lerner, Jason R Wiles, Richard B
D Messinger, Tiffany M Romain Participant(s): Participant(s): Nitzan Shoshan, Neringa Katskee
Matthew J Wolf Meyer, Tiffany M Romain, Klumbyte, Anwen M Tormey, Davide Torsello
Emily M Lynch, Seth D Messinger, Goran Dokic Discussant(s): Douglas R Holmes Invited Session: A ROUNDTABLE ON

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GRADUATE STUDENT COLLABORATIONS AND NEW STATES OF WAR AND POLICING AND MEANING MAKING ACROSS
ENGAGEMENTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Andrew EDUCATIONAL SPACES
RESEARCH (Sponsored by NASA) Bickford Discussant(s): Hugh Gusterson, Uli Chair(s): Lesley Bartlett Organizer(s): Lalitha M
Chair(s): Laura A Ogden Organizer(s): Rebecca Linke, Roberto J Gonzalez, Catherine Lutz, Vasudevan Participant(s): Linda J Lin, Angelina
I Garvoille Introduction: Laura A Ogden David S Vine, Roger N Lancaster E Castagno, Lalitha M Vasudevan, Ali Michael
Discussant(s): Kathryn A Fulton, Amelia M
Moore, Eric J Cunningham, Georgina R Drew, Invited Session: ENGAGING THE AFRICAN REMEMBERING AND RELOCATING HEALTH
Katarina Altshul, Rebecca I Garvoille DIASPORA: RACE, IDENTITY AND SOCIAL WITHIN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
CHANGE (Sponsored by ABA) Chair(s): Ann J Russ Organizer(s): Lakshmi
Presidential Invited Session: INCLUSION, Chair(s): Ermitte St Jacques Organizer(s): Fjord Participant(s): Lakshmi Fjord, Helen
COLLABORATION, ENGAGEMENT: ADVANCING Ermitte St Jacques, Sybil D Rosado S Chapple, Lenore H Manderson, TS Harvey
THE BIOCULTURAL PERSPECTIVE IN Participant(s): Antoinette T Jackson, Flemming Discussant(s): Ann J Russ
ANTHROPOLOGICAL INQUIRY, PART 1 Daugaard–Hansen, Sybil D Rosado, Amanda D
(Sponsored by BAS) Holmes, Dawn–Elissa TI Fischer Discussant(s): ANDEAN WORLDS AND AMERICAN
Chair(s): Thomas W McDade Organizer(s): Faye V Harrison IMAGINATIONS: FORMS OF COLLABORATION,
Thomas W McDade, Agustin Fuentes INCLUSION AND ENGAGEMENT
Participant(s): Catherine Panter–Brick, William THE INTIMACY OF TRANSGRESSION Chair(s): Mary J Weismantel Organizer(s):
W Dressler, Alexandra A Brewis, Elizabeth Chair(s): Kimberly L Hart Organizer(s): Jason C Pribilsky Participant(s): Adam
Sweet, Thomas L Leatherman, Cheryl K Kimberly L Hart, Vasiliki Neofotistos Warren, Jason C Pribilsky, Ann H Peters, Paul
Ritenbaugh Discussant(s): Alan Goodman Participant(s): Anna Fournier, Brian Palmer, L Doughty, Jason Antrosio, Mary J Weismantel
Tilman Lanz, Kimberly L Hart, Vasiliki Discussant(s): Karsten Paerregaard
UNPACKING THE TINDER BOX: LOCAL Neofotistos Discussant(s): Thomas M Malaby
HISTORIES AND KENYA’S POST–ELECTORAL Poster Session: AGRICULTURE AND
VIOLENCE LATINO MIGRANT HEALTH IN TROUBLED COMMUNITIES: URBAN AND RURAL
Chair(s): Philip L Kilbride Organizer(s): Jon TIMES: DEALING WITH STRUCTURAL Participant(s): Susie Donaldson, Monique D
D Holtzman Participant(s): Jon D Holtzman, VULNERABILITY, XENOPHOBIA AND POLITICS Hassman
Justus M Ogembo, Philip L Kilbride, John G Chair(s): James Quesada Organizer(s):
Galaty, Jacqueline M Klopp Discussant(s): J James Quesada, Adrienne Pine, Michael R FEMININE FLUIDS: DRINKS AND IDENTITY IN
Christopher Kovats–Bernat Duke Participant(s): Elizabeth Cartwright, THE FEMALE LIFE CYCLE
Adrienne Pine, Linda Green, Sandy Smith– Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Janet Chrzan
IDENTITY, CONTEXT AND MEANING: Nonini, Michael R Duke, Seth M Holmes Participant(s): Penny Van Esterik, Andrea
YOUTH CIVIC ENGAGEMENT THROUGH AN Discussant(s): Philippe Bourgois S Wiley, Rachel E Black, Janet Chrzan,
ANTHROPOLOGICAL LENS Geraldine Moreno–Black, Susan L Johnston
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Beth C Rubin, Kysa WORKING THE MIGRATION PUZZLE: Discussant(s): Virginia J Vitzthum
Nygreen Participant(s): Margaret Eisenhart, SECURITY, LABOR AND SMUGGLING ACROSS
Ben Kirshner, Genevieve M Negron–Gonzales, THE FORMER SOVIET UNION, THE BALKANS ETHNOPSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL HEALTH
Kysa Nygreen, David A Quijada, Beth C Rubin AND THE EUROPEAN UNION CARE IN MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
Discussant(s): Thea R Abu El–Haj Chair(s): Alexia Bloch Organizer(s): Gregory Chair(s): Atwood D Gaines Participant(s):
M Feldman, Alexia Bloch Participant(s): Atwood D Gaines, Stephanie J Lloyd, Jonathan
Invited Session: RELIGION, ANTHROPOLOGY Jacqueline Berman, Susanne Schatral, Alexia M Metzl, Alessandra Miklavcic, Junko Kitanaka,
AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE (Sponsored by SAC Bloch, Russell G Zanca, Aija Lulle, Gregory M Megan Nordquest Schwallie
and SAR) Feldman
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Emma EA Cohen, Nicola Poster Session: BODIES AND HEALTH
Knight Participant(s): Harvey H Whitehouse, Invited Poster Session: NEW SCHOLAR Participant(s): Michelle Ramirez, Shelley R
Rita Astuti, Stewart E Guthrie, Jonathan A INVITED POSTER SESSION (Sponsored by Adler, Keiko Yasuoka, Sumi Colligan, Tim C
Lanman, Denice J Szafran, Maurice E Bloch CAE) Keenan, Adrienne L Bouard, L Zachary DuBois
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Tricia Niesz
TRANSFORMATION POLITICS: Participant(s): Guangyu Tan, Aliah R Carolan– POST–INDUSTRIAL REALITIES: WORK,
RELIGION ENCOUNTERS MODERNITY/ Silva, Rebecca M Hodges, Omaia Dessureault, WELFARE AND HEALTH CARE
POSTMODERNITY Ellen Moore, Seonsook Park, Greg McClure, Chair(s): Rebecca Adkins Fletcher
Chair(s): Marc L Moskowitz Organizer(s): Yenhoa Ching, Roseann Hugh, Deborah R Participant(s): Brian A Hoey, Rebecca Adkins
Shirley S Lin, Wei–ping Lin Participant(s): Marrott, Elaine A McNeil–Girmai, Louise Fletcher, Apryle J Pickering, David V Fazzino,
Wei–ping Lin, Chang–Kwo Tan, Shirley S Lin, Lamphere Beryl, Norma S Rodriguez Terese Lawinski
Elana Chipman, Gareth J Fisher, Keping Wu
Discussant(s): Joseph Bosco RACE AND KNOWING: BORDER CROSSINGS GENDER AND RACE IN TRANSNATIONAL

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PERSPECTIVE Butler, Erin L Hasinoff Discussant(s): Lynn QUESTIONING EXPERTISE: REFLEXIVITY,


Chair(s): Amanda J Davis Participant(s): Meskell, Paul K Eiss ETHICS AND ETIQUETTES OF POWER
Amanda J Davis, Patty Kelly, Shelly Habecker, Chair(s): Victor Braitberg Organizer(s): Victor
Stephen Lubkemann, Ashidhara Das, Aminata NARRATIVES OF MODERNITY AND FAITH: Braitberg, Thomas H Chivens Participant(s):
Cairo JAMES PEACOCK’S LEGACY IN CULTURAL Summerson Carr, Lorna A Rhodes, Thomas H
ANTHROPOLOGY Chivens, Tara A Schwegler, Arthur L Mason,
Poster Session: SOCIETY OF LINGUISTIC Chair(s)/ Introduction: Carla M Jones Susan J Shaw, William S Lachicotte, Barry F
ANTHROPOLOGY Organizer(s): Carla M Jones, Kenneth M Saunders, Victor Braitberg Discussant(s): John
Participant(s): Rachel D Emerine, Cinde J George Participant(s): Karl G Heider, James Clarke, James D Faubion, Steven G Epstein,
Calton, Katyn M Adams, Autumn Cahoon A Boon, Ruel W Tyson Jr, Mary M Steedly, Dominic C Boyer
Kenneth M George, Suzanne A Brenner, Carla
Poster Session: RECENT RESEARCH IN MAYA M Jones, Julie M Flowerday Discussant(s): Invited Session: THE ENCULTURED
STUDIES Lorraine V Aragon, James Peacock BRAIN: NEUROANTHROPOLOGY AND
Chair(s): Ivy A Rieger Participant(s): Ivy A INTERDISCIPLINARY ENGAGEMENT
Rieger, Santiago Andres Garcia Invited Session: BEYOND GOOGLING: ELUSIVE (Sponsored by SPA and CSAS)
FIGURES IN ANTHROPOLOGY (Sponsored by Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Daniel H Lende, Gregory
Invited Session: THE PROBLEM OF ASA) J Downey Participant(s): Daniel H Lende, Peter
GLOBAL TRANSLATION: FEMALE/QUEER Chair(s): Phyllis Passariello Organizer(s): Alice G Stromberg, Rachel S Brezis, Harold L Odden,
MASCULINITIES IN A SAME–SEX WORLD B Kehoe, Myrdene Anderson Participant(s): Christina Toren, Ryan A Brown, Katherine
(Sponsored by AFA and SOLGA) Sabra J Webber, Alice B Kehoe, Myrdene C MacKinnon, M Cameron Hay, Rebecca
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Evelyn Blackwood Anderson, Richard T Meyers, Phyllis Seligman, Gregory J Downey Discussant(s):
Participant(s): Karen Kelsky, Elisabeth Passariello, Margaret L Buckner, Harriet J Claudia Strauss, Naomi Quinn, Robert Sapolsky
Lund Engebretsen, Megan J Sinnott, Evelyn Ottenheimer, Ada S Jaarsma, Herbert S Lewis,
Blackwood, Kira Hall Discussant(s): Judith M Susan C Seymour THEORIZING CHILDHOOD: INCLUDING
Halberstam, Jeffrey M Dickemann THE CHILD’S PERSPECTIVE IN THE
HOW IS ANTHROPOLOGY GOING? AN INQUIRY ANTHROPOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD
8:00 am–10:00 am INTO MOVEMENT, MODE AND METHOD IN Chair(s)/Organizer(s): David M Rosen, Ignasi
THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD Clemente Participant(s): Helen B Schwartzman,
AAA Commission on World Anthropologies Chair(s): Kevin G Karpiak Organizer(s): Cindy D Clark, Jill E Korbin, Elisa J Sobo, Mary
MEETING Kevin G Karpiak, Chris Vasantkumar, Mattias Lawlor, Myra Bluebond–Langner, David M
Chair(s): Ida S Susser, Frances Rothstein Viktorin Participant(s): Chris Vasantkumar, Rosen, Ignasi Clemente, Kristen E Cheney,
Organizer(s): Dinah A Winnick Nadezhda D Savova, Erik Nilsson, Helene L Hilary Levey, Barrie Thorne Discussant(s):
Mialet, Mattias Viktorin, Marc A Goodwin, Kevin Jennifer F Reynolds, Thomas S Weisner
8:00 am–11:45 am G Karpiak, Jane I Guyer Discussant(s): Kim
Fortun, Aihwa Ong, George E Marcus TOWARD AN ANATOMY OF MOCKING
WHAT GOES ON IN THE MINDS OF Chair(s): Angela R Reyes Organizer(s): Chantal
BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGISTS?: A Invited Session: EXTREME EVENTS: SOCIAL M Tetreault, Elaine W Chun Participant(s):
SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF KENNETH A R VULNERABILITY AND GLOBAL POLICY/LOCAL Satoko Kobayashi, Barbara C LeMaster, Ayumi
KENNEDY REALITY (Sponsored by AAA Executive Miyazaki, A Ashley Stinnett, Maisa C Taha,
Chair(s): Diane Hawkey Organizer(s): Leslie E Program Committee) Elaine W Chun, Deborah L Cole, Mie Hiramoto,
Sponsel, Diane Hawkey Participant(s): Michael Chair(s): Anthony R Oliver Smith Organizer(s): Chantal M Tetreault, Anna Marie Trester
A Little, Diane Hawkey, Gregory L Possehl, Linda M Whiteford, Arthur D Murphy, Anthony Discussant(s): Shirley B Heath, Jane H Hill
Brian E Hemphilll, Cynthia A Wilczak, Angela R R Oliver Smith Introduction: Anthony R Oliver
Lieverse, Nancy C Lovell, John R Lukacs, David Smith Discussant(s): Roberto E Barrios, LINGUISTIC EXPERTISE
Aftandilian, Leslie E Sponsel Discussant(s): R Marisa O Ensor, Susanna M Hoffman, Gregory Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Jenny L Davis,
Brooke Thomas, Kenneth A Kennedy V Button, Monica L Schoch–Spana Madeleine Adkins Participant(s): Elena
Skapoulli, Heidi A Orcutt–Gachiri, Lal Zimman,
RESISTING ENCLOSURE: EMERGENT PRIVATES AND COUNTERPRIVATES Paja L Faudree, Elizabeth A Spreng, Jing Lei,
DIALOGUES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Thomas Strong, Penelope Brown, Madeleine Adkins, Jennifer
ETHNOGRAPHY Gretchen E Pfeil Participant(s): Gretchen Quincey, Jenny L Davis, Jennifer N Garland,
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kathryn Lafrenz E Pfeil, Paul Manning, Lilith Mahmud, Ayla Richard J Senghas Discussant(s): Alexandra M
Samuels, Joshua W Samuels Participant(s): Samli, Megan E Clark, Thomas Strong, Leo C Jaffe, Rusty Barrett
Susan M Kus, Hamish A Forbes, Lindsay Coleman, Sarah K Pinto, Sasha Newell, Julie S
M Weiss, Lena Mortensen, Lisa C Breglia, Archambault, Erin K Debenport Discussant(s): FROM REFLEXIVITY TO ACTION: TOWARD
Elizabeth E Ferry, Julie Hollowell, Beverley Hylton White, James A Boon A HISTORY OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL

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ENGAGEMENT AAA Long–Range Planning Committee Bennetta Jules–Rosette, Wayne H Osborn


Chair(s): Bob W White Organizer(s): Kiven MEETING Introduction: Bennetta Jules–Rosette
Strohm, Lea LK Kalaora Participant(s): Chair(s): Virginia R Dominguez Participant(s): Bennetta Jules–Rosette,
Ronald Niezen, Blair A Rutherford, Amanda J Dominci Thomas, Solen Roth Discussant(s):
Hammar, Kiven Strohm, Alban Bensa, Udo R 9:00 am–11:30 am Peter Bloom, Wayne H Osborn
Krautwurst, Lea LK Kalaora, Petra Rethmann
Discussant(s): Bob W White AAA Commission on the Engagement of Presidential Invited Session: INCLUSION,
Anthropology with the US Security and COLLABORATION, ENGAGEMENT: ADVANCING
THE UNMENTIONABLE: HAZARDS Intelligence Communities MEETING THE BIOCULTURAL PERSPECTIVE IN
OF ADDRESSIVITY, STRATEGIES OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL INQUIRY, PART 2
CONTAINMENT 9:00 am–12:00 pm (Sponsored by BAS)
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Luke Fleming, Michael Chair(s): Agustin Fuentes Organizer(s): Agustin
Lempert Participant(s): Rupert Stasch, Susan GAD BOARD MEETING Fuentes, Thomas W McDade Participant(s):
Frekko, Robert E Moore, Sabina M Perrino, Joel Organizer(s): Susan Buck Sutton Darna L Dufour, Thomas W McDade, Lawrence
Kuipers, Luke Fleming, Eve Danziger, Michael M Schell, Jennifer S Hirsch, James J McKenna,
Lempert, John B Haviland, Susan Seizer 9:00 am–5:00 pm Carol M Worthman Discussant(s): Merrill C
Discussant(s): Judith Temkin Irvine, Michael Singer
Silverstein Workshop: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL
NETWORK ANALYSIS (Sponsored by SAS) TRANSNATIONAL SPACES, TRANBORDER
PROJECTIVE SELF PRACTICES: Leader(s): Chris McCarty, Jeffrey C Johnson PLACES: ETHNOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED
REPRESENTATIONS AND TRANSFORMATIONS STATES–MEXICO, MEXICO–GUATEMALA
Chair(s): Jeannette M Mageo Participant(s): 10:00 am–12:00 pm AND MEDITERRANEAN BORDERLANDS
Andrea Baltazar, Aura A Newlin, Hyejun Park, Chair(s): Francisca L James Hernandez,
Kevin P Groark, Jeannette M Mageo, Katayoun Workshop: HOW TO SELL YOURSELF: Aida Hernandez Organizer(s): Francisca L
T Medhat, Lainie Goldwert, Graham St John CREATING ANTHROPOLOGICAL CURRICULA James Hernandez Participant(s): Francisca L
Participant(s): Nicholas Grosse VITAE (CVs) AND RESUMES (Sponsored by James Hernandez, Aida Hernandez, Federico
NASA) Besserer, Liliana Suarez–Navaz Discussant(s):
MEDIATING MOBILITIES: POLITICS, CULTURE Leader(s): Jason E Miller, Marcy M Hessling Patricia Zavella
AND SPACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Chair(s): Kristin V Monroe Organizer(s): Kristin 10:15 am–12:00 pm SOCIAL SUPPORT IN EAST ASIA: PRACTICES,
V Monroe, Farha Ghannam Participant(s): IDEOLOGIES, ISSUES
Elizabeth A Faier, Thomas P Abowd, Kristin V WANTED AND UNWANTED BODIES: Chair(s): Charlotte Ikels, Yunxiang
Monroe, Farha Ghannam, Livia Wick, Christa AGE, HEALTH AND FAMILY ROLES Yan Organizer(s): Friederike Fleischer
Salamandra, Roxanne Varzi Discussant(s): AS DETERMINANTS OF INCLUSION Participant(s): Friederike Fleischer, Dorota
Rachel Newcomb, Soraya Altorki AND EXCLUSION IN PROCESSES OF Szawarska, Markus Schlecker, Jason A
TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION Danely Discussant(s): Charlotte Ikels,
GETTING IT DONE: ETHNOGRAPHY OF AND IN Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Vanessa L Fong Yunxiang Yan
NGOS AND EXAMINATIONS OF POWER Participant(s): Michele R Gamburd, Vanessa
Chair(s): Anastasia Hudgins Organizer(s): L Fong, Sarah B Horton, Biao Xiang, Carolyn S Invited Session: ANTHROPOLOGY ON–THE–
Andria D Timmer, Anastasia Hudgins Stevens Discussant(s): Karen Leonard GROUND: INTERPRETING THE CONCEPT OF
Participant(s): Christian N Vannier, R Nalika CULTURE AS A COMPETENCY IN HEALTH
Gajaweera, Andria D Timmer, Chelsea D Presidential Invited Session: CARE (Sponsored by AAA Executive Program
Voytek, Lance D Laird, Anastasia Hudgins, COLLABORATION AGAINST MILITARY Committee)
Lucas Bessire, Chunghee S Soh, Lauren J ENGAGEMENTS: RECONSIDERING Chair(s): Myrna Jean Gilbert Organizer(s):
Silver, Brad A Casucci Discussant(s): Roos A ANTHROPOLOGISTS FOR RADICAL POLITICAL Myrna Jean Gilbert, Noel J Chrisman
Willems, Sangeeta Kamat ACTION 35 YEARS AFTER THE FACT Participant(s): Noel J Chrisman, Diana M
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): David H Price Carr, Myrna Jean Gilbert, Robert C Like,
8:30 am–10:30 am Participant(s): Richard B Lee, James C Faris, Beatriz Solis, Jacquelyn H Flaskerud, Cayla R
Gerald M Sider, David H Price, Marshall D Teal
AAA Section Treasurers’ MEETING Sahlins, Karen Brodkin
Invited Session: GRETEL PELTO AND THE
9:00 am–11:00 am IDENTITY, MUSEUMS AND ANTHROPOLOGY ANTHROPOLOGY OF FOOD AND NUTRITION
IN FRANCE: AFRICAN ART AND MUSEUM (Sponsored by SAFN)
AA Editorial Board BREAKFAST CULTURE Chair(s): Craig A Hadley Organizer(s): Miriam
Chair(s): Tom Boellstorff Chair(s): Bennetta Jules–Rosette Organizer(s): Chaiken, Craig A Hadley Participant(s): John

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Brett, Deborah L Crooks, Miriam Chaiken, Craig Participant(s): Barbara Herr Harthorn, Theresa Danny Zborover
A Hadley, Alyson G Young, Gretel H Pelto A Satterfield, Muriel Vernon, Kathi R Kitner,
Lucia L S Siu, Laury Oaks Discussant(s): Jo 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Invited Session: “LOCATING THE FACTORY Murphy–Lawless
IN THE FARM”: FORMS OF INDUSTRIAL Workshop: LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE
AGRICULTURE IN THE CONTEMPORARY “UNSETTLING BODIES”: ETHNOGRAPHIC IN ANTHROPOLOGY
UNITED STATES (Sponsored by C&A) EXPLORATIONS OF SOVEREIGNTY AND Leader(s): Virginia R Dominguez
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Alexander Blanchette, CORPOREALITY
Kendall M Thu Participant(s): Alexander Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Salih C Aciksoz 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Blanchette, Ronald Rich, Brian D Haley, Juan– Participant(s): Kenneth T MacLeish, Salih C
Vicente Palerm, Julie Hogeland, Kendall M Thu Aciksoz, Hisyar Ozsoy, Serap R Sengul Workshop: POETIC WRITING FOR
Discussant(s): E Paul Durrenberger ANTHROPOLOGISTS (Sponsored by SHA)
Invited Session: IMMIGRANTS AND THE NEW Leader(s): Renato I Rosaldo
Invited Session: SPECIES AT SEA: AQUEOUS DIASPORA: WHEN IS CULTURAL? (Sponsored
ANTHROPOLOGIES OF NONHUMAN by CAE) 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
STRANGERS AND COMPANIONS (Sponsored Chair(s): Alfredo J Artiles Organizer(s): Kris
by SCA) Gutierrez Participant(s): Barbara Rogoff, AAA Committee on Practicing Applied and
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Stefan G Helmreich Angela E Arzubiaga, Marjorie Faulstich, Kris Public Interest Anthropology MEETING
Participant(s): Karen Barad, Stefan G Gutierrez
Helmreich, Celia Lowe, Bill M Maurer, Astrid AAA Resource Development Committee
Schrader Discussant(s): Donna J Haraway Invited Session: THE EPISTEMOLOGY OF MEETING
LITERARY ETHNOGRAPHY (Sponsored by
“EVERYTHING WAS DUST AND PANIC”: SHA) 12:15 pm–1:30 pm
CRISIS MOMENTS AND THE PRODUCTION Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kent Maynard
OF SERENDIPITY IN ANTHROPOLOGICAL Participant(s): Melisa (Misha) S Cahnmann– GAD Council for the Anthropology of Jews
RESEARCH Taylor, Michael D Jackson, Kent Maynard, Kirin and Judaism BUSINESS MEETING
Chair(s): Bernard C Perley Organizer(s): Narayan, Renato I Rosaldo Discussant(s): Ruth Chair(s): Marcy Brink–Danan Organizer(s):
Bernard C Perley, Tracey Heatherington Behar, Paul Stoller Matti Bunzl, Marcy Brink–Danan
Participant(s): R Benjamin Penglase, Vilma
Santiago–Irizarry, Bernard C Perley, Ann Marie Poster Session: ANTHROPOLOGY OF WORK CAE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Leshkowich, Tracey Heatherington, Frederic POSTERS Organizer(s): Norma E Gonzalez
Gleach Discussant(s): Regna D Darnell Participant(s): Rebecca J Crosthwait, Rebakah
L Daro NASA STUDENT ORIENTATION TO THE
YOUTH AND THE STRUGGLE FOR ADULTHOOD ANNUAL MEETINGS
IN 21ST CENTURY AFRICA PERFORMANCE, PLACE AND POWER IN Organizer(s): Jason E Miller, Marcy M Hessling
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Daniel C Mains EUROPE
Participant(s): Emily J Margaretten, Daniel Chair(s): Brian A Horne Participant(s): Brian A SAE EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
C Mains, Ana E Schaller de la Cova, Sarah M Horne, Julia Carolino, Elise McCarthy, Toomas Chair(s): Anastasia Karakasidou Organizer(s):
Mathis Discussant(s): Shanti A Parikh Gross, Rozita N Dimova, Franca E Boag, Sascha Goluboff
Nadeen M Thomas
Invited Session: TEACHING ANTHROPOLOGY SEX IN THE SYLLABUS: OPEN FORUM ON
2.0: INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES FOR Poster Session: CAE POSTER SESSION TEACHING THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF SEX
INCORPORATING VISUAL TECHNOLOGIES Chair(s): David L McConnell Participant(s): Chair(s): Anne Bolin Organizer(s): Anne Bolin,
INTO TEACHING AND LEARNING (Sponsored David L McConnell, Craig A Campbell Jr, Sandra Patricia Whelehan Participant(s): Douglas A
by NASA) J Wolf, Leah J Barnum, Dorothy M Taylor, Feldman, Ralph Bolton
Chair(s): Jason E Miller Organizer(s): Jason Maureen K Porter, Thomas Hardy
E Miller, Lakshmi Fjord Participant(s): John Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course
K Trainor, Marc K Hebert, Jennifer Cool, Jen Poster Session: THEATER AND COMMUNITY Interest Group ORGANIZING MEETING
A Cardew, Rebekah Sobel, Joy Marie Sather– ACTIVISM Organizer(s): Jay Sokolovsky
Wagstaff, Riannan Wade Chair(s): Jessica L Rau Participant(s): Jessica
L Rau, Dorothy Abram SANA BOARD MEETING
NEW TECHNOLOGIES, GENDERED MEANINGS Organizer(s): Sandra L Morgen
AND SOCIAL INEQUALITIES INDIGENOUS ADAPTATIONS
Chair(s): Barbara Herr Harthorn Organizer(s): Chair(s): Neal B Keating Participant(s): Neal B NAPA Evaluation Anthropology Interest Group
Barbara Herr Harthorn, Laury Oaks Keating, David L DeHass, Brandon C Ledward, MEETING

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Organizer(s): Jacqueline Copeland–Carson Organizer(s): Paul L Doughty Ferguson, Tyrell C Haberkorn Participant(s):
Hjorleifur R Jonsson, Tyrell C Haberkorn, Erik L
HOW TO WRITE A CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Harms, Jane M Ferguson, Jonathan E Padwe
JOURNAL ARTICLE (Sponsored by SCA) Discussant(s): Mary–Beth Mills
Organizer(s): Kim Fortun Workshop: TEACHING TIPS FROM
WINNERS OF THE AAA/OXFORD PRESS Invited Session: MULTISPECIES SALON II
AIA BUSINESS MEETING UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING AWARD (Sponsored by AES and SCA)
Organizer(s): JoAllyn Archambault (Sponsored by AAA Executive Program Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Eben Kirksey
Committee) Participant(s): Donna J Haraway, Jake
SAC EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING Leader(s): Patricia C Rice, Scott A Lukas Kosek, Agustin Fuentes, Sarah B Franklin
Organizer(s): John R Baker Participant(s): Conrad P Kottak, David W Discussant(s): Celia Lowe, Geoffrey Bowker
McCurdy, Elizabeth J Chin, Richard H Robbins,
SAW EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING Scott A Lukas, Patricia C Rice Invited Session: URBAN SUBJECTS OF VALUE:
Organizer(s): Ann E Kingsolver ETHNOGRAPHY IN THE NEOLIBERALIZING
Workshop: “FIELDWORKS DATA NOTEBOOK”: CITY (Sponsored by SANA and SUNTA)
SHA BOARD MEETING A NEW SOFTWARE PROGRAM FOR WRITING Chair(s): Julian B Brash Organizer(s): Julian B
Organizer(s): Michael Harkin AND MANAGING FIELDNOTES IN A DIGITIZED Brash, Jeffry Maskovsky Participant(s): Julian
WORLD INEXPENSIVELY (Sponsored by B Brash, Arlene Davila, Robert P Fairbanks,
ABA WORKS-IN-PROGRESS MENTORING NAPA) Jeffry Maskovsky, Gayle Rubin Discussant(s):
SESSION Leader(s): Tom Woodward, James Tim M John M Hartigan
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kevin M Foster Wallace
Invited Session: KNORKS AND
SMA AIDS and Anthropology Special Interest Workshop: DESIGNING AND TEACHING MEZZALUNAS: CUTTING EDGES OF FOOD
Group MEETING SUNTA–BASED INTRODUCTORY COURSES STUDIES IN ANTHROPOLOGY (Sponsored by
Chair(s): Vinay R Kamat Organizer(s): Delia E (Sponsored by SUNTA) SAFN)
Easton Leader(s): Robert Rotenberg Chair(s): Rachel E Black Organizer(s): Rachel
E Black, Carole M Counihan Participant(s):
COLLABORATIONS FOR HUMAN 1:30 pm–4:00 pm David I Beriss, Helen Vallianatos, Heather A
SECURITY IN DISASTER ASSISTANCE AND Paxson, Carole M Counihan, Lidia Marte, David
RECONSTRUCTION: ANTHROPOLOGICAL AD EXCUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING Sutton
ENGAGEMENT BEYOND NEOLIBERAL Chair(s): Janet E Levy Organizer(s): Randolph
STRATEGIES (Sponsored by NAPA) J Widmer Invited Session: EXPLORING WORK AND
Organizer(s): Nandini Gunewardena, Mark WORKSCAPES THROUGH NEW MEDIA
A Schuller Participant(s): Gregory V Button, 1:45 pm–3:00 pm (Sponsored by SAW and SVA)
Barbara Rose Johnston, Carolyn R Nordstrom, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Charles R Menzies
Anthony R Oliver Smith, Linda M Whiteford, REVAMPING THE MODERN GIRL IN JAPAN Participant(s): Jens Kjaerulff, Marko A
Joan P Mencher Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Christine R Yano Monteiro, Ann L Davidson, Penny M Howard
Participant(s): Gabriella Lukacs, Laura Discussant(s): Krista M Harper, Peter Biella
Special Panel: URBAN OUTCASTS: A Miller, Christine R Yano, Sabine M Fruhstuck
COMPARATIVE SOCIOLOGY OF ADVANCED Discussant(s): Mariko Tamanoi RELIGION AND THE RELIEF OF SOCIAL
MARGINALITY (Sponsored by AAA Executive SUFFERING IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION
Program Committee) 1:45 pm–3:30 pm Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Jarrett Zigon
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Setha M Low Participant(s): Tunde Komaromi, Mathijs E
Participant(s): Philippe Bourgois, Akhil Gupta, DYNAMICS OF INCLUSION IN Pelkmans, Jarrett Zigon, Katherine R Metzo,
John L Jackson, Setha M Low, Loïc Wacquant COLLABORATIVE ARCHAEOLOGIES Detelina Tocheva Discussant(s): Melissa L
Chair(s): Carol McDavid Organizer(s): Caldwell
AAA Committee for Human Rights OPEN FORUM Christopher Matthews, Carol McDavid
Organizer(s): Victoria D Sanford Participant(s): Chip Colwell–Chanthaphonh, Presidential Invited Session: ANTHROPOLOGY
K Anne Pyburn, Janet Six, Whitney L Battle– PUT TO WORK: A WENNER–GREN
C&A BOARD MEETING Baptiste INTERNATIONAL FORUM
Organizer(s): Benjamin G Blount Chair(s): Les Field Organizer(s): Les Field,
UNDER THE RADAR: ETHNOGRAPHIES OF Richard G Fox Introduction: Richard G Fox
12:15 pm–6:00 pm SUB–NATIONAL FORCES IN MAINLAND Participant(s): Esteban Krotz, Andrew D
SOUTHEAST ASIA Spiegel, Amrit Srinivasan, Joe E Watkins
ASA BOARD AND BUSINESS MEETING Chair(s): Erik L Harms Organizer(s): Jane M Discussant(s): Les Field

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Invited Session: COLLABORATION IN THE OF DIFFERENTIATION IN THE NEW PERFORMING IDENTITY: VISUAL
STUDY OF CHILDHOOD: ANTHROPOLOGICAL BORDERLANDS (Sponsored by ALLA) ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE POLITICAL
PERSPECTIVES ON LEARNING (Sponsored by Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Katherine Bruna, STRATEGIES OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN
SPA and EAS) Stanton E Wortham Introduction: Katherine LATIN AMERICA.
Chair(s): Suzanne Gaskins Organizer(s): Bruna Participant(s): Ryan Evely Gildersleeve, Chair(s): Carlos Y Flores Organizer(s): Angela
Suzanne Gaskins, John A Bock, David F Lancy Katherine Bruna, Sofia A Villenas, Bradley A Torresan Participant(s): Carlos Y Flores, Angela
Introduction: David F Lancy Participant(s): Levinson, Edmund T Hamann Discussant(s): Torresan, Joceny Pinheiro, Carlos Guilherme Do
Kerry M Ossi, Elinor Ochs, Leslie C Moore, Jon Jenelle Reeves Valle Discussant(s): Angela Torresan
M Wolseth Discussant(s): John A Bock, Robert
A LeVine Presidential Invited Session: THE ACADEMY GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND LIFE
AND THE PUBLICS HISTORY: RESEARCH FROM THE FIELD AND
TRANSNATIONAL EXIGENCIES: DEPORTATION Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Participant(s): Paula L LAB
AS SOCIAL EXPERIENCE Sabloff, Jeremy A Sabloff Discussant(s): Nancy Chair(s): John A Bock Participant(s):
Chair(s): Rachel Buff Organizer(s): Rachel Scheper–Hughes, John L Jackson, Linda A Julienne N Rutherford, Courtney Helfrecht,
Buff, Lisa M Knauer Participant(s): Tricia Bennett, Setha M Low John A Bock, Elizabeth A Quinn, Katherine
Gabany–Guerrero, Sunaina Maira, Kate C Sharrock, Charla McCormick, Sara E
E Masley, Rachel Buff, Lisa M Knauer PRODUCING PLACE, SPACE AND MORAL Johnson
Discussant(s): Guillermina G Nunez GEO-GRAPHIES IN THE US–MEXICO
BORDERLANDS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IN HEALTH
CULTURAL CITIZENSHIP, PERSONHOOD AND Chair(s): Jessica A Piekielek Organizer(s): INTERVENTIONS
PARTICIPATION IN THE AMERICAS Jessica A Piekielek, David F Seibert Chair(s): Ruthbeth Finerman Participant(s):
Chair(s): Misha Klein Organizer(s): Misha Participant(s): Maribel L Alvarez, Jessica A Chad T Morris, Rebecca M Langford, John S
Klein, Robert H McLaughlin Introduction: Piekielek, David F Seibert, Thomas E Sheridan, Luque, Ruthbeth Finerman, Amy A Moffat,
Robert H McLaughlin Participant(s): Misha Lawrence J Taylor Patricia Antoniello, Rochelle K Rosen
Klein, Natasha Zaretsky, Theresa Alfaro–
Velcamp, Robert H McLaughlin Discussant(s): BELOW THE RADAR OF STATE POLITICS PERFORMANCE, AGENCY AND THE MEANING
Kathleen M Coll AND MAINSTREAM MEDIA, II: INITIATIVES OF BLACKNESS
FOR PEACE WITH JUSTICE IN ISRAEL/ Chair(s): Nichole D Payne Participant(s):
FOSTERING RESILIENCE IN COUPLED PALESTINE Worku Nida, Linda Williamson Nelson,
HUMAN/NATURAL SYSTEMS Chair(s): Gelya Frank Organizer(s): Gelya Kimberly E Simmons, Nichole D Payne, Marvin
Chair(s): Constanza V Ocampo–Raeder Frank, Steven Rousso–Schindler, Aseel D Sterling, Sheila J Walker
Organizer(s): Flora E Lu, Constanza V Sawalha Participant(s): Lori A Allen, Haim
Ocampo–Raeder Participant(s): Constanza V Beliak, Laure J Bjawi–Levine, Gelya Frank, EPISTEMOLOGIES OF EDUCATION IN VARIED
Ocampo–Raeder, Flora E Lu, Gabriella Valdivia, Jasmin Habib, Zev Kalifon, Anne T Meneley, CULTURAL CONTEXTS
Mark Sorensen, Paul W Leslie Discussant(s): Steven Rousso–Schindler, Moshe Shokeid, Chair(s): Paloma Visscher Participant(s):
William H Durham Abigail Sone, Jess P Weinberg Discussant(s): Paloma Visscher, Janis Massa, Amanda L
Pnina Motzafi–Haller, Amalia Sa’ar, Aseel Holmes, Jaskiran K Dhillon, Joseph J Tobin,
Invited Session: GLOBAL FLOWS: HIP HOP Sawalha Alberto Arenas
CULTURES, YOUTH IDENTITIES AND THE
POLITICS OF LANGUAGE (Sponsored by COLLABORATING WITH THE ENEMY: Poster Session: IDENTITY, TRADITION AND
SLA) PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH WITH CHANGE
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): H Samy Alim FRIENDS AND OTHERS Chair(s): Jessica V Amato Participant(s):
Participant(s): Ian Condry, Jennifer Roth– Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Margaret D LeCompte Jessica V Amato, Mario Alfredo Gonzalez, Paul
Gordon, Cecelia Cutler, Karl F Swinehart, Participant(s): Sheryl A Ludwig, Elias L V McDowell, Faedah M Totah
H Samy Alim Discussant(s): Marcyliena H Martinez, Marlene J Berg, Donna Deyhle,
Morgan Margaret D LeCompte Discussant(s): Sally A GREEN LIFESTYLES, GREEN
Galman COMMODITIES AND GRASSROOTS
PLEASURE IN THE GLOBALIZING CITY ENVIRONMENTALISM
Chair(s): Chad Haines Organizer(s): Clare V FOOD FIGHTS: LOCAL CHALLENGES TO US Chair(s): Tendai Chitewere Participant(s):
Talwalker Participant(s): Rodney W Collins, FOOD COMMODITIES Tendai Chitewere, Daniel E Renfrew, Laura
Clare V Talwalker, Joshua Tucker, Chad Haines Chair(s): Joan Gross, Nancy R Rosenberger M Davis, Hannah Rumble, Eileen M Smith–
Discussant(s): Orin Starn Organizer(s): Joan Gross Participant(s): Joan Cavros
Gross, Sarah E Cunningham, Guadalupe M
Invited Session: LIVING AND LEARNING IN Rodriguez–Gomez, Ayesha Nibbe, Nancy R Poster Session: TEACHING STRATEGIES AND
THE NEW LATINO DIASPORA: DISCOURSES Rosenberger, Tiffany A Rinne THE CULTURE OF COLLEGE SUCCESS

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Participant(s): Maren J Wilson, Lisa M Malley, TARGET: ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH Gmelch


Jacqueline C Robinson Hunsicker MODELS AND METHODS IN AN AGE OF
UNPRECEDENTED CLIMATE CHANGE 2:00 pm –5:00 pm
1:45 pm–5:30 pm (Sponsored by A&E and NAPA)
Chair(s): Susan A Crate Organizer(s): Susan NAPA GOVERNING COUNCIL MEETING
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY AS A Crate Participant(s): Karina Yager, Peter P Organizer(s): Dennis Wiedman, Mary Odell
ANTHROPOLOGY: DIVERSE Schweitzer, Donald R Nelson, Heather Lazrus, Butler
MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES Susan A Crate, Katja Neves, Susan Charnley,
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Pearce Paul Creasman, Amber Wutich, Sara E Alexander, Shirley Fiske, CAE BOARD MEETING
Ben L Ford Participant(s): Andrew T Daniel H De Vries, Laurie J Price Discussant(s): Organizer(s): Norma E Gonzalez
Pietruszka, Frederick H Hanselmann, Pearce Carla Roncoli, Ben Orlove
Paul Creasman, Ben L Ford, Thomas Kurt 2:30 pm–4:00 pm
Knoerl, James P Delgado, Amanda M Evans, THE MULTIPLE VOICES OF JANE HILL
Dominique Rissolo, Gregory D Cook, Rachel L PART I: Chair(s): Jennifer Roth-Gordon AAA Committee on the Status of Women in
Horlings, Filipe V Castro, Michelle Damian Organizer(s): Jennifer Roth-Gordon, Norma Anthropology MEETING
Mendoza-Denton Participant(s): William Chair(s): Carla Guerron–Montero
SOCIALIST AFTERMATHS: PAPERS IN HONOR Hanks, Janet M Chernela, Regna D Darnell,
OF KATHERINE VERDERY Karen Dakin, Ofelia Zepeda, Alexandra Y 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Chair(s): Elizabeth C Dunn Organizer(s): Krista Aikhenvald, Paul V Kroskrity, Laura R Graham,
Hegburg, Elizabeth C Dunn Participant(s): Marcyliena H Morgan, Charles L Briggs, Rudolf Workshop: COLLABORATIVE ETHNOGRAPHY:
Martha Lampland, Robert M Hayden, Pamela L P Gaudio, Ben Rampton Discussant(s): Ana C PROSPECTS AND PROBLEMS (Sponsored by
Ballinger, Emanuela Grama, Elizabeth C Dunn, Zentella NAPA)
Krista Hegburg, David Karjanen, Douglas J PART 2: Chair(s): Norma Mendoza-Denton Leader(s): Luke Eric Lassiter, Elizabeth
Rogers, Katherine M Verdery Discussant(s): Organizer(s): Norma Mendoza-Denton, Jennifer Campbell
Ewa K Hauser Roth-Gordon Participant(s): Bruce Mannheim,
Judith Temkin Irvine, Michael Silverstein, Webb 4:00 pm–5:45 pm
LOST IN TRANSITION: DECOLONIZING Keane, Alessandro Duranti, Susan Gal, Bambi
INDIGENOUS HISTORIES AT THE B Schieffelin, Susan U Philips Discussant(s): GLOBAL QUEER ACTIVISMS AND THE
“PREHISTORIC/COLONIAL” INTERSECTION Asif Agha POLITICS OF “INCLUSION”
THROUGH INCLUSION, COLLABORATION AND Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Naisargi N Dave
ENGAGEMENT 1:45 pm–5:45 pm Participant(s): Naisargi N Dave, Margot Weiss,
Chair(s): Siobhan M Hart Organizer(s): Maxine Brian S Riedel, Gayatri Reddy, Scott Morgensen
H Oland, Siobhan M Hart Participant(s): SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS AND Discussant(s): David Valentine
Siobhan M Hart, Stephen W Silliman, Matthew ANTHROPOLOGY
J Liebmann, Jonathan R Walz, Ann B Stahl, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Arthur D Murphy Invited Session: UNIONS IN THE GLOBAL
Francois G Richard, Alistair G Paterson, Participant(s): Thomas Pluckhahn, Carly L ECONOMY (Sponsored by SAW and CSAS)
Claire E Smith, Maxine H Oland, Enrique Hertz, Arthur D Murphy, Linda J Jencson, Chris Chair(s)/Organizer(s): E Paul Durrenberger
Rodriguez–Alegria, Stacie M King, Steven A McCarty, Christine B Avenarius Participant(s): Steve M Striffler, E Paul
Wernke Discussant(s): Patricia E Rubertone, Durrenberger, Luis L Aguiar, Andrew Herod,
Kent Lightfoot Invited Session: ANTHROPOLOGY EDUCATION David Griffith, Gerrie Casey Discussant(s):
CENTER: A COLLABORATIVE DISCUSSION Sharryn Kasmir
Invited Session: ANTHROPOLOGY AND (Sponsored by AAA Anthropology Education
TRANSGENDER: RETHINKING INCLUSION, Committee) Roundtable Discussion: MOTHERING (IN) THE
COLLABORATION AND ENGAGEMENT Chair(s): Beverly Chiarulli Organizer(s): Colleen FIELD
(Sponsored by AAA Executive Program P Popson Discussant(s): John M Coggeshall, Chair(s): Colleen M Scanlan Lyons
Committee and SOLGA) David Homa, Guven P Witteveen Organizer(s): Carole McGranahan, Colleen M
Chair(s): David Valentine, William L Leap Scanlan Lyons, Laura M Deluca Discussant(s):
Organizer(s): William L Leap, David Valentine, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Carole McGranahan, Louise Lamphere, Donna
Elijah A Edelman Participant(s): Susan Stryker, Goldstein, Alma Gottlieb, L Kaifa Roland, Mary
Stephen Whittle, Masen Davis, Chris Roebuck, AAA Committee on Minority Issues in H Moran, Laura M Deluca
Mara Keisling, William L Leap, Megan E Anthropology MEETING
Davidson, Alexander Lee, Willy Wilkinson, David Invited Session: INCLUSION,
Valentine, Marcia Ochoa, Elijah A Edelman Workshop: ETHNOGRAPHIC FIELD SCHOOLS: COLLABORATION AND ENGAGEMENT IN THE
TECHNIQUES AND TIPS (Sponsored by NAPA) RESEARCH AND PRAXIS OF KAREN BRODKIN
Invited Session: ENGAGING A MOVING Leader(s): James Tim M Wallace, George (Sponsored by SANA and AFA)

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Chair(s): Sandra L Morgen Organizer(s): IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD Chaturvedi, Kristen Drybread, Ozge N Serin,
Sandra L Morgen, Cynthia M Strathmann Chair(s): Sandra T Hyde Organizer(s): Khashayar Beigi, Shahla Talebi Discussant(s):
Participant(s): Carol B Stack, A Lynn Bolles, Mary-Jo Del Vecchio Good, Byron J Good Stefania Pandolfo
Kesha Fikes, Tritia Toyota, David Kamper, Participant(s): Byron J Good, Erica C James,
Lynn M Stephen Discussant(s): Karen Devon E Hinton, Christopher Dole, Mary-Jo Del PUBLIC ANTHROPOLOGY THROUGH CROSS
Brodkin Vecchio Good Discussant(s): Sandra T Hyde, DISCIPLINARY AND CROSS CULTURAL
Sarah K Pinto COLLABORATION, INCLUSION AND
MUSEUM ANTHROPOLOGY: COLLABORATION ENGAGEMENT: “LOOKING FOR ANGOLA” IN
AND ENGAGEMENT IN REPRESENTING IS CROSS–CULTURAL TRAINING A KEY FLORIDA AND THE BAHAMAS
CULTURE AND KNOWLEDGE TO ANTHROPOLOGY’S GLOBAL PUBLIC Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Rosalyn Howard
Chair(s): Robin M DeLugan Organizer(s): ENGAGEMENT? Participant(s): Vickie J Oldham, Uzi Baram,
Rosemary Joyce, Robin M DeLugan, Gwyneira L Chair(s): Analiese M Richard Organizer(s): Rosalyn Howard, Terrance M Weik
Isaac Participant(s): Robin M DeLugan, Doris Laura Bathurst Participant(s): Bruce La Brack,
Maldonado, Gwyneira L Isaac, Howard Morphy, Laura Bathurst, Analiese M Richard, Benjamin CONTACT ZONES II: SITUATING
Christina Kreps Discussant(s): Ana M Alonso, H Bailey Discussant(s): R Michael Paige, Janet LANDSCAPES AMONG GEOPOLITICAL
Rosemary Joyce Bennett RELATIONS, TERRITORIALITIES AND
IDENTITIES
THE LIMITS OF GOVERNMENTALITY IN INTIMATE VIOLENCE, GLOBAL MIGRATION, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Crystal L Fortwangler,
EUROPE SUFFERING AND SURVIVAL Meredith E Dudley Participant(s): Alicia l
Chair(s): Fred Ketchum Organizer(s): Chair(s): Maria Cristina Alcalde Organizer(s): Davis, Meredith E Dudley, Derick A Fay, Pei–yi
Jonah S Rubin, Michal Ran Participant(s): Nia C Parson Participant(s): Madelaine B Guo, Laura C Zanotti Discussant(s): Crystal L
Elizabeth A Kelley, Megan M Foreman, Adelman, Nia C Parson, Emily Mendenhall, Fortwangler
Alexandre B Beliaev, Michal Ran, George Marla Frederick, Haeng–ja Chung
Paul Meiu, Jonah S Rubin Discussant(s): Discussant(s): Mary K Anglin, Mindie Lazarus– ASKING THE EXPERTS: MODERN
Mayanthi L Fernando Black KNOWLEDGE AND THE PRODUCTION OF THE
SOCIAL
Invited Session: DOING AND BEING: STANCE CULTURAL HERITAGE AND HUMAN RIGHTS: A Chair(s): K Sivaramakrishnan Organizer(s):
AND IDENTITY IN INTERACTION (Sponsored CRITICAL VIEW Poornima Paidipaty Participant(s): Ravindran
by SLA) Chair(s): Richard M Leventhal, Brian I Daniels Sriramachandran, Poornima Paidipaty, Antina
Chair(s): Mary Bucholtz Organizer(s): John W Organizer(s): Brian I Daniels Participant(s): von Schnitzler, Sivakumar V Arumugam, Adam
Du Bois, Mary Bucholtz Participant(s): John Neil J Brodie, Ian R Hodder, Christina Luke, H Bund
W Du Bois, Norma Mendoza–Denton, Robin Brian I Daniels, Lynn Meskell, Morag M Kersel,
A Shoaps, Maeve Eberhardt, Mary Bucholtz, Richard M Leventhal Poster Session: ANTHROPOLOGY, ADVOCACY,
Charles Goodwin Discussant(s): Kira Hall AGENCY AND IDENTITY
NEGOTIATING INDIGENOUS AGENDAS: Chair(s): Pamela M Godde, Jonathan S Marion
JEWISH AND MUSLIM NEIGHBORS: PERSPECTIVES ON COLLABORATION Organizer(s): Pamela M Godde, Jonathan S
NARRATIVES OF THE PAST WITH/IN AMERICAN INDIAN Marion, Jerome W Crowder Participant(s):
Chair(s): Oren Kosansky Organizer(s): Alanna COMMUNITIES Rosalyn Hansrisuk, Elana B Marion, Nara K
E Cooper, Sarah F Levin Participant(s): Samuel Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Samuel R Cook Cox, Jessica L Wilson, Jeremy S Huey, Pamela
R Thomas, Alanna E Cooper, Nefissa N Naguib, Participant(s): Samuel R Cook, Karenne M Godde, Jerome W Crowder
Joelle Bahloul, Sarah F Levin, Naomi S Stone Wood, Luke Eric Lassiter, Gus Palmer, James C
Discussant(s): Harvey E Goldberg Woods, Sonya L Atalay, Charles R Menzies ENGAGING IN ETHNOGRAPHY TO INFORM
EDUCATIONAL POLICY FOR EQUITY
Invited Session: SOUND BUSINESS: MUSIC THE AFRICAN DIASPORA AND THE SEARCH Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Maria Timmons Flores
MATTERS IN CONTEMPORARY URBAN FOR HIGHER GROUND Participant(s): Mica Pollock, Clara A Martinez,
POLITICAL ECONOMIES (Sponsored by SAW Chair(s): Derrick Willis Organizer(s): Derrick Kathleen A King, Mary Ann Maslak, Jennifer
and SCA) Willis, Judy V Rosenthal Participant(s): Judy D Lucko, Esperanza De La Vega, Steven M
Chair(s): Jelani K Mahiri, Duncan P Allard V Rosenthal, Derrick Willis, Akissi M Britton Borish
Organizer(s): Jelani K Mahiri, Duncan P Allard, Discussant(s): Andrea P Sankar, Jacalyn D
Marie Abe Participant(s): Marie Abe, Christina Harden Poster Session: ARCHAEOLOGICAL
M Zanfagna, Duncan P Allard, Patricia APPROACHES TO TIME, SPACE AND
Moonsammy Discussant(s): Olga Najera– MODALITIES OF VIOLENCE AND THE MATERIALITY
Ramirez, George Lipsitz EVERYDAY Chair(s): Andrew P Roddick Participant(s):
Chair(s): Shahla Talebi Organizer(s): Ozge N Keith Eppich, Christopher B Wolff, Anna M
POSTCOLONIAL DISORDERS: SUBJECTIVITY Serin, Khashayar Beigi Participant(s): Ruchi Ashbrook, Nicholas Tripcevich, Chester R

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Cain, A Gabriela Castro Gessner, Andrew P Organizer(s): Paige West


Roddick 6:15pm–7:30 pm
6:00 pm–7:30 pm AAA Presidential Session
NEO–LIBERALISM AND AGRARIAN WELCOME RECEPTION
CHANGE: THE STATE, CAPITAL AND RURAL NASA BOARD MEETING HOSTED BY
SOCIETY Organizer(s): Jason E Miller, Marcy M Hessling SETHA M LOW,
Chair(s): Mark A Moberg Participant(s): AAA PRESDENT
Casey Walsh, Nicholas L Babin, Mark SLACA BOARD MEETING
A Moberg, Betty J Harris, Yuson Jung, Chair(s): Andrew L Canessa Organizer(s):
Sasikumar Balasundaram, Anna Marie Gabriela Vargas–Cetina
Nicolaysen
SUNTA BOARD MEETING
AAA ANNUAL BUSINESS
MEETING AND AWARDS
COLLABORATIVE MEDIA (PART 2): VISUAL Organizer(s): David W Haines
CEREMONY
ECONOMIES OF COMMUNITY AND PLACE
Chair(s): Scott M Edmondson Participant(s): SPA BOARD MEETING
Janet I Hecsh, Scott M Edmondson, Sarah R Organizer(s): Ashley E Maynard, Tanya M Luhrmann
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Chair(s): Setha M Low
Taylor, Maryam Kashani, Charles R Menzies
6:15 pm–7:30 pm
NEW DIRECTIONS WITH CORE HEURISTICS IN Franz Boas Award for
POLITICAL ANTHROPOLOGY SVA BOARD MEETING Exemplary Service to
Chair(s): Anush Kapadia Participant(s): Anush Organizer(s): Mary Strong Anthropology
Kapadia, Olaf Zenker, Steven L Gardiner, Maj
Nygaard-Christensen, Dolly Kikon, Susan H AFA BUSINESS MEETING
George Armelagos
Ellison Organizer(s): Cheryl R Rodriguez

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, CONTROL AND ALLA BOARD MEETING


AAA/Oxford University
AGENCY AMONG ADOLESCENT YOUTH Organizer(s): Vilma Santiago–Irizarry
Press Award for
Chair(s): Enora R Brown Participant(s):
Excellence in
Enora R Brown, Kathleen O Elliott, Melinda C&A BUSINESS MEETING Undergraduate Teaching
Gurr, Shayla R Griffin, Sara L Young, Ida Organizer(s): Benjamin G Blount of Anthropology
Fadzillah
AAA Committee on Minority Issues in Paula K Clarke
Poster Session: SOLGA POSTER SESSION Anthropology COMMISSION ON RACE AND
Participant(s): Yu–Ying Hu RACISM IN ANTHROPOLOGY Alfred Vincent Kidder
Chair(s): Yolanda T Moses Organizer(s): Janis Award for Eminence in
GOVERNING THE “GRASSROOTS”: F Hutchinson, Karen Brodkin the Field of American
ETHNOGRAPHIES OF DEVELOPMENT Archaeology
POLITICS CONVERSATIONS ACROSS THE AMERICAS David C Grove
Chair(s): Jessica S Cattaneo Participant(s): (Sponsored by SLACA)
Marcus D Watson, Jessica S Cattaneo, Chair(s): Gabriela Vargas–Cetina Organizer(s):
Nicholas J Long, Kirsten M Brown, Robert R Gabriela Vargas–Cetina, Travis A Du Bry
Anthropology in Media
Lorway, Canay Ozden Participant(s): Kay B Warren, Ramona L
Perez, Fernando Santos–Granero, Hortensia James McKenna
ASA PAPER SESSION Caballero–Arias, Francine F S Saillant
Chair(s): Catherine S Fowler Participant(s):
Catherine S Fowler, Elena Portacolone SANA Network of Concerned Anthropologists
OPEN MEETING
4:00 pm–6:00 pm Chair(s)/Organizer(s): David S Vine
Solon T Kimball Award
SCA EDITORIAL INTERN PROGRAM SANA RECEPTION AND ROAST IN HONOR OF for Public and Applied
Organizer(s): Kim Fortun KAREN BRODKIN Anthropology
Organizer(s): Karen Brodkin Rosita Worl
5:00 pm –7:00 pm
SAFN EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
A&E BOARD MEETING Organizer(s): Barbara A Piperata

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CONSERVATISM: ETHNOGRAPHIC Jeremy F Walton, Genevra F Murray, Ceren


Friday, Nov 21 ENGAGEMENT AND THE SOCIAL, POLITICAL Ozgul, Kabir Tambar Discussant(s): Ayse Parla
AND EMOTIONAL WORLDS OF THE RIGHT
(Sponsored by SEAA) PUBLIC SPACES, PUBLIC SOUNDS
7:30 am–8:45 am Chair(s): Lisa Yoneyama Organizer(s): Chair(s): Charles K Hirschkind Organizer(s):
Nathaniel M Smith, Tomomi Yamaguchi Matt Sakakeeny Participant(s): David E
AfAA BOARD BREAKFAST Introduction: Lisa Yoneyama Participant(s): Novak, Ana M Ochoa, Louise Meintjes, Matt
Organizer(s): Bennetta Jules-Rosette, Nancy P Andrea GArai, Ryo Kawaguchi, Nathaniel M Sakakeeny, Andrew J Eisenberg, Ryan T
Schwartz Smith, Tomomi Yamaguchi Discussant(s): Skinner, Steven Feld
David Leheny
8:00 am–9:00 am Invited Session: EVOLUTIONARY
THE MOVEMENT OF QUEER AFFECT PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTH AND NUTRITION
AAA Finance Committee MEETING Chair(s): Roshanak Kheshti Organizer(s): (Sponsored by EAS)
Roshanak Kheshti, Shaka P McGlotten Chair(s): Dawn B Neill Organizer(s): Brooke A
8:00 am–9:45 am Participant(s): William F Schroeder, Roshanak Scelza Participant(s): Michael S Alvard, Robert
Kheshti, Shaka P McGlotten, Michelle R Baron, J Quinlan, Deborah E Schechter, Brooke A
SYMBOLIC AFFINITIES, PRAGMATIC Juana Maria Rodriguez Discussant(s): William Scelza, Bobbi S Low, Donna L Leonetti, Julia C
ENGAGEMENTS: SHAPING LATIN AMERICAN L Leap Berbesque
ETHNOLOGY THROUGH THE COLLABORATIVE
WORK OF NORMAN AND DOROTHEA SCOTT CONTEMPORARY RURALITIES: LANGUAGE, HUMOR WITHIN AND OUT OF BOUNDS:
WHITTEN, PART I IDENTITY AND PLACE ETHNOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVES ON LUDIC
Chair(s): Linda J Seligmann Organizer(s): Chair(s): Daisy Rosenblum Organizer(s): LIMITS
Michelle C Wibbelsman Participant(s): Linda J Christy Bird Participant(s): Colleen M Chair(s): Christopher E Garces Organizer(s):
Seligmann, Michelle C Wibbelsman, Jennifer A Cotter, Petra S Shenk, Mary A Rose, Michael Jamie Sherman Participant(s): Susan C
Hardin, Kathleen Fine–Dare, Rudi Colloredo– Wroblewski, Daisy Rosenblum, Christy Bird McArver, Otto Santa Ana, Elise A Kramer,
Mansfeld Discussant(s): Mary J Weismantel Discussant(s): Aaron A Fox Suzanne M Menair, Jamie Sherman
Discussant(s): Christopher E Garces
DEBATING POLICIES OF INCLUSION, CHILDREN’S PEER LANGUAGE
COLLABORATION AND ENGAGEMENT WITH SOCIALIZATION: FORMAT–TYING, CODE– THEORY IN PRACTICE: REFLECTING ON THE
CIRCUMCISED AFRICAN WOMEN IN GLOBAL SWITCHING AND IDEOLOGY IN CHILDREN’S TRANSDISCIPLINARY AND TRANSNATIONAL
CAMPAIGNS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE PEER GROUP INTERACTIONS IMPACT OF THE WORK OF JEAN LAVE
Chair(s): Ellen Gruenbaum Organizer(s): Chair(s): Susan M Ervin–Tripp Organizer(s): Chair(s): Carole Nagengast Organizer(s):
Fuambai S Ahmadu, Richard A Shweder Amy Kyratzis Participant(s): Bahar Koymen, Susan Shepler, Raymond June Participant(s):
Introduction: Richard A Shweder Seyda DTarim, Inmaculada M Garcia Erik Axel, Klaus Nielsen, Carsten Osterlund,
Participant(s): Bettina K Shell–Duncan, Sanchez, Amy Kyratzis, Ann–Carita Evaldsson Raymond June, Susan Shepler, Amanda
Heather L Lindkvist Discussant(s): Susan M Ervin–Tripp Lashaw Discussant(s): Jean C Lave

COMMON WORK AND COLLECTIVE INCREDIBLE INDIA: TOURISM, PLACE– NEGOTIATING SELVES: EXPLORING PATHS
EMOTIONS MAKING AND THE IMAGINATION IN SOUTH FROM GIRLHOOD TO WOMANHOOD IN SOUTH
Chair(s): Patrick J Heady Organizer(s): Liesl L ASIA ASIA
Gambold Participant(s): Patrick J Heady, Brian Chair(s): David M Geary Organizer(s): David M Chair(s): Jenny M Huberman Organizer(s):
R Donahoe, Liesl L Gambold, Danning Wang Geary, Tapoja Chaudhuri Participant(s): Tapoja Bambi L Chapin, Jeanne Marecek
Discussant(s): John Leavitt Chaudhuri, Christian A Anderson, Meena R Participant(s): Jenny M Huberman, Jocelyn
Khandelwal, David M Geary, Jason A Rodriguez Marrow, Jeanne Marecek, Bambi L Chapin,
“TRANSBORDER” NETWORKS: Discussant(s): Jenny M Huberman Sandya Hewamanne Discussant(s): Caitrin
ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO Lynch
MIGRATION, MARKETS, ACTIVISM AND Invited Session: ANTHROPOLOGY’S LITTLE
CITIZENSHIP SECRETS (Sponsored by AAA Executive Invited Poster Session: CURRENT STUDIES
Chair(s): Joshua B Fisher Organizer(s): Jennifer Program Committee and NAPA) IN EVOLUTIONARY ANTHROPOLOGY, PART 2
L Erickson Participant(s): Elissa Helms, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Inga E Treitler (Sponsored by EAS)
Kristen E Hudgins, Joshua B Fisher, Tami R Chair(s): Rebecca Bird Organizer(s): Michael
Hill, Jennifer L Erickson, Maurice R Magana ETHNOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVES ON PUBLICS S Alvard Participant(s): Carolyn R Hodges,
Discussant(s): Marc Edelman IN CONTEMPORARY TURKEY Cameron Griffith, Thomas J Flamson, Jonathan
Chair(s): Kabir Tambar Organizer(s): Kabir Stieglitz, Matthew D Bridges, Sarah Mathew,
Invited Session: UNPACKING JAPANESE Tambar, Jeremy F Walton Participant(s): Rebecca Bird

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THE SLIPPERY SPACE OF ANALYTIC BORDERS, MIGRATION AND IDENTITIES M Knauft, Ann G Gold, Sandra C Bamford,
INTERFACE: PARADIGMS OF KNOWLEDGE IN Chair(s): Leela K Tanikella Participant(s): Christopher Krupa, Jerry Jacka, Asli Baykal,
ETHNOGRAPHY Victoria M Phaneuf, Tomomi J Emoto, Judith Holly Wardlow, Joanna Davidson, Paige West,
Chair(s): Amanda T Snellinger Organizer(s): Boruchoff, Mary E Haycox, Yuka Mizutani, Gaston R Gordillo Discussant(s): Joel L
Amanda T Snellinger, Peter Graif Leela K Tanikella Robbins, Stuart Kirsch, James G Ferguson
Participant(s): Mark Turin, Susan F Hirsch,
Ana M Wandless, Averill J Leslie, Peter Graif, ROUTES, ROADBLOCKS AND RESIDENCE: Invited Session: CRITICAL ETHNOGRAPHIC
Amanda T Snellinger Discussant(s): David H SITUATING AND CHALLENGING COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVES ON THE WAR IN IRAQ
Holmberg IN EUROPE (Sponsored by APLA and MES)
Chair(s): Maja Hojer Participant(s): Dimitrios Chair(s): Antonius C Robben Organizer(s):
LOCAL IDENTITY, NEOLIBERALISM AND THE Dalakoglou, Jennifer D Carlson, Lisa Dikomitis, Jeffrey A Sluka, Antonius C Robben
REGULATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN Eddy Plasquy, Maja Hojer, Jesse O Harasta Participant(s): Jeffrey A Sluka, William O
CHILE Beeman, Allen Feldman, Francisco Ferrandiz,
Chair(s): Frederick J Conway Organizer(s): COLLABORATIVE MEDIA (PART 1): ENGAGING Matthew C Gutmann, Hugh Gusterson, Alex
Anton T Daughters Participant(s): Juan C YOUTH, STORIES AND CITIES Hinton, Catherine Lutz, Joseba Zulaika,
Skewes, Frederick J Conway, Ana Pitchon, Chair(s): Elizabeth A Landesberg Carolyn R Nordstrom, Julie Peteet, Robert
Anton T Daughters, Anita Carrasco Participant(s): Elizabeth A Landesberg, A Rubinstein, Nancy Scheper–Hughes
Discussant(s): William L Alexander Karoline Truchon, Jennifer M Wolowic, Patricia Discussant(s): Robert Borofsky, Marshall D
Feindel Sahlins
SOUTHERN AFRICA AND THE UN
DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF Poster Session: MATERNAL AND CHILD DISCOURSES OF DISTANCE AMONG THE
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: HOW CAN HEALTH AND HEALTH BEHAVIOR IN CLINICAL MAYA
INTERNATIONAL MECHANISMS WORK IN AND COMMUNITY SETTINGS Chair(s): Cameron L McNeil Organizer(s):
LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND CONTEXTS? Participant(s): Roberta D Baer, Meredith A Timothy W Pugh, Cameron L McNeil
Chair(s): Megan Biesele Organizer(s): Jackson, Linda Anne Rebhun, Lianne Straus, Participant(s): Alexandre A Tokovinine,
Jennifer Hays Introduction: Megan Biesele Renee S Hosang, Juan C Valdez Katherine A Miller, Marlene S Linville, Zachary
Participant(s): Robert K Hitchcock, Sidsel X Hruby, Cameron L McNeil, Ellen E Bell, Lisa J
Saugestad, Renee Sylvain, Rodney Hopson, CONTESTED SPACES AND PLACES IN A Lucero, Kathryn E Sampeck, Scott E Simmons,
Jennifer Hays LANDSCAPE OF GLOBALIZATION Yuko Shiratori, Timothy W Pugh, Johanna Kufer,
Chair(s): Belinda Leach Participant(s): Jesse Betty B Faust
Invited Session: UNDERSTANDING AND S Mumm, Mieka Brand, Claudine M Pied,
NEGOTIATING RACISM IN ANTHROPOLOGY Belinda Leach, Kelly M Ernst Presidential Invited Session: ADVANCING
(Sponsored by ABA) INDIGENOUS SCHOLARS AND SCHOLARSHIP
Chair(s): Kalfani Nyerere Ture Organizer(s): SCHOOLS AND IMMIGRANT SELVES IN ANTHROPOLOGY THROUGH LANGUAGE
Kalfani Nyerere Ture Participant(s): Alisha R IN THE CONTEXT OF CONTEMPORARY AND CULTURE REVITALIZATION RESEARCH
Winn, Aimee M Cox, Beatriz Morales, Nicole D GLOBALIZATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: CREATING
Truesdell, Sam Beck, A Lynn Bolles Chair(s): Anita P Chikkatur Participant(s): A BETTER KIND OF ANTHROPOLOGY
Anita P Chikkatur, Andrew I Epstein, Ameena (Sponsored by CAE)
RECIPROCITY AND CO–CONSTRUCTION Ghaffar–Kucher, Eleni Theodorou, Alba–Lucy Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Perry Gilmore,
OF KNOWLEDGE: THE EXPERIENCE OF Guerrero, Shabnam Koirala–Azad Ofelia Zepeda Introduction: Perry Gilmore
MENTORSHIP BETWEEN INDIGENOUS AND Participant(s): Larry L Kimura, Beth R Leonard,
NON–INDIGENOUS SCHOLARS 8:00 am–10:00 am Sheilah E Nicholas, Catherine A Edmonds,
Chair(s): Bryan M Brayboy Organizer(s): Walkie Charles, Maxine R Baptiste, Phillip Cash
Christine P Sims, Mary Eunice Romero–Little, Workshop: THE THRILLS (AND CHILLS) OF Cash, Kathy R Sikorski, Tracy M Williams, Hiapo
Marilee Coles–Ritchie Introduction: Christine TAKING STUDENTS ABROAD (Sponsored by K Perreira Discussant(s): Bryan M Brayboy,
P Sims Participant(s): Mary Eunice Romero– SHA) Lawrence D Kaplan, Ofelia Zepeda
Little, Christine P Sims, Marilee Coles–Ritchie Leader(s): Lynn A Meisch, Jeanne Simonelli
Discussant(s): Donna Boynton, Walkie IMAGINED FUTURES AND LIMITED
Charles 8:00 am–11:45 am PRESENTS: ENGAGING PARENTING AND
INEQUALITY IN CONTEMPORARY NORTH
Poster Session: ARCHAEOLOGIES OF DECLINE: DETERIORATION AMID AMERICA
HERITAGE AND HISTORY EXPECTATIONS OF PROGRESS Chair(s): Sallie S Han Organizer(s): Tina M
Participant(s): Andrew Duff, Alison E Rautman, Chair(s): Bruce M Knauft Organizer(s): Jerry Lee, Nicole D Laborde Participant(s): Diane M
Christopher R Lindner, Katherine Shakour, Jacka, Bruce M Knauft Participant(s): Ryan Hoffman, Jenny R Leon, Sarah Lipinoga, Nicole
Kristrina A Shuler Schram, Patience Sindani Kabamba, Bruce S Berry, Eve L Tulbert, Susan M Barrow, Tina

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M Lee, Paul Spicer, Nicole D Laborde, Sallie S WELCOME BRUNCH FOR EMPLOYER EXPO Participant(s): Hudita N Mustafa, Samuli
Han Discussant(s): Linda L Layne, Charlotte R PARTICIPANTS Schielke, Adeline Masquelier, Marloes Janson,
Faircloth Filippo Osella, Magnus Marsden Discussant(s):
10:00 am–12:00 pm Linda A Herrera
Invited Session: COLLABORATIONS,
EXPERIMENTS AND CARE: AT THE Workshop: EVALUATION ANTHROPOLOGY IN Invited Session: NEW LANDSCAPES OF
FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE THE FIELD: APPLICATION IN CASE STUDY AMERICAN INEQUALITY (Sponsored by AES)
(Sponsored by SMA and GAD) EVALUATION (Sponsored by NAPA) Chair(s): Jane L Collins Organizer(s): Jane L
Chair(s): Christopher A Furlow, João Biehl Leader(s): Lenora Bohren, Susan E Squires, Collins, Micaela di Leonardo Participant(s):
Organizer(s): João Biehl, Alexandra A Choby Mary Odell Butler Micaela di Leonardo, Amal Hassan Fadlalla,
Participant(s): Linda F Hogle, Claire L Roger N Lancaster, Melissa A Checker, Ana
Somerville, Marcia C Inhorn, Alexandra A Workshop: DESIGNING ANTHROPOLOGICAL Croegaert Discussant(s): Michael J Watts
Choby, Angela N Garcia, Vincanne Adams, “BOUNDARY OBJECTS”: HOW TO
Betsey B Brada, Jessica M Mulligan, Stefan COMPELLINGLY AND EFFECTIVELY Invited Session: WIND OVER WATER: AN
Ecks, Clara Y Han Discussant(s): Michael MJ VISUALIZE ANTHROPOLOGICAL DATA FOR ANTHROPOLOGY OF MIGRATION FROM AN
Fischer, Adriana M Petryna HETEROGENEOUS AUDIENCES (Sponsored by EAST ASIAN SETTING (Sponsored by AAA
NAPA) Executive Program Committee)
AGRICULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY IN Leader(s): Elizabeth D Tunstall, Hugh Dubberly Chair(s)/Organizer(s): David W Haines
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: INCLUDING Participant(s): Jijiao Zhang, Shinji Yamashita,
THE LOCAL, ENGAGING THE GLOBAL 10:00 am–4:00 pm Eunshil Kim, Keiko Yamanaka, Jeremy S Eades,
Chair(s): Todd A Crane Organizer(s): Todd A David W Haines
Crane, Carla Roncoli Participant(s): William NAPA EMPLOYER EXPOSITION
Derman, Florencia G Palis, Hari B Gurung, Organizer(s): Dennis Wiedman, Cathleen E SCALES OF INTERACTION BETWEEN PEOPLE
Todd A Crane, Carla Roncoli, Nicole D Peterson, Crain AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT IN THE SOUTHERN
Deborah S Rubin, Anita Spring, Sarah G Grant, MAYA LOWLANDS OF BELIZE, CENTRAL
Kimberly D Hedrick, Kiho Kim, Eugene N 10:15 am–12:00 pm AMERICA
Anderson Discussant(s): Robert E Rhoades, Chair(s): Liza M Grandia Organizer(s): Sean
William M Loker GENDER AND POLITICS FROM A FEMINIST S Downey, David G Buck Participant(s): Maia
ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE Campbell, David G Buck, Sean S Downey, Rick
8:30 am–10:30 am Chair(s): Patricia J Higgins Organizer(s): Carol Stepp, Shoshaunna P Parks, James Stinson
C Mukhopadhyay, Damla Isik Participant(s): Discussant(s): Richard R Wilk
AAA Committee on the Future of Print and Carol C Mukhopadhyay, Hugh Gladwin, Melissa
Electronic Publishing MEETING S Fisher, Damla Isik, Nicole W Fabricant Invited Session: MATTERS OF LIFE
Discussant(s): Cheryl R Rodriguez AND DEATH: TOWARDS A PHYSICAL
9:00 am–11:00 am ANTHROPOLOGY OF INCLUSION,
GLOBAL COMINGS OF AGE: ELDERS, COLLABORATION AND ENGAGEMENT
Anthropology News CONTRIBUTING EDITORS’ GENERATIONS AND LATE LIFE IN THE 21ST (Sponsored by BAS)
BREAKFAST CENTURY Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Debra L Martin
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Roger Sanjek Participant(s): Trudy R Turner, George J
9:00 am–12:00 pm Participant(s): Sarah E Lamb, Lisa Cliggett, Armelagos, Daniel C Benyshek, David A
Caroline J Oliver, Roger Sanjek Discussant(s): Himmelgreen, Ventura R Perez, Debra L Martin
AAA Section Assembly MEETING Jay Sokolovsky Discussant(s): Leslie C Aiello
Chair(s): Florence Babb
WORK, GENDER AND IDENTITY IN A GLOBAL VISIONS OF THE PAST: HISTORY,
9:00 am–5:00 pm CONTEXT BIOGRAPHY AND A COLLABORATIVE VISUAL
Chair(s): Sarah A Marion Participant(s): ANTHROPOLOGY
Workshop: TEXT ANALYSIS: SYSTEMATIC Amalia Sa’ar, Jessica A Chelekis, Ayami Chair(s): Oscar F Gil Organizer(s): Ritu G
METHODS FOR ANALYZING QUALITATIVE Nakatani, Sarah A Marion, Tomomi Naka Khanduri Participant(s): Oscar F Gil, Jana
DATA (Sponsored by SAS) Discussant(s): Jim Weil Fortier, Ritu G Khanduri, Janet A Hoskins,
Leader(s): Clarence C Gravlee, Amber Wutich Samuel J Redman Discussant(s): Kamran A Ali
Invited Session: RETHINKING ISLAM AND
9:30 am–11:00 am MUSLIM YOUTH CULTURE (Sponsored by SAR Invited Session: DRESS, PERFORMANCE AND
and AfAA) SOCIAL ACTION IN AFRICA (Sponsored by
AAA Committee on Practicing, Applied Chair(s): Benjamin F Soares Organizer(s): AfAA and SUNTA)
and Public Interest Anthropology Benjamin F Soares, Marloes Janson Chair(s): Karen Tranberg Hansen Organizer(s):

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Karen Tranberg Hansen, D Soyini Madison Good, Laurence J Kirmayer Jessica E Price, Mark R Luborsky, Toni J
Participant(s): Misty L Bastian, Karen Tranberg Copeland
Hansen, Yolanda D Covington–Ward, Elisha LAW, CUSTOM AND THE
P Renne, DSoyini Madison Discussant(s): COMMENSURABILITY OF DECIDABILITY ETHICS AND POLITICS OF
Joanne B Eicher Chair(s): Niklas Hultin Organizer(s): Niklas ANTHROPOLOGICAL ENGAGEMENT
Hultin, Kristin C Doughty Participant(s): Kristin Chair(s)/Introduction: E J Ford Participant(s):
Invited Session: ISSUES IN HUMANS AS C Doughty, Livia Holden, Niklas Hultin, Karen E J Ford, Mantas Kvedaravicius, Edward
COOPERATIVE BREEDERS (Sponsored by SAS) E Smid, Katherine Lemons, Christy K Schuetze Sankowski, Madeline Landau, Kristin B Sandvik
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Barry S Hewlett Discussant(s): Janet Roitman
Participant(s): Courtney L Meehan, Adam H AUTHORITARIANISM AND THE POLITICS OF
Boyette, Alyssa N Crittenden, Barry S Hewlett, PROBLEMATIZING AGENCY IN CHILD FORCE
Shane J Macfarlan Discussant(s): Sarah B Hrdy CIRCULATION AND SOCIAL REPRODUCTION Chair(s)/Introduction: Zongze Hu
Chair(s): Megan B McCullough Organizer(s): Participant(s): Zongze Hu, S George
ENCOUNTERS WITH SPIRITS OR OTHER Megan B McCullough, A Katherine Lambert– Vincentnathan, Miguel A Montoya, Pak Nung
EXTRAORDINARY BEINGS: TOWARDS A NEW Pennington Participant(s): Ramona L Wong, Nicholas M Copeland, Heather Settle
PARADIGM Perez, Lea E Pickard, Megan B McCullough,
Chair(s): Joan D Koss–Chioino Organizer(s): Veronica Miranda Discussant(s): Jessaca B Poster Session: THE ARTS AND AESTHETICS
Joan D Koss–Chioino, Marlene Dobkin de Leinaweaver, Jon M Wolseth OF RACE MAKING
Rios Participant(s): David J Hufford, Marlene Participant(s): Arnold Perey, Kyshawn T Hooks,
Dobkin de Rios, Joan D Koss–Chioino, Bonnie ANIMAL SUBJECTS: EXPLORING THE Bethany Meadows
K Glass–Coffin, Antonia C Mills, Evgenia Fotiou SHIFTING GROUND OF HUMAN/ANIMAL
Discussant(s): Edith L Turner RELATIONSHIPS Poster Session: HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Amanda L Moore EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE
ANTHROPOLOGY IN THE AFTERMATH OF Participant(s): Josh Wisniewski, James J Chair(s): Carl W McCabe Participant(s): Dawn
WAR: POLITICS, RELIGION AND CIVIL Siegel, Natalie C Hansen, Regina W Luna, B Neill, Peter B Gray, Ethan E Cochrane, Stacey
SOCIETY IN BOSNIA–HERZEGOVINA Carlos G Garcia–Quijano, Etienne Benson, L Rucas, Carolynn L Fitterer, Rikki B Murphy,
Chair(s): Andrew Gilbert Organizer(s): Peter Amanda L Moore Alissa A Miller, Cynthia J Marquez, Kersti M
A Locke, Emira Ibrahimpasic, Adam Moore Harter, Michelle R Dillon, Michelle A Kline,
Introduction: Andrew Gilbert Participant(s): ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE IN HIGHER Daniel Hruschka, Jordan Serin, Henry F Lyle,
Emira Ibrahimpasic, Kirstin Swagman, Peter EDUCATION: MIXED METHODS AND Carl W McCabe
A Locke, Adam Moore, Daniel S Hammer INTERDISCIPLINARY INQUIRY
Discussant(s): Elissa Helms Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kathryn M Borman, CULTURAL TOURISM: CASE STUDIES FROM
Susan Chanderbhan Forde Participant(s): THE AMERICAS
INDIGENOUS SUBJECTS, DIABETES, RIGHTS Kathryn M Borman, Susan Chanderbhan Chair(s): Howard C Kress Participant(s):
AND ADVOCACY PRACTICES Forde, Bridget A Cotner, Jason E Miller, Arland Jennifer P Mathews, Jennifer A Goett,
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Francoise Dussart, Nguema Ndong, Chrystal A Smith, Cassandra Christopher A Loperena, Paul B Bick, Katherine
Daniela Heil Participant(s): Mariana L Ferreira, L Workman A Faust, Howard C Kress
Maureen T Schwarz, Alan Cass, Naomi Adelson
Discussant(s): Noel J Chrisman RE–SIGNIFYING AND RE–PRESENTING 12:15 pm–1:30 pm
POLITICAL STRUGGLES IN THE MIDDLE EAST
CONTACT ZONES: RESEARCHING, Chair(s): Zainab M Saleh Participant(s): Fadi SEAA EXECUTIVE BOARD
THEORIZING AND WRITING LANDSCAPE A Bardawil, Danny Kaplan, Zainab M Saleh, Organizer(s): Laurel Kendall
ETHNOGRAPHY Nathalie M Peutz, Nerina Weiss, Bayard E
Chair(s): Felice S Wyndham Organizer(s): Lyons, Ramazan Aras NASA BUSINESS MEETING
Laura A Ogden Participant(s): Laura A Ogden, Chair(s): Jason E Miller Organizer(s): Jason E
Susanne Kuehling, Cynthia T Fowler, Yoshitaka COPING WITH TRAUMA IN POST–CONFLICT Miller, Marcy M Hessling
Ota, Genese M Sodikoff, Felice S Wyndham SOCIETIES
Discussant(s): Jim Igoe Chair(s): Sharon A Abramowitz Participant(s): SAE BUSINESS MEETING
Kathryn J Azevedo, Erin Finley, Sharon A Chair(s): Anastasia Karakasidou Organizer(s):
LEGACIES OF VIOLENCE: MEMORY, Abramowitz, Nadia El–Shaarawi, Brian P Tyler Sascha Goluboff
SYMPTOM, INTERVENTION
Chair(s): Devon E Hinton Organizer(s): Devon HIV/AIDS PREVENTION AND TREATMENT IN SMA BUSINESS MEETING
E Hinton, Alex Hinton Participant(s): Alexandra AFRICA Organizer(s): Carolyn Sargent
M Argenti, Uli Linke, Robert B Lemelson, Chair(s): Mark R Luborsky Participant(s): Kaja
Christopher C Taylor Discussant(s): Byron J Tretjak, Sophie S K Kotanyi, Daniel T Halperin, AAA Human Sexuality and Anthropology

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Interest Group BUSINESS MEETING Borofsky CAMERA AND PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS, PART
Organizer(s): Hulya Demirdirek 1 (Sponsored by SVA)
ABA BUSINESS MEETING Leader(s): Jonathan S Marion, Jerome W
MES Event: TEACHING ANTHROPOLOGY OF Organizer(s): Dana–Ain Davis Crowder
THE MIDDLE EAST
Organizer(s): Fida J Adely ALLA BUSINESS METTING AAA Workshop: HOW TO FIND AN ACADEMIC
Organizer(s): Vilma Santiago–Irizarry JOB
BAS EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING Leader: Lynne Goldstein
Organizer(s): Trudy R Turner EAS BOARD MEETING
Organizer(s): Patricia C Draper 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
SAS EXECUTIVE BOARD
Organizer(s): John B Gatewood CAE Open Forum: EDUCATIONAL POLICY Workshop: KAES: THE NEW PARADIGM IN
IMPLEMENTATION: FOLLOW UP ON 2007 KINSHIP ANALYSIS (Sponsored by SAS)
SANA BUSINESS MEETING REPORTS Leader(s): Murray J Leaf, Dwight W Read,
Organizer(s): Sandra L Morgen Chair(s): Norma E Gonzalez Organizer(s): Michael M J Fischer
Edmund T Hamann Participant(s): Mica
SOLGA BOARD MEETING Pollock, Teresa L McCarty, Bryan M Brayboy, 1:45 pm–3:30 pm
Organizer(s): Martin F Manalansan Perry Gilmore
Invited Session: REINVENTING GOVERNANCE
AAA Commission on World Anthropologies SPA ETHOS EDITORIAL BOARD MEETING IN CHINA: RATIONALITIES, STRATEGIES AND
COMMISSION LAUNCH: A SPECIAL EVENT Organizer(s): Ashley E Maynard, Janet D Keller PRACTICES (Sponsored by SEAA)
WITH WCAA Chair(s): Susan Greenhalgh Organizer(s):
Chair(s): Ida S Susser, Fran Rothstein THE ETHICS OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL Frank N Pieke, Lisa M Hoffman Participant(s):
Organizer(s): Ida S Susser, Mwenda Ntarangwi FIELDWORK IN LATIN AMERICA (Sponsored Susan Greenhalgh, Frank N Pieke, Lisa M
Participant(s): Chandana Mathur, Mwenda by SLACA) Hoffman, Luigi Tomba, David M Bray
Ntarangwi, Frances Rothstein, Gustavo Lins Organizer(s): Luise Margolies, Jeffrey
Ribeiro, World Council of Anthropological Ehrenreich Presidential Invited Session: RETHINKING
Associations Special Guests RACE: BIOLOGY, GENES AND CULTURE
AAA Scholarly Communication Interest Group Chair(s)/Organizer(s): John M Hartigan
NAPA Design and Anthropology Special BUSINESS AND PLANNING MEETING Participant(s): John M Hartigan, Sandra S
Interest Group COMMITEE MEETING Organizer(s): Lynne M Schmelz, Myra L Appel Lee, Linda M Hunt, Clarence C Gravlee, Ron B
Organizer(s): Elizabeth D Tunstall Eglash, Christopher W Kuzawa
APLA NGO and Nonprofit Interest Group
CMA BUSINESS MEETING MEETING Presidential Invited Session: THE
Organizer(s): Alex Barker Organizer(s): Mark A Schuller INDIGENOUS FUTURES OF MUSEUM
ANTHROPOLOGY
AIA BOARD MEETING CAE WORKS–IN–PROGRESS DISCUSSION Chair(s): Dorothy T Lippert Organizer(s): Chip
Organizer(s): JoAllyn Archambault Organizer(s): Kris Gutierrez Colwell–Chanthaphonh, Dorothy T Lippert
Participant(s): Antonio R Chavarria, Ann
MES BOARD MEETING AAA Committee for Human Rights ADVOCACY McMullen, John Beaver, Karl A Hoerig, Stephen
Organizer(s): William O Beeman TRAINING Loring, Wendy G Teeter, Emil Her Many Horses
Organizer(s): Victoria D Sanford
AAA Interest Group for the Anthropology of Invited Session: GOSSIP, RUMOR AND
Public Policy BUSINESS MEETING AAA Executive Program Committee FILM SCANDAL: ENGAGING IN PUBLIC MATTERS
Chair(s): Janine R Wedel Organizer(s): Gregory TRIBUTE TO DAVID MAYBURY–LEWIS (Sponsored by SLA)
M Feldman, Janine R Wedel Chair(s): Jack Sidnell Organizer(s): Alejandro
12:30 pm–1:30 pm Paz, Jack Sidnell Participant(s): Christopher
NAPA MEMBERSHIP SPEAK OUT Ball, Jennifer L Jackson, John F Thiels, Shaylih
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Madelyn A Iris SUNTA EDITORIAL BOARD MEETING II R Muehlmann, Jack Sidnell, Alejandro Paz
Organizer(s): David W Haines, Petra Y Discussant(s): John B Haviland
HELPING OTHERS IN THEIR TERMS Kuppinger
(Sponsored by SPA) Invited Session: THE SQUEAKY WHEEL
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Robert Borofsky 1:00 pm–3:00 pm SQUEAKS AGAIN: REFLECTIONS ON THE
Participant(s): Gavin Newsom, Nancy STATUS OF WOMEN IN ANTHROPOLOGY
Scheper–Hughes, Philippe Bourgois, Robert Workshop: PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE FIELD: (AAA Committee on the Status of Women in

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Anthropology) ARTICULATING SYMBOLIC/POLITICAL/ OTHER” (Sponsored by NASA)


Chair(s): Carla Guerron–Montero Organizer(s): TECHNOLOGICAL REPRESENTATIONS OF Participant(s): Melissa A Stevens, Bryce J
Keri Brondo, Catherine P Kingfisher NATURE Peake, Seth T Palmer, D Seth Murray, Steven I
Introduction: Carla Guerron–Montero Chair(s): Benedict J Colombi Organizer(s)/ Garte–Wolf, Valerie V Feria–Isacks
Discussant(s): Joan M Gero, Adrienne L Introduction: Kristina Tiedje Participant(s):
Zihlman, Naomi Quinn, Louise Lamphere Lisa L Gezon, Nicolas Ellison, Charles Zerner, Invited Session: BRICKS, BLOGS AND
James B Greenberg Discussant(s): Paige West, BUNGALOWS: REDEFINING LEISURE,
THE INTERPLAY OF THE SENSES: Paul F Robbins REINVENTING SELF (Sponsored by NASA)
REINTEGRATING POETICS INTO LINGUISTIC Chair(s): Lisa Bintrim Participant(s): Lisa
IDEOLOGY, LINGUISTIC RELATIVITY AND DECONSTRUCTING THE MYTH OF Bintrim, Amelia M Moore, Maria T Brodine
IDENTITY “TRADITIONAL” RESEARCH
Chair(s): Gus Palmer Organizer(s): Anthony K Chair(s): Joan P Webster Organizer(s): Patrick E BUREAUCRATIC ATTACHMENTS
Webster, Sean P O’Neill Participant(s): Lev D Marlow Participant(s): Joan P Webster, Patrick Chair(s)/Introduction: Jerome Whitington
Michael, Sean P O’Neill, Anthony K Webster, E Marlow, Laura Henry-Stone, Sabine Siekmann Participant(s): Jerome Whitington, Seth
Janis B Nuckolls Discussant(s): David W A Curley, Aurora Donzelli, Medea K Csoba
Samuels, Gus Palmer REPRESENTING EXPERIENCE AND DeHass
PERCEPTION THROUGH ETHNOGRAPHIC
Invited Session: TOWARD CRITICAL MEDIA PRACTICE PERSPECTIVES ON COLLABORATION AND
COLLABORATIVE AND RECIPROCAL Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Diana K APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGIES
RESEARCHES (Sponsored by SAC and SHA) Allan Participant(s): Verena Paravel, Stephanie Chair(s): Rachel Douglas–Jones Participant(s):
Chair(s): Caroline B Brettell Organizer(s): Luke Spray, JP Sniadecki, Emily Zeamer, Diana K Rachel Douglas–Jones, Richard L Warren,
Eric Lassiter, Stephen D Glazier Participant(s): Allan Discussant(s): Christopher Pinney Catherine Trundle, Julie S Armin, Mikel M
Stephen D Glazier, Helen A Regis, Elizabeth Hogan, Patricia P Kingori, Velana A Huntington
Campbell, Luke Eric Lassiter, Joanne REFRAMING BIOCULTURAL RESEARCH:
Rappaport Discussant(s): Caroline B Brettell INTEGRATING SYMBOLIC AND MATERIALIST NAMING AND SEXUAL POLITICS: QUEER
APPROACHES IDENTITIES IN A GLOBAL WORLD
Invited Session: COOPERATION IN ECONOMIC Chair(s): Ernesto Ruiz Organizer(s): Edgar A Chair(s): Jordan H Kraemer Participant(s):
AND SOCIAL LIFE (Sponsored by AAA Amador Participant(s): Ernesto Ruiz, Elizabeth Gregory C Mitchell, Sarah E Page–Chan,
Executive Program Committee) J Danforth, Racine Marcus Brown, Kent M Katja Sarajeva, Elizabeth R Busbee, Robert F
Chair(s): Gracia Clark Organizer(s): Robert C Johnson, Mallorie A Hatch, Edgar A Amador Phillips, Jordan H Kraemer
Marshall Participant(s): Gracia Clark, Albert Discussant(s): David A Himmelgreen
A Duncan, Rahul C Oka, James M Acheson, TEACHER BELIEFS AND PRACTICES:
Carolyn K Lesorogol, Robert C Marshall ENGAGEMENT WITH ART AND TECHNOLOGY NARRATIVE OF IDENTITY AND PEDAGOGY
Chair(s): Joshua P Feola Participant(s): Joshua Chair(s): Katherine Schultz Participant(s):
Invited Session: COGNITIVE ANTHROPOLOGY P Feola, Shelia Pozorski, Ruben G Mendoza, Katherine Schultz, Christopher Lawrence,
METHODS IN MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Louis W Fortin, Jeb J Card, Amy J Hirshman Jennifer Adair, Alfredo J Artiles, Sally A Galman,
RESEARCH (Sponsored by SAS) Steve Bialostok
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Margo-Lea Hurwicz Poster Session: THE MANY THREADS
Participant(s): Lynn M Sibley, Jon A Poehlman, OF ENGAGEMENT IN BIOLOGICAL Poster Session: ANTHROPOLOGY &
David P Kennedy, Margo-Lea Hurwicz, Gery W ANTHROPOLOGY ENVIRONMENT
Ryan Chair(s): Laurie M Kauffman Participant(s): Chair(s): Douglas W Hume Participant(s):
Laurie M Kauffman, Sarah Etheridge, Scherry Douglas W Hume, Annika Ericksen, Mark
Invited Session: INTEGRATING “LOCAL” Momin Moritz, Matthew J Minarchek, Nicholas C Kawa,
AND “WESTERN” PSYCHOTHERAPIES: Jacqueline Martinez
PROSPECTS FOR DISCIPLINARY AND YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT: FOOD, DISCOURSE
CLINICAL COLLABORATION (Sponsored by AND IDENTITY IN MEXICO AND CUBA TECHNOLOGIES, ANIMALS, PLANTS AND THE
SMA and SPA) Chair(s): Hanna F Garth Organizer(s): HUMAN AGENTS WHO CARE ABOUT THEM
Chair(s): Tanya M Luhrmann Organizer(s): Hanna F Garth, Jena Barchas Lichtenstein Chair(s): Kent A Wayland Participant(s):
Carolyn Sargent, Tanya M Luhrmann Participant(s): Lauren A Wynne, Dvera I Selma Sabanovic, Kent A Wayland, Jeffrey C
Participant(s): Carolyn M Smith–Morris, Saxton, Elizabeth T Newman, Jena Barchas Kaufmann, Susan M Kahn, Akio Tanabe, Yuka
Carolyn Sargent, Joseph P Gone, Tanya M Lichtenstein, Hanna F Garth Discussant(s): Suzuki
Luhrmann, Stefania Pandolfo, Rebecca J Lester Lauren (Robin) H Derby
Discussant(s): Lawrence Cohen 1:45 pm–5:30 pm
Invited Poster Session: ALL INCLUSIVE?
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CONSERVATIVE SETTINGS Goldstein Participant(s): Donna Goldstein, Teeman Participant(s): Amy J Lonetree, Tracey
Chair(s): Catherine P Kingfisher Organizer(s): Mary M Cameron, Peter A de Schweinitz, Maria L Pierre, Elizabeth E Coahran, Diane L Teeman,
Catherine P Kingfisher Participant(s): Christine E Epele, Christina Hunger, Puneet K C Sahota, Edith Thomas, Deana D Dartt–Newton
W Gailey, Theresa L McCarthy, Michelle A Guita G Debert, Magdalena Edyta Stawkowski, Discussant(s): H Martin Wobst
Marzullo, Erica T Lehrer, Christa C Craven, Christopher K Morris, Leigh G Hayden, Janet E
Katja K Pettinen, Denielle A Elliott, Maria D Childerhose Discussant(s): Carolyn M Smith– 1:45 pm–5:45 pm
Vesperi, Bonnie Urciuoli, Alisse Waterston Morris, Sara M Bergstresser
Discussant(s): Brett Williams, Judith Goode, IDENTITY, PLACE AND POWER IN
Ida S Susser Presidential Invited Session: THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL THEORY: CASE STUDIES
ANTHROPOLOGIST AS SOCIAL CRITIC: FROM MESOAMERICA
INCLUSION OF AUTISM AND DISABILITY, TOWARDS AN ENGAGED ANTHROPOLOGY Chair(s): Cynthia Robin Organizer(s):
COLLABORATION WITH DISABILITY STUDIES (Sponsored by SUNTA) Eleanor Harrison–Buck Participant(s): Julia
AND OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE, AND Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Sally Engle Merry, A Hendon, Cynthia Robin, Bradley E Ensor,
ENGAGEMENT OF KINSHIP AND CITIZENSHIP Setha M Low Participant(s): Sally Engle Traci A Ardren, Aline Magnoni, Eleanor
IN SOCIAL JUSTICE Merry, Signe L Howell, Maria Teresa Sierra, Harrison–Buck, Emily Umberger, Matthew G
Chair(s): Pamela Block Organizer(s): Devva Michael Herzfeld, Kamari M Clarke, Ida Looper, Marc NLevine, Claudia Garcia–Des
Kasnitz, Gelya Frank Participant(s): Joan A S Susser, Alan Smart, Kamran A Ali, John Lauriers, Marie H Hopwood Discussant(s):
Tucker, Brendan G Hart, Gail H Landsman, L Jackson Discussant(s): Barbara Rose Patricia A McAnany, Scott R Hutson, Barbara
Pamela Block, Dawn Prince–Hughes, Devva Johnston, Merrill C Singer, Sally Engle Merry, L Stark
Kasnitz, Gillian R Hayes, Alison D Renteln, Setha M Low
Kristen J Loutensock, Judith A Rosenberg, ANTHROPOLOGY’S KULEANA: RIGHTS AND
Melissa M Park Discussant(s): Mary Lawlor, ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTING: THE STORIES RESPONSIBILITIES IN ANTHROPOLOGICAL
Olga Solomon, Gelya Frank CONTINUE PRACTICE
Chair(s): Tobias Sperlich Organizer(s): Leah Chair(s): Christopher Fung Organizer(s):
KINSHIP IN K’ICHE’: FAITH IN FAMILY AND N Niederstadt Participant(s): Claire L Warrior, Sabine A Deiringer Participant(s): Ulla
COHERENCE IN COMMUNITY AMONG THE Kathy A M’Closkey, Hubert Bastide, Cory C Hasager, Mascha Gugganig, Kathleen L
MAYA OF NAHUALÁ AND SANTA CATARINA Willmott, Daniel C Swan, Nancy Sullivan, Leah Kawelu, Jesse W Stephen, Daniel R Maile,
IXTAHUACÁN, GUATEMALA N Niederstadt, Diana A N’Diaye, Frances M Roderick N Labrador, Lucy Pickering, Sabine
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): John P Hawkins Slaney, Robin Nagle Discussant(s): Tobias A Deiringer, Christopher Fung Discussant(s):
Participant(s): John P Hawkins, Stephen R Sperlich, Jennifer A Hubbert Ty P K Tengan, Judith Schachter, Wende
Brady, Kristine K Whipple, Emily F Brady, Silvia E Marshall, Geoffrey White, Virginia R
P Solis, Jose L Napoles, Tristan Call, Keith EXPERIENTIAL, BRANDED AND LIFESTYLE Dominguez
A Bond, Melarie K Wheat, Roberto E Rivera SPACES: DIALOGUES BETWEEN
Lalonde, Francisco C Kortman, Adriana L ARCHITECTURE AND ANTHROPOLOGY Invited Session: ETHNOGRAPHIES OF
Smith Discussant(s): Walter R Adams, John P Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Scott A Lukas, Brian POWER, PRIVILEGE AND DIVERSITY IN
Hawkins Lonsway Introduction: Brian Lonsway ACADEMIA (Sponsored by AFA and ABA)
Participant(s): Anna Klingmann, Hai Ren, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Yolanda T Moses,
RECENT PERSPECTIVES ON ECOTOURISM: John A Hannigan, Brian Lonsway, dave Linda Basch Introduction: Linda Basch
QUESTIONS OF TERRITORY, IDENTITY AND gottwald, Scott A Lukas, Miodrag Mitrasinovic Participant(s): Susan Scrimshaw, Gertrude
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION Discussant(s): Brian L McLaren J Fraser, Linda Basch, Beverlee J Bruce,
Chair(s): Rodrigo Paranhos Faleiro Constance R Sutton Discussant(s): Yolanda
Organizer(s): David I Fleischer Participant(s): TRANSNATIONAL INTIMACIES T Moses, Lee D Baker, A Lynn Bolles, Tony
Keri Brondo, Signe Th Strom, Joanne E Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Teresa EP Delfin Whitehead, Irma McClaurin
Gallaher, Robert Fletcher, Eric J Schissler, Participant(s): Taku Suzuki, Amy L Porter,
Shafqat Hussain, David I Fleischer, Rodrigo Garrett A McDowell, Faith R Warner, Teresa E P 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Paranhos Faleiro, Elizabeth A Olson, Angeles A Delfin, Brenda Chalfin, Alyshia F Galvez, C Julia
Lopez, Grace L Bascope, Rodrigo Grunewald, Huang, Sharon Nagy, Caren W Freeman, Erica AAA Program Committee 2008–09 MEETING
Gayatri S Thampy, Mora del Pilar Castro L Williams, Rebecca Forgash Discussant(s): Chair(s): Noel J Chrisman
Discussant(s): Jeffrey H Cohen Frances E Mascia–Lees
SACC BOARD MEETING
MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS: HOW Invited Session: THE NAGPRA: TRIUMPHS, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): P Ann Kaupp
NEOLIBERALISM AND GOVERNMENTALITY TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS (Sponsored by
STRUCTURE HEALTH PRACTICE, POLICY AND AIA) Workshop: DOCUMENTING ACTUALITIES:
RESEARCH Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Diane L Teeman, RECORDING, LOGGING, TRANSCRIBING,
Chair(s): Mary M Cameron Organizer(s): Donna Deana D Dartt–Newton Introduction: Diane L ARCHIVING AND EDITING AUDIO AND VIDEO

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ACTUALITIES (Sponsored by SHA) by AFA and SUNTA) Participant(s): Akira Takada, Amanda G Minks,
Leader(s): Robin Ridington Chair(s): Susan E Frohlick Organizer(s): Ara Amy L Paugh, Lourdes de Leon, Marjorie H
Wilson, Susan E Frohlick Participant(s): Susan Goodwin, Jennifer F Reynolds
3:00 pm–5:00 pm E Frohlick, Maria Tornqvist, Ana Dragojlovic,
Anastasia N Panagakos, Akiko Takeyama THE DYNAMICS OF BELIEF AND EXPERIENCE:
AAA MEETING FOR CURRENT EDITORS Discussant(s): Ara Wilson CULTURAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL
Organizer(s): Tom Boellstorff RESPONSES ACROSS RELIGIOUS
CONSUMERISM, CULTURE AND THE CITY TRADITIONS
Workshop: PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE FIELD: Chair(s): Andrew M Gardner, Rylan Chair(s): Steven G Carlisle Organizer(s):
DIGITAL FLOW, PART 2 (Sponsored by SVA) Higgins Organizer(s): Andrew M Gardner Gregory M Simon, Steven G Carlisle
Leader(s): Jonathan S Marion, Jerome W Participant(s): Marilynne Diggs–Thompson, Participant(s): Douglas A Kline, Abby Day,
Crowder Andrew M Gardner, Rylan Higgins, Sanjay James S Bielo, Gregory M Simon, Julia
Srivastava, Sarah A Tobin, Jie J Yang Cassaniti, Steven G Carlisle Discussant(s):
4:00 pm–5:45 pm Charles Lindholm
EXTERNAL FORMS, INTERNAL NORMS:
AWARD WINNING WRITING IN HUMANISTIC INVESTIGATING CRITICAL TERMS SOCIAL PROBLEMS AND POSSIBILITIES IN
ANTHROPOLOGY (Sponsored by SHA) OF INCLUSION, ENGAGEMENT AND AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND: MATERIAL AND
Organizer(s): Michael Harkin COLLABORATION SPIRITUAL WELL–BEING IN A POSTCOLONIAL
Chair(s): Zeynep D Gursel Organizer(s): Zeynep WORLD
Invited Poster Session: FIRST RITES: D Gursel, Elif M Babul Participant(s): Petra Y Chair(s): Paul E Voninski Organizer(s): Cyril
INNOVATIVE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH Kuppinger, Elif M Babul, Catherine E Bolten, Eitan T Schafer, Ruth P Fitzgerald Participant(s):
I (Sponsored by AAA Executive Program Y Wilf, Cari C Kapur Discussant(s): Laurie K Hart Charles W Nuckolls, Martine M L Darrou, Ruth
Committee) P Fitzgerald, Chrystal Jaye, Cyril T Schafer, Paul
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Deborah Rotman, Invited Session: COMPARING NOTES: E Voninski Discussant(s): Monte H Aranga
Agustin Fuentes Participant(s): Christina L MULTI-VOCALITY AND THE SHIFT TO
D’Anna, Francisco A Montiel–Ishino, Angela COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH (Sponsored by GENDERED SPACES: BEYOND THE PUBLIC
L Toole, Kathryn M Sabella, Jessica Elaine SAC and SHA) AND THE PRIVATE
Zapanta Chua, Jillian Brems Chair(s): Jeffery L MacDonald Organizer(s): Chair(s): Stuart A Rockefeller Organizer(s): Ana
Mira Z Amiras Participant(s): Angela L Daniel I Vivaldi, Marie–Eve Carrier–Moisan, Tal Nitsan
Invited Session: TEMPLES, MOSQUES Silver Star, Jeffery L MacDonald, Marjorie M Participant(s): Susanna Rosenbaum, Brian L
AND CHURCHES: SPACES FOR CIVIC Balzer, Brad Fortier, Philip A Grant, Maria D Adams–Thies, Tal Nitsan, Melissa M Forbis,
ENGAGEMENT AMONG “NEW” IMMIGRANTS Glowacka, Mira Z Amiras Marie–Eve Carrier–Moisan Discussant(s):
IN NORTH AMERICA (Sponsored by SUNTA Stuart A Rockefeller
and SAR) AMBIVALENT ALLIANCES: EXPLORING
Chair(s): Caroline B Brettell Organizer(s): COLLABORATIVE COMPLEXITIES AMONG GOVERNING PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH
Deborah Reed–Danahay Participant(s): Karen DIGITAL YOUTH FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE
Leonard, Jennifer A Selby, Sarah J Mahler, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Patricia G Lange ANTHROPOLOGY OF POPULATION SCIENCES
Ethan P Sharp, Deborah Reed–Danahay, Participant(s): C J Pascoe, Christo Sims, AND THE EVIDENCE–BASED POLICY–
Caroline B Brettell Discussant(s): Nina Glick Patricia G Lange, Dilan Mahendran, Dan MAKING MOVEMENT
Schiller Perkel, Rebecca Herr Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Dominique P Behague
Participant(s): Helen Lambert, Sahra E Gibbon,
Invited Session: INCLUSION, AAA TASK FORCE RESPONDS TO THE WORLD Dominique P Behague, Melissa A Parker, Ian
COLLABORATION AND ENGAGEMENT: THE FOOD CRISIS Harper, Leslie Butt Discussant(s): James Trostle
CONTINUING ROLE FOR ANTHROPOLOGISTS Chair(s): Tom Marchione Organizer(s): Barrett
IN THE WORLDWIDE HIV/AIDS CRISIS. P Brenton, Solomon H Katz Introduction: A GLOBAL SOLUTION? ENGAGING THE REALITY
(Sponsored by AAA Executive Program Solomon H Katz Discussant(s): Tom OF THE INTERNATIONAL HIV/AIDS TREATMENT
Committee) Marchione, Miriam Chaiken, Lois M Stanford, SCALE–UP IN DEVELOPING NATIONS
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): David K Beine Barrett P Brenton, Ellen Messer Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Marita Eibl, Joel C Reed
Introduction: Merrill C Singer Participant(s): Participant(s): Marita Eibl, Joel C Reed, Kathryn
Douglas A Feldman, Frederick Bloom, Edward SIBLINGS SOCIALIZING SIBLINGS: THE A Rhine, Gaelle P Krikorian, Jonathan S Metcalfe,
C Green SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF SIBLING Maj–Lis A Foller Discussant(s): Betsey B Brada
ACTIVITIES, STYLES AND AFFECT IN CROSS–
Invited Session: EROTIC MOBILITIES: AFFECT, CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE Invited Session: GATEWAY COMMUNITY
DESIRE AND NATIONAL IMAGINARIES IN Chair(s): Lourdes de Leon Organizer(s): COLLEGE STUDENTS ENGAGE IN THE
WOMEN’S CROSS–BORDER SEX (Sponsored Jennifer F Reynolds, Lourdes de Leon GENOGRAPHIC PROJECT: INNER–CITY

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STUDENTS EXAMINE ANCESTRAL ORIGINS BUSINESS MEETING Organizer(s): David W Haines


AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY (Sponsored by SACC) Chair(s): Patricia A McAnany Organizer(s):
Chair(s): Vincent C Huffman Organizer(s): Judith E Marti Network of Christian Anthropologists
Vincent C Huffman, Richard E Ward MEETING
Introduction: Dominique Rissolo 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Thomas N Headland
Participant(s): Richard E Ward
SAR BOARD MEETING SCA PUBLIC ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
ETHNOGRAPHY OF CLINICAL TRIALS Organizer(s): Stephan Palmié Organizer(s): Kim Fortun
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Galen Joseph
Participant(s): Gergely Mohacsi, Julie 6:00 pm–8:30 pm AES BUSINESS MEETING
Laplante, Sienna R Craig, Jennifer Cuffe, Galen Chair(s)/Organizer(s): David Nugent
Joseph, Jill A Fisher SEAA CASH BAR AND BUSINESS MEETING
Organizer(s): Laurel Kendall CAE Public Forum: MAPPING THE FIELD OF
Invited Session: DIRECT–TO–CONSUMER EDUCATIONAL ANTHROPOLOGY
GENOMICS COMPANIES: ANTHROPOLOGISTS 6:15 pm–7:30 pm Organizer(s): Bradley A Levinson
IN NEW TERRITORY (Sponsored by AAA
Committee on Practicing Applied and Public A&E Section BUSINESS MEETING SAC DISTINGUISHED LECTURE AND
Interest Anthropology) Organizer(s): Paige West BUSINESS MEETING
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Barbara A Koenig Chair(s): Antonia C Mills Organizer(s): John R
Participant(s): Joanna L Mountain, Jennifer R SLA BUSINESS MEETING Baker
Fishman, Kristina Tiedje, Henry T Greely Organizer(s): J Joseph Errington
SAW BUSINESS MEETING
Poster Session: FOOD AND NUTRITION SMA AWARDS EVENT Organizer(s): Ann E Kingsolver
Participant(s): Kristen S Borre Organizer(s): Carolyn Sargent
SHA BUSINESS MEETING
AFRICA ON THE MOVE: MIGRATION AND SVA BUSINESS MEETING Organizer(s): Michael Harkin
DISPLACEMENT IN TURBULENT TIMES Organizer(s): Mary Strong
Chair(s): Abdoulaye A Kane Participant(s): SPA BUSINESS MEETING
Timothy M Mechlinski, Scott M Youngstedt, BAS BUSINESS MEETING Chair(s): Tanya M Luhrmann Organizer(s):
Eric Worby, Liza S Buchbinder, Angela M Beck, Organizer(s): Trudy R Turner Ashley E Maynard
Abdoulaye A Kane
SAS BUSINESS MEETING SCA BUSINESS MEETING
Poster Session: BREWING THE CHINESE Organizer(s): John B Gatewood Chair(s): Bruce Grant Organizer(s): Stacy L
NATION: NATION BUILDING IN CHA CHAAN Pigg
TENG IN HONG KONG AND CHICAGO GAD Federation of Small Anthropology
CHINATOWN Programs (FOSAP) BUSINESS MEETING SAFN BUSINESS MEETING AND
Chair(s)/Participant(s): Chun Yi Sum Organizer(s): John D Rhoades DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
Organizer(s): Barbara A Piperata
THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF WORK AND THE SACC BUSINESS MEETING
WORK OF ANTHROPOLOGY: BUSINESS AND Chair(s)/Organizer(s): P Ann Kaupp 6:15 pm–8:30 pm
PARTICIPATION
Chair(s): Hillary A Melchiors Participant(s): SLACA BUSINESS MEETING GAD Distinguished Lecture by Claire
Wendy Gunn, Benedicte Brogger, Hillary A Chair(s): Gabriela Vargas–Cetina Organizer(s): Smith “ARCHAEOLOGISTS IN ACTION:
Melchiors, Marietta L Baba, Susan R Passmore Gabriela Vargas–Cetina, Travis A Du Bry COLLABORATION, INCLUSION, AND
ENGAGEMENT,”
5:00 pm–6:30 pm AAA Melanesia Interest Group (MIG) FOLLOWED BY RECEPTION AND CASH BAR
BUSINESS MEETING Organizer(s): Susan Buck Sutton
Workshop: SUPPORTING AND GROWING Chair(s): Joshua A Bell Organizer(s): Joshua A
PUBLICATIONS Bell, Jamon A Halvaksz 6:30 pm–8:30 pm
Leader(s): Andrea S Wiley Participant(s):
Richard Thomas, Oona Schmid, Andrea S Wiley SMA Disability Research Interest Group AfAA Presidential Address and Reception:
MEETING INNOVATION AND AGENCY: STRUCTURES
6:00 pm –7:30 pm Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Devva Kasnitz FOR CHANGE IN AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN
DIASPORA
Society for Economic Anthropology SUNTA BUSINESS MEETING Organizer(s): Bennetta Jules–Rosette, Nancy

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P Schwartz Organizer(s): Trudy R Turner Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Rebecca Etz


Participant(s): Elizabeth A Lilliott, Johnelle
University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni 8:00 pm–9:00 pm C Lamarque, Pamela E Munroe, Rebecca
& Friends RECEPTION Etz Discussant(s): Gretchen Schafft, Rena
Organizer(s): Elizabeth Chilton AD Patty Jo Watson Lederman
Distinguished Lecture by
CMA RECEPTION AT THE DEYOUNG MUSEUM Alison Wylie “Legacies Invited Session: THE CULTURE CONCEPT
Organizer(s): Alex Barker of Collaboration: IN POLITI-CAL STRUGGLE: INSIGHTS FROM
Transformative Criticism THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
7:00 pm–8:00 pm in Archaeology” (Sponsored by SCA and MES)
Chair(s): Janet E Levy Organizer(s): Randolph Chair(s): Amahl A Bishara Organizer(s): Jessica
AD BUSINESS MEETING J Widmer Winegar, Amahl A Bishara Participant(s): Paul
Chair(s): Janet E Levy Organizer(s): Randolph Silverstein, Lara Deeb, Ahmed I Kanna, Jessica
J Widmer 8:00 pm–9:30 pm Winegar, Amahl A Bishara Discussant(s): Kelly
M Askew, Fred R Myers
7:00 pm–8:30 pm SHA AAA WRITERS’ GROUP
Chair(s): Kent Maynard Organizer(s): Michael ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITIES AND THE
NASA AAA STUDENT RECEPTION Harkin Participant(s): Renato I Rosaldo DEMANDS OF RELIGIOUS COEXISTENCE
Organizer(s): Jason E Miller, Sandhya Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Angie D Heo, Sonja
Ganapathy 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Luehrmann Participant(s): Sonja Luehrmann,
Jeffers Engelhardt, Angie D Heo, Boris I
School for Advanced Research J I STALEY JOINT RECEPTION AND CASH BAR (CAE, ABA, Nikolov, Emily Hein Discussant(s): Sergei Kan
AWARD CEREMONY AFA, ALLA, SLACA, SOLGA, SANA)
Organizer(s): Norma E Gonzalez Presidential Invited Session: AFTER
7:00 pm–9:00 pm FIELDWORK: ON THE DUTY OF
8:30 pm–9:45 pm ANTHROPOLOGISTS TO COLLABORATE,
Wenner–Gren Foundation WINE AND ENGAGE AND RECIPROCATE WITH THEIR
CHEESE RECEPTION: INTRODUCING AfAA BUSINESS MEETING FOLLOWS THE HOST COMMUNITIES
THE AAA COMMISSION ON WORLD AFAA RECEPTION AND PRESIDENTIAL Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Ralph
ANTHROPOLOGIES ADDRESS BY BENNETTA JULES–ROSETTE Bolton Discussant(s): Charles L Briggs, Orin
Organizer(s): Victoria Malkin, Leslie C Aiello Organizer(s): Bennetta Jules–Rosette, Nancy Starn, Ellen R Kintz, Susan C McCombie, R
P Schwartz Brooke Thomas, Clara E Mantini-Briggs
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
10:00 pm–11:45 pm RELIGIOUS SPECIALISTS: BETWEEN HIDDEN
SAW ARENSBERG AWARD AND RECEPTION. AND HEGEMONIC REGIMES OF KNOWLEDGE
MARIETTA L BABA. ANTHROPOLOGIES ANNUAL PARTY FOR ALUMS AND FRIENDS Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Joseph B Hill, Richard
OF WORK IN LATE CAPITALISM: OF MICHIGAN ANTHROPOLOGY Payne Participant(s): Jonathan K Roberts,
CONSTRUCTING A DISCIPLINE FOR Organizer(s): Judith Temkin Irvine Joseph B Hill, Noah Butler, Richard Payne,
“WARNER’S QUADRANT” Matthew D Meyer Discussant(s): Dorothea
Chair(s): Jim Weil Organizer(s): Charles R Schulz
Menzies, Jim Weil Participant(s): Marietta L Saturday, Nov 22
Baba LEVELS OF DISTINCTION: ON THE
REGIMENTATION AND LAMINATION OF
SPA CASH BAR 8:00 am–9:45 am LINGUISTIC LEVELS
Organizer(s): Ashley E Maynard Chair(s): Matthew S Wolfgram Organizer(s):
HONORING RONALD J KURTZ: OUTSTANDING Matthew S Wolfgram, Mark Sicoli
7:30 pm–9:00 pm TEACHER AND MENTOR Participant(s): Mark Sicoli, Katherine HY
Chair(s): Mac Marshall Organizer(s): Mac Chen, Terra Edwards, Sonia N Das, Viviana H
AAA DONOR RECEPTION Marshall Participant(s): Joel L Robbins, Quintero, Matthew S Wolfgram Discussant(s):
David S Simmons, Nicola Tannenbaum, Mac Stephen C Levinson
SCA, AES, SANA CASH BAR RECEPTION Marshall, Peggy F Barlett Discussant(s):
Organizer(s): Stacy L Pigg, Carla S Freeman William W Dressler “IRRATIONAL” REPRODUCTION: POPULATION
POLITICS AND PRACTICES AT THE
BAS DISTINGUISHED LECTURE AND COMPROMISING POSITIONS: CAN INTERSECTIONS OF NORTH AND SOUTH
RECEPTION ANTHROPOLOGY SURVIVE GOING PUBLIC? Chair(s): Silvia S De Zordo Organizer(s): Milena

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Marchesi Participant(s): Silvia S De Zordo, PRAXIS: COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS, THE MIDDLE EAST
Erica M Nelson, Joanna Z Mishtal, Milena ASSUMPTIONS, METHODS AND EVIDENCE Chair(s): Naomi Gale Participant(s):
Marchesi, Andrea D Cardarello, Renee E Karl OF ANTHROPOLOGY’S DISCIPLINARY Naomi Gale, Angela D Storey, Sophia C
Discussant(s): Elizabeth L Krause INTERLOCUTORS Stamatopoulou–Robbins, Ozlem Goner
Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Elizabeth
ENGAGING TRANS–MIGRANT LIVES: VOICES D Tunstall Participant(s): Charlotte Linde, Mary WRITING, RHETORIC AND NARRATIVITY
OF FEMALE REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS Walker, Christopher K Travis, Todd Warfel Chair(s): Ian Cosh Participant(s): Tamara
Chair(s): Laura M Deluca Organizer(s): Denise Kohn, MElizabeth Dick, Ian Cosh, Heather
L Spitzer Participant(s): Carol Silverman, STORAGE: CRITICAL ETHNOGRAPHIES OF E O’Leary, Emma L Gilberthorpe, Leonore A
Denise L Spitzer, Ermitte St. Jacques CONTAINMENT AND TRANSMISSION Phillips
Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Nicolette
Invited Poster Session: FIRST RITES: M Makovicky Participant(s): Catherine M POLITICAL SUBJECTIVITIES
INNOVATIVE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH Alexander, Fabio R Gygi, Ellie F Reynolds, Fiona Chair(s): Nadia Guessous Participant(s): Ari S
II (Sponsored by AAA Executive Program R Parrott, Laurence Douny Discussant(s): Anand, Nadia Guessous, Leah M Koskimaki,
Committee) Victor A Buchli Pinky Hota, Hadas Weiss, Kalyani D Menon
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Deborah Rotman,
Agustin Fuentes Participant(s): Lauren E Deal, MEDIATING GENDER: COLLABORATION, PERFORMANCE, IDENTITY AND RITUAL IN
Paula S Dias, Stephen Fisher, Lynn Godino, CONTESTATION AND THE IMAGINED LATIN AMERICA
Natalie R Glynn, Ann McCullough AUDIENCE Chair(s): Angela E Roe Participant(s): Angela
Chair(s): Deborah C Matzner Organizer(s): E Roe, Gabriela Vargas–Cetina, Silvia VCitro,
“DO YA FEEL ME”: EXPLORING BLACK Naomi Schiller, Deborah C Matzner Marianna P Keisalo–Galvan, Anne M Galvin,
AMERICAN GENDER AND SEXUALITY Participant(s): Michael Birenbaum Quintero, Heather J Levi
THROUGH EMOTION AND AFFECT Deborah C Matzner, Naomi Schiller, Nicole
Chair(s): Bianca C Robinson, Jennifer A Margarete Wolf Discussant(s): Roxanne Varzi, FACETS OF DEVELOPMENT: RESEARCH
Woodruff Organizer(s): Bianca C Robinson Carla M Jones, Purnima Mankekar FROM LATIN AMERICA
Introduction: Jennifer A Woodruff Chair(s): Antonio De la Pena Participant(s):
Participant(s): Jennifer A Woodruff, Micah C MARINE PROTECTED AREAS: EMERGING Ronald B Loewe, Christine A Hippert, Suzanne
Gilmer, C Riley Snorton, Bianca C Robinson ISSUES IN COLLABORATION, INCLUSION L Simon, Xochitl Ruiz, Jong–Taick Joo, Maria
Discussant(s): Fred Moten AND ENGAGEMENT IN MARINE RESOURCE Moreno, Antonio De la Pena
GOVERNANCE
MAYAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURAL CHANGE Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Arielle S Levine, 8:00 am–10:00 am
Chair(s): Sergio F Romero Organizer(s): Rusty Courtney L Carothers Participant(s): Karma
Barrett, Sergio F Romero Participant(s): Pierre C Norman, Courtney L Carothers, Laura D DEPARTMENT CHAIRS AND
R Colas, Marc C Maddox, Timothy J Smith, Stanley, Arielle S Levine, Leila Sievanen, Mark REPRESENTATIVES BREAKFAST (BY
Rusty Barrett, Sergio F Romero Discussant(s): A Calamia INVITATION)
Judith M Maxwell
Invited Session: INCLUDING THE NATIVES IN AAA STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY
WRITING ETHNOGRAPHY THE DISCUSSION (Sponsored by NAPA)
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Carole McGranahan Chair(s): Cathleen E Crain Organizer(s): SCA EDITORIAL BOARD MEETING
Participant(s): L Kaifa Roland, Gina A Ulysse, Cathleen E Crain, Nanthaniel Tashima Organizer(s): Kim Fortun
Carole McGranahan, Ann A Armbrecht Discussant(s): Nanthaniel Tashima, Phillip
Discussant(s): Kirin Narayan, Jeanne Simonelli Herr, Cathleen E Crain, Suzanne Heurtin– 8:00 am–11:45 am
Roberts, Edward Liebow, Linda M Whiteford,
Invited Session: THE AFTERMATH OF David P Kennedy ETHICS AND PUBLIC ANTHROPOLOGY
ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE: ITS IMPACTS Chair(s): Sam Beck Organizer(s): Carl A Maida,
AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THEORY AND Poster Session: FAIR TRADE IN SOUTH AFRICA Sam Beck Participant(s): Jean J Schensul,
PRACTICE PART I (Sponsored by AAA Chair(s)/Participant(s): Alison M Ketter Josiah Heyman, Robert T O’Brien, Sam Beck,
Executive Program Committee) Matthew S Durington, Angela C Stuesse, Krista
Chair(s): Robert T Trotter Organizer(s): MIGRATION, ECONOMY AND M Harper, Carl A Maida Discussant(s): Brian M
Elizabeth Briody Participant(s): Robert INTERDEPENDENCE McKenna, Susan Hyatt, Charles R Hale
T Trotter, Julia C Gluesing, Christine Z Chair(s): Agapi Filini Participant(s): Agapi
Miller, Shawn T Collins, Crysta J Metcalf Filini, Ibrahim Sirkeci, M Mather George, Ann W THE OLMEC WORLD IN MIDDLE FORMATIVE
Discussant(s): Edward Liebow Brittain, Niccolo Caldararo, Faidra Papavasiliou MESOAMERICA
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Michael W Love,
ENGAGING IN TRANSDISCIPLINARY EXPERIENCE AND CONTESTED MEANINGS IN David C Grove Introduction: Michael W Love

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Participant(s): David C Grove, Paul Schmidt, CONTEMPORARY, COLONIAL AND CLASSIC M Elaine Combs–Schilling, Stephanie N
Andrew K Balkansky, Christopher A Pool, Travis MAYA LITERATURE Sadre–Orafai, Fletcher Linder, Robert Y Chang,
W Stanton, Francisco Estrada–Belli, Rosemary Chair(s): Michael D Carrasco Organizer(s): Thais M Borges, Michael Ralph Discussant(s):
Joyce, Barbara Arroyo, Julia Guernsey, John E Michael D Carrasco, Kerry M Hull Kathleen C Stewart, Lesley A Sharp
Clark Participant(s): J Kathryn Josserand, Kerry M
Hull, Alfonso Lacadena, Michael D Carrasco, 8:30 am–10:30 am
RELIGION IN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE Lloyd B Anderson, Dennis Tedlock, Allen J
Chair(s): Michael J Winkelman Organizer(s): Christenson, Robert M Laughlin, Timothy W AAA PAST PRESIDENTS BREAKFAST
Michael J Winkelman, Carol P Weingarten Knowlton, Danny Law, John G Fought, Karen E Chair(s): Alan Goodman
Introduction: Michael J Winkelman Bassie Discussant(s): Charles A Hofling
Participant(s): Barbara J King, James S 9:00 am–11:00 am
Chisholm, Michael J Winkelman, Dwight W ETHNOGRAPHIES OF DEVELOPMENT AND
Read, William Irons, Carol P Weingarten, Ross HUMANITARIAN AID: CHALLENGING DIS–/ AAA Workshop: WORKING WITH
R Maxwell, Montserrat Soler, Phillips Stevens, ENGAGED ANTHROPOLOGY JOURNALISTS IN A SHIFTING MEDIA
John R Baker Discussant(s): Kathleen R Gibson Chair(s): Carl Kendall Organizer(s): Laetitia LANDSCAPE
Atlani–Duault, Kristina Tiedje Introduction: Leader(s): Maria Vesperi
MOVEMENT AND CONTROL: TECHNOLOGIES Laetitia Atlani–Duault Participant(s):
AND PRACTICES OF ALIEN CONFINEMENT Carl Kendall, Paula Uimonen, Tania M Li, 9:00 am–12:00 pm
Chair(s): Carolina Kobelinsky Organizer(s): Anne–Meike Fechter, Hugh (Sher) S Plunkett,
Chowra Makaremi, Carolina Kobelinsky Francoise MORIN, Bernard Saladin d’Anglure, GAD BOARD MEETING
Participant(s): Jonathan Xavier Inda, Susan Irène Bellier, Alessandro Monsutti, Boris Petric, Organizer(s): Susan Buck Sutton
J Terrio, Anna C Pratt, Sarah S Willen, Chowra Amy R Pollard Discussant(s): Kimberley A
Makaremi, William H Walters, Susan C Coutin, Coles, Giorgio Blundo CSAS EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
Niels W Frenzen, Marie–Claude Haince, Carolina Organizer(s): Claude FJacobs, Harriet J
Kobelinsky Discussant(s): Josiah Heyman MESOAMERICAN AND SOUTH AMERICAN Ottenheimer
ARCHAEOLOGY
Invited Session: POTENTIALITY AND HUMAN- Chair(s): Laura J Levi Participant(s): Matthew 9:00 am–5:00 pm
NESS: REVISITING THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL D Moriarty, Astrid M Runggaldier, Jessica H
OBJECT (Sponsored by SMA) Craig, Linnea H Wren, David M Hyde, Susan D Workshop: DEMYSTIFING SPSS™:
Chair(s): Klaus Hoeyer, Mette N Svendsen Gillespie, Sandra L Lopez Varela, Laura J Levi, ANTHROPOLOGICAL DATA MANAGEMENT
Organizer(s): Karen–Sue Taussig, Mette Andrew R Wyatt, Keith Prufer, Michelle ERich, AND ANALYSIS MADE EASY
NSvendsen, Klaus Hoeyer Participant(s): John Millhauser, Melissa A Goodman–Elgar, Leader(s): William W Dressler, Kathryn S Oths
Mette NSvendsen, Kalindi Vora, Lynn M Jerry D Moore
Morgan, Tine M Gammeltoft, Hannah 9:30 am–5:00 pm
Landecker, Jonathan M Marks, Nicholas B 8:00 am–12:00 am
King, Karen–Sue Taussig, Carlos Novas, Klaus AAA Executive Board MEETING II
Hoeyer Discussant(s): Sarah B Franklin, Stefan SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND INTELLECTUAL Chair(s): Setha M Low
G Helmreich, Emily Martin PROPERTY RIGHTS: BUILDING A NEW
INTELLECTUAL COMMONS 10:00 am–1:00 pm
Invited Session: MULTIPLE INDIGENOUS Chair(s): Daniel E Renfrew Organizer(s):
VIEWS OF ANTHROPOLOGY’S FUTURE: Thomas W Pearson Participant(s): Karen SVA Workshop: CAMERAS, PHOTOGRAPHS IN
ENVISIONING A NEW ANTHROPOLOGY E Stocker, Anita J Chan, Nicholas Q Emlen, ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH
(Sponsored by AAA Executive Program Lorraine V Aragon, Allison E Fish, Stephanie J Leader(s): Malcolm Collier
Committee) Gliege, Paul E Little, Thomas W Pearson, Scott
Chair(s): Richard M Begay Organizer(s): M Lacy, Luis Felipe R Murillo, Cara E Shank, 10:15 am–12:00 pm
Richard M Begay, Kerry F Thompson Salvatore Poier Discussant(s): Robert D Albro,
Participant(s): Kerry F Thompson, Michael Rosemary J Coombe Invited Session: LIBERAL RELIGIOSITIES
V Wilcox, Sonya LAtalay, Janine A Bowechop, (Sponsored by APLA and SAR)
Sven D Haakanson, Richard M Begay, Edward REVISITING THE BEAUTY/JUSTICE DEBATE Chair(s): Brian Silverstein Organizer(s):
A Jolie, Ty P K Tengan, Desiree R Martinez, AND ANTHROPOLOGY’S PLACE IN IT: NEW Daromir Rudnyckyj, Brian Silverstein
Karen Capuder Discussant(s): Joe E Watkins, ETHNOGRAPHIES OF AESTHETIC PRACTICES Participant(s): Asad A Ahmed, Brian
Cynthia Chavez Lamar AND INDUSTRIES Silverstein, Paul K Eiss, Daromir Rudnyckyj, Jon
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Stephanie N Sadre– Bialecki Discussant(s): Simon M Coleman
ETHNO PARALLEL WORLDS: GENRE, Orafai, Todd E Nicewonger Participant(s): Todd
DISCOURSE AND POETICS IN E Nicewonger, Keith M Murphy, Laura Hubbard, Invited Session: COLLABORATION AND

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ARCHAEOLOGY (Sponsored by GAD) REPRESENTING STATE LEGITIMACY AND Chair(s): Daria Loi Organizer(s): Tatyana
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Celeste Ray CITIZEN PARTICIPATION Mamut, Jay Hasbrouck Introduction: Tatyana
Participant(s): Michael J Heckenberger, Larry J Chair(s): Beatrice A Jauregui Organizer(s): Mamut Participant(s): Jay Hasbrouck,
Zimmerman, Liam M Brady, Elizabeth Chilton, T Beatrice A Jauregui Participant(s): Devika John W Sherry, Daria Loi, Tatyana Mamut
J Ferguson Discussant(s): Dorothy T Lippert Bordia, Robert W Blunt, Beatrice A Jauregui, Discussant(s): Allison J Arieff
Julia J Hornberger, Jeffrey T Martin
MOVING STORIES IN MEDICINE BEYOND TRANSPARENCY
Chair(s): Lynn M Morgan Organizer(s): Louisa A GROWING UNION?: ETHNOGRAPHIES Chair(s): Leticia Barrera-Lopez Organizer(s):
Schein, Janelle S Taylor Participant(s): OF INCLU-SION AND EXCLUSION IN THE Amy B Levine, Gemma L John Introduction:
Janelle S Taylor, Noelle J Mole, Nancy L EUROPEAN UNION Leticia Barrera-Lopez Participant(s): Gemma
McNaughton, Louisa Schein, Emily A McDonald Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Marysia H Galbraith, L John, Jason M Cross, Amy B Levine,
Discussant(s): Linda L Layne Judith Pajo Participant(s): Andrew D Asher, Leticia Barrera-Lopez Discussant(s): Andrea
Marysia H Galbraith, Heide Castañeda, Judith Ballestero
THE AFTERMATH OF ORGANIZATIONAL Pajo, Kai A Heidemann, Liam D Murphy
CHANGE: ITS IMPACTS AND IMPLICATIONS Discussant(s): Thomas M Wilson GOVERNING THROUGH CARE: THE POLITICS
FOR THEORY AND PRACTICE, PART II OF EXPERTISE AND THE MAKING OF
Chair(s): Robert T Trotter Organizer(s): Invited Session: RACE, BIOLOGY, GENES EMPOWERED CHILDREN
Elizabeth Briody Introduction: Robert T AND CULTURE IN HEALTH RESEARCH: Chair(s): Karen L Greene Organizer(s): Jan
Trotter Participant(s): Wendy D Bartlo, Ann ANTHROPOLOGISTS AND GENETICISTS Newberry, Karen L Greene Participant(s): Jan
T Jordan, Tomoko Hamada Connolly, Peter T IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES FOR Newberry, Mary W Crabb, Olga Nieuwenhuys,
Burgi, Elizabeth Briody Discussant(s): Susan COLLABORATION, ENGAGEMENT AND JChristopher Kovats–Bernat, Karen L Greene
E Squires INCLUSION (Sponsored by AAA Executive Discussant(s): Erica L Bornstein, Veena Das
Program Committee)
Invited Session: PRIVATIZING CHINA: Chair(s): Mary M Overbey Organizer(s): Mary Invited Session: WRITING FOR SOCIAL
POWERS OF THE SELF, SOCIALISM FROM M Overbey Participant(s): Jeffrey Long, Cheryl CHANGE: USING WRITING STRATEGIES
AFAR (Sponsored by SEAA and SCA) Mwaria, Vence Bonham, Fatimah L Jackson, TO BRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP AND ACTIVISM
Chair(s): Aihwa Ong Organizer(s): Li Zhang, Michael Montoya, Robert Nussbaum (Sponsored by SAW)
Aihwa Ong Discussant(s): Ralph A Litzinger, Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Ann E
Li Zhang, Matthew Kohrman, Yongming Zhou, RESEARCHING (AGAIN) CULTURE: FORMAL Kingsolver Participant(s): Dana Frank
Mei Zhan, Ann S Anagnost, Biao Xiang METHODS AND COMPARATIVE APPROACHES
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Eric C Thompson MIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP IN EUROPE
Presidential Invited Session: IMPLEMENTING Participant(s): Eric C Thompson, W Penn Chair(s): Maria M Stoilkova Participant(s):
THE UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON Handwerker, Jeffrey G Snodgrass, Henri JF Maurizio Albahari, Angele P Smith, Maria M
THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: THE Dengah II, Christoph Brumann, Stephen M Stoilkova, Laurie N McIntosh, Anton Fernandez
ROLE OF ANTHROPOLOGY (Sponsored by Lyon Discussant(s): H Russell Bernard de Rota, Michele M Hanks
Committee for Human Rights and Cultural
Survival) FROM REMITTING MIGRANTS TO LIVING IN COMMUNITY: (RE)SOCIALIZATION
Chair(s): Mililani Trask Organizer(s): Miriam MARKET–SAVVY ENTREPRENEURS: THROUGHOUT THE LIFE COURSE
A Frank, Paul D Oldham Introduction: Les RECONCEPTUALIZING DIASPORA AND Chair(s): Katie R Hejtmanek Participant(s):
Malezer Discussant(s): Victoria Tauli–Corpuz, DEVELOPMENT Junehue Ahn, Jennifer L Kuzara, Katie R
Matthias Ahren, Rodolfo Stavenhagen, Craig Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Caroline M Melly, Hejtmanek, Lori L Jervis, Denise A Lin, Daniel
Benjamin, Jennifer Preston, William van Monica C DeHart Participant(s): Monica C P Wolk
Genugten DeHart, Linta Varghese, Jane Henrici, Caroline
M Melly, David Pedersen, Lien M Vu ARCHAEOLOGIES OF HISTORY
HAIR, PUBIC AND BEYOND Chair(s): Jenna Wallace Coplin Participant(s):
Chair(s): Alix L Little Organizer(s): Angelique CAROL A SMITH FEITSCHRIFT… NOT! ESSAYS Ninian R Stein, Jenna Wallace Coplin, Suzanne
MG Lalonde Participant(s): Aruna Panday, IN HONOR OF AN IRREVERENT MIND M Spencer–Wood, Amy M Stine, Steve Lenik,
Gretchen A Bakke, Chrisy Moutsatsos, Julie E Chair(s): Les Field Organizer(s): Shannon DeeAnne Wymer
Truesdell, Einat Bar–On Cohen, Angelique MG Speed, Brackette F Williams, Charles R Hale
Lalonde, Joke Clijsters, Sarah G Cheang, Billie Participant(s): Joanne Passaro, Circe Sturm, Invited Session: ONE LESS OR ONE MORE?:
Leslie, Sherrema A Bower Discussant(s): Hulya Irma Velasquez Nimatuj, Kathleen E Dill, YOUTH, HEALTH AND AUTONOMY (Sponsored
Demirdirek, Barbara D Miller Stefano Varese by NASA)
Chair(s): Elizabeth E Cooper Participant(s):
POLICING AS PRACTICE, PERFORMANCE A PLACE OF OUR OWN: ANTHROPOLOGICAL Elizabeth E Cooper, Stephanie T Melton,
AND RITUAL: RE–IMAGINING AND ENGAGEMENT IN SPACES AND PLACES Heather T Battles, Amanda Kpoplawsky, Melina

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T Czymoniewicz–Klippel subscription) Organizer(s): Peter J Brown


Organizer(s): Jennifer J Patico Participant(s):
RESOURCE POLITICS: THE POLITICAL Krisztina Fehervary, Amy L Ninetto, Levent SMA Critical Anthropology Of Global Health
ECOLOGY OF COLLABORATIVE Soysal, Douglas R Holmes, Emanuela Guano, Study Group MEETING
MANAGEMENT, RESETTLEMENT AND Jack Murphy Chair(s): Vinay R Kamat Organizer(s): James
CONSERVATION IMAGERY T Pfeiffer
Chair(s): Julie L Velasquez Runk Participant(s): 12:15 pm–1:30 pm
Julie L Velasquez Runk, Rebecca C Witter, INCLUSION, COLLABORATION, AND
Hideki Yoshikawa, Jessica E Barnes, Eric C CAE Mission Committee OPEN MEETING ENGAGEMENT: A DISCUSSION OF
Poncelet, Erin P Riley Organizer(s): Neriko M Doerr, Marta P INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN
Baltodano ANTHROPOLOGY AND EDUCATION (Sponsored
HUMAN–ENVIRONMENTAL RELATIONS AND by CAE)
DEVELOPMENT REGIMES: CASE STUDIES IN HOW AND HOW MUCH?: A DISCUSSION ON Chair(s): Teresa L McCarty Organizer(s): Bryan
CONFLICT AND COMMODITIZATION ACTION AND PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH M Brayboy, Alfredo J Artiles
Chair(s): Jamon A Halvaksz Participant(s): FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS AND EMERGING
Jamon A Halvaksz, Michael M Walker, Peter SCHOLARS (Sponsored by CAE) THE FIELD ROOM: A GLOBAL WORKSPACE
Redvers–Lee, Meredith L Welch Devine, Chair(s): Chiara M Cannella Organizer(s): FOR ALL ANTHROPOLOGISTS (Sponsored by
Christopher M Annear, Danielle DiNovelli–Lang Chiara M Cannella, Amina U Tawasil NASA)
Participant(s): Teresa L McCarty, Julio Organizer(s): Elizabeth A Spreng
CIVIL SOCIETY AND POLITICAL Cammarota
PARTICIPATION ACROSS THE AMERICAS Workshop: EXAMINATIONS AND
Chair(s): Giles B Harrison–Conwill AAA Anthropology of Children and Childhood PERSPECTIVES ON REVISING THE AAA CODE
Participant(s): Giles B Harrison–Conwill, Interest Group ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF ETHICS
Kendra Fehrer, Hugo Santos–Gomez, Maria Organizer(s): Kristen E Cheney, Susan Shepler Chair(s): Dena Plemmons
L Vidart, Xochitl Leyva, Taylor C Nelms, Jon H
Carter GAD CASTAC BUSINESS MEETING 12:15 pm–1:45 pm
Organizer(s): Christopher A Furlow
Invited Poster Session: FIRST RITES: LAUNCHING ANTHROPOLOGY NOW
INNOVATIVE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EAS BUSINESS MEETING (Sponsored by AES)
III (Sponsored by AAA Executive Program Organizer(s): Patricia C Draper Chair(s): Susan Harding Organizer(s): Emily
Committee) Martin, Ida S Susser, Katherine McCaffrey
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Deborah Rotman, FROM RESEARCH TO POLICY: PRACTICING
Agustin Fuentes Participant(s): Ian E MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY EVENT (Sponsored 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
McKinnon, Matthew G Roth, Brandon A by SMA)
Sparks, Kristen Vliet, Stepahanie G Fairhurst, Chair(s): Carolyn M Smith–Morris Organizer(s): AAA Library Advisory Council MEETING
Samantha Seasons Carolyn M Smith–Morris, Carolyn Sargent
NASA Workshop: EIGHTH ANNUAL NASA/AAA
Invited Poster Session: PERSPECTIVES ON GAD Committee On Teaching Anthropology MENTOR WORKSHOP
PRACTICE: SOCIAL ACTION (Sponsored by BUSINESS MEETING Leader(s): Marcy M Hessling
NAPA) Organizer(s): John M Coggeshall
Chair(s): Philip E Coyle Participant(s): Patricia SHA Workshop: ETHNOGRAPHIC WRITING
J Hammer, Katherine S Nutter, Sarah D Cote, SMA Medical Anthropology Students Leader(s): Ruth Behar
Philip E Coyle, Marcela Uribe Association (MASA) Special Interest Group
MEETING 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
10:30 am–12:30 pm Chair(s): Vinay R Kamat Organizer(s): Amorita
E Valdez AAA Workshop: HOW TO WRITE A RESEARCH
NAPA Workshop: ENGAGING WITH UN PROPOSAL
PROCESSES: USING EXPERTISE AND SMA Medical Anthropology Quarterly Leader(s): Jeffrey C Johnson
EXPERIENCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE Editorial Board MEETING
Leader(s): Eva Friedlander, Pamela J Organizer(s): Mark R Luborsky, Andrea P AAA Section Webmaster MEETING
Puntenney Sankar
1:45 pm–3:30 pm
12:00 pm –2:00 pm GAD Roundtable Discussion:
ANTHROPOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE Invited Session: SAINTHOOD IN THE AGE OF
SAE ROUNDTABLE LUNCHEON (Attendance by CULTURE OF AAA MEETINGS MECHANICAL REPRODUCTION (Sponsored by

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MES and SAR) Pelletier, Carolyn R Anderson Discussant(s): Invited Session: FINDING COMMON GROUND:
Chair(s): Amira Mittermaier Organizer(s): Heather A Howard–Bobiwash OVERCOMING BARRIERS IN APPLYING
Anthony Shenoda, Amira Mittermaier ANTHROPOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT,
Participant(s): Oren Kosansky, Emilio Invited Session: AFTER COLLABORATION: HUMANITARIAN AND NONGOVERNMENTAL
Spadola, Edith A Szanto Ali–Dib, Amira INDIGENOUS ONTOLOGIES, MEDIATION, ORGANIZATIONS (Sponsored by NAPA)
Mittermaier, Anthony Shenoda Discussant(s): MUSEUM PRACTICE (Sponsored by CMA) Chair(s): Daniel Hruschka Organizer(s):
Brian Larkin Chair(s): Jason B Jackson Organizer(s): Brandon A Kohrt Participant(s): Joanna P de
Jennifer Kramer, Aaron J Glass Participant(s): Berry, Kent S Glenzer, Lisa M Rende Taylor,
TRICKY POSITIONS OR UNNATURAL Ruth B Phillips, Jennifer Kramer, Aaron J Glass, Brandon A Kohrt, David M Citrin Discussant(s):
RELATIONS?: PROBING THE LIMITS OF Haidy Geismar, Paul C Smith Discussant(s): Lynn M Sibley
ANTHROPOLOGICAL COLLABORATION James Clifford
WITH NON–LIBERAL OR NON–WESTERN FIELD OF FRICTIONS: THE PRACTICE AND
RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS Invited Poster Session: FIRST RITES: POLITICS OF TRANSNATIONAL MEDICAL
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Hanna H Kim INNOVATIVE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH RESEARCH IN AFRICA
Participant(s): Rebecca M Joseph, Mary I IV (Sponsored by AAA Executive Program Chair(s): Saida Hodzic Organizer(s): Saida
O’Connor, Jill M Wightman, Omri Elisha, Hanna Committee) Hodzic, Johanna Crane Participant(s): Andi
H Kim, Lucinda Ramberg Discussant(s): Susan Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Deborah Rotman, Johnson, Stacey A Langwick, Saida Hodzic,
Harding Agustin Fuentes Participant(s): Aleksandra O Johanna Crane, Rene P Gerrets Discussant(s):
Fedunchak, Casey McNeill, Elise M Docster, Vincanne Adams, Abena D Osseo–Asare
Presidential Invited Session: BEYOND Jennifer M Zabel, Sean Mallin
TOLERATION AND LIP SERVICE: TOWARD A LINGUISTIC CITIZENSHIP: MULTILINGUALISM,
MUTUALLY ENGAGED ANTHROPOLOGY AUDIENCE RECEPTION OF ETHNOGRAPHIC PEDAGOGY AND TRANSNATIONAL FLOWS
Chair(s): Wendy Ashmore Organizer(s): FILM Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Saul
Thomas C Patterson, Wendy Ashmore Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Peter M Wogan, Mercado Participant(s): Patricia Baquedano–
Participant(s): Jane E Buikstra, Juliet Sam Pack Introduction: Peter M Wogan Lopez, Shlomy Kattan, Jung–Eun Janie Lee,
M McMullin, Yolanda T Moses, James Participant(s): Miroslava Prazak, Matthew S Saul Mercado Discussant(s): Mary Bucholtz
Collins, Robert W Paynter, Carole L Crumley Durington, Matthew H Amster, Adam R Fish,
Discussant(s): Carlos G Velez–Ibanez Elizabeth Bird, Sam Pack ACTIVISM, INEQUALITY AND EPISTEMOLOGY:
THE RESEARCHER–INFORMANT
FASHIONABLE ACTS: INNOVATION, MULTIPLE LEVELS OF EXCHANGE: RELATIONSHIP IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF
DISSIMULATION AND PRODUCTION DISCOURSES OF INCLUSION IN EAST ASIA BRAZIL
Chair(s): Clare M Wilkinson–Weber Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Nona D Moskowitz Chair(s): Ana Paula Pimentel Walker
Organizer(s): Clare M Wilkinson–Weber Participant(s): Harumi Befu, Samuel G Collins, Organizer(s): Ana Paula Pimentel Walker,
Participant(s): Heather Marie Akou, B Lynne Nona D Moskowitz, Ellen V Fuller, Paul EFesta Clarice M Rios, James Holston Participant(s):
Milgram, Rosana Miss Pinheiro–Machado, Discussant(s): Gordon C Mathews Ana Paula Pimentel Walker, Sean T Mitchell,
Sandra Cate, Victoria LRovine, Clare M Clarice M Rios, Andrea M Alves, Benjamin
Wilkinson–Weber Discussant(s): Karen Invited Session: IS THE “SELF” STILL Junge, Valerie Singer Discussant(s): Luis R
Tranberg Hansen WORTH-WHILE TO THINK WITH? (Sponsored Cardoso de Oliveira
by SPA)
Invited Session: THE RETURN OF GENERAL Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Yehuda C Goodman PERFORMANCES OF JAPAN, IDENTITIES AND
ANTHROPOLOGY: BIG THINKING IN SMALL Participant(s): Katherine P Ewing, Yehuda C ANTHROPOLOGY
PROGRAMS (Sponsored by GAD) Goodman, Elizabeth A Davis, Chikako Ozawa– Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Millie Creighton
Chair(s): Lynn L Sikkink Organizer(s): Clare L de Silva, Michael Lambek, Geoffrey White Participant(s): Scott R Schnell, Millie
Boulanger Participant(s): Clare L Boulanger, Discussant(s): Rebecca J Lester Creighton, Bruce LJ White, Kyle Cleveland,
Thomas H Johnson, Lynn L Sikkink, Jon G James E Roberson Discussant(s): Christine R
Wagner, Robert A Myers, Merrily Stover Presidential Invited Session: AFRICAN Yano, Joy R Hendry
AMERICANS AND THE US COMMUNITY–
INDIGENEITY EMPOWERED: THE IMPACTS PRISON CONTINUUM: A “CULTURAL Invited Session: PERFORMANCE, MEMORY
OF GAMING ON INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES SYSTEMS ANALYSIS” AND PRODUCTION IN TRANSNATIONAL
AND THEIR NEIGHBORS IN THE US AND Chair(s): Faye V Harrison Organizer(s): Tony EXPRESSIVE CULTURE (Sponsored by ALLA)
CANADA Whitehead, Faye V Harrison Introduction: Faye Chair(s): Russell C Rodríguez Organizer(s):
Chair(s): Carolyn R Anderson Organizer(s): V Harrison Participant(s): Tony Whitehead Olga Najera–Ramirez Participant(s): Alex E
Paula L Wagoner Participant(s): Paula L Discussant(s): Pem D Buck, Brackette F Chavez, Elisa Diana Huerta, Olga Najera–
Wagoner, Susan Applegate Krouse, Darrel Williams, Rachel J Watkins, Jason Bell, Susan Ramirez, Russell C Rodríguez Discussant(s):
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Invited Session: EDUCATION, NATIONALISM HIV/AIDS PREVENTION AND TREATMENT EMERGING ADULTHOOD, EMERGING
AND CITIZEN FORMATION IN A “POST– Chair(s): Arachu Castro Participant(s): Fabian IDENTITIES: THE LANGUAGE SOCIALIZATION
NATIONAL” ERA (Sponsored by CAE) JB Cataldo, Arachu Castro, Lee M Kochems, OF YOUNG ADULTS
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kathleen D Hall Casey J Miller, Martha J Bojko, Jennifer L Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Cyndi Dunn
Participant(s): Ritty A Lukose, Azra Hromadzic, Fagan, Andrea P Sankar Participant(s): Susanne M Cohen, Kenneth N
Ana M Alonso, Jennifer Riggan, Veronique S Ehrensal, Cyndi Dunn, Akiko OKawasaki, Cindi
Benei, Amy Stambach Discussant(s): Douglas HERE AND THERE: APPLIED PERSPECTIVES Sturtz Sreetharan, Suzanne E Wagner, Sarah
Foley ON IMMIGRANTS AND BEING LOCAL B Benor, Stephen L Mann, Jocelyn C Ahlers,
Chair(s): Bethany R Applebaum Participant(s): Jacqueline Messing, Wai Fong Chiang, Inge B
Invited Session: INDIAN GAMING AND Ravit Cohen, Rebecca Read, Bethany R Kral
CASINOS IN AMERICA: A TWENTY YEAR Applebaum, Ann Acheson, Eva Friedlander,
ANTHROPOLOGICAL RETROSPECTIVE Diane J Schiano Invited Session: COLLABORATION BETWEEN
ON THE IMPACT OF THE 1988 INDIAN AAA SECTIONS IN ADVANCING THE POSITION
GAMING REGULATORY ACT (Sponsored Poster Session: GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY: OF PRACTICING ANTHROPOLOGY WITHIN
by AAA Committee on Minority Issues in DIVERSE DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES THE AAA (Sponsored by CSAS and AAA
Anthropology) Chair(s): Anne Bain Participant(s): Anne Bain, Committee on Practicing Applied and Public
Chair(s): Katherine Spilde Contreras Gretchen M Herrmann Interest Anthropology)
Organizer(s): Barrett P Brenton, Katherine Chair(s): Linda A Bennett Organizer(s): Linda
Spilde Contreras Introduction: Barrett P 1:45 pm –3:45 pm A Bennett, Chip Colwell–Chanthaphonh,
Brenton Discussant(s): Katherine Spilde Nanthaniel Tashima Discussant(s): Janet E
Contreras, John J Bodinger de Uriarte, THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF PENTECOSTALISM: Levy, Janis B Alcorn, Kimberly E Simmons,
David Kamper, Eve Darian–Smith, Jessica R COMPARATIVE CASES AND CRITICAL Vilma Santiago–Irizarry, Madelaine B Adelman,
Cattelino, Douglas Foley REFLECTIONS Catherine S Fowler, Susan Buck Sutton, Dennis
Chair(s): David C Knowlton Organizer(s): Wiedman, Lenore H Manderson, Nanthaniel
Invited Session: BEHIND THE POWER: Simon M Coleman, Henri Gooren Tashima
NATIVE AMERICAN EXPRESSIVE CULTURES Participant(s): Ruy Blanes, Henri Gooren,
(Sponsored by AIA) David C Knowlton, Marleen De Witte, Fenella Invited Session: RADICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Chair(s): Allan J Ryan Organizer(s): Phyllis A Cannell AS CRITICAL ANTHROPOLOGY: PAPERS
Fast, Hiroko Ikuta Introduction: Allan J Ryan HONORING THOMAS C PATTERSON
Participant(s): Phyllis A Fast, Beckie Etukeok, 1:45 pm–5:30 pm (Sponsored by AD)
Ernestine Hayes, Hiroko Ikuta, Angela Gonzales Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Christina T Halperin,
Discussant(s): Allan J Ryan Presidential Invited Session: PULSE OF THE Uzma Z Rizvi Participant(s): Uzma Z Rizvi,
PLANET: HUMAN RIGHTS, ENVIRONMENT Patricia Hansell, Richard Burger, Charles E
MAKING PLANS IN AMAZONIA: SOME AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY Orser, Philip L Kohl, Randy McGuire, Robert
DILEMMAS OF FUTURE–POLITICS IN BRAZIL (Sponsored by A&E and AAA Committee for W Preucel, Peter R Schmidt, LouAnn Wurst,
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Jeremy M Campbell Human Rights) Ananthakrishnan G Aiyer Discussant(s):
Participant(s): Leda L Martins, Robert Chair(s): Gregory V Button Organizer(s): Jeremy A Sabloff, Robert W Paynter
PMiller, Kate Goltermann, Jeremy M Campbell Barbara Rose Johnston, Gregory V Button
Discussant(s): Marianne Schmink Participant(s): Barbara Rose Johnston, Invited Session: ENGAGEMENT,
Susan Slyomovics, Preston D Hardison, Joan AUTHENTICITY AND TOURISM: GENDER,
RETHINKING COLLABORATION AND P Mencher, Liza M Grandia, Shannon K May, SEXUALITY, ETHNICITY/RACE AND SPACE IN
ENGAGEMENT THROUGH “HOME–BASED” Sarah M Lyon, Brian M McKenna, Holly Barker, THE AMERICAS (Sponsored by SLACA)
ETHNOGRAPHY Sarah Strauss, Gregory V Button, Bonnie Chair(s): Elayne L Zorn, Matthew J Hill
Chair(s): Rachel V Gonzalez Organizer(s): McCay Discussant(s): Alison D Renteln Organizer(s): Annelou Ypeij, Elayne L Zorn,
Meredith L Johnson, Rachel V Gonzalez Nadine Fernandez Participant(s): Mark B
Participant(s): Rachel V Gonzalez, Brad GEORGE W STOCKING SYMPOSIUM IN THE Padilla, Carla Guerron–Montero, Elayne L Zorn,
Kroupa, Mintzi A Martinez–Rivera, Meredith L HISTORY OF ANTHROPOLOGY Annelou Ypeij, Florence E Babb, Walter E Little,
Johnson Discussant(s): Joelle Bahloul Chair(s): Harriet D Lyons Organizer(s): Andrew Matthew J Hill, Nadine Fernandez, Alessandro
P Lyons Participant(s): Robert G Launay, M Angelini, Alicia Re Cruz Discussant(s):
Invited Poster Session: DATA VISUALIZATION Robert GAdlam, Lee D Baker, Andrew P Andrew L Canessa, John F Collins
AND ANALYSIS (Sponsored by SAS) Lyons, Kath Weston, Sergei Kan, Priscilla P
Participant(s): Harold D Green, Erin Muladore, Faulhaber–Barbosa, Paul Shankman, Susan RECENT TOPICS IN MAYAN LINGUISTICS
Eric P Kightley, Jeffrey C Johnson, Rosalyn S Sperling, Elizabeth Stassinos, Robert V Chair(s): David Mora-Marin Organizer(s): David
Negron–Goldbarg, Douglas A Monroe, Katy M Kemper Discussant(s): Robert C Ulin, Frank A Mora-Marin, Charles A Hofling Participant(s):
Groves Salamone, Harriet D Lyons David Mora-Marin, James T Dugan, Judith M

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Maxwell, Charles A Hofling, Michael J Grofe, Invited Session: GOVERNING KENYA: AND ENGAGEMENT (Sponsored by SVA)
Martha J Macri, Sunny J McGovern, Nicholas A INSIGHTS ON INCLUSION, COLLABORATION Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Jonathan
Hopkins, Bethany J Myers, Yuki Tanaka AND ENGAGEMENT FROM THE 2007 S Marion Participant(s): Sara E Perry, Kate
ELECTIONS (Sponsored by AfAA) Hennessy, Anne Zeller
THE POLITICS OF KINSHIP AND FAMILY IN Chair(s): Mwenda Ntarangwi Organizer(s):
“CRISIS” Jennifer E Coffman Introduction: Jennifer E TEXTUALITY, ORALITY AND LITERACY IN THE
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Risa D Cromer, R Sophie Coffman Participant(s): Peter D Little, Vigdis ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Statzel Participant(s): Chia Longman, R Sophie Broch–Due, Miroslava Prazak, Parker Shipton Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kelda Jamison
Statzel, Holly A Dygert, Lydia C Boyd, Arianne Participant(s): Christine Allison, Tilman
M Gaetano, Risa D Cromer, Alix L Little, Lynn MEDIA IDEOLOGIES Hannemann, Wayne H Osborn, Kelda Jamison,
E Horridge, Lara R Braff, Daisy Deomampo Chair(s): Lauren G Leve Organizer(s): Ilana Katharina Lange, Bryan F Gorrie Discussant(s):
Discussant(s): Elizabeth E Brusco, Rayna Rapp Gershon Participant(s): Jeffrey D Himpele, Andrew J Shryock
Joshua Malitsky, Ilana Gershon, Laura E
1:45 pm–5:45 pm Kunreuther, Daniel B Noveck, Amanda RE–IMAGINING CHINA: TRANSNATIONAL
Weidman Discussant(s): Susan Gal BUSINESS, MIGRATION AND ADOPTION IN A
Invited Session: ON THE USEFULNESS OF THE GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
CONCEPT OF “DIASPORA”: PERSPECTIVES AFRICAN DIVINATION, DIALOGUE AND Chair(s): Suzanne Scheld Organizer(s):
ON STUDYING BLACKNESS, AFRICA AND MORAL IMAGINATION Suzanne Scheld, Christina L Von Mayrhauser
CONTEMPORARY FORMATIONS IN THE 21ST Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Tonya N Taylor Participant(s): Yifei Sun, Suzanne Scheld,
CENTURY (Sponsored by ABA) Participant(s): Knut Graw, Richard P Werbner, Christina L Von Mayrhauser Discussant(s):
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Jean M Rahier Koen Stroeken, Tonya N Taylor, Martin Holbraad Josephine Smart
Introduction: Kamari M Clarke Participant(s):
Bayo Holsey, Jacqueline N Brown, Deborah A COMPETING MODERNITIES: Invited Session: ANTHROPOLOGY, THE
Thomas, Percy C Hintzen, Kevin A Yelvington, TRANSFORMATIONS OF RITUAL IN MILITARY AND WAR (Sponsored by AAA
Marlon M Bailey, Akin Ogundiran, Felipe Smith CONTEMPORARY VIETNAM Executive Program Committee)
Chair(s): Hien Thi Nguyen Organizer(s): Karen Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Phillips Stevens
Saturday 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Fjelstad Participant(s): Ben Chi Nguyen, Hong Participant(s): Roberto J Gonzalez,
Nhung Thi Nguyen, Tu Thi Loan, Phuong Anh Montgomery McFate, Brian R Selmeski, Kerry
NAPA Workshop: “BELOW THE RADAR” OF Phan, Pham Nam Thanh Discussant(s): Laurel B Fosher Discussant(s): David H Price, Robert
STATE POWER: INTERNATIONAL HUMAN Kendall A Rubinstein, Charles C Cheney
RIGHTS AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
Leader(s): Alison D Renteln, Steven Rousso– KNOWLEDGE, ENGAGEMENT, ETHICS Invited Session: BAHIA’S PLACE IN
Schindler, Kenda Stewart Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Narmala Halstead, TRAVELING THEORY: DIASPORA,
Heather A Horst Participant(s): Helena Wulff, ETHNOGRAPHY AND COSMOPOLITANISM
NASA Workshop: GETTING PUBLISHED: A Paolo Favero, Heather A Horst, Narmala IN NORTHEASTERN BRAZIL (Sponsored by
GUIDE FOR STUDENTS Halstead, Pilar Riano, Judith M Okely SLACA)
Leader(s): Jason E Miller, Marcy M Hessling Discussant(s): Signe L Howell Chair(s): Roger Sansi Organizer(s): John F
Collins, Keisha–Khan Y Perry Participant(s):
3:30 pm–5:30 pm COLLABORATIVE ETHNOGRAPHY INSIDE THE Roger Sansi, Sarah J Hautzinger, Keisha–Khan
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION Y Perry, Olivia Gomes da Cunha, Jan H French,
SHA Workshop: SUBMITTING TO A PEER– Chair(s): Mariella R Pandolfi Organizer(s): John F Collins Discussant(s): J L Matory
REVIEWED JOURNAL George E Marcus, Marc Abeles Participant(s):
Leader(s): Michael Harkin Marc Abeles, Jae A Chung, Maximo Badaro, WHEN ANTHROPOLOGISTS WORK THROUGH
George E Marcus, Douglas R Holmes, David A ART; TECHNICAL ALTERNATIVES FOR
4:00 pm–5:45 pm Westbrook Discussant(s): Donald Brenneis CONTEMPORARY ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
Chair(s): Rupert A Cox Organizer(s): Susan
OTHER ETHICS (ETHICS OF AND FOR RECONFIGURING GENDER, NEGOTIATING M Ossman Introduction: Susan M Ossman
THE OTHER): SITUATIONAL ETHICS OF NEOLIBERALISM IN GLOBAL JAPAN Participant(s): Andrew Irving, Wessie Ling,
FIELDWORK AND MORAL IMPERATIVES OF Chair(s): Linda I Angst Organizer(s): Valerie Rupert A Cox, Susan M Ossman Discussant(s):
ENGAGED ANTHROPOLOGY H Barske Introduction: Linda I Angst Nella N Arambasin
Chair(s): Peter Benson Organizer(s): Quetzil E Participant(s): Nana Okura, Ayako Takamori,
Castaneda Participant(s): Kedron L Thomas, Valerie H Barske Discussant(s): Linda I Angst PENAL CITIES AND CARCERAL STATES:
Quetzil E Castaneda, Karen M Sykes, Don F ACTIVISM, ANTHROPOLOGY AND MASS
Seeman, C Jason Throop Discussant(s): Angela Invited Session: THE ETHICS OF VISUAL DATA: INCARCERATION
N Garcia, Donald Brenneis PICTURING INCLUSION, COLLABORATION Chair(s): Nina E Brown Organizer(s): Kristi

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Brian, Nina E Brown Participant(s): Stephen C PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH: Gabriela Vargas–Cetina, Ramona L Perez
Pavey, Wendy Wilson–Fall, Kristi Brian, Anne COLLABORATING WITH COMMUNITY
Sutherland, Nicole I Torres, Andrea Morrell MEMBERS TO DESIGN AND EVALUATE 6:15 pm–7:30 pm
Discussant(s): Lorna A Rhodes PROGRAMS THAT WILL INFORM EQUITY AND
SOCIAL JUSTICE SAR BUSINESS MEETING FOLLOWED BY
TEMPORALITY AND CRISIS: ETHNOGRAPHIC Chair(s): Dorothy Aguilera Organizer(s): CASH BAR RECEPTION
REFLECTIONS Dorothy Aguilera, Maria Timmons Flores Organizer(s): Stephan Palmié
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Noa Vaisman, Neta Bar Participant(s): Pauline Lipman, Aiko
Participant(s): Luther C Elliott, Neta Bar, Andrew Miyatake, Dorothy Aguilera, Frances J Riemer, SOLGA BUSINESS MEETING
Johnson, Jonathan L Larson, Noa Vaisman Emma H Fuentes Discussant(s): Maria Organizer(s): Martin F Manalansan
Discussant(s): Peter Redfield, Rachel Heiman Timmons Flores
SAE William Douglass Distinguished Lecture
Invited Session: RACE, GENDER AND CHANGING SOCIOSCAPES OF URBAN AND IN MEMORIAM FOR DAPHNE BERDAHL
ENGAGED RESEARCH: INTERROGATING THE RURAL CHINA LEUDTKE, ALF (U ERFURT, GERMANY)
ISSUES A DECADE LATER (Sponsored by ABA Chair(s): Mun Young Cho Participant(s): Mun Organizer(s): Jennifer J Patico
and NAPA) Young Cho, Trang X Ta, Yingjun Chen, Xia
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Karla Slocum Zhang, Lihong Shi, Adam Frank SUNTA Committee on Refugee and
Participant(s): Kia L Caldwell, Gina Sanchez Immigrants (CORI) MEETING
Gibau, Sabiyha R Prince, Karla Slocum LAND, TERRITORY AND IDENTITY Chair(s): Anna O O’Leary Organizer(s): Anna O
Discussant(s): Erica L Williams Chair(s)/Introduction: Chris M Beyers O’Leary, Anahi Viladrich
Participant(s): Chris M Beyers, Ricardo
Invited Poster Session: FIRST RITES: Moreno–Contro, Mona Bhan, Krystyna Z SOYUZ: Postsocialist Cultural Studies
INNOVATIVE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH Sieciechowicz, Barbara E Verchot, Sarasij BUSINESS MEETING
V (Sponsored by AAA Executive Program Majumder Organizer(s): Amy L Ninetto
Committee)
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Deborah Rotman, PERSPECTIVES ON ENVIRONMENT AND MES BUSINESS MEETING
Agustin Fuentes Participant(s): Judith A HUMAN RIGHTS Organizer(s): William O Beeman
Steinhilper, Heather M Wurtz Chair(s): Thomas Foster Participant(s):
Thomas Foster, Laura H Mentore, Kirsten B ANTHROPOLOGY OF SPACE AND PLACE
Invited Poster Session: VISUALIZING Hastrup, Villia M Jefremovas, Elizabeth Weiss Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Denise Lawrence–Zuniga
ENGAGEMENT, COLLABORATION AND
INCLUSION: SEVEN RESEARCH AND APPLIED Invited Session: LOCATING LABOR: NAPA BUSINESS MEETING
PROJECTS FROM WESTERN WASHINGTON ANTHROPOLOGISTS ENGAGE SERVICE Organizer(s): Dennis Wiedman
UNIVERSITY (Sponsored by SVA) WORKER STRUGGLES (Sponsored by SUNTA
Chair(s): Joyce D Hammond Organizer(s): Joyce and SAW) SMA Council for Anthropology and
D Hammond, Margaret E Kelley Participant(s): Chair(s): David Bacon Organizer(s): Deborah Reproduction BUSINESS MEETING
Joyce D Hammond, Lisa G Spicer, Grace M Pellow Discussant(s): E Paul Durrenberger, Organizer(s): Sarah Orndorff
Bouma, Katherine G Powell, Margaret E Kelley, Gerrie Casey, Sharryn Kasmir, Robert T O’Brien
Stephanie L Button, Andrew C Holcom DARTMOUTH COLLEGE RECEPTION
LEARNING OUTSIDE TRADITIONAL ACADEMIC Organizer(s): Deborah L Nichols, Kirk Endicott
“GATHERING DATA”: RECUPERATION, BOUNDARIES
REPATRIATION AND REINCARNATION AT THE Chair(s): Tryphenia B Peele-Eady Guatemala Scholars Network BUSINESS AND
MARGINS Participant(s): Tryphenia B Peele-Eady, ORGANIZING MEETING
Chair(s): Virginia D Nazarea Organizer(s): Anthony F Guest-Scott, Ruth H Kim, Shawn M Chair(s): Abigail E Adams Organizer(s): Abigail
Kristine Skarbo, Virginia D Nazarea Bender, Laura R Johnson, Leigh L Graham E Adams, Edward F Fischer
Participant(s): Robert E Rhoades, Karen E
Hebert, Kristine Skarbo, Virginia D Nazarea POLITICAL USES OF MEMORY 6:15 pm–8:00 pm
Chair(s): Yukiko Koga Participant(s): Murat K
AT THE INTERSECTION OF DIALOGUE AND Guney, Satendra Kumar, Yukiko Koga, Katja M CAE BUSINESS MEETING
ACTIVISM: IMMIGRATION, POLITICS AND THE Uusihakala, Aya Dr Ikegame Organizer(s): Norma E Gonzalez
STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Lucila D Ek 6:00 pm–8:00 pm 6:15 pm–10:00 pm
Participant(s): Yazmin Y Duarte, Eric
J Johnson, Cindy Cruz, Pia Moriarty SLACA Executive Committee MEETING SMA BOARD MEETING
Discussant(s): Patricia Sanchez Chair(s): Gabriela Vargas–Cetina Organizer(s): Organizer(s): Carolyn Sargent

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6:30 pm–8:00 pm POSSIBILITY IN THE WORK OF MODERN Velasquez Runk


MEDIA
AAA DISTINGUISED LECTURE BY JOHNETTA Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Heiko Henkel, Anand ENGAGING THE HOKEY POKEY: NEW
COLE Pandian Participant(s): Purnima Mankekar, DIRECTIONS, EMERGING THEORIES
Chair(s): Setha M Low Zeynep D Gursel, Anand Pandian, Heiko Henkel METHODS AND PEDAGOGIES IN
Discussant(s): Charles K Hirschkind, Arjun UNDERSTANDING SCHOOLS AND THEIR
Appadurai COMMUNITIES THROUGH ETHNOGRAPHY
AAA Distinguished Lecturer AND ETHNOGRAPHIC PRACTICES AND
Saturday, Nov 22 | 6:30 pm–8:00 pm CONTESTED GROUND: AGRICULTURAL GMOS PRAXIS
AND RURAL FUTURES Chair(s): Janet I Hecsh Organizer(s): Janet I
Johnnetta Cole will be presenting Chair(s): Christina P Holmes Organizer(s): Hecsh, Mariela Nunez–Janes Participant(s):
the 2008 Distinguished Lecture Elizabeth (Liz) Fitting Participant(s): Elizabeth Chiara M Cannella, Mariela Nunez–Janes, Char
titled “Race and Gender in the (Liz) Fitting, Kregg Hetherington, Abby J Kinchy, Ullman, Kathryn N Hayes, Porfirio M Loeza,
2008 Presidential Campaign: Chaia L Heller, Christina P Holmes, Karine Jacque Ensign Discussant(s): Julio Cammarota
A Mirror on US Culture.” Cole Peschard Discussant(s): Glenn D Stone
has served as the president of RE–READING ETHNOGRAPHIES OF JAPAN
Spelman College (1987–97) and Bennett College DISJUNCTIVE CHILDHOODS: CHILDREN’S AND KOREA
(2002–07) and is Presidential Distinguished AGENCY IN CULTURAL REPRODUCTION Chair(s): William W Kelly Organizer(s): Amy B
Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Women’s (Sponsored by the AAA Anthropology of Borovoy, Robert M Oppenheim Participant(s):
Studies and African American Studies at Emory Children and Childhood Interest Group) Robert M Oppenheim, William W Kelly, Amy B
University. She is currently chair of the board of Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Heather Rae–Espinoza Borovoy Discussant(s): Allison Alexy, Nancy A
the Johnnetta B Cole Global Diversity and Inclusion Participant(s): Jill R Brown, Heather Rae– Abelmann
Institute founded at Bennett College for Women. Espinoza, Lubna N Chaudhry, Tyler Bickford,
Anna R Beresin Discussant(s): Paula Levin ALLURE TO DIALOGUE: PUBLICS,
KNOWLEDGE AND LANGUAGE IN THE TAIDAN
7:00 pm–8:00 pm “ACTION, CUT, PRINT!” NEW CULTURES OF AND ZADANKAI FORM IN MODERN JAPAN
MEDIA PRODUCTION Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Lorraine D Plourde,
AIA CASH BAR Chair(s): Adam R Fish Organizer(s): Adam R Shunsuke Nozawa Participant(s): Miyako
Organizer(s): JoAllyn Archambault Fish Participant(s): Brent Luvaas, Harrison Inoue, Shunsuke Nozawa, Lorraine D Plourde,
P Gish, Karen L Ishizuka, Jennifer Moorman, Takehiro Watanabe Discussant(s): Christopher
7:15 pm –8:30 pm John Bridge, Candace I Moore, Jeremy W T Nelson
Wallach
SOLGA CASH BAR MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND SYSTEMS–
Organizer(s): Martin F Manalansan GIVING MORE THAN WE TAKE: RECIPROCITY CHALLENGING PRAXIS IN CONTEMPORARY
IN THE RESEARCH PROCESS NORTH AMERICAN OBSTETRICS
7:30 pm–8:30 pm Chair(s): Elizabeth Nickrenz Organizer(s): Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Melissa J Cheyney
Neely A Myers Participant(s): Wende E Participant(s): Melissa J Cheyney, Dana
SAR CASH BAR RECEPTION Marshall, Kimbra L Smith, David B Pacifico, Walrath, Claire L Wendland, Paul Qualtere–
Organizer(s): Stephan Palmié Neely A Myers, Tiantian Zheng, Suzanne E Wint Burcher, Betty–Anne Daviss Discussant(s):
Discussant(s): Angela C Stuesse Robbie E Davis–Floyd
MES RECEPTION
Organizer(s): William O Beeman LANGUAGE, GESTURE AND COMMUNITY: THE MORALITY OF WORK: PARENTING
ENGAGING WITH THEORIES OF LANGUAGE IDEOLOGIES AND PRACTICES IN THE
9:00 pm–11:45 pm EVOLUTION EVERYDAY LIVES OF DUAL–EARNER
Chair(s): Angela M Nonaka Organizer(s): Leila FAMILIES
SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE Monaghan, Richard J Senghas Participant(s): Chair(s): Tamar Kremer–Sadlik Organizer(s):
Leila Monaghan, David W Samuels, Jenny L Wendy L Klein Participant(s): Elisa Pigeron,
Singleton, Angela MNonaka, Karen Nakamura, Leah Wingard, Rachel George, Wendy L Klein,
Julie Gros–Louis Tamar Kremer–Sadlik
Sunday, Nov 23
RAPPAPORT STUDENT PRIZE EMERGENT MODES OF PARTICIPATIVE
Chair(s): Katja Neves Organizer(s): Nora M ACTION IN TECHNOSCIENTIFIC CONTEXTS
8:00 am–9:45 am Haenn Participant(s): Guntra A Aistars, Eial Chair(s): Carlo Caduff Organizer(s): Carlo
Dujovny, Cindy J Isenhour, Yu Wang, Troy M Caduff Participant(s): Arpita Roy, Anthony
MEDIA OF IMAGINATION: IMAGE AND Wilson Discussant(s): Jerry Jacka, Julie L Stavrianakis, Benjamin H Hickler, Carlo Caduff

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Discussant(s): Celia Lowe Fujita, Alexandra M Jaffe Discussant(s): Debra Namie, Leslie E Carlin
Spitulnik, Monica Heller
GEOGRAPHIES OF HEALTH AND AFFLICTION RECONFIGURING FAMILY AND SOCIAL
Chair(s): Barbara L Ley Organizer(s): Barbara TECHNOLOGY, MASCULINITY AND NETWORKS IN EUROPE
L Ley, Erin Koch Participant(s): Hanspeter C W MODERNITY IN CONTEMPORARY JAPAN Chair(s): Caterina F Anderson Participant(s):
Reihling, Sarah Raskin, Barbara L Ley, Simon Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Hirofumi Inna Leykin, Venetia Kantsa, Laura AM Vares,
W Roberts, Lisa K Vanderlinden Discussant(s): Katsuno Participant(s): Satsuki Takahashi, Caterina F Anderson, Christine Suck, Andrea C
Erin Koch Paul S Hansen, Hirofumi Katsuno, Fumitaka Mazzarino
Wakamatsu Discussant(s): James E Roberson
THEORY, RELEVANCE, METHODS AND THE THE VISUAL PRODUCTION OF PAST AND
FUTURE OF COGNITIVE ANTHROPOLOGY II THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UDHR: PRESENT IDENTITIES IN THE AMERICAS
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Ken Jacobson ANTHROPOLOGY, POLITICS, HISTORY Chair(s): Thomas Gregor Participant(s):
Participant(s): Richard H Wallace, Robert Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Edgar Krebs Thomas Gregor, Ryan B Anderson, Susan Falls,
L Moore, Ichiro Numazaki, Ken Jacobson, Participant(s): Anthony Pagden, Edgar Krebs, Alicia JM. Colson, Trudi L Smith, Junaid A Rana
Stephen C Levinson, Benjamin G Blount, Tracy Poul Duedahl, Carol Anderson, Alan Campbell
Van Holt Discussant(s): Harald E Prins, Henrika Kuklick FOOD AND CULTURE
Chair(s): LeeRay M Costa Participant(s):
TO WALK THE TALK: POLICY AS CAUSE, COMMODITY AND CRITIQUE Jolie N Nahigian, Goncalo Santos, Sveinn
“APPROPRIATION” AND “LIVED EXPERIENCE” Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Mireille McLaughlin Sigurdsson, LeeRay M Costa
Chair(s): Cheryl Mattingly Organizer(s): Teresa Participant(s): Mireille McLaughlin, Donna
Kuan, Lone Groen Participant(s): Lotte L Patrick, Lindsay A Bell, Mary E Richards, Luisa DISCERNMENT IN DEVOTIONAL PRACTICES
Meinert, Teresa Kuan, Lone Groen, Anne L Martin Rojo Discussant(s): Monica Heller Chair(s): Jacqueline H Fewkes Participant(s):
Dalsgaard Discussant(s): Cheryl Mattingly Anne Pryor, Julie A Jenkins, Jacqueline H
BECOMING INSTITUTIONAL OTHERS?: RACIAL Fewkes, Paivi Hasu
AESTHETIC REGIMES AND THE POLITICS OF TROPES IN US URBAN HIGH SCHOOLS
THE SENSORY Chair(s): Laurence Ralph Organizer(s): REBUILDING SOCIAL CAPITAL AMONG
Chair(s): Britt E Halvorson Organizer(s): Laurence Ralph, Jonathan D Rosa VULNERABLE POPULATIONS
Emanuela Grama, Bridget L Guarasci Participant(s): Amy E Brown, Naomi B Reed, Chair(s): Cheryl S Ajirotutu Participant(s):
Participant(s): Denise Lawrence–Zuniga, Damien M Schnyder, Jonathan D Rosa, Cheryl S Ajirotutu, Beth Bruinsma Chang,
Yazan H Doughan, Bridget L Guarasci, Britt E Laurence Ralph Discussant(s): Michael Ralph Thomas Lyons, Kirk Dombrowski
Halvorson Discussant(s): Emanuela Grama
RITUALS IN MODERN SOCIETIES: AN EASTERN EUROPE IN A GLOBAL AGE
CONJURING THE URBAN FUTURE: INDIAN EXPLORATION OF THE USE OF RITUAL IN Chair(s): Lisa Pope Fischer Participant(s): Lisa
CITIES AND THEIR “WORLD–CLASS” VICTIMIZATION Pope Fischer, Tatiana Tchoudakova, Kathleen
PURSUITS Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Dana Young, Tina M Palivos
Chair(s): Llerena G Searle Organizer(s): Raphael Participant(s): William F Guinee,
D Asher Ghertner Participant(s): Llerena Letty Lincoln, Connie Valentine, Randy Noblitt ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, BIODIVERSITY
G Searle, Nikhil Anand, D Asher Ghertner, Discussant(s): John R Baker AND CONTESTED SPACES
Sapana Doshi, Diya Mehra, Jonathan S Anjaria, Chair(s): Rodrigo G Guimaraes Participant(s):
Arjun Appadurai CONTESTING WOMEN’S PLACE IN THE Rodrigo G Guimaraes, Rebecca Ellis, Cassie M
MIDDLE EAST Hays, Analia Villagra
THE POLITICS OF DIFFERENCE IN THE Chair(s): Anne Bennett Participant(s): Miriam
POSTSOCIALIST PRESENT R Gould, Amel Fahmy, Lindsay A Gifford, Anne ANTHROPOLOGY AND REPRESENTATION(S):
Chair(s): Hadley Z Renkin Organizer(s): Dace Bennett, Amina U Tawasil MATERIAL CULTURE, PERFORMANCE AND
A Dzenovska, Hadley Z Renkin Participant(s): MEDIA
Karolina Szmagalska, Dace A Dzenovska, WAR, DEBT AND CHARITY Chair(s): Sarah A Nohe Participant(s):
Justine B Quijada, Data Dea Barata, Hadley Z Chair(s): Christopher E Garces Participant(s): Eric Dickerson, Steffan I Ayora–Diaz, Juan
Renkin Discussant(s): Bruce Grant Conerly C Casey, Mihir A Pandya, Jennifer Thomas Ordonez, Martin RRosales, Theresa
Hsieh, Evan Killick, Christopher E Garces M Preston–Werner, Sarah A Nohe, Natalie M
LANGUAGING IN THE MEDIA: Underberg
REPRESENTATIONS, ENGAGEMENT AND ETHNO–CONNECTIONS OF FOOD, NUTRITION,
IDEOLOGIES HEALTH AND POLICY 8:00 am–11:45 am
Chair(s): Tommaso M Milani Organizer(s): Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Valerie E Foster
Alexandra M Jaffe Participant(s): Tommaso Participant(s): Valerie E Foster, Mariaelisa RESPONSIBLE REPRODUCTION:
M Milani, Barbara Johnstone, Emily McEwan– Graff, Ty S Matejowsky, Elaine G Gerber, Joylin TECHNOLOGIES OF RISK IN MATERNAL AND

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CHILD HEALTH Erich W Schienke, Austin G Zeiderman, Emily Michael G Callaghan, Jason L King
Chair(s): Sarah Orndorff Organizer(s): Lauren C Cohen, Robert Samet Discussant(s): Andrew
Fordyce, Sarah Orndorff Participant(s): Sarah Lakoff, Daniel M Goldstein 10:15 am–12:00 pm
Orndorff, Lauren Fordyce, Noga Weiner,
Matthew R Dudgeon, Qingyan Ma, Aaron R CONFRONTING VIOLENCE IN POST–WAR SYMBOLIC AFFINITIES, PRAGMATIC
Denham, Anne–Marie Niekamp, Alison B GUATEMALA ENGAGEMENTS: SHAPING LATIN AMERICAN
Hamilton, Aminata Maraesa, Vania Smith–Oka Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Michelle J Bellino, ETHNOLOGY THROUGH THE COLLABORATIVE
Discussant(s): Laury Oaks, Carole H Browner Thomas A Offit Participant(s): Jacob WORK OF NORMAN AND DOROTHEA SCOTT
Lesniewski, Yoshinobu Ota, Rachel A Hall– WHITTEN, PART 2
Invited Session: THE CULTURES OF Clifford, Patricia Foxen, Jennifer L Burrell, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Kathleen Fine–Dare
CHRISTIAN CONVERSION (Sponsored by Thomas A Offit, Avery Dickins de Girón, Eva Participant(s): Jean M Rahier, Arlene Torres,
AAA Executive Program Committee and AAA Kalny, Ellen J Sharp, Brent E Metz, Doc M Diego Quiroga, Rachel Corr, Jonathan D Hill,
Melanesia Interest Group) Billingsley, Michelle J Bellino, M Gabriela Torres Mary–Elizabeth Reeve, Michael A Uzendoski,
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): John Barker Discussant(s): Timothy J Smith, Victoria D Eduardo Kohn, Michael L Cepek Discussant(s):
Participant(s): John Barker, Robert L Welsch, Sanford William T Vickers, Michael F Brown, Norman E
Laurie L Zadnik, Courtney J Handman, Sandra Whitten
Widmer, Kun–Hui Ku, Yannick Fer, Aparecida CIVILIZING CHILDREN: THE LAST
Maria Vilaca, Andrew Orta, Aristoteles Barcelos PRIMITIVES? NEW TERRITORIALITIES: ENTITLEMENTS,
Neto, Frederic B Laugrand Discussant(s): Dan Chair(s): Eva Gulloev Organizer(s): Sally D RULE AND CITIZENSHIP
Jorgensen, Rita S Kipp Anderson Participant(s): Noel E Dyck, Ushio Chair(s): Monique C M Nuijten Organizer(s):
Miura, Eva Gulloev, Gillian M Evans, Laura Monique C M Nuijten, Juliet S Erazo, Yves
WHAT DO WE LEARN BY DOING LONG TERM Gilliam, Laura M Rival, Sally D Anderson, Alma Pierre Benoit Leynseele Participant(s): Yves
FIELDWORK? Gottlieb, Karen Fog Olwig, Lotte Louise Bach, Pierre Benoit Leynseele, David Lorenzo, Juliet
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): James M Taggart Adrie Kusserow Discussant(s): Bradley A S Erazo, Michael J Hathaway, Francine F Olde
Participant(s): Edith L Turner, Maria G Cattell, Levinson, Liisa H Malkki Heuvelt Discussant(s): Jake Kosek, Nancy Lee
Frank A Salamone, Brian Moeran, Mitchell W Peluso
Sedgwick, Lynn A Meisch, Catharine L Good, RACING HOME: RACE, SEX AND
David L Robichaux, Alan R Sandstrom, Jeanne TRANSNATIONAL DIASPORIC COMMUNITIES ECSTATIC CATHOLICISM AND THE GLOBAL
Simonelli, Heidi Kelley, Fran Markowitz, Robin Chair(s): Sylvia J Yanagisako Organizer(s): CULT OF MARY
Ridington, Rhoda Halperin, Bruce Grindal Aisha M Beliso–DeJesus, Sima Shakhsari Chair(s): Ellen Badone Organizer(s):
Participant(s): Neha Vora, Katya D Katherine Boris Dernbach, Jennifer N Sime
ETHNOGRAPHIES OF THE RECORD: THE Wesolowski, Aisha M Beliso–DeJesus, Marlon Participant(s): Katherine Boris Dernbach,
CODES OF INCLUSION M Bailey, Attiya Ahmad, Lalaie Ameeriar, Sima Wade R Glenn, Ana M Bacigalupo, Hisako
Chair(s): Joseph D Hankins Organizer(s): Rocio Shakhsari Discussant(s): Barnor Hesse, Omori, Stephen L Selka, Joyce M Bishop,
Magana, Catherine K Fennell Participant(s): Gayatri Gopinath Jennifer N Sime, Lisa M Bitel, Judith Samson,
Khiara M Bridges, Catherine K Fennell, Sanne Derks, Jill Dubisch Discussant(s): Ellen
Alvaro E Jarrin, Caroline McLoughlin, Maryna THE SOCIALITY OF DRINKING: CROSS– Badone, Ellen Badone
Yevgenivna Bazylevych, Sandhya Ganapathy, CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON ALCOHOL AND
Rocio Magana, Kristin J Skrabut, Sohini Kar, PERSONHOOD Invited Session: CORPORATE OXYMORONS:
Callie Maidhof Discussant(s): Summerson Chair(s): Magnus Course Organizer(s): Mette ENTRY POINTS INTO THE ETHNOGRAPHY OF
Carr, Marcy Brink–Danan M High Participant(s): Eve M Zucker, Mette M CAPITALISM (Sponsored by SCA)
High, Magnus Course, Roland S Moore, Casey Chair(s): Stuart Kirsch Organizer(s): Peter
QUEER ROUTES AND CRITICAL R High, Daniele Moretti, W Wilson Will, Barbara Benson, Stuart Kirsch Participant(s): Peter
REGIONALITIES WITHIN AND BEYOND “ASIA” A Bodenhorn, Joseph J Long, Lee Strunin Benson, Adriana M Petryna, Kim Fortun,
Chair(s): Mark Johnson Organizer(s): Mark Discussant(s): Josep M Comelles, Stanley H Christopher M Kelty, Suzana M Sawyer, Stuart
Johnson, Gayatri Gopinath Participant(s): Brandes Kirsch Discussant(s): Robert J Foster
Gayatri Gopinath, Ara Wilson, Antonia Chao,
Thomas P Gibson, Caroline Osella, Eufracio ARCHAEOLOGICAL ENGAGEMENT WITH FIELDWORK AND THE CO–PRODUCTION
C Abaya, Paul Boyce, Michael G Peletz IDENTITY OF INTERPERSONAL AND THEORETICAL
Discussant(s): Martin F Manalansan Chair(s): Chelsea Blackmore Participant(s): ENGAGEMENTS
John M Chenoweth, C Broughton Anderson, Chair(s): Jessica M Smith Organizer(s):
THE FRONTIERS OF RISK AND SECURITY Ben MShields, Hilary A Soderland, Chelsea Sherina Feliciano–Santos Introduction:
Chair(s): Andrew Lakoff Organizer(s): Robert Blackmore, John Gust, Liza A Gijanto, Justin Jessica M Smith Participant(s): Jessica
Samet, Emily C Cohen, Austin G Zeiderman M Jennings, Lisa Overholtzer, Olivia C Navarro M Smith, Sherina Feliciano–Santos, Kelly
Participant(s): Brian Axel, Mark P Whitaker, Farr, Anatole Pohorilenko, Christine A Hastorf, N Fayard, Emily A Wentzell, Claire E Insel

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Discussant(s): Lanita Jacobs–Huey SOCIAL THEORIES OF MEANING, MOVEMENT EMBODIED ENGAGEMENTS: SHIFTING
AND SUBJECT FORMATION SUBJECTIVITIES IN ETHNOGRAPHIC
ARCHITECTING CONTINGENCY: KNOWLEDGE, Chair(s): Jillian R Cavanaugh Organizer(s): PRACTICE
POWER AND CHANCE IN VIRTUAL WORLDS Ayala Fader, Shalini Shankar Participant(s): Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Alexis Bunten,
Chair(s): Alex J Golub Organizer(s): Thomas Jillian R Cavanaugh, Ayala Fader, Graham Naomi M Leite Introduction: Naomi M Leite
M Malaby, Alex J Golub Participant(s): E M Jones, Shalini Shankar, Betsy Rymes Participant(s): Alexis Bunten, Shalini R
Gabriella Coleman, Christopher D Damitio, Discussant(s): Webb Keane Ayyagari, Jennifer Tucker, SMegan Mulet, Celia
Alex J Golub, Thomas M Malaby, Bonnie Nardi Weiss Bambara Discussant(s): Fran Markowitz
Discussant(s): Timothy J Burke TRANSFORMATIONS AND COLLABORATIONS:
REFLECTIONS ON LONG–TERM FIELD THE SOCIAL LIVES OF NATURE: LANDSCAPE
MOBILITY MENTALITIES: MOVING THROUGH RESEARCH IN GREECE AND INCLUSION/EXCLUSION IN A
URBAN SPACES IN ASIA Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Diane O’Rourke, RE(B)ORDERED EUROPE
Chair(s): Beth E Notar Organizer(s): Joshua Deborah R Altamirano Participant(s): Deborah Chair(s): Adrian J Ivakhiv Organizer(s): Bettina
Roth Participant(s): Jun Zhang, Beth E Notar, R Altamirano, Diane O’Rourke, Peter S Y Stoetzer Participant(s): Heath Cabot, Bettina
Elizabeth F Vann, Joshua Roth Discussant(s): Allen, Margaret E Kenna, Neni E Panourgia Y Stoetzer, Eunice L Blavascunas, Adrian J
Emily K Chao, Helen F Siu Discussant(s): Anastasia N Panagakos, Roland Ivakhiv, Oana Mateescu Discussant(s): Pamela
S Moore L Ballinger
PATIENTS, PRESCRIPTIONS AND POWER:
NEW ANTHROPOLOGICAL UNDERSTANDINGS BIOSOCIALITY WITHOUT BORDERS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCLUSION,
OF MEDICAL COMPLIANCE CITIZENSHIP AND SUBJECTIVITY IN A COLLABORATION AND ENGAGEMENT WITH
Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Michael CONTEMPORARY WORLD NEW MEDIA
J Oldani Participant(s): Ian Whitmarsh, Jerry Chair(s): Ippolytos A Kalofonos Organizer(s): Chair(s): Lalitha M Vasudevan Organizer(s):
E Floersch, Roberto Abadie, Kelly A McKinney, Thurka Sangaramoorthy, Ippolytos A Kalofonos Kate T Anderson Participant(s): Amy J Bach,
Michael J Oldani Discussant(s): Kalman Participant(s): Ippolytos A Kalofonos, Jennifer Karen L Michaelson, Korina M Jocson, Kate T
Applbaum A Liu, Thurka Sangaramoorthy, Amy Moran Anderson, Mark E Nelson, Elisabeth Johnson
Thomas Discussant(s): Carlos Novas, Philippe
WHAT IS HAPPENING TO THE Bourgois Invited Session: AN EMPIRE OF
ANTHROPOLOGY OF ART? BRIDGING THE GOVERNANCE? DISJUNCTURES IN THE ANTI-
WORLDS OF ART, RITUAL AND SCIENCE IN Invited Session: FIVE FIELDS UPDATE CORRUPTION INDUSTRY (Sponsored by AAA
TEACHING, FIELDWORK AND PRACTICE (Sponsored by SACC) Executive Program Committee)
Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Andrea M Heckman, Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Rob Edwards Chair(s): Raymond June Organizer(s):
Liam M Buckley Participant(s): Andrea Participant(s): Dennis A Etler, Carolyn Martin Raymond June Participant(s): Babken V
M Heckman, Lara Stein Pardo, Wendy Shaw, Kent Lightfoot, June A English–Lueck Babajanian, Steven Sampson, Ruoyun Bai,
B Dickinson, Tara A Holland, Mark R Discussant(s): Leanne Hinton Smoki Musaraj, Giorgio Blundo, Martin J Webb
Westmoreland Discussant(s): Morgan Perkins, Discussant(s): Janine R Wedel
Liam M Buckley ENGAGING IDENTITIES IN THE CLINIC:
CONFLICTS, TENSIONS AND CRITIQUES OF DIVIDING SUBJECTS, BLURRING
THE INCLUSIVE CITY: AFRICAN IMAGINARIES SELF–CONCEPTS PREEMPTION, AND THE CITIZEN–NON-
Chair(s): Ruti Talmor Organizer(s): Ruti Chair(s): Theodore K Gideonse Organizer(s): CITIZEN DIVIDE
Talmor, Deborah Pellow Participant(s): Timothy M Hall Participant(s): Timothy M Chair(s)/Organizer(s): Luis F B Plascencia
William Bissell, David A Eaton, Jon P Kirby, Hall, Elizabeth A Carpenter–Song, Sadeq Participant(s): Faith G Nibbs, De Ann Pendry,
Anne S Lewinson, Deborah Pellow, Ruti Rahimi, Theodore K Gideonse, Adia Benton Luis F B Plascencia
Talmor, Ruth P Wilson Discussant(s): Elizabeth A Davis
INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES, IDENTITIES,
Invited Session: RITUAL, MYTH AND MIND: DISCOURSE–BASED APPROACHES AND EDUCATION: RESEARCH IN MULTIPLE
SESSION IN HONOR OF CLAUDE LÉVI– TO NARRATIVE: STANCE, IDENTITY, CONTEXTS
STRAUSS ON THE OCCASION OF HIS 100TH RESPONSIBILITY, MEMORY, TRADITION Chair(s): Beth R Leonard Organizer(s):
BIRTHDAY (Sponsored by GAD and SHA) Chair(s): Maggie Ronkin Organizer(s): Melissa J Rickey Introduction: Beth R
Chair(s): David Koester Organizer(s): David Minerva Oropeza, Joanne Neff–van Aertselaer Leonard Participant(s): Hyejin Nah, Patricio
Koester, Patrick Plattet Participant(s): Claude Introduction: Maggie Ronkin Participant(s): R Ortiz, Noemie N Waldhubel, Melissa J
Macherel, Patrick Plattet, Thierry J E Wendling, Joanne Neff–van Aertselaer, Maris Thompson, Rickey, Leisy T Wyman Discussant(s): Ray
Sveta Yamin–Pasternak, David Koester Maarit H Niemela, Maggie Ronkin, Jill Brody, Barnhardt
Discussant(s): Patrick J Menget Patrick J Moore, John M Conley, RMcKenna
Brown, Natasha M Azarian, Bradford S EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGICS OF CAPITAL
TOWARD A NEW SEMIOTIC ANTHROPOLOGY: Strickland, Minerva Oropeza, Kyoim Yun Chair(s): Joseph Dumit Organizer(s): Kristin

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Peterson Participant(s): Joseph Dumit, Kristin Karash, Amy M Carattini, Kelly Gwynn,
Peterson, P Sean Brotherton, Michelle Murphy Kohanya J Ranch
Discussant(s): Julia Elyachar
TRAVEL, TOURISM AND CONSUMPTION Make a Difference
STRUCTURAL VIOLENCE AND RESISTANCE: IN THE CULTURAL IMAGINATION OF EAST
OUTLINE OF MULTICULTURALISM IN JAPAN ASIA Get Involved in AAA Today!
Chair(s)/Organizer(s)/Introduction: Kensuke Chair(s): Tami R Blumenfield Participant(s):
Sumii Participant(s): Kensuke Sumii, Tami R Blumenfield, Xianghong Feng, Hsuta
Mitzi Uehara Carter, John J Ertl, Yoko Ikari Lin, Satomi Fukutomi–Kurban, Christopher D
Discussant(s): Nelson H Graburn Loy, David J Kim
Be a leader
BODY OF WORK: MIGRANTS AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF HEALTH AND Are you the perfect future AAA pres-
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF RISK HEALTH CARE ident? Or do you know someone
Chair(s): Megan A Sheehan Organizer(s): Chair(s): Nancy J Burke Participant(s): James who is? The 2009 elections are
Robin C Reineke Participant(s): Megan A W Herynk, Vinay R Kamat, Sheila R Tully, Nancy right around the corner and nomi-
Sheehan, Prescott L Vandervoet, Daniel J Burke, Barbara A Anderson, Kathryn A Hicks, nations are open only until October
Eduardo Martinez, Francisco JBaires, Robin C Elizabeth A Wahl 1. See page 25 of the September
Reineke, Allison R Davis Discussant(s): Linda AN for a list of open positions.
Green BIOETHICS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES
Chair(s): Sarah Wagner Participant(s): Ashwin
GLOBALIZATION FROM BELOW: NEW Budden, Jennifer J Thompson, Andy Pham, Attend the Annual Business
TECHNOLOGIES FOR REMITTANCES, Monir Moniruzzaman, Masaaki Nakashima, Meeting
MICROFINANCE AND TRANSNATIONAL Sarah Wagner, James P Meza You don’t need to go to the field
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT to hone your participant observa-
Chair(s): Paule C Takash Organizer(s): Paule EXPERIENCE IN THE WORLD tion skills. Come to the Annual
C Takash Introduction: Paule C Takash Chair(s): Meredith M Feike Participant(s): Business Meeting, and get to know
Discussant(s): Raul A Hinojosa Ojeda, David James M Taggart, Janferie J Stone, Jessica R your association better. See page
Griffith, Isabel Cruz Hernandez Walton, Meredith M Feike, Jocelyn H DeHaas, 3 for the agenda. Also see page 23
Anna K Jonsson, Hushang Philsooph of AN for business meeting partici-
LABOUR, WORKERS AND CORPORATE pation guidelines.
ORGANIZATION IN THE NEOLIBERAL AGE ENVIRONMENTAL SUBJECTS
Chair(s): Luke Plurkowski Participant(s): AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM:
Francisco Arqueros, Liang Wu, Daena A SHIFTING CONTEXTS IN AN AGE OF Keep your membership
Funahashi, Andrew S MacNaughton, Ed Chung, ENVIRONMENTALITY updated
Luke Plurkowski Discussant(s): Michael Chair(s): Edward K Snajdr Participant(s): Current membership status is
Chibnik Edward K Snajdr, Jeremy D Spoon, Stale essential for annual meeting regis-
Knudsen, Teressa A Trusty, Jose E Martinez– tration, voting, participating in
YOUTH AND TRANSGRESSION IN EUROPE Reyes, David M Lipset committees, AnthroSource access
Chair(s): Ahmet Yukleyen Participant(s): and of course receiving AN. Renew
Airi–Alina Allaste, Jack Murphy, Elana SHIFTING IDENTITIES IN THE AMERICAS on-time and update contact infor-
F Resnick, Ahmet Yukleyen, Rachel Chair(s): Barry J Lyons Participant(s): Barry mation when you move.
Donkersloot J Lyons, Anthony Balzano, Grant Rich, Marnie
K Watson, Jean–Philippe Belleau, Hortensia
GLOBAL MEDIA, JOURNALISM AND THE Caballero–Arias, Thomas J Kies Get involved with your
POLITICS OF RECEPTION section
Chair(s): Richard B Pace Participant(s): 10:15 am–12:45 pm Stay up to date with your colleagues
Richard B Pace, Amy E Cox, Sarina R Pearson, through active participation with
Sophia Powers, Carlos D Torres, Kristin L NEW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND your section. You can also join
Dowell, Shanti H Avirgan HUMAN INTERACTION multiple sections to gain increased
Chair(s): Elizabeth Keating Organizer(s): access to publications, confer-
Invited Session: INSIDE OUT: SPACE, PLACE Elizabeth Keating, Chiho Sunakawa Inoue ences and general information in
AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF IDENTITY Participant(s): Chiho Sunakawa Inoue, your research areas.
(Sponsored by NASA) Leighton C Peterson, Qing Zhang, Josh
Chair(s)/Introduction: Dennis L Ward Iorio, John Handy Bosma, Elizabeth Keating
Participant(s): Dennis L Ward, Philip A Discussant(s): Lucy Suchman

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2008 FILM, VIDEO AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA SCREENING PROGRAM


Society for Visual Anthropology, American Anthropological Association

Wednesday, November 19 12:00 pm–4:40 pm Americana and Immigration II 2:45 pm Kate Hennessy and Amber Ridington,
Dane Wajich: Dane-zaa Stories and Songs,
3:00 pm–7:00 pm World Ethnographies I 12:00 pm Circe Sturm, Texas Tavola: A Taste of Dreamers and the Land
Sicily in the Lone Star State (Jean Rouch Award)
3:00 pm Jean-Luc Chevé, Holy Week in Sicily 12:39 pm Daniel B Gold and Judith Helfand, 3:05 pm Break and Discussion
(La Settimana Santa Sicilienne) Everything’s Cool
4:35 pm Hector Alarcon, Tunnel Vision 2:14 pm Joseph Sousa, Festa 3:20 pm–8:00 pm World Ethnographies II
4:50 pm Adam Fish, World of Wonder: 3:04 pm Jeremy Rocklin, Dollars and Dreams:
Queer Television West Africans in New York 3:20 pm Elvira Dones, Sworn Virgins
5:21 pm Kyi Phyu Shin, A Sketch of Wathone 4:14 pm J Fredrick Dent, Jorge Campos, Shoemaker 4:16 pm Franco Sacchi, This is Nollywood
(in The Art of Documentary Editing) 4:19 pm Break and Discussion 5:17 pm Susan Vogel, The Future of Mud
5:41 pm Lay Thida, Just a Boy 6:20 pm Aoife Nugen, Allan Shinohara, Peter
(in The Art of Documentary Editing) 4:40 pm–8:15 pm America Without a Blush Scheele, and Nozomi Ito, On the Other Side
5:59 pm Shin Daewa, Like Father, Like Son 7:16 pm Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy and Nazir Ali
(in The Art of Documentary Editing) 4:40 pm Rick Widmer, American Fair Jairazbhoy, Baby-Dropping and Firewalking Rituals
6:18 pm Thu Thu Shein, A Million Threads 6:08 pm Monique Derenia, Why Not Dad? (in Music for a Goddess, Part III, Ch 12)
(in The Art of Documentary Editing) 6:27 pm Steve Delano, No Bigger Than a Minute 7:30 pm Sarah Taylor, Gracias a los Gringos
6:33 pm Break and Discussion 7:25 pm Alice Arnold, Teeth 7:48 pm Discussion
7:57 pm Discussion
7:00 pm–9:00 pm SVA Film, Video and Saturday, November 22
Interactive Media Festival Friday, November 21
Awards Ceremony 8:00 am–12:46 pm Native Americans
8:00 am–12:27 pm Middle East and War
7:00 pm Short Clips of Award Winners 8:00 am Suree Towfighnia, Standing Silent Nation
7:53 pm Tadashi Nakamura, Pilgrimage 8:00 am Ya-Hsuan Huang, Through the Negev 8:58 am Catherine Mullins, Being Innu
(Best Short Film) 8:22 am Jack Silberman, Raised to be Heroes 9:56 am Erwin Wagenhofer, We Feed the World
8:15 pm Discussion with the filmmaker 9:20 am Roxanne Varzi, Plastic Flowers Never Die 11:34 am Bennie Klain and Leighton C Peterson,
8:30 pm Kate Hennessy and Amber Ridington, 9:54 am John Pilger, The War on Democracy Weaving Worlds
Dane Wajich: Dane-zaa Stories 11:32 am Emily C Cohen, IVAW Presents (Award of Commendation)
and Songs, Dreamers and the Land Operation First Casualty 12:31 pm Break and Discussion
(Jean Rouch Award) 11:40 am Brandon Kohrt, Returned: Child
8:50 pm From Behind the Lens in New Guinea Soldiers of Nepal’s Maoist Army 12:46 pm–3:15 pm Race, Class and Economy I
to in Front of Classrooms Everywhere: (Best Student Film)
A Retrospective of Karl G Heider’s 12:10 pm Break and Discussion 12:46 pm Laura Pacheco and John de Graaf,
Ethnographic Films The Motherhood Manifesto
12:27 pm–3:20 pm Collaborative Filmmaking 1:48 pm Dawn Logsdon, Faubourg Tremé:
Thursday, November 20 and Participatory Research The Untold Story of Black New Orleans
(Award of Commendation)
8:00 am–12:00 pm Americana and Immigration I 12:27 pm Jennifer Adair and Michelle Keys, 2:55 pm Break and Discussion
Beginning a New Life: Caring for Infants
8:00 am Almudena Carracedo in an Orphanage Setting 3:15 pm–8:00 pm Race, Class and Economy II
and Robert Bahar, 12:46 pm Margie Connolly and Chris Simon,
Made in LA Visit with Respect 3:15 pm Marc Isaacs, All White in Barking
9:15 am Laura Terruso, The Last Butcher 1:01 pm Laura R Graham, David Hernández 4:33 pm Charles Menzies and Jennifer Rashleigh,
in Little Italy Palmar and Caimi Waiásse, Weather the Storm
9:26 am Matthew Durington, Record Store Owners of the Water: 5:12 pm Liz Miller, The Water Front
10:08 am Mitch Teplitsky, Soy Andina Conflict and Collaboration Over Rivers 6:10 pm Marco Williams, Banished
11:23 am Tadashi Nakamura,+ Pilgrimage 1:41 pm Berit Madsen and Anne Mette Jorgensen, (Award of Commendation)
(Best Short Film) Friends, Fools, Family: 7:34 pm Edward S Curtis, In the Land
11:45 am Break and Discussion Rouch’s Collaborators in Niger of the Head Hunters (1914)

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2008 ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM COMMITTEE


Program Chair
Noel J Chrisman

Executive Program Committee


Charles Cheney, Mari Clarke, TJ Ferguson, Lance Gravle, Faye Harrison, Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts,
Barbara Rose Johnson, Marjorie Kagawa Singer, Bill Leap, Setha Low, Amy Snipes, Linda Whiteford

Section Program Editors


Carla Freeman and Julia Paley American Ethnological Society
Benedict J Colombi Anthropology & Environment Section
Lisa Frink and Stephen Silliman Archeology Division
David S Turkon and Maria G Cattell Association for Africanist Anthropology
Donna F Murdock and Lara Deeb Association for Feminist Anthropology
Christopher Timura Association for Political & Legal Anthropology
Marla Frederick Association of Black Anthropologists
Carmen Ferradas and Vilma Santiago-Irizzary Association of Latina & Latino Anthropologists
David Himmelgreen Biological Anthropology Section
Claude Jacobs Central States Anthropological Society
Alex Barker Council for Museum Anthropology
Ellen Skilton-Sylvester and Thea Renda Abu El-Haj Council on Anthropology & Education
Todd Crane Culture & Agriculture
John Patton Evolutionary Anthropology Section
Samuel R Cook General Anthropology Division
Laura Deeb and Sherine Hamdy Middle East Section
Kate Gillogly National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
Marcy Hessling National Association of Student Anthropologists
Rebecca L Stein-Frankle Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges
Peter Peregrine and David P Kennedy Society for Anthropological Sciences
Stacy Pigg and Danilyn Rutherford Society for Cultural Anthropology
Gordon Mathews Society for East Asian Anthropology
Frederic W Gleach and Vilma Santiago-Irizarry Society for Humanistic Anthropology
Travis Dubry Society for Latin American & Caribbean Anthropology
Kira Hall Society for Linguistic Anthropology
Thomas Leatherman and Carolyn Smith Morris Society for Medical Anthropology
Rebecca Lester Society for Psychological Anthropology
Stephen D Glazier Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness
Sascha L Goluboff Society for the Anthropology of Europe
John Brett and Barbara Piperata Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
Sarah Horton Society for the Anthropology of North America
Melissa L Caldwell Society for the Anthropology of Religion
Charles Menzies and Lourdes Gutierrez Najera Society for the Anthropology of Work
Deborah Pellow Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology
Kate Hennessy and Aaron Glass Society for Visual Anthropology
Margot Weiss and Nais Dave Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists

Film Program
Joyce Hammond
Peter Biella

Meetings Department
Lucille Horn
Carla Fernandez

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