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Cornell Anthropology is Headed to Minneapolis

November 8, 2016

The American Anthropoligical Association Annual Meeting will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota from November 16–20, 2016.   Many faculty and graduate students from the Department of Anthropology at Cornell are planning to attend.  The theme for the conference is "Evidence, Accident, Discovery."  The annual meeting offers sessions, workshops, featured speakers, mentoring events, and a graduate school fair.   Cornell University faculty and graduate students  are presenting during the following sessions (sorted by date):

 

Wednesday, November 16

Charis Boke, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, is chairing this roundtable discussion and Ashley Smith and Alexandra Dalferro, PhD Candidates in Anthropology, are presenting on this roundtable.

Lessons for Care in the Anthropocene

2:00 - 3:45 PM in Salon D

 

Sofia Villenas, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Discussant for Session: (TRANSNATIONAL) LATINAS/OS NAVIGATING INSTITUTIONAL POWER STRUCTURES: CULTURA AND FAMILIA INFORMING EDUCATIONAL PATHWAYS (2-0400)

Council on Anthropology and Education

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM in room: 101I

 

Charis Boke is also presenting a paper on an Executive Session entitled "Becoming Like A Plant? New Methodologies in Studying Plant-People Relationships."          

Boke's paper is entitled "Listening So They Can Speak: How to Pay Attention to Plant Communication"

4:00 - 5:45 PM

 

Thursday, November 17

Lucinda Ramberg, Associate Professor in Anthropology

RETHINKING GENDER NORMATIVITY, SEXUALITY, AND MORALITY THROUGH NON-BIOMEDICAL EPISTEMOLOGIES (3-0005)

Society for Medical Anthropology Association for Queer Anthropology Invited

8:00 - 9:45 AM

 

Friday, November 18

Frederic Gleach, Senior Lecturer and Curator of Anthropology Collections

Mentoring and Conference-Going in the Development of Histories of Anthropology: The Professional Life of Regna Darnell

Session: GEORGE STOCKING SYMPOSIUM: PAPERS IN HONOUR OF REGNA DARNELL (4-0050)

8:00 AM
 

Sofia Villenas, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Session:  RE-FRAMING ACADEMIC SUCCESS: WRITING AGAINST ACHIEVEMENT AS AN INDIVIDUAL NARRATIVE (4-0110)

Paper:  How a Community Teaches Justice: Public Pedagogies and Youth–Adult Civic Learning in Everyday Social Movement

Council on Anthropology and Education

8:15 - 8:30 AM in room 101G

 

Stacey Langwick, Associate Professor of Anthropology

VITAL KNOWLEDGE AND LIVELY CARNALITY: INSPIRATIONS FROM THE WORK OF JUDITH FARQUHAR ON MEDICINE, BODIES AND VITALITIES

Part of the Society for Cultural Anthropology
Langwick is organizing the panel and will present Wild Appetites and Their Institution: Locating the Emerging Herbals Industry in Tanzania as part of this panel.

4:00 - 5:45 PM

 

Vincent Ialenti, PhD Candidate in Anthropology

"Modeling Collaboration: Forming Self-Similar Nuclear Waste Futures in Finland"

Session "Living & Dying With Waste Infrastructures: Affects & Practices"

4:00 - 5:45 PM in room 200C

 

Saturday, November 19

Hayden Kantor, Postdoctoral Associate for Global Engaged Learning

Panel: LIFE BEYOND LABOR: RELATIONS OF CARE IN PRECARIOUS TIMES (5-0145)

Paper: Refusing Scarcity: Affirming Bonds of Kinship and Care in Bihar, India

8:00 - 9:45 AM in room 200E

 

Lucinda Ramberg, Associate Professor in Anthropology

THE M.N. SRINIVAS CENTENARY PANEL- ACCIDENT, DISCOVERY & DESCRIPTION IN A SHIFTING ANTHROPOLOGY (5-0745)

Past and Present Caste: An Homage to M. N. Srinivas

2:45 - 3:00 PM

 

Next year, the AAA Annual Meeting will be held November 29-December 3 in Washington, DC.  

The American Anthropological Association is an organization of scholars and practitioners in the field of anthropology. With 10,000 members, the association includes archaeologists, cultural anthropologists, biological anthropologists, linguistic anthropologists, linguists, medical anthropologists and applied anthropologists in universities and colleges, research institutions, government agencies, museums, corporations and non-profits throughout the world.  The AAA was founded in 1902.
 

Learn more about  the American Anthropology Association.

 

 

 

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