UCONN Anthropology at 114th AAA Annual Meeting

Faculty and graduates from UConn Anthropology presenting at 114th AAA Annual Meeting November 18-22, 2015

 

Chaired sessions
Samuel Martinez
“NOWHERE”: LABOR AND RESIDENCE IN THE PLACELESS SPACES OF MODERNITY
Friday, 01:45 PM – 03:30 PM

Richard Wilson
5-0380 REGIMES OF PROOF: CRIME SCENES AND THE FORENSICS OF ANTHROPOLOGY
Saturday, November 21, 2015: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

 

Round table discussions
Cesar Abadia-Barrero
3-1335 THE RIGHT TO HEALTH IN PRACTICE: LESSONS AND CHALLENGES FOR ETHNOGRAPHIC ENGAGEMENT
Thursday, November 19, 2015: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM

Richard Colon
PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY ON FAMILIAR GROUND: ANTHROPOLOGISTS ADDRESSING CAMPUS SEXUAL ASSAULT
Time: Friday November 20, 2015. 8:00 am – 9:45 am

Sarah Willen
CONSIDERING ANTHROPOLOGY’S ROLE IN MEDICAL HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL MEDICINE: PROGRAMS, IDEAS, METHODS AND PRACTICE (PART 1)
Saturday, 08:00 AM – 09:45 AM

Richard Wilson
4-1210 THE FAMILIAR/STRANGE TROPES OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC EXPLORATION OF ITS KINSHIP, POLITICS AND LAW
Friday, November 20, 2015: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM

 

Talks:
Sara Ailshire:
50922 Standard(s) of Care: Dignity and the Anthropology of Short Term Medical Missions
Friday, November 20, 2015: 4:45 PM
Panel: 21st CENTURY SHORT-TERM MEDICAL MISSIONS: STRANGE RETELLINGS OF FAMILIAR STORIES

Catherine Buerger
46489 The Politics of Inclusion: Human Rights Participation and Political Subjectivity in Ghana
Friday, November 20, 2015: 4:15 PM
Panel: ADMINISTRATION, GOVERNANCE AND CITIZENSHIP

Melissa Chiovenda
54265 The Reproduction and Transmission of Cultural Trauma: The Case of Afghanistan’s Hazaras
Friday, November 20, 2015: 5:15 PM
Panel: STRANGERS TO SOCIETY

Anne Kohler
52064 Erring on the Side of Humanity: Accessing Experience and Relationality in the Context of Growth Attenuation
Friday, November 20, 2015: 8:15 AM
Panel: ACCESS, CAPACITY, AND THE HUMAN

Shir Lerman
52434 Stigmatized Bodies and Stigmatized Identities: Obesity and Depression Stigma in Puerto Rico
Sunday, November 22, 2015: 11:15 AM
Panel: THE BIOSOCIOCULTURAL TRAJECTORY OF STIGMA

Joy Ciofi (Messerschmidt)
51270 The Color of Money Is Red: Selling Potentiality through Visual Landscapes at Mega-Casinos
Thursday, November 19, 2015: 10:45 AM
Panel: VISUALITIES: INTERVENTIONS, METHODS AND ANALYSIS

Rebecca Lee Nelson:
45062 Tensions Between Cosmopolitanism and Cultural Management in a Guatemalan Volunteer Tourism Program
Thursday, November 19, 2015: 10:45 AM
Panel: RETHINKING COSMOPOLITANISM: TOURISM AND TOURISTS IN A POST-HEGELIAN AGE

Sarah Willen
Shattering Culture and Revamping Medical Education in the United States
Saturday, 04:00 PM – 05:45 PM
Panel: UN-FAMILIAR SUBJECTS: A PANEL IN HONOR OF BYRON J. GOOD AND MARY-JO DELVECCHIO GOOD.

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