The American Anthropological Association conference in Washington DC

November 29, 2017

Barnard will be well-represented again this year at the national AAA conference by our Anthropology faculty...

 

Prof. Mara Green will be serving as discussant for a session entitled "Modality Matters in Language Ideology: Embodied Experience and Signing Practices" (Nov. 30, 2:00-3:45 pm).

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Lesley Sharp will be completing her third and final year as an elected member of the Board for the Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA), having served as the overseer for all Society prize competitions. Prof. Sharp also chairs the Basker Prize in gender and reproductive health at the AAAs, and she serves as a member of the Editorial Board for Medical Anthropology Quarterly. In Washington, she will be delivering a paper entitled “Domesticating Science:  The Worth and Worthiness of Animal Laboratory Labor” as part of a three-part panel on “How Nature Works.”

 

 

 

Prof. Brian Larkin will be participating in a roundtable on urban anthropology entitled "The Place to Be: Emerging Trends in Urban Anthropology." 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Paige West will be presenting "Nokondi's Journey: 1961 to 2017" in a session entitled "Knowledge and Action: The Value of Critical Ethnographic Engagemetn in the Work of Shirley Lindenbaum" (11/30, 2-3:45 pm). Prof. West will also be serving as discussant for the session "How Nature Works: Excesses and Overflows" (12/1, 8-9:45 am).

 

 

 

 

Prof. JC Salyer will be presenting in a session entitled "Engaged Anthropology with Undocumented and Immigrant Students in the Trump Era" (12/1 10:15am-12pm).

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Nadia Abu El-Haj will be participating in a roundtable entitled "Anthropology in a Precarious Present" (Dec. 1, 1-3:45 pm).