Conferences and Events

SLACA-Related Events at the 2017 AAAs

Number Day Time Title People Location
2-0050 Wednesday 12:00-1:45pm UNSETTLING THE NATION-STATE: EMERGING ETHNOGRAPHIES OF ARGENTINA Stephanie McCallum (University of California, Santa Cruz) James Blair (Natural Resources Defense Council) Rosana Guber (IDES) Harding | Marriott | Mezzanine Level
2-0165 Wednesday 12:00-1:45pm HUMANS AND OBJECTS Patrick Wilkinson (University of California, Merced) Washington Room 2 | Marriott | Exhibition Level
2-0350 Wednesday 2:15-4:00pm THE POLITICS OF MEMORY AND CLAIMS-MAKING IN BRAZIL LaShandra Sullivan (Reed College) Elina Hartikainen (University of Helsinki) Jefferson | Marriott | Mezzanine Level
3-0035 Thursday 8:00-9:45am LIQUID ENCOUNTERS: CLAIMING, CONCEDING AND CONSTITUTING WATER VALUES AND WATER RIGHTS IN THE PERUVIAN ANDES Karsten Paerregaard (University of Gothenburg) Balcony A | Marriott | Mezzanine Level
3-0040 Thursday 8:00-9:45am THE DISENCHANTED ISLAND: CRISIS, DEBT, AND OTHER RECENT MANIFESTATIONS OF COLONIALISM IN PUERTO RICO Ismael Garcia-Colon (College of Staten Island and CUNY, Graduate Center) Hilda Llorens (University of Rhode Island) Chair: Isar Godreau (University of Puerto Rico at Cayey) Balcony B | Marriott | Mezzanine Level
3-0150 Thursday 8:00-9:45am DEVOTION TO THE SAINTS IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES Milton Machuca-Galvez (Swarthmore College) Cristina Carter (Florida State University Washington Room 4 | Marriott | Exhibition Level
3-0850 Thursday 2:00-3:45pm CHRONICLING AMAZON TOWN: SEVEN DECADES OF RESEARCH AND ENGAGEMENT IN GURUPA, BRAZIL Richard Pace (Middle Tennessee State University Washington Room 2 | Marriott | Exhibition Level
3-0900 Thursday 2:00-3:45pm ANTHROPOLOGISTS ON THE MOVE STUDYING LATIN AMERICA: CELEBRATING KAY WARREN’S RESEARCH, TEACHING, ADVOCACY AND PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT Bret Gustafson (Washington University, St. Louis) Congressional A | Omni | Lobby Level
3-1115 Thursday 4:15-6:00pm Invited Session – SOUNDS OF VACATIONS: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CARIBBEAN TOURISM Jerome Camal (University of Wisconsin) Chair: Jocelyne Guilbault (University of California, Berkeley) Marriott Ballroom Salon 3 | Marriott | Lobby Level
3-1305 Thursday 6:30-8:15pm NEW LANDSCAPES OF EXTRACTIVISM IN THE ANDEAN REGION Carwil Bjork-James (Vanderbilt University) Nicole Fabricant (Towson University) Wilson B | Marriott | Mezzanine Level
4-0205 Friday 8:00-9:45am FROM SPECIFICITY TO UNIVERSALITY: DISCRIMINATION AND THE FORMS OF COMBATTING VIOLENCE IN BRAZIL Meryleen Mena (University of Colorado) Guita Debert (Universidade Estadual de Campinas [UNICAMP]) Embassy | Omni | Lobby Level
4-0390 Friday 10:15am-12:00pm EVERYDAY CALCULATIONS OF WHITENESS IN LATIN AMERICA Jennifer Roth-Gordon (University of Arizona) Virginia Suite C | Marriott | Lobby Level
4-0495 Friday 10:15am-12:00pm RACE AND WHITE PRIVILEGE: EXPLORATIONS OF RACIAL CONJUNCTURES IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN Raquel Pacheco (University of California, San Diego) Chair: Alysa Handelsman (University of Michigan Palladian Ballroom | Omni | Lobby Level
4-0600 Friday 12:15-1:30pm SOCIETY FOR LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ANTHROPOLOGY (SLACA) BUSINESS MEETING Balcony B | Marriott | Mezzanine Level
5-0090 Saturday 8:00-9:45am POROUS INFRASTRUCTURES: ENTANGLEMENTS OF MATERIALITY AND SOCIALITY IN LATIN AMERICA Moises Kopper (Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies) Chair: Monica Salas Landa (Lafayette College) Maryland Suite C | Marriott | Lobby Level
5-0180 Saturday 8:00-9:45am TRANSLATIONS, APPROXIMATIONS, AND EQUIVOCATIONS OF LANGUAGE AND KNOWLEDGE Margarita Huayhua (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth) Matthew Lebrato (Indiana University) Roosevelt 5 | Marriott | Exhibition Level
5-0775 Saturday 2:00-3:45pm Invited Session – MUTUAL OTHER(NESS): MEXICO-U.S. SCIENTIFIC EXCHANGES AND PHYSICAL/BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY DISCOURSE IN NORTH AMERICA, 1917–2017 Bernardo Yáñez (Centro de Estudios Vicente Lombardo Toledano) Francisco Vergara-Silva (Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Madison A | Marriott | Mezzanine Level
6-0015 Sunday 8:00-9:45am Invited Session – CONSERVING AND EXTRACTING NATURE: ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS IN THE NEW ‘MIDDLE GROUNDS’ OF AMAZONIA Casey High (University of Edinburgh) Elliott Oakley (University of Edinburgh) Harding | Marriott | Mezzanine Level
6-0075 Sunday 8:00-9:45am DID THE OLYMPICS CHANGE RIO? ANTHROPOLOGICAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PUBLIC DEBATE ABOUT OLYMPIC LEGACIES Susan Brownell (University of Missouri, St. Louis) Chair: Erika Robb Larkins (San Diego State University Jefferson | Marriott | Mezzanine Level
6-0100 Sunday 8:00-9:45am TRADITIONAL PEOPLES’ HEALTH IN A CHANGING POLITICAL LANDSCAPE: SOCIAL ACTION, MOVEMENTS, AND POLICY IN BRAZIL James Welch (Fundação Oswaldo Cruz) Ricardo Santos (Museu Nacional/UFRJ) Virginia Suite C | Marriott | Lobby Level
6-0285 Sunday 10:15am-12:00pm SOCIAL MARKES OF DIFFERENCE IN NEGOTIATION Bernardo Machado (University of São paulo) Chair: Mauricio Acuna (Universidade de São Paulo) Virginia Suite B | Marriott | Lobby Level
6-0470 Sunday 12:15-2:00pm RACE AND INDIGENEITY Meredith Main Sá (University of South Florida) Virginia Suite B | Marriott | Lobby Level

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