Tuesday 3/19  Program  Session Abstracts
 Wednesday 3/20  Hotel Map  Paper Abstracts
 Thursday 3/21 Reg Hours   Poster Abstracts
 Friday 3/22    Video Abstracts
 Saturday 3/23    Workshop Abstracts

Annual Meeting Program 

How to Use This Program

Sessions are identified with an alphanumeric code that indicates the session number and day of the week.  For example, W-80 represents session 80 on Wednesday, and T-15 represents session 15 on Tuesday.  Abstracts are in alphabetical order by presenter or session organizer.  At the end of each abstract is the alphanumeric code that refers to the session location in the program schedule.


Plenary Sessions

Wednesday, April 4, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Commonwealth B, will be the plenary titled “Sustainable Relationships: The Future of Applied Anthropology in Native Communities.”  The plenary is sponsored by the SfAA J. Anthony Paredes Memorial Committee. (W-153

Thursday, April 5, beginning at 1:30 in Washington C, is the plenary “Putting Knowledge into Action and Making Knowledge out of Practice: Theorizing and Operationalizing Sustainability in Disaster Mitigation.”  The plenary is sponsored by the SfAA Risk & Disaster TIG. (TH-106

Thursday, April 5, beginning at 3:30 in Commonwealth C, is the plenary “The Edge at the Center: Power and Transformation Seen from the U.S.-Mexico Border.”  The keynote speaker is Dr. Josiah Heyman, University of Texas, El Paso. The plenary is sponsored by the SfAA Michael Kearney Committee. (TH-124

Friday, April 6, beginning at 3:30 in Regency A, is the plenary “Building a ‘Culture of Health’: Medical Anthropologists Reflect on an Emerging Idiom of Social Justice Mobilization.”  The plenary is sponsored by the Society for Medical Anthropology. (F-127


Social Events

The following social events are planned for registered participants at the 78th Annual Meeting:

Tuesday, April 3

Opening Reception
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Regency B

Wednesday, April 4

J. Anthony Paredes Memorial Plenary Reception
5:30-7:20 p.m.
Commonwealth B

Welcome Reception
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Millennium Hall
Alexander M. Ervin, SfAA President, presiding
Sponsored by the University of Delaware

Thursday, April 5

University of North Texas Reception
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Regency A

Student Party
7:30-10:30 p.m.
Millennium Hall

Friday, April 6

SASci Reception
5:30-6:50 p.m.

SMA Reception
5:30-6:50 p.m.
Regency A

SfAA Sustaining Fellows Reception
5:45-6:45 p.m.
Presidential Suite, 32nd Floor

SfAA Awards Ceremony and Malinowski Lecture
7:00-9:30 p.m.
with reception following
Millennium Hall


Special Events

Thursday, April 5

SfAA Business Meeting (Regency A)
12:00-1:20 p.m.

Peter K. New Student Research Award Session (Tubman)
1:30-3:20 p.m.

Student Poster Session (Millennium Hall)
3:30-5:20 p.m.

Friday, April 6

Training Program Session (Commonwealth Prefunction)
8:30-12:00 p.m.

Past Presidents Meeting (Bank & Bourbon Restaurant)
12:00-1:20 p.m.