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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, March 20, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Galleria II, will be the plenary titled “Honoring Native American Heritage through Collaborative Design.” The plenary is sponsored by the SfAA J. Anthony Paredes Memorial Committee. (W-159)

Thursday, March 21, beginning at 10:00 in Galleria I is the plenary “Advocacy, Public Engagement and Member Service: An SfAA/AAA Roundtable.” (TH-38)

Thursday, March 21, beginning at 10:00 in Council Suite is the plenary “Revitalizing Numic Homelands: Blending Culture and Collaboration in the Great Basin and Upper Mojave Deserts.” The plenary is sponsored by the SfAA Robert A. and Beverly H. Hackenberg Committee. (TH-47)

Thursday, March 21, beginning at 3:30 in Galleria II is the plenary “What the AAA Race Exhibit Is Telling Us about Race and Identity in the Twenty-first Century?”  The keynote speaker is Yolanda Moses, University of California, Riverside.  The plenary is sponsored by the SfAA Michael Kearney Committee. (TH-129)


Social Events

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

  • Tuesday, March 19, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Opening Reception (Pavillion West)
  • Wednesday, March 20, 5:30-7:20 p.m., J. Anthony Paredes Memorial Plenary Reception (Galleria II)
  • Wednesday, March 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Welcome Reception (Grand Ballroom)  
  • Thursday, March 21, 6:00-8:00 p.m., University of North Texas Reception (Grand Ballroom II)
  • Thursday, March 21, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Student Party (Grand Ballroom I)  
  • Friday, March 22, 5:30-6:50 p.m., SAS Reception (Galleria III)
  • Friday, March 22, 5:45-6:45 p.m., SfAA Sustaining Fellows Reception (St. Helen’s Suite)
  • Friday, March 22, 7:00-9:30 p.m., SfAA Awards Ceremony and Malinowski Lecture with reception following (Grand Ballroom)  


Special Events

The following special events are planned for registered participants at the 79thAnnual Meeting: 

  • Thursday, March 21, 12:00-1:20 p.m., SfAA Business Meeting (Pavillion East)
  • Thursday, March 21, 1:30-3:20 p.m., Peter K. New Student Research Award Session (Pavillion East)
  • Thursday, March 21, 1:30-4:00 p.m., Student Poster Session (Grand Ballroom)
  • Friday, March 22, 8:30-12:00 p.m., Training Program Poster Session (Plaza Foyer)
  • Friday, March 22, 12:00-1:20p.m., Past Presidents Meeting (JackRabbit Restaurant, Duniway Hotel)
  • Friday, March 22, 12:00-1:20 p.m., PESO Eric Wolf Prize Session, Parlor A
  • Friday, March 22, 3:30-5:20, Presidential Town Hall on Disability Studies in Applied Anthropology, Parlor A
  • Saturday, March 23, 10:00-2:00 p.m., NAPA Career Fair, Atrium
  • Saturday, March 23, 2:00-4:00 p.m., NAPA Networking Event, Atrium