Society for Anthropological Sciences Sessions – AAA 2016

Society for Anthropological Sciences Sessions

American Anthropology Association Annual Meeting
Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 15-20, 20126

Thursday, November 17

OF ANECDOTES AND DATA (3-0895)

  • 1:45 pm Ethnographic Experimentation, or Turning Data into Field Notes (3-0895)
  • 2:00 pm Beyond “Anecdotes As Stories”: A Complex Analysis of Refugee-Host Interactions, Conflict, and Co-Existence at Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya (3-0895)
  • 2:15 pm Telling a Story with Numbers: Causal Relations and Intuitions in Quantitative Apporaches (3-0895)
  • 2:30 pm Collecting Anecdotes and Data during the “Guatemalan Spring of 2015”  (3-0895)
  • 2:45 pm Relinquishing ‘Controls’: Taking Advantage of Serendipity and Randomness in Cognitive Anthropology (3-0895)
  • 3:00 pm Multiple Methods and Trajectories of Dynamic Change: Profiling Evolving Epistemologies in the Kichwa Amazon (3-0895)
  • 3:15 pm Discussant: H Russell Bernard (3-0895)

Friday, November 18

ANTHROPOLOGY, SCIENCE, AND RESEARCH: DIVERSE PROJECTS GROUNDED IN THEORY AND DRIVEN BY METHODS (4-1095)

  • 1:45 pm AIDS: Acquired Information Deficiency: HIV, Cultural Competence, and Consonance Among College Students in MS (4-1095)
  • 2:00 pm Eccentric or Sick: A Cultural Consensus Analysis of Mental Illness in Starkville, MS (4-1095)
  • 2:15 pm Food for Thought: Familiarity with Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Among Mississippi Schoolchildren (4-1095)
  • 2:30 pm Expectations of the Angel and the Beehive: How Religious Gender Roles Shape Mental Health on a Utah Campus (4-1095)
  • 2:45 pm Empowerment through Basket Weaving: A Shared Cultural Model of River Cane Use and Access Among the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (4-1095)
  • 3:00 pm The Promise and Perils of the Magic Circle: How Cultural Norms Distributed in Social Networks Shape Online Gaming Experiences (4-1095)
  • 3:15 pm The ER: Patient and Physician Perspectives (4-1095)

SOCIETY FOR ANTHROPOLOGICAL SCIENCES (SAS) BOARD MEETING (4-1115)

Patient Priorities in Patient-Centered Care (4-1095)

  • 3:45 pm Perceptions of Domestic Violence: Cultural Consensus Analysis and Bridging the Gap Between Service Providers and Abuse Survivors (4-1095)

CULTURAL MODELS OF NATURE IN PRIMARY FOOD PRODUCERS (4-1250)

  • 4:00 pm “Plant Yams with a Full Moon!” Tongans and Nature (4-1250)
  • 4:15 pm How Lithuanian Farmers Adapt to Climate Change While Denying That It Is Happening (4-1250)
  • 4:30 pm The Salience of Woodland in the Dolomites (Italian Alps) (4-1250)
  • 4:45 pm Water Mystique As Vernacular Explanation of Ecological Risks and Causes in a Highland Ethiopian Community (4-1250)
  • 5:00 pm From Kariba to Kalomo: Cultural Models of Nature Among Gwembe Tonga Farmers in Southern Province, Zambia (4-1250)
  • 5:15 pm Humanizing Nature to Make It “Natural”: Cultural Models of Food Production in Central Japan (4-1250)
  • 5:30 pm Cultural Models of Nature and Spatiotemporal Ensembles Among the Arapium and Tapajo (4-1250)

MEASURING CLUSTERING IN LANGUAGES AND CULTURAL MODELS (4-1395)

  • 4:00 pm Visualizing Linguistic Disparity of Uto-Aztecan Languages and Bantu Languages (4-1395)
  • 4:15 pm Comparing Cultural Consensus Findings on Cervical Cancer Symptoms in Two Low Education Level Samples from Southeast Georgia and Cusco, Peru (4-1395)
  • 4:30 pm Use of Cluster Analysis for Identifying Cultural Typologies: A Reanalysis of Polynesian Cultures (4-1395)
  • 4:45 pm Cultural Knowledge of Food Cost Among Mexican Immigrants in Alabama: The Impact of Social Networks with Americans (4-1395)

Saturday, November 19

CONSENSUS, CULTURAL MODELS, AND CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE (5-0165)

  • 8:00 am Avesterra: An Anthropologist’s Digital-Data-Integration Dream (5-0165
  • 8:15 am Ready for Hillary: Gendered Formulations of Leadership Among Clinton Campaign Workers (5-0165)
  • 8:30 am Career, Character, and Family: Cultural Consensus on Young Men’s Goals for Transitioning into Adulthood (5-0165)
  • 8:45 am Medical Disease or Moral Defect? Exploring the Cultural Model of Addiction Causality (5-0165)
  • 9:00 am Discussion (5-0165)

PEDAGOGIES OF EVIDENCE, ACCIDENT, AND DISCOVERY: TEACHING AND LEARNING ETHNOGRAPHIC METHODOLOGY, THEORY, AND SERENDIPITY (5-0045)

  • 8:00 – 9:15 AM AAA Executive Program Committee Invited Session – Participants – Douglas Hume, Wesley Allen-Arave, Stephen Chrisomalis, and Stephen Lyon (Not a SAS session, but filled with SAS members!)

SOCIETY FOR ANTHROPOLOGICAL SCIENCES (SAS) BUSINESS MEETING (5-1200)

  • 7:45 pm – Open to All!

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