Interest Group at the 2017 AAAs

AAA Panels and sessions touching on NGO and nonprofit themes:

Wednesday, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM

(2-0080) Future Matters: Childhood and Global Citizenship in Times of Uncertainty 
Karina Vasilevska-Das – University of California, Berkeley; Aviva Sinervo – San Francisco State University; Karina Vasilevska-Das – University of California, Berkeley; Karina Vasilevska-Das – University of California, Berkeley; Aviva Sinervo – San Francisco State University; Jean Hunleth – Washington University School of Medicine; Sara E. Thiam – Case Western Reserve University; Layoung Shin – Lewis & Clark College; Melina Salvador – University of California, San Francisco; Laura C. Nelson – University of California, Berkeley

 

Wednesday, 4:30 PM – 6:15 PM

(2-0600) After Global Health 
Pierre H. Minn – Université de Montréal; Lindsey J. Reynolds – Brown University; Nora J. Kenworthy – University of Washington, Bothell; Amy Moran-Thomas – Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Shao-hua Liu – Academia Sinica; Pierre H. Minn – Université de Montréal; Christian Reed – The Demographic and Health Surveys Program; Lindsey J. Reynolds – Brown University; Adia Benton – Northwestern University

 

Wednesday, 4:30 PM – 6:15 PM

(2-0655) Affective Labor and Compassionate Citizenship: Volunteering in Post-Fordist Societies 
Cecile B. Vigouroux – Simon Fraser University; Kori L. Allan – York University; Kori L. Allan – York University; Cecile B. Vigouroux – Simon Fraser University; Kyoko Motobayashi – Ochanomizu University; Christa Burdick – University of Massachusetts Amherst; Kori L. Allan – York University; Maria Rosa Garrido Sardà – Université de Lausanne; Milena Marchesi – Radboud University

 

Wednesday, 2:15 PM – 4:00 PM

(2-0370) Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Lives 
Sneha Thapa – University of Kentucky; Timothy Daniel Karis – Western Oregon University; Maria Schiller – Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity; Allison Stuewe – University of Arizona; Sneha Thapa – University of Kentucky

 

Wednesday, 2:15 PM – 4:00 PM

(2-0290) Biopolitics and The Therapeutic State 
Karin U. Friederic – Wake Forest University; Karin U. Friederic – Wake Forest University; Olivia spalletta – Brandeis University/ University of Copenhagen; Naomi Carol Schoenfeld – UCSF/UCB; Megan Graham – Carleton University; Veronica Maria Sousa – Princeton University; Meoin Hagege – French institute for demography studies, Paris; Yael Assor – University of California, Los Angeles

 

Wednesday, 4:30 PM – 6:15 PM

(2-0600) After Global Health 
Pierre H. Minn – Université de Montréal; Lindsey J. Reynolds – Brown University; Nora J. Kenworthy – University of Washington, Bothell; Amy Moran-Thomas – Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Shao-hua Liu – Academia Sinica; Pierre H. Minn – Université de Montréal; Christian Reed – The Demographic and Health Surveys Program; Lindsey J. Reynolds – Brown University; Adia Benton – Northwestern University

 

 

Thursday, 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

(3-0195) Short-Term Global Health Travel: Good Intentions, Murky Ethics, and How Anthropology Matters 
Nicole S. Berry – Simon Fraser University; Noelle Sullivan – Northwestern University; Noelle Sullivan – Northwestern University; Caitlin Baird – University of Florida; Nicole S. Berry – Simon Fraser University; Betsey Behr BRADA – Reed College; Noelle Sullivan – Northwestern University; Claire L. Wendland – University of Wisconsin-Madison; Claire L. Wendland – University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Thursday, 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

(3-0040) The Disenchanted Island: Crisis, Debt, and Other Recent Manifestations of Colonialism in Puerto Rico 
Ismael Garcia-Colon – College of Staten Island and Graduate Center, CUNY; Hilda Llorens – University of Rhode Island; Isar Pilar Godreau – University of Puerto Rico at Cayey; Rima Brusi – Lehman College, CUNY; Lisa Figueroa-Jahn – CUNY, Graduate Center; Ismael Garcia-Colon – College of Staten Island and Graduate Center, CUNY; Carlos G. Garcia-Quijano – University of Rhode Island; Isar Pilar Godreau – University of Puerto Rico at Cayey; Sarah Molinari – CUNY, Graduate Center; Hilda Llorens – University of Rhode Island

 

Thursday, 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

(3-0085) Excrement, Sanitation, and the Looming Ecological Crisis 
Maryann R. Cairns – Southern Methodist University; Nicholas C. Kawa – Ohio State University; Maryann R. Cairns – Southern Methodist University; Brenda Chalfin – University of Florida; Cassandra L. Workman – Workman Consulting; Maryann R. Cairns – Southern Methodist University; Nicholas C. Kawa – Ohio State University; Katy Overstreet – University of California, Santa Cruz; Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer – Binghamton University, State University of New York

 

Thursday, 2:00 PM – 3:45 PM

(3-0730) Famines and Food Crises in Africa: Causes, Consequences and Remediation: How Anthropologists Are Responding 
Anita Spring – University of Florida; Solomon H. Katz – University of Pennsylvania and World Food Forum; Anita Spring – University of Florida; Solomon H. Katz – University of Pennsylvania and World Food Forum; Ellen Messer – Tufts University; Barrett P. Brenton – St. John’s University; Zinta Zommers – United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); John R. Lamm – USAID Office of Food for Peace; Judy Canahuati; David Kauck – USAID

 

Thursday 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

(3-0715) Anthropology in Action: A Participant-driven Dialogue on the Ever-changing ‘Boundaries’ of Anthropologists’ Interactions with NGOs and Nonprofits Globally 
Rebecca Mantel – Rice University; Amanda J. Reinke – Georgia College and State University

 

Thursday, 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM 

(3-1205) Racializing Humanitarianism and Development 
Arjun I. Shankar – University of Pennsylvania; Deborah A. Thomas – University of Pennsylvania; Erica Caple James – Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Nell Gabiam – Iowa State University; Adia Benton – Northwestern University; Marcus D. Watson – University of Wyoming; Deborah A. Thomas – University of Pennsylvania

 

Thursday, 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM

(3-1195) Health, Development and Humanitarian Aid Across Africa 
William J. Suk – Syracuse University; Rebecca L. Upton – DePauw University; Rachel Silver – University of Wisconsin-Madison; Kara E. Miller – University of California, Riverside; William J. Suk – Syracuse University

 

Thursday, 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM

(3-1195) Health, Development and Humanitarian Aid Across Africa 
William J. Suk – Syracuse University; Rebecca L. Upton – DePauw University; Rachel Silver – University of Wisconsin-Madison; Kara E. Miller – University of California, Riverside; William J. Suk – Syracuse University

 

Thursday, 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM

(3-1205) Racializing Humanitarianism and Development 
Arjun I. Shankar – University of Pennsylvania; Deborah A. Thomas – University of Pennsylvania; Arjun I. Shankar – University of Pennsylvania; Erica Caple James – Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Nell Gabiam – Iowa State University; Adia Benton – Northwestern University; Marcus D. Watson – University of Wyoming; Deborah A. Thomas – University of Pennsylvania

 

Thursday, 6:30 PM – 8:15 PM

(3-1500) Cultural Constructions of ‘Progressive’ in Educational Politics 
Amanda Lashaw – University of California, Santa Cruz; Amanda Lashaw – University of California, Santa Cruz; Miguel N. Abad – University of California, Irvine; Linnea Kristina Beckett – University of California, Santa Cruz; Ethan Ohtani Chang – University of California, Santa Cruz; Chenyu Wang – University of Virginia

 

Thursday, 6:30 PM – 8:15 PM

(3-1500) Cultural Constructions of ‘Progressive’ in Educational Politics 
Amanda Lashaw – University of California, Santa Cruz; Amanda Lashaw – University of California, Santa Cruz; Miguel N. Abad – University of California, Irvine; Linnea Kristina Beckett – University of California, Santa Cruz; Ethan Ohtani Chang – University of California, Santa Cruz; Chenyu Wang – University of Virginia

 

Saturday, 2:00 PM – 3:45 PM

(5-0820) Can we talk about refugees without reproducing the ‘refugee’ category? 
Elizabeth J. Wirtz – Purdue University; Oliver Shao – Indiana University, South Bend; Elizabeth J. Wirtz – Purdue University; Oliver Shao – Indiana University, South Bend; Lauren Carruth – American University; Lahra Smith – Georgetown University; Elmirasadat Alihosseini – Johns Hopkins University; Marnie J. Thomson – University of Colorado; Ashley Laurel Witcher – University of Amsterdam/Institute of Tropical Medicine; Birgitte R. Larsen – University of Copenhagen; Jennifer Riggan – Arcadia University

 

Saturday 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM

(5-1205) Affective Labor: The Politics and Ethics of Transnational Humanitarian Volunteering 
Lydia C. Boyd – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Mary Mostafanezhad – University of Hawaii, Manoa; Lydia C. Boyd – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Mary Mostafanezhad – University of Hawaii, Manoa; Lisa Ann Richey – Duke University and Roskilde University; Pilar K. Rau – Rutgers University; Andrea L. Freidus – UNC Charlotte; Keri Brondo – University of Memphis; Noel B. Salazar – University of Leuven

 

Saturday, 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM

(5-1090) Why Participatory Visual Research Matters: Ethnographic Examples and Explorations 
Holly Link – Centro de Cultura, Arte, Trabajo y Educación; Obed Arango – Centro de Cultura, Arte, Trabajo y Educación; Aaron C. Thornburg – Eastern Oregon University; Victoria G. Restler – Rhode Island College; Holly Link – Centro de Cultura, Arte, Trabajo y Educación; Marta Morgade Salgado – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Aaron C. Thornburg – Eastern Oregon University; Allyson Krupar – American University; Wendy Luttrell – CUNY, Graduate Center; Krista Harper – University of Massachusetts Amherst

 

8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

(6-0050) Anthropology and/as African Diasporic Intellectual History 
Ryan Cecil Jobson – University of Chicago; John L. Jackson – University of Pennsylvania; Adia Benton – Northwestern University; Ryan Cecil Jobson – University of Chicago; Yarimar Bonilla – Rutgers University; Christien Tompkins – University of Chicago; Jemima Pierre – University of California, Los Angeles

 

Sunday, 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

(6-0020) Multiply Engaged: The Moral, Affective and Everyday Entanglements of Anthropologists with/in NGO/Nonprofit Worlds – Invited Session of the NGOs & Nonprofits Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association 
Austin Lord – Cornell University; Austin Lord – Cornell University; Austin Lord – Cornell University; Roger Norum – University of Leeds; Roger Norum – University of Leeds; Emilie Hitch – Thinkers & Makers; William F. Fisher – Clark University

 

Sunday, 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM

(6-0260) Lives Spaces, Globalized Economies, and Consumption in African Contexts 
Meryl Lauer Lodge – University of Minnesota; Joeva Rock – American University; Meryl Lauer Lodge – University of Minnesota; Scott M. Youngstedt – Saginaw Valley State University; Amah Edoh – Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Betty J. Harris – University of Oklahoma

 

Sunday, 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM

(6-0435) It’s Alive!: When Bureaucracy Attacks 
Erin R. Eldridge – Fayetteville State University; Amanda J. Reinke – Georgia College and State University; Jaymelee Kim – University of Findlay; Erin R. Eldridge – Fayetteville State University; Amanda J. Reinke – Georgia College and State University; Jaymelee Kim – University of Findlay; Tyler Howe – University of Tennessee; Angela D. Storey – University of Louisville; Rebecca Mantel – Rice University

 

Sunday, 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM

(6-0485) Empathy Matters: Teaching Interventions in a Time of Intensive Inequality and Division 
Nora Haenn – North Carolina State University; Madelaine B. Adelman – Arizona State University; Madelaine B. Adelman – Arizona State University; Madelaine B. Adelman – Arizona State University; Michelle A. Marzullo – California Institute of Integral Studies; Mark A. Schuller – Northern Illinois University; Melanie A. Medeiros – SUNY, Geneseo; Jen Sandler – University of Massachusetts, Amherst