Interest Group at the 2018 AAA Meetings

Interest Group invited and organizational sessions:

Thursday, November 15th

4:15 PM – 6:00 PM

(3-1210) Minding the Gap: Search for Ideal Change and Its Discontents in the Practice and Aftermath of ‘Doing Good’ (Invited Session: Interest Group on NGOs and Nonprofits) 

Sara Laura Schwartz – University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work; Jaymelee Kim – University of Findlay; Jessica M. Falcone – Kansas State University; Sara E. Lahti Thiam – Case Western Reserve University; Itamar Shachar – Department of Anthropology, University of Amsterdam; Julia Vich Bertran – Brown University; Ronke Olawale – University of Michigan; Alexandra L. Crampton – Marquette University; Alexandra L. Crampton – Marquette University

 

Friday, November 16th

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM

(4-0630) Adapting to Changing Leadership; Forging New Directions for Change: NGOs and Nonprofits Interest Group Organizing Meeting 

Sara E. Lahti Thiam – Case Western Reserve University

 

AAA Panels and sessions of potential interest to our members:

Wednesday, November 14th

12:00 PM – 1:45 PM

(2-0130) New Anthropologies of Global Health 

<class=”presentation-presenters”>Ellen Block – College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University; Ellen Block – College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University; Yidong Gong – Duke University; Jennifer A. Liu – University of Waterloo, Department of Anthropology; A. Jamie Saris – National University of Ireland Maynooth; Maria-Keiko Yasuoka – Hokkaido University

Wednesday, November 14th
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

(2-0265) Under Pressure: Translating Ethnographic Skills into Emergency Humanitarian Work 

Kristin Hedges – Grand Valley State University; Deon M. Claiborne – Michigan State University; Juliet Bedford – Anthrologica; Robert A. Hahn – US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wednesday, November 14th

4:30 PM – 6:15 PM

(2-0650) Reimagining Solidarity, Acting on an Anthropological Imagination 

Mamyrah Prosper – The Graduate Center, CUNY; Mamyrah Prosper – The Graduate Center, CUNY; Mark A. Schuller – Northern Illinois University; Mark A. Schuller – Northern Illinois University; Mallika Shakya – South Asian University, Delhi; James J. Phillips – Southern Oregon University; Sangeeta K. Luthra – Independent; John Dempsey Parker – Independent; Keahnan Washington – Yale University; Nina Glick Schiller – Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

 

Thursday, November 15th

8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

(3-0045) Bridging academic worlds – strategies of resistance and adaptation within the anthropology of tourism 

Magdalena Banaszkiewicz – Jagiellonian University; Magdalena Banaszkiewicz – Jagiellonian University; Nelson Graburn – University of California, Berkeley; Michael A. Di Giovine – West Chester University; Anna Wieczorkiewicz – University of Warsaw; Małgorzata Nieszczerzewska – Adam Mickiewicz University; Tom Selwyn – SOAS,University of London; Sabina Owsianowska – University of Physical Education in Cracow; Sabina Owsianowska – University of Physical Education in Cracow; Hana Horakova – Metropolitan University Prague

Thursday, November 15th

8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Frances K. Holmes – University of California Davis; Lubna N. Chaudhry – State University of New York, Binghamton; Lubna N. Chaudhry – State University of New York, Binghamton; Denise Yull – Binghamton University, SUNY; Denise Yull – Binghamton University, SUNY; Denise Yull – Binghamton University, SUNY; Dominic Davy – SUNY – Binghamton University; Marguerite A. Wilson – Binghamton University

Thursday, November 15th

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM

(3-0370) Border Crossings and Transgressions: Refugees, Migrants, and The Category of the Criminal 

Elizabeth C. Dunn – Indiana University; Elizabeth C. Dunn – Indiana University; Elizabeth C. Dunn – Indiana University; Marnie J. Thomson – University of Colorado; Marnie J. Thomson – University of Colorado; Georgina Kathleen Ramsay – University of Delaware; Caitlin Fouratt – California State University, Long Beach; Irina Levin – Melikian Center, Arizona State University; Elena Popa – Indiana University, Bloomington

Thursday, November 15th

4:15 PM – 6:00 PM

(3-1210) Minding the Gap: Search for Ideal Change and Its Discontents in the Practice and Aftermath of ‘Doing Good’ (Invited Session: Interest Group on NGOs and Nonprofits) 

Sara Laura Schwartz – University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work; Jaymelee Kim – University of Findlay; Jessica M. Falcone – Kansas State University; Sara E. Lahti Thiam – Case Western Reserve University; Itamar Shachar – Department of Anthropology, University of Amsterdam; Julia Vich Bertran – Brown University; Ronke Olawale – University of Michigan; Alexandra L. Crampton – Marquette University; Alexandra L. Crampton – Marquette University

Thursday, November 15th
4:15 PM – 6:00 PM
Carl A. Maida – University of California, Los Angeles; Carl A. Maida – University of California, Los Angeles; Sam Beck – Cornell University; Sam Beck – Cornell University; Tracey Heatherington – University of Wisconsin Milwaukee; Susan B. Hyatt – Indiana University, Purdue University at Indianapolis; Brian M. McKenna – University of Michigan, Dearborn; Boone W. Shear – University of Massachusetts Amherst; David H. Price – St. Martin’s University

Friday, November 16th

8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Sarah G. Davenport – Brown University; Ramon Kentrell Lee – State University of New York, Albany; Brittany L. Webb – Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Brittany L. Webb – Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Austin T. Wyatt, Sr – University of Memphis, Library

Friday, November 16th

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM

(4-0630) Adapting to Changing Leadership; Forging New Directions for Change: NGOs and Nonprofits Interest Group Organizing Meeting 

Sara E. Lahti Thiam – Case Western Reserve University

Friday, November 16th

4:15 PM – 6:00 PM
Christine E. Schreyer – UBC Okanagan; Sarah Shulist – MacEwan University; Sarah Shulist – MacEwan University; Haley De Korne – University of Oslo; Jenanne Ferguson – University of Nevada-Reno; Jenanne Ferguson – University of Nevada-Reno; Jenny L. Davis – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Jenny L. Davis – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Rachel McGraw – University of Alberta

 

Saturday, November 17th

8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

(5-0220) The Politics of Language in NGOs: Communicative and Ideological Practices

Hannah Carlan – University of California, Los Angeles – Department of Anthropology; Rosalie Beth Edmonds – University of California, Los Angeles; Rosalie Beth Edmonds – University of California, Los Angeles; Rosalie Beth Edmonds – University of California, Los Angeles; V Varun Chaudhry – Northwestern University; Maansi Parpiani – University of Copenhagen; Jessica Pouchet – Northwestern University; Thor A. Sawin – Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey; Stacy L. Pigg – Simon Fraser University

Saturday, November 17th

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Salih Can Aciksoz – UCLA; Salih Can Aciksoz – UCLA; Basak Can – Koc University; Basak Can – Koc University; Jonah S. Rubin – Knox College; Douaa Sheet – CUNY, Graduate Center; Milena A. Melo – Mississippi State University; Aidan Seale-Feldman – University of Virginia; Elif M. Babul – Mount Holyoke College; Rita Kesselring – University of Basel / Princeton University
Saturday, November 17th
4:15 PM – 6:00 PM
Kedron Thomas – Washington University in St. Louis; Kedron Thomas – Washington University in St. Louis; Catherine S. Dolan – SOAS, University of London; Susan Greenhalgh – Harvard University; Kedron Thomas – Washington University in St. Louis; Marina Welker – Cornell University; Peter Benson – Washington University, St. Louis

Sunday, November 18th

8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

(6-0210) Utopianism Reconsidered: Envisioning Progressive Futures through an Interdisciplinary Lens 

Jeffrey Greger – San Jose State University; Es Braziel – Microsoft; Ricardo Paz – University of Washington; Walter Andrew Shephard – Stanford University; Mark A. Schuller – Northern Illinois University

Sunday, November 18th
8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Gretchen M. Herrmann – SUNY, Cortland; Sevi Bayraktar – UCLA; Rebecca DelliCarpini – University of Texas San Antonio; Valerie Foster Githinji – Wageningen Universiteit; Gretchen M. Herrmann – SUNY, Cortland; Sophie Schrago – University of Manchester

Sunday, November 18th

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM

(6-0335) NGO Activism and Post-Humanism in China 

Suzanne M. Barber – Union College; Suzanne M. Barber – Union College; Caroline Merrifield – Yale University; Suvi Rautio – University of Helsinki; Shijing Zhang – Indiana University, Bloomington

Sunday, November 18th
10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Sally Engle Merry – New York University; Sally Engle Merry – New York University; Kenneth MacLean – Clark University; Samuel Martinez – University of Connecticut; Johannes M. Waldmueller – Universidad de Las Américas, Quito; Sara L.M Davis – Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH); Tine Destrooper – Flemish Peace Institute; Mark Goodale – University of Lausanne