Annual Meeting Program

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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

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Wednesday, March 18, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Alvarado D, will be the plenary titled “Native American Cultural Resource Management: Sovereignty Over the Past.” The plenary is sponsored by the SfAA J. Anthony Paredes Memorial Committee. (W-154)

Thursday, March 19, beginning at 10:00 in Alvarado A is the plenary “Refugee and Immigrant Well-Being Project: A Community-University Partnership to Create Social Change.” The plenary is sponsored by the SfAA Robert A. and Beverly H. Hackenberg Committee. (TH-31) 

Thursday, March 19, beginning at 3:30 in Alvarado E is the Distinguished Lecture “Transnational Citizenship: Challenges in an Era of Renewed Nationalisms.”  The keynote speaker is Federico Besserer, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City.  The plenary is sponsored by the SfAA Michael Kearney Committee. (TH-125)

Friday, March 20, beginning at 3:30 in the Tablao is the Pertti J. Pelto International Travel Award Lecture “Applied Anthropology in Argentina: A Brief Update Report.”  The keynote speaker is Diego Díaz Córdova, Universidad Nacional de Lanús - Universidad de Buenos Aires.  The lecture is sponsored by the SfAA Pertti J. Pelto International Travel Award Committee. (F-130)

Friday, March 20, beginning at 3:30 in Chapel is the plenary What Kind of Substance Is This?”  The plenary is sponsored by the Society for Medical Anthropology. (F-129)

Social Events

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The following social events are planned for registered participants at the 80th Annual Meeting:

Tuesday, March 17

6:00-7:30 p.m., Opening Reception (Franciscan)

Wednesday, March 18

7:30-9:30 p.m., J. Anthony Paredes Memorial Welcome Reception (Alvarado D) 

Thursday, March 19

1:30-3:20 p.m., Peter K. New Wine & Cheese Social (Tableo)

5:30-7:20 p.m., WAPA Praxis Award Wine & Cheese Social (Tableo)

6:00-8:00 p.m., University of North Texas Reception (Potters) 

7:30-10:30 p.m., Student Party (Franciscan) 

Friday, March 20

3:30-5:20 p.m., Pelto Award Wine & Cheese Social (Tablao)

5:30-6:50 p.m., SAS Reception (Alvarado A)

5:30-6:50 p.m., NAPA Networking Event (Weavers)

5:45-6:45 p.m., SfAA Sustaining Fellows Reception (Casa Esencia)

7:00-9:30 p.m., SfAA Awards Ceremony and Malinowski Lecture with reception following (Alvarado D) 

Special Events

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The following special events are planned for registered participants at the 80th Annual Meeting:

Thursday, March 19

12:00-1:20 p.m., SfAA Business Meeting (Alvarado E)

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

5:30-7:20 p.m., WAPA Praxis Award Session (Tableo)

3:30-5:30 p.m., Student Poster Session (Franciscan)

5:30-7:20 p.m., Presidential Town Hall on Disability Studies in Applied Anthropology (Fireplace)

Friday, March 20

8:30-12:00 p.m., Training Program Poster Session (North Atrium)

10:00-11:50 a.m., Meet the Editors (Tableo)

12:00-1:20 p.m., Past Presidents Meeting (Garduno’s)

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