ASAP sessions at the AAA meeting in Washington, D.C.

ASAP Events – AAA @ Washington DC
November 30 – December 3, 2017

Note to all:

Below is a list of ASAP sessions for the forthcoming AAA meeting, compiled by Carol MacLennan. We will be providing more detailed information later, but this will give you a head start. As you will see, there is some very unfortunate cross-scheduling.

Thursday, November 30

10:15 am – 12:00 pm
(3-0295) Future Matters: Anticipatory Knowledge and Scenario-Modeling
Christina Garsten, Stockholm University

10:15 am – 12:00 pm
(3-0495) Policing the Dead
Heidi Bauer-Clapp, U Mass, Amherst
Adam Zimmer, U Mass, Amherst

10:15 am – 12:15 pm
(3-410) The Academy and the Future of Freedom to Dissent (Roundtable)
Tracey Heatherington, U Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Jon Mitchell, U Sussex

12:15 – 1:30 pm
(3-0600) ASAP Executive Board Meeting

2:00 – 3:45 pm
(3-0915) How “Anthropology Matters” for Science (Roundtable)
Robert O’Malley, AAAS

2:00 – 3:45 pm
(3-0885) In Matters of Peace, Security, and Foreign Policy: Anthropological Engagement and the Power Elite
Elizabeth Hallowell, AFSC
Negar Razavi, U Penn

2:00-3:45 pm
(3-0880) Maintaining Refuge, Remaining Human (Roundtable)
Jane Howell, CSU Long Beach
David Haines, George Mason

4:15 – 6:00 pm
(3-1050) Intersections of Truth and Violence 
Natasha Zaretsky, Rutgers
Invited Session, Cosponsored with APLA

6:30 – 8:15 pm
(3-1510) ASAP Mentoring for Graduate Students and Emergent Scholars
Fayana Richards, Michigan State U  (organizer)
Mentoring Session

6:30 – 8:15 pm
(3-1505) How to Have an Impact on Health Policy: Lessons from Experts on Putting Anthropology into Action
Jennifer Hubbert, Lewis & Clark (organizer)
Mentoring Session, Co-Sponsored with SMA

Friday, December 1

8:00 – 9:45 am
(4-0140) Anthropological Approaches to Violence and Policy
Ventura Perez, U Mass, Amherst

8:00 – 9:45 am
(4-0155) The Effects of Recent Changes in National and International Governments and Policies on Refugee Experiences in Host Countries
Kelly Yotebieng, Ohio State U
Russell Manzano, U South Florida
Invited Session, Co-Sponsored with UNTA

12:15 – 1:30 pm
(4-0585) ASAP Business Meeting

2:00 – 3:45 pm
(4-1010) Beyond Snowden: The Anthropology of Whistleblowing
Steven Sampson, Lund U
Cris Shore, U Auckland
Invited Session, Co-Sponsored with APLA

2:00 – 3:45 pm
(4-0870) Policy Times and the Temporalities of Policy
Paul Stubbs, Institute of Econ, Zagreb
Noemi Lendvai, U Bristol

2:00 – 3:45 pm
(4-0875) Rollback, Repeal, and Retrenchments: Anthropology and the Dismantling of Public Policy in the United States
Heide Castaneda, U South Florida
Jessica Mulligan, Providence College

Saturday, December 2

8:00 – 9:45 am
(5-0220) Screen-level Bureaucracy: Organizational Encounters in the Digitized and Automated World
Kelly McKowen, Princeton

10:15 am – 12:00 pm
(5-0560) Behind Policy: Societal Influences
Lilian Milanes, U Kentucky (chair; organized individual papers by C. MacLennan)

Sunday, December 3

8:00- 9:00 am
(6-0093) Readers Meet Authors:  Challenging the Prevailing Paradigm for Displacement and Resettlement: Implications for Social Policy and Legal Normative Frameworks (Roundtable)
Michael Cernea

10:15 am – 12:00 pm
(6-0310) Medical Anthropology in the Trump Era: Transitional Engagement, Activism, and Resistance beyond Academic Frontiers
Thurka Sangaramoorthy, U Maryland, College Park
Invited Session, Co-Sponsored with SMA