EAS Sessions at AAA 2014

EAS is happy to have been granted what may be an unprecedented number of EAS sessions at the upcoming American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on December 3-7, 2014. The details of our 6 paper sessions, 1 poster session, 1 roundtable, and other programming are as follows. Abstracts for EAS presentations are available now via the 2014 AAA Web Program.

Congratulations, presenters! We are looking forward to seeing you in DC!

Wednesday, December 3

1:00pm – 3:00pm, Marriott, Park Tower 8217: EAS Board Meeting (open only to board members)

4:00pm – 5:45pm, Marriott, Virginia Suite C: Modernizing Evolutionary Behavioral Anthropology I (Siobhan Mattison, organizer)

Thursday, December 4

9:00am – 10:45am, Marriott, Thurgood Marshall West: The Evolutionary Origins of Communication, in Developmental and Comparative Perspective (Michelle Kline, organizer)

11:00am – 12:45pm, Marriott, Washington Room 3: Foraging: Advances in the Study of Food Production (Jeremy Koster & Michael Alvard, organizers)

2:30am – 4:15pm, Marriott, Washington Room 3: Producing a Vertically Integrated Evolutionary Anthropology: Studies of Proximate Mechanisms in Social Dynamics (Matthew Gervais, organizer)

Friday, December 5

11:00am - 12:45pm, Marriott, Marriott Ballroom Salon 1: Modernizing Evolutionary Behavioral Anthropology II (Siobhan Mattison, organizer)

Saturday, December 6

9:00am – 10:45am, Marriott, Washington Room 6: Cultural Evolution, Cultural Transmission Modeling, and the In Situ Growth of Phylogenetic Methods within Anthropology (Luke Matthews, organizer)

2:30pm – 4:15pm, Marriott, Roosevelt Room 3: Why are Humans such a Cooperative Species? (Roundtable; Wesley Allen-Arave, organizer)

6:30pm – 8:15pm, Omni, Forum: Evolutionary Anthropology Society Business Meeting (All EAS members are invited and encouraged to attend)

Sunday, December 7

8:00am – 9:45am, Marriott, Virginia Suite B: Fighting with __ : Next Generation Costly Signaling Applications and Issues (LuAnn Wandsnider and Michelle Night Pipe, organizers)