EAS at AAA 2017

Hi Evolutionary Anthropology Society (EAS) members! Here is a list of EAS sessions at AAA 2017, as well as other sessions of possible interest (sorry if we have overlooked a group or talk of interest). We’re looking forward to seeing you all in Washington, DC!

  • Anne & Mary

EAS sessions

Thursday, November 30, 2017

  • 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM, Anthropology matters for professionals! Forging non-academic career pathways at the graduate and undergraduate level, location: Marriott, Wilson A

  • 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM, Intercommunity relationships and cultural evolution: Diverse anthropology for a diversity of experience, location: Marriott, Roosevelt 4

  • 8:00 PM start, mixer at Fado Irish Pub (808 7th St. NW; Reservation under Scelza)

Friday, December 1, 2017

  • 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM, The Roles of Women Across Cultures in Behavioral Ecological Perspective: Economic and Subsistence Roles (Part 1), location: Marriott, Wilson C

  • 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, The Roles of Women Across Cultures in Behavioral Ecological Perspective: Kinship and Social Organization (Part 2), location: Marriott, Wilson C

  • note the EAS session “Evolutionary Dynamics of Culture: Networks, Phylogenies, Ideologies & Health” is also scheduled to run at 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, in Marriott, Roosevelt 4. To allow members to attend every EAS session, this session will be run twice, first at the scheduled time and place, and a second time Saturday, at the location described below.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Other sessions of potential interest

Abbreviations:

  • BAS: Biological Anthropology Section
  • SAS: Society for Anthropological Sciences
  • AAP: Association for the Anthropology of Policy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

  • 4:30 PM - 6:15 PM, SAS, Cognition and Cultural Models, location: Marriott, Wilson C

  • 4:30 PM - 6:15 PM, SAS, Cognitive Anthropology and Cultural Models: Papers in Memory of Roy Goodwin D’Andrade, location: Marriott, Balcony B

Thursday, November 30, 2017

  • 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM, AAP, How ‘Anthropology Matters’ for Science, location: Omni, Palladian Ballroom

  • 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM, SAS, The Confluence of Mixed Methods and Anthropology: Interdisciplinary Collaborations and Contributions, location: Marriott, Washington Room 4

  • 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM, BAS, The Perfect Storm: Violence, Disease, and Displacement, location: Omni, Embassy

  • 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, SAS, Evolutionary and Cognitive Perspectives on People and the Environment, location: Marriott, Wilson B

  • 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM, AAA Executive Committee, Crossing the Divide: Biocultural and Biosocial Approaches to Anthropology, location: Marriott, Washington Room 5

  • 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM, SAS, Reflecting on Five Years of the NSF-Sponsored HEAT Ethnographic Field School: A Roundtable with Community Partners, Faculty, and Alumni, location: Omni, Congressional A

Friday, December 1, 2017

  • 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM, SAS, The Effect (and Non-effect) of Cultural Models on Behavior, location: Marriott, Maryland Suite B

  • 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, BAS, Anthropology Matters - Fighting Essentialist Ideas about Poverty, Race, and Intelligence in the Trump Era, location: Marriott, Thurgood Marshall West

Saturday , December 2, 2017

  • 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, AAA Executive Committee, Biological Anthropology and the Public, location: Marriott, Marriott Ballroom Salon 2

  • 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM, BAS, Multispecies Anthropology in Practice: Human and non-human health in the Anthropocene, location: Marriott, Virginia Suite A

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