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Professional Presentations by Faculty and Students

2012-2013 

Southwestern Anthropological Association (SWAA) 83rd Annual Conference

 April 18–20, 2013 in San José, California 

Kelly, Hilarie – Chair for session “Dancing as Work and Play”

Kelly, Hilarie – Paper  “Whose Image Is It? Photography and the Occasional Awkwardness of the Anthropologist’s Gaze” in the session “Working and Playing with Visual Media” which Professor Kelly also chaired.

Torson, Jennifer, Sarah Prothero, and Trent Monahan – Film “Virtual Me: Gender and Identity in World of Warcraft (10 min.)

Society for American Archaeology (SAA) 78th Annual Meeting

April 3-7, 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii

Cheetham, David, Clarus Backes, James Burton Michael D. Glascoc, Hector Neff – Symposium “Chemistry and Colonization: Gulf Olmec Signatures at Canton” CERAMICS AND SOCIETY IN EARLY MESOAMERICA AND THE AEGEAN

Hunt, Terry and Carl Lipo – Symposium “The Remoteness of Rapa Nui” SEAS OF PERMUTATION: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF ISLANDS

Larmon, Jean, John G. Jones, and Hector Neff – Poster “The Pacific Coast of Guatemala: A Palynological Exploration of Population and Climate Change during the Middle and Late Formative Periods” ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY: FROM SETTLEMENTS TO SEDIMENTS 

Omar Rice, Omar Rice, Erik Wintz, and Sachiko Sakai – Poster Application of Portable XRF to Investigate the Source of Obsidian Artifacts in Mt. Trumbull in the American Southwest” CERAMIC STUDIES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

Sakai, Sachiko – Poster “Application of Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) Dating to Examine Change in Production and Distribution Pattern of Olivine-Tempered Ceramics in the Arizona Strip and Adjacent Areas in the American Southwest” CERAMIC STUDIES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST 

Sweeney, Angelina, Candice Brennan, Hector Neff, and Barbara Arroyo – Poster “Material Provenance Study of a Formative Period Structure: Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Concrete and Sediment Samples from Kaminaljuyu, Guatemala” CERAMIC STUDIES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

Vaughn, Kevin, Jelmer Eerkens, Carl Lipo, and Sachiko Sakai – Symposium “It’s about Time? Evaluating the Dawson Seriation in Nasca Using Luminescence Dating” APPROACHING A SYNTHESIS OF NASCA SOCIETY: RECENT RESEARCH ON THE PERUVIAN SOUTH COAST

American Anthropological Association (AAA) 111th Annual Meeting

November 14-18, 2012 in San Francisco, CA 

Grace Hidalgo, LeighAnna – Paper ““Tacos! Burritos! Tortas!”: Migrant entrepreneurs’ Quest for Economic Mobility and Safe Spaces In Arizona 

Howell, Jayne – Paper “Crossing Cultural, Gender and National Boundaries: Frida Fetishes, Steel Tehuanas and Tourist Promotion In Southern Mexico

Howell, Jayne – Discussant in the session CROSSING AND CREATING BORDERS: LOCAL DIMENSIONS OF TOURISM IN MESOAMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Hunt, Allison – Paper “Military Sexual Trauma As a Link to Post-Traumatic Stress Among Female Veterans Post Deployment: Narratives of Health Care Disparities

Jaffe, Alexandra M – Chair of the session PROFESSIONAL DIVIDES: JOURNALISTS AND ANTHROPOLOGISTS IN CONVERSATION ABOUT LANGUAGE, NEWS PRACTICE, AND SOCIAL IMPACTS

Jaffe, Alexandra M – Paper “Staging Language On Corsica: Nested Performances, Improvisation, Play and Heteroglossia

Kelly, Hilarie A – Paper  “A Dose of Humility Comes with This Medical Anthropology Field School: Going Beyond a Study Tour, with the Himalayan Health Exchange Medical Anthropology Summer Expedition

Khundkar, Imran – Paper  “Expression, Translation and Erasure: An Ethnography of Criminal Trials In California

Klein, Wendy – Paper  “In the Shadow of Adulthood: Autistic Childhood and Socialization Approaches In Japanese Immigrant Families In the U.S

LeMaster, Barbara – Paper “Comparing Interactive Practices In Transitions From Conflict Behavior In Russian and American Preschools

Loewe, Ronald – Paper  “Of Sacred Lands and Strip Malls: The Struggle Over Public Land At California State University

Quintiliani, Karen – Paper  “Visual Articulations and Explorations of Engaged Community Research

Raby, Namika – Paper  “The Anthropology of Organizations: Crossing Disciplines In Theory and Practice

Rousso-Schindler, Steven & Professor Robert Scott Wilson – Roundtable discussants for the session VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAMS ALONG THE PACIFIC RIM

Sander, Emily – Paper  ““My Inside Feelings”: Exploring Preschoolers’ Emotional Schemas without Cultural Labels

Soler, Paola – Paper  “German Colonists and Andean “Outsiders:” the Shifting Dimensions of Power and Ethnicity In Pozuzo, Peru

Traynor, Brenna – Poster “Vocal Fry: An Emerging Trend Among Young English-Speaking Females

Zacher Pandya, Jessica – Paper  “Uncertainty and Ambivalence In Children’s Digital Narratives of Immigration

2011-2012

Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) International Meeting
May 17-20, 2012 held in Buffalo, NY

Filipek, Kori  Presentation “Ain’t no Sunshine: Pathological links to potential adaptive strategies

Southwestern Anthropological Association (SWAA) 82nd Annual Conference

April 19-21, 2012 held in Chico, California

Diaz, Joanna, Andrea Diaz , and Vanessa Diaz Film “Dia de las Muertas: Advocacy through Altars and Art” presented in the session “Ethnography through Film I”

Fessenden, Sarah Paper “Militant Ethnography” (and Its Complications) among Anarchists” presented in the session “Methods and Narrative in Anthropology”

Kelly, Hilarie Paper One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure: Memories of the Long Beach Flea Market presented in the session “Using Visual Media to Elicit and Construct Narratives: An Old/New Anthropological Method: Part II” which she also chaired as well as Part I.

Kelly, Hilarie Paper Mental Mapping: Landscapes as Narratives of Identity Among the Orma of East Africa” presented in the session “Storied Places: The Narrative of Landscape”

Prothero, Sarah Paper “Images as Identity Narratives in Three Online Communities” presented in the session “Using Visual Media to Elicit and Construct Narratives: An Old/New Anthropological Method: Part II”

Sander, Emily Paper “Visual Emotions in Visceral Art: Exploring Preschoolers’ Understandings of Emotional Labels” presented in the session “Using Visual Media to Elicit and Construct Narratives: An Old/New Anthropological Method: Part 1”

Spralja, Katarina, Adam Neilson and Brian De las Armas Film “A Garden Without Roots” presented in the session “Ethnography through Film I”

Shewmake, Stacie, Julia Wignall and Lauren Brounley Film “Empowering Bodies and Minds: ‘The Yogalution’” presented in the session “Ethnography through Film I”

Ulrich, Sonja Paper “Gendered Narratives and Culture Change: The Inside Story about Egypt’s New Postage Stamp” presented in the session “Narrating the Popular: Genders, Music, and Memory”

Vigil, Adriana and Cassandra Vitale Film “Unplanned Love” presented in the session “Ethnography through Film II”

Society for American Archaeology (SAA) 77th Annual Meeting

April 18-22, 2012 held in Memphis, TN

George, Richard, Brenda Bowser and Hector Neff Poster “Early to Middle Holocene Interaction: Provenance of Obsidian Artifacts from CA-ORA-64” presented in the session “Obsidian Sourcing Studies”

Kovalchik, Jacob Poster “Archaeological Survey and Analysis of Lithic Mulch Gardens on Rapa Nui using Remote Sensing Techniques” presented in the session “Geophysics Solving Archaeological Problems”

Larmon, Jean, John Jones and Hector Neff Presentation “A Palynological Investigation into the Cultural Intensification of the Pacific Coast of Guatemala During the Formative Periods” presented in the session “Archaeology in Guatemala, Honduras, and Southern Mexico”

Lipo, Carl – discussant for the symposium “Recent Developments in Cultural Transmission Theory and Its Applications”

Lipo, Carl, Mark Madsen and Timothy Hunt Symposium presentation “Cultural inheritance and scientific explanations of the archaeological record” presented in the session “Archaeology As Science: A Memorial View of Dunnell’s Vision”

Malyk-Selivanova, Natalia, Gail Ashley, Michael Glasscock and Hector Neff Symposium presentation “Geochemical database and its application for chert provenance: Northwestern Alaska” presented in the session “Chert Sourcing; Techniques, Methods, and Applications”

Neff,  Hector and Satoru Murata Symposium presentation “Ceramic production on Mesoamerica’s tropical coasts” presented in the session “Honoring Dean E. Arnold On His Supposed “Retirement”

Pereira, Carla – Poster Transmission Patterns among Late Prehistoric Potters of Mississippi River Valley Ceramics” presented in the session “Mississippian Pottery Studies”

Schreyer, Sandy, Brenda Bowser and Hector Neff Symposium presentation “Economic Aspects of Inka Empire Consolidation from Pambamarca, Ecuador” presented in the session “Contemporary Research in Ecuadorian Archeology”

Zufah , Charles – Poster Airborne Lidar Survey of Soconusco, Chiapas: Mapping Prehistoric Salt and Ceramic Production Sites” presented in the session Using LiDAR Images

39th Annual Paleopathology Association Meeting in conjunction with the American Association of Physical Anthropology Annual Meeting

April 9-12, 2012 held in Portland, Oregon 

Filipek, Kori  Poster “Long Bone Bowing deformities in the Noua population of the Transylvanian Bronze Age

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) 72nd Annual Meeting

March 27-31, 2012 held in Baltimore, Maryland

Hidalgo, LeighAnna Paper “Tacos! Burritos! Tortas!”: Migrant Entrepreneurs’ Quest for Economic Mobility and Safe Spaces in Arizona” presented in the session “Immigration Risks and Roles” 

Hunt, Allison Paper “Women of War: PostTraumatic Stress Disorder among Female Veterans” presented in the session “Gender, Violence, and Anthropology (SMA)”

Loewe, Ron Paper “IXIM Turns 30: Mayas in the Diaspora” presented in the session “Performance of Social, Religious and Political Identities”

Montoya, Letticia Poster “No Straight Answers: Intimate Partner Violence among Latina  Lesbians

Swaney, Theresa Poster “Traversing Borders through International Volunteerism

Ulrich, Sonja Poster “Health Seeking Behavior among Rural People in the Soconusco Province of Chiapas, Mexico 

American Anthropological Association (AAA) 110th Annual Meeting

November 16-20, 2011 held in Montreal, QC, Canada 

Diaz, Joanna Poster “Art as Advocacy: Anti-Violence Messages in Dia de los Muertos Altars

Fessenden, Sarah Paper “Recycling Identities: The Food and Subversion of Anarcho-Punk Squatters In Barcelona, Spain” presented in the session “Urban Consumption, Performance, and Preservation”

Jaffe, Alexandra Paper “Mutual Influences and Situated Understandings: French and Corsican Sociolinguistics and An American Linguistic Anthropologist” presented in the session “Passerelles and Ruptures: Partial Tidemarks and Legacies Between Linguistic Anthropology and Francophone Research on the Social Life of Language” who was also a discussant for the session “The Legacies of Pathological Language Ideologies in Contemporary Ethnographies of Language and Identity”

Kelly, Hilarie Paper “Treading a Fine Line: Walter Goldschmidt’s Ambivalent Feminism and Marxism” presented in the session “The Continuing Traces, Tidemarks, and Legacies of Walter Goldschmidt’s Life and Work Part 1”

LeMaster, Barbara Paper “CONTACT Languages, Nationalism, and LANGUAGE Heritage Among Deaf Signed Languages” presented in the session “Forty Years After: Tidemarks, Legacies, and Futures of Research on Language Contact and Contact Languages” who was also a discussant for the session “Decolonizing Indigenous and Village Sign Languages”

Moges, Rezenet Paper “Authenticating By Demissionizing: Ideological Debates On Using Village Signs” presented in the session “Decolonizing Indigenous and Village Sign Languages”  

Pena, Valerie Paper “Capitalism and Spirituality: Authentic Marketing and Manufacturing of Hand Drums Through Drum Circle Entrainment” presented in the session “Landscape, Politics of Representation and the Sacred: Traces, Tidemarks and Transformation in the Literate and Oral Spaces”

Rae-Espinoza, Heather Paper “Double Duties: Family Planning and Military Practice for Young Adults” presented in the session “Time Out of Sync: Imagined Futures, Legacies of the Past, and Chronotopic Disjunctures” which Rae-Espinoza also organized and chaired

Rousso-Schindler, Steven Paper “Israeli State Efforts At Building a Legacy of a Moral Military: Understanding Israel’s Contested ‘Moral IDF’ National Narrative Through the Lens of Narrative Theory” presented in the session “Martial Reckonings and Returns”

Sander, Emily – Paper “Am I Blue?Preschoolers’ Understandings of Learned Vs. Experienced Emotions” presented in the session “Growing Up: Anthropology of Youth and Childhood”

Wignall, Julia Paper “Claiming Rights and Negotiating Space: The Queer Undocumented Youth Movement In Southern California” presented in the session “Coming Out”: Traces, Trademarks and Legacies of LGBT Politics in the Dream Movement”

Canadian Association of Physical Anthropologists/ North American Association of Physical Anthropologists 39th Annual Meeting
October 2011
held in Montreal, QC, Canada 

Filipek, Kori  Presentation  “Assessing long bone bowing deformities: differential diagnoses and methodological approaches

2010-2011

Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) (Women Active in Letters and Social Change)

 July 2011 

Hidalgo, LeighAnna Paper Predatory Financial, Legal, and Political Landscapes in Phoenix, Arizona: A Fotonovela

Southwestern Anthropological Association (SWAA) 81st Annual Conference

May 5-8, 2011 held at the University of Nevada, Reno 

Brounley, Lauren Poster “Facing Beauty: Women’s Motivations for Cosmetic Facial Modifications

Holmes Karen, Moises Plascencia Film “What’s Fair? Paying the Price of Pollution in the Port of Long Beach “

Kelly, Hilarie  – Chair of the session “Managing Health: Cross-Cultural Comparison”

Ulrich, Sonja Paper “Rural Health Care Seeking Behavior in the Coastal Region of Chiapas, Mexico” in the session “Managing Health: Cross-Cultural Comparison”

Vigil, Adriana – Film “Winners and Losers: Health Discourse in Different Communities Within One City 

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) 71st Annual Meeting

March 29-April 2, 2011 held in Seattle, Washington 

Brounley, Lauren Poster “Facing Beauty: Women’s Motivations for Cosmetic Facial Modifications

Diaz, Joanna Poster “Art as Advocacy: Anti-Violence Messages in Dia de los Muertos Altars”

Fryman, Brandon Poster “Small-Scale Development, Big Impact: Hope for Orphans in Southwestern Uganda

Pena, Valerie Poster “Drum Circle Perspectives: The Modern Creation of a unifying Social Group through Drum Circle Entertainment

Gelfer, Sharon Paper “Becoming an Applied Anthropologist: Diverse Training Models with a Common Goal” presented in the session “Becoming an Applied Anthropologist: Diverse Training Models with a Common Goal”

Fessenden, Sarah Poster “Recycled Identities 

Hidalgo, LeighAnna Paper Economic and Social Inequality in Phoenix:  A socio-spatial Analysis” presented in the session “Dispatches from South Phoenix: Community, Household and Individual Strategies to Weather Economic and Political Stress”        

Loewe, Ron Paper “Of Sacred Lands and Strip Malls: The Battle Over Puvungna” presented in the session “Labeling and Teaching the Past”

Shewmake, Stacie Poster “Hitting the Road: Long Beach Bicyclists and Social Change

Thiele, Candace Poster “I Was Totally Out of Control: Women’s Narratives of Weight Loss Surgery

Ulrich, Sonja Poster “Belly Dancing and Tourism as a Conflict in National Identity and Religious Ideology

Wignall, Julia Poster “Becoming Undocumented: Rites of Passage and Identity among AB 540 Students

Society for American Archaeology (SAA) 76th Annual Meeting

March 30-April 3, 2011 held in Sacramento, California 

Arnold, Dean, Bruce Bohor, Hector Neff, Gary Feinman and Ryan Williams Presentation “Indigenous Knowledge and the Sources of Palygorskite used in Maya Blue” presented in the general session “Advances and Applications of XRF and LA-ICP-MS”

Bernal, Judy, Gregory Holk, Carl Lipo and Hector Neff – Poster “An Experimental Study of Mineralogical Changes and Hydrogen Isotope Fractionation in Ceramic Pyrotechnology” presented in the session “Ceramic Analysis in the United States”

Bigney, Scott, Janine Gasco and Hector Neff – Poster “Characterization of Obsidian from Five Late Postclassic sites in the Soconusco Region of Chiapas, Mexico” presented in the session “Advances and Applications of XRF and LA-ICP-MS Part 1”

Breister, Anne and Carl Lipo – Poster “Technological Changes in Brownware from Owens and Death Valleys” in the session “Global Perspectives on Ceramic Analysis”

Burger, Paul – Poster “Landscape Models for Early Human Occupation in Offshore Contexts of Southern California” presented in the session “Coastal and Maritime Archaeology”

Iizuka, Fumie, Hector Neff and Richard Cooke Presentation “Deducing Human Mobility by Studying the Circulation of Panama’s Earliest Pottery (Monagrillo) (ca. 4,800-3,200 B.P.)” presented in the general session “Exploring Identity, Mobility, and Interaction Through Ceramic Analysis”

Lipo, Carl, Hector Neff and Jacob Kovalchik – Poster “The Promise and Practicalities of Rehydroxylation Dating for Prehistoric Ceramic” presented in the session “Global Perspectives on Ceramic Analysis”

Morrison, Alex, Chris Lee, Carl Lipo and Terry Hunt– Symposium presentation “Multi-stage Remote Sensing Applications for Mapping Archaeological Features and Landscape Characteristics: A Case Study from Rapa Nui, Chile” presented in the session “Archaeological Cartographies”

Neff, Hector and Barbara Voorhies Symposium presentation “Elemental Analysis of the Tlacuachero Floors” presented in the session “New Perspectives on the Archaic Period of Coastal Chiapas, Mexico”

Paredes Federico, Margarita Cossich and Hector Neff – Symposium presentation “Drinking Chilate By The Tomb? A Public Funeral Covered With Ilopango (Tbj) Ash In Western El Salvador” presented in the session “Challenges and Understandings of the Agriculture South of Ceren, El Salvador”

Pereira, Carla – Poster “Transmission Patterns among Late Prehistoric Potters of Mississippi River Valley Ceramic” presented in the session “Global Perspectives on Ceramic Analysis”

Sakai , Sachiko – Poster “Applications of Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) Dating in the Study of Change in Clay Source of Olivine-tempered Ceramics in the Arizona Strip and Adjacent Areas in the American Southwest” presented in the session “Advances and Applications of XRF and LA-ICP-MS Part 1”

Van Keuren, Scott, Mark Agostini and Hector Neff – Poster “Ceramic Pigments and Communities of Practice in Fourteenth-century Arizona” presented in the session “Advances and Applications of XRF and LA-ICP-MS Part 1” 

American Anthropological Association (AAA) 109th Annual Meeting

November 17-21, 2010 held in New Orleans, Louisiana 

Howell, Jayne Poster “They Talk About Us When We Go In The Street”: Limits On Women’s Schooling, Employment And Extradomestic Roles In Rural Oaxaca” presented in the session “The Circulation Of Information: Gossip, Gender And Ethnographic Narrative” which Howell both organized and chaired.

Klein, Wendy – Paper Learning Gurbani: Language Socialization And Sikh Heritage At A Southern California Gurdwara” presented in the session “(Re-)Constructing “Heritage”: Language Socialization In Contexts Of Cultural And Linguistic Rupture” which Klein also organized.

Jaffe, Alexandra Paper “Heritage Language Learning And Citizenship: Socialization In A Bilingual Corsican Classroom” presented in the session “(Re-)Constructing “Heritage”: Language Socialization In Contexts Of Cultural And Linguistic Rupture”

LeMaster, Barbara – Paper “Deaf Constructions Of Language Heritage” presented in the session “(Re-)Constructing “Heritage”: Language Socialization In Contexts Of Cultural And Linguistic Rupture”  

Pitts, Anne Paper “American Parents And Latina Nannies: Circuits Of Cash, And Notions Of Motherhood And U.S. Citizenship In Southern California” presented in the session “Discourse, Engagement, and Ethnography: Topics in Local and Global Practice”

Rousso-Schindler, Steven Paper “Mediation”: Visual Ruminations On The Circulation Of ‘Green’ Culture” presented in the session “Visualizing Circulations And Circulating Visualizations”

Wignall, Julia– Poster “Mirrored Meaning: Pilgrimage Tourism Through A Viewer-Navigated Approach To Ethnography” presented in the session “Visualizing Circulations And Circulating Visualizations”  

Wilson, Scott – Paper “To Organize Is To Destroy”: Disrupting Visual Narratives Of Development In State-Sponsored Chinese Video Postcards” presented in the session “Visualizing Circulations And Circulating Visualizations” which Wilson also chaired.

2009-2010

24th Annual California State University Student Research Competition

April 30-May 1 held at San Jose State University

Filipek, Kori  Presentation Exploratory Skeletal Analyses in the Mycenaean Lower Town

Southwestern Anthropological Association (SWAA) 81st Annual Conference

April 30-May 3, 2010 held in Las Vegas, Nevada 

Holmes, Karen Paper The Environment, Tourism, and Narrative: Using the Sacred as an Educational Tool in Yosemite National Park” presented in the session “Place, Belonging, and the Conceptualization of Home”

Ulrich, Sonja Paper Belly Dancing and Tourism as a Conflict in National Identity and Religious Ideology” presented in the session “Discourse, Religion, and Identity”

Society for American Archaeology (SAA) 75th Annual Meeting

April 14-18, 2010 held in St. Louis, Missouri 

Lipo, Carl, Jelmer Eerkens and Sachiko Sakai Poster Ceramic technology diffusion among prehistoric mobile populations of the California deserts” presented in the session “Archaeological Science 2010: Part II”

Neff, Hector – Symposium presentation “Framing Hypotheses that Can Be Falsified: The Role of Physical Science Techniques” presented in the session” “Constructing and Assessing Explanations and Interpretations”.  Discussant in the forum “Quiet Crisis in American Archaeology”

Hunt, Tim and Carl Lipo – Symposium presentation “Technological and Formal Analyses of Stone Plummets

from Poverty Point, Louisiana” presented in the session “Current Research on the Poverty Point Culture”

Hill, Mark, Diana Greenlee and Hector Neff– Symposium presentation “Sourcing Poverty Point Copper:

Testing the Lake Superior Hypothesis using LA-ICPMS Analysis” presented in the session “Current Research on the Poverty Point Culture”

 

Sakai, Sachiko– Symposium presentation “Change in Production and Distribution Pattern of Olivinetempered Ceramics in the Arizona Strip and Adjacent Areas in the American Southwest” presented in the session “Archaeology of the Arizona Strip” which Sakai also organized. 

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) 70th Annual Meeting

March 24-27, 2010: in Mérida, México 

Howell, Jayne and Mendoza Ruíz, Antonio – Paper “Hay Guelaguetza Entre Nosotros?”: Maintaining Community Identity and Membership in a Zapotec Village” presented in the session “Constructing and Reconstructing Community Identity: Cultural Continuity in an Era of Globalization” which Howell also chaired.

Howell, Jayne – Roundtable participant in the session “Limits of Indigenous Participation in Latin American Tourism Development

LeMaster, Barbara – Panelists in “PhDs Study the World but MAs Run It: Masters-Only Training in Applied Anthropology

Loewe, Ron – Paper The Wisdom of Way Kot” presented in the session “Language, Identity, and Resistance”

Kelly, Hilarie  – Paper “E Malama Pono: Cultural Continuity and Meeting Community Health Needs of Pacific Islanders” presented in the session “Constructing and Reconstructing Community Identity: Cultural Continuity in an Era of Globalization” which Kelly also chaired.

Thiele, Candace – Poster ““This Could Happen to Anyone”: Women’s Perspectives on Homelessness

American Anthropological Association (AAA) 108th Annual Meeting

December 1-6, 2009 held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Emerine, Rachel – Paper ““Critical Agents” of Language Change Among Nagu Speakers in the Solomon Islands” presented in the session “Global Elements of Language Change”

Jaffe, Alexandra – Paper “Critical Perspectives on Language-in-Education Policy in Corsica” presented in the session “Ethnography and Language Policy – New Means, New Ends, New Times”

 

LeMaster, Barbara – Paper “Global Considerations of Deaf-Hearing Contact Communities” in the session “Global Elements of Language Change”

Moges, Rezenet – Paper “Demissionization: Progressive or Ineffectual” presented in the session “Global Elements of Language Change”

Rousso-Schindler, Steven – Paper “Prognosticating Future Demographic Trends in Israel: Predicting the Future Now to Avoid that Future Later” presented in the session “Rhetorics of Prognosticaiton”

Southwestern Anthropological Association Annual Conference, April 30-May 3, 2009

Anthropology and the Military Industrial Complex
Chair: Roberto Gonzalez (San José State University)
Ronald Loewe (CSU, Long Beach) Anthropology, Ethics, and the War against the Poor in Latin America
Hilarie Kelly (CSU, Long Beach) Anthropologists, the State and Global Militarism in Relation to Africa
Karen Holmes (CSU, Long Beach) The Use of Torture: Ethics, the Military and the Use of Anthropology

Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting (SAA), April 22-26, 2009

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) Annual Meeting, March 17-21, 2009

American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting November 19-23, 2008

Academic Senate Retreat Poster Presentation Fall 2008

Presentations by: Sarah Cote, Misty Jaffe, Barbara LeMaster, Rez Moges, Hector Neff, Katherine Nutter-McClintock, and Karen Quintiliani

College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Student Showcase May 2008

Posters from: Adrian Abella/Gena Granger (LA-ICP-TOF-MS Analysis of Ceramic Sherds from Playa Vista, California); Sarah Coté (Using the Participants’ Perspective: Assessment of an After-School Recreation Center); James Daniels (Digital image processing of shell temper in late prehistoric ceramics from the Mississippi River Valey); Jacqueline Martinez (PUMA: Latino Immigrant Grassroots Organization and Environmental Justice); Tomoko Matsumoto (Ethnic Hybridity Reflected in Names).

Films from: David Gruca/Rhonda Holden (Inches from Paradise); Hanah Ruckman (Lifting the Spirits: Patricios, Argentina); Sarah Taylor (Gracia a los Gringos).

Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) Annual Meeting May 2008

In May 2008 the Society for Cultural Anthropology Conference was held on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. CSULB students Krystal Long, Cynthia Wilson, Hanna Ruckman, and Sarah Taylor each showcased their ethnographic films.

Southwestern Anthropological (SWAA) Association Meetings 2008

Sara Coté, presentation, “What Do You Think? A Youth Based Assessment of an After-School Program.”

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) Annual Meeting March 2008

Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Annual Meeting March 2008

American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting November 28 – December 2, 2007

Several faculty and students from CSULB presented at the AAA meeting in Washington D.C. The AAA Presentations and topics of CSULB faculty and students included: Scott Wilson (National Cultures, Local Projects); Rezenet Moges (Argumentation in Media Sites); Barbara LeMaster, Hide Okuno (presented in the same session: The Discreet Charm of Insults: The Argumentative Dimension of Communication); Misty Jaffe (Current Issues in Anthropology: Five Field Update Issues in Applied Linguistic Anthropology); Pamela Bunte, Misty Jaffe (presented in the same session: Issues in Applied Linguistic Anthropology); Ron Loewe/Sarah Taylor (Evaluation Anthropology in the Public Interest: Emerging Issues in an Emerging Subfield). Poster presentations included: Hanna Ruckman (Community Participation and Justice); and Jayne Howell, Ann Pitts, and Arelis Quinones (presented in the same session: Constructions of Cultural and Personal Identity Within and Across Borders: Tourism, Labor and Migration).