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AFA Meetings, Receptions and Celebrations in Washington

AFA Board Meeting – Wednesday, November 29 1:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. – LOCATION TBA

AFA Business Meeting – Thursday, November 30 12:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m. – Marriott, Thurgood Marshall East

Margery Wolf Memorial and Life Celebration – Friday, December 1, 12:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m. – Marriott, Coolidge

Joint Section Reception ABA-AFA-AFAA-ALLA-AQA-SANA-SAW – Friday, December 1 7:45 p.m.–10:15 p.m. – Omni, Diplomat Ballroom

Executive Session: Gender Matters: The 2016 US Presidential Election – Wednesday, November 29 4:30 p.m.–6:15 p.m.

Offsite Installation: “Bad Feminists Making Films” – Thursday, November 30 6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. at the “Lookout” (15 Minute Walk from the Marriott Hotel: 2439 18th St NW)

This installation consists of a screening and conversation co-organized by D.C.-based documentary film screening series #FilmandFriends at The Lookout and Ethnocine, a collective of women filmmakers engaged in ethnographic, feminist and queer research and media production.

 

Schedule of All AFA Events & Sessions

Wednesday, November 29

2:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m. – The Politics and Practice of Sex Work Research: In/Visibility (Part 1) – Marriott, Delaware Suite A

4:30 p.m.–6:15 p.m. – The Politics and Practice of Sex Work Research: Agency (Part 2) – Marriott, Delaware Suite A

Thursday, November 30

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m. – Frontiers and Reflections on the Anthropology of Kinship & Gender: Papers in Honor of Susan McKinnon (Part 1) – Marriott, Thurgood Marshall West; Invited Session, Co-sponsor AES

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m. – Gender, Biomedicine, and Citizenship – Marriott, Jefferson

12:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m. – AFA Business Meeting – Marriott, Thurgood Marshall East

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. – Violence, Temporality, and Layers of Harm: Broadening the Lens on Domestic Violence – Marriott, Delaware Suite B

6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. – Bad Feminists Making Films – Offsite, The Lookout – 2439 18th St NW; Installation

Friday, December 1

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – Feminist Futures: Gender, Rights and New Political Possibilities – Marriott, Washington Room 6

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – New Feminist Ethnographies – Marriott, Washington Room 1

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – Reproductive Politics in the Age of Trump and Brexit – Marriott, Washington Room 5; Invited Session, Co-sponsor SCA

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. – Conflated Harm: Normalizing Domestic Violence, Marginalizing Change Bringers/Providers of Care – Marriott, Madison A

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. – Domestic Interventions: Reconsidering Caregiving, Home & Family as Critical Feminist Practice – Marriott, Washington Room 4

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. – Feminism, Activism, and Politics in an Age of Trump: Exploring the Influence of Sandra Morgen – Marriott, Roosevelt 2; Invited Session, Co-sponsor SANA

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. – Anthropologists On The Move Studying Gender: Celebrating Kay Warren’s Research, Teaching, Advocacy, and Professional Contributions on the Occasion of her Retirement – Omni, Congressional B

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. – Feminist Anthropology: A Live Annual Review – Marriott, Washington Room 5; Invited Session, Roundtable

7:45 p.m.–10:15 p.m. – ABA-AFA-AFAA-ALLA-AQA-SANA-SAW Joint Sections Reception – Omni, Diplomat Ballroom

Saturday, December 2

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – A Feminist Roundtable: Business Case, Precarity, and Resistance – Marriott, Maryland Suite A

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – How’s the Trumpocene Era Going? Anthropologists Reflect on the Past Year – Marriott, Marriott Ballroom Salon 3; Invited Session, Co-sponsor AES

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – Taking a hard look in the mirror: decolonizing our institutions/ourselves – Marriott, Thurgood Marshall North

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. – Rasslin’ in the Trumpocene: Politics and Pro-Wrestling in the 2016 Campaign and Beyond – Marriott, Washington Room 3

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. – Wellbeing, Womanhood, and Indigeneity: Indigenous Women Negotiating Contemporary Pressures and Rapid Social Change – Marriott, Washington Room 2

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. – Collaboration and Filmmaking in an Era of Alternative Realities – Marriott, Roosevelt 4

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. – The Politics and Practice of Sex Work Research: Positionality (Part 3) – Marriott, Thurgood Marshall South

Sunday, December 3

12:15 p.m.–2:00 p.m. – From Feminized Victims to “Bad Hombres” Gendered Scripts and Narratives of Belonging among Migrant Communities – Marriott, Thurgood Marshall North

 

Other Sessions of Interest to AFA Members

Wednesday, November 29

12:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m. – Identity Politics Versus Naïve Workerism? Revisiting Race, Class and Gender in the Era of Trump and Brexit – Marriott, Maryland Suite A

Thursday, November 30

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. – The Value of Numbers: Indicator Fetishes and Women’s Health, Part One – Marriott Coolidge

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. – Intersections of Truth and Violence – Marriott, Taylor

Friday, December 1

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – Controversy and Community: Examining the Intersections of Religion and Sexuality

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – Reproductive Politics in the Age of Trump and Brexit – Marriott, Washington Room 5

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. – Family Matters: Re-Examining Children in Anthropological Fieldwork and Careers – Marriott, Roosevelt 1

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. – The Value of Numbers: Indicator Fetishes and Women’s Health, Part Two – Marriott, Harding

Saturday, December 2

3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. – Fieldwork ‘Interrupted’: Sensorial (Re)Presentation of Anthropological Research (Gallery) – Marriott, Postor Atrium

Cite as: DeWet, Emily. 2017. “Join AFA at the Annual Meeting in Washington!” Anthropology News website, November 17, 2017. doi: 10.1111/AN.691

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