EAS at the 2018 AAA Annual Meeting

Here is the annual list of Evolutionary Anthropology Society (EAS) sessions at the American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting (2018 San José, California). Select sessions and events from other sections that may be of interest are also included. Events are listed by day, time, location, title, and index number (location for events previously scheduled are at the Convention Center in Hall 3). Special events and workshops are in italics. Events requiring additional/pre-registration are marked with asterisks (**). EAS sessions are in bold. We look forward to seeing you in San José!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

1:00–5:00 p.m.**
Workshop: Anthropologists in Tech: Making the Transition from Academia to UX Research (2-0255, National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, or NAPA)
Location: San José Convention Center, MR 112

2:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
The Resistance to and Resilience of Adaptation: The Place of Evolutionary Theory in Biocultural Anthropology: Part I (A-0470, EAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room Executive Ballroom 210 A

4:30 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
The Resistance to and Resilience of Adaptation: The Place of Evolutionary Theory in Biocultural Anthropology: Part II (2-0695, EAS)
Location: San Jose Convention Center, Room Executive Ballroom 210 A

6:15 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.
Opening Ceremony and Keynote Address with Representatives of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe and Dolores Huerta (2-0735, AAA)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room Grand Ballroom A

Thursday, November 15, 2018

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Landscape Use and Change: Evolutionary Perspectives (3-0115, EAS)
Location: Hilton, Room Market I

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Academic Precarity in American Anthropology (3-0020, Executive Programming Committee, EPC)
Location: San José Convention Center, Executive Ballroom 210 B

8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. **
Workshop: That Almost Finished Journal Article (3-0275, Society Medical Anthropology)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room MR 111

10:15 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.
Networked Environments (3-0475, Society for Anthropological Sciences, or SAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, San José Ballroom 1

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Sexual Violence in Anthropology (3-0525, EPC)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room MR 212 C

10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.**
Workshop: Communicate with Confidence: How to Cultivate Your Public Voice (3-0600, AAA)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room MR 113

10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.**
Workshop: How to Write a Grant Proposal for the Wenner-Gren Foundation and the NSF (3-0605, Wenner-Gren/NSF)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room MR 114

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
EAS Board Meeting (3-0980, EAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Silicon Valley Board Room

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Academic Precarity Mentoring Session (3-1045, Association Anthropology Policy, or ASAP)
Location: Fairmont, Room California

6:15 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
ABA/AFA/ALLA/AQA/SAW Mentoring Event: The Teacher-Scholar – Preparing for a Career in Teaching-Intensive Institutions (3-1320, Association for Feminist Anthropology, or AFA)
Location: San José Convention Center, Blossom Hill II

Friday, November 16, 2018

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Journalism and Anthropology (4-0135, General Anthropology Division, or GAD)
Location: San José Convention Center, LL 21 C

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Black Feminist Science (4-0350, Association of Black Anthropologists, or ABA; Biological Anthropology Society, BAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, San José Ballroom 5

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Social Capital in the Face of Uncertainty (4-0500, EAS)
Location: Hilton, Room San Carlos I

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Primate migrations and adaptations (4-0465, BAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room Grand Ballroom C

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Disrupting Disability: Rethinking Experiences of Disease in the Past (4-0375, BAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, San José Ballroom 2

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Fieldwork Practice and Analysis—an ALLA Mentoring Session (4-0385, Association of Latina Latino Anthropologists, or ALLA)
Location: Fairmont, Hillsborough

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Resistance to Public Writing (4-0480, EPC)
Location: San José Convention Center, LL 21 B

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Teaching Professional and Design Anthropology (4-0510, GAD)
Location: San José Convention Center, MR 212 A

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Knowledge Production and Framing in Biological Anthropology: Perspectives and Case Studies (4-0430, BAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room MR 230 C

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Ages and Stages: Child learning, exploration, and helping behaviors in foraging and transitioning populations. (4-0745, EAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, San José Ballroom 5

4:15 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Finding Mercy in Murder: Exploring Assisted Death and the Intersection of Violence and Care in the Past (4-1075, BAS)
Location: Hilton, Room Santa Clara I

7:45 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Society for Anthropological Sciences (SAS) Business Meeting (4-1275, SAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room MR 212 A

Saturday, November 17, 2018

 8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Comparison and Theory (5-0075, SAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Almaden

 8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Social inequalities and the biological implications (5-0200, BAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room LL 21 F

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Standing up for Anthropology: Learning to communicate effectively across disciplines and showcasing the value of anthropological knowledge (5-0205, National Association of Student Anthropologists, or NASA; SAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room MR 212 A

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Updating our understanding of economic games: Innovations, complications, and interpretations (5-0535, EAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room LL 21 C

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Health, Environment and Methods (5-0405, SAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room Executive Ballroom 210 H

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Sensing the body: An exploration of sensation, perception, and emotion in bioarchaeology (4-0480, BAS)
Location: Hilton, Room Market I

12:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
EAS Business Meeting (5-0645)
Location: San José Convention Center, MR 211 A

12:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Graduate School Fair (5-0670, AAA)
Location: San Jose Convention Center, Room Exhibition Hall 1

2:00 p.m.– 3:45 p.m.
Experimental methods in anthropology (5-0780, SAS, BAS)
Location: Hilton, Room Market I

2:00 p.m.– 3:45 p.m.
National Association of Student Anthropologists – Solidarity Mentoring Conversation for Graduate Students/Recent PhDs of Color (5-0850, NASA)
Location: Fairmont, Room California

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Open Science and the Anthropological Imagination—Resilience and Adaptation amidst a Global Crisis in Replication and Scientific Practice (5-1065, EPC, EAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, LL 21 A

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Biocultural Perspectives on Children and Child-Care (5-0975, EAS)
Location: San José Convention Center, Almaden

6:15 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
AAA Distinguished Lecture with Emily Martin (5-1200, AAA)
Location: San José Convention Center, Room Grand Ballroom A

7:45 p.m.–10:15 p.m.
Biological Anthropology Section (BAS) Business Meeting, Awards Ceremony, and Distinguished Lecture by Barbara J. King (4-1315, BAS)
Location: San Jose Convention Center, Room Executive Ballroom 210 D

Delaney Glass is a graduate student at the University of Washington, and is the EAS Newsletter Curator and News Contributor.

Melanie Martin and Katie Starkweather are co-editors of the EAS Section News column.

Cite as: Glass, Delaney. 2018. “EAS at the 2018 AAA Annual Meeting.” Anthropology News website, November 8, 2018. DOI: 10.1111/AN.1029

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