Evolutionary Anthropology at the 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting

Here is the annual list of Evolutionary Anthropology Society (EAS) Sessions at the 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting (Vancouver, Canada). Selected non-EAS Sessions and events of interest from Wednesday through Saturday are also included. Events are listed by day, time, title, session number, section, and location. Use the session number to index more information available from the online PDF program or interactive program. Select mentoring events are marked by (**). EAS Sessions are in bold. We look forward to seeing you in Vancouver!

Section Abbreviations: BAS: Biological Anthropology Section; SAS: Society for Anthropological Sciences

Wednesday, November 20th

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Community-Based Research—an ALLA Mentoring Session (3-0415**)
Convention Center (CC) East Meeting Level, Room 8

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Ask a Search Committee: Advice for Academic Job Hunters (3-0715**)
CC East Meeting Level, Room 8

6:15 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
AAA/CASCA Opening Ceremony: Creating Harmonious Environments with Douglas Cardinal (2-0655)
CC West Level 1, Ballroom A

Thursday, November 21st

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Climates of Continuity, Conservation, and Physical Constitution (3-0045, BAS)
CC West, Room 110

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
The “Ethno” in Ethnoprimatology: Evolving Methods in an Evolving Field (3-0205, BAS)
CC West, Room 220

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Transforming the Curriculum: Toward a Contemporary Cognitive Anthropology (3-0250, SAS)
CC West, Room 221

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Growing up in Times of Stress: Factors Influencing the Embodiment of Struggle in Childhood (3-0495, BAS)
CC West, Room 101 & 102

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
In the Same Room: a Subfield Conversation on Best Practice Planning to Change Institutional Climates on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (3-0498, Late-Breaking Session)
CC West Level 1, Ballroom B

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Geopolitical Contexts (and Conflicts) Related to Archaeological and Bioanthropological Knowledge Production: the Case of Ancient DNA Research from the North American Region (3-1080, BAS)
CC West, Room 221

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Leadership, Status and Social Change in Biosocial Perspective (3-1125, EAS)
CC East, Room 11

Friday, November 22nd

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Biological Normalcy: Investigating Relationships between Statistical Norms and Normative Views (4-0320, BAS)
CC West, Room 112

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Publishing Strategies for Grad Students (That your Advisor Doesn’t Know) (4-0455**)
CC East Meeting Level, Room 8

12:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
BAS Business Meeting (4-0660, BAS)
CC West, Room 119

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Two Decades In: Changing Climate of Evolutionary Anthropology Research in the New Millennium (4-1330, EAS)
CC West, Room 214

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Ethnographic Field and Data Analysis Methods: One-on-One Mentoring (4-1165**, SAS)
CC East Meeting Level, Room 12

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Bio-Cultural Explorations of Stress, Caregiving, and Malnutrition in North and South America (4-1095, BAS)
CC West, Room 112

6:15 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
AAA Business Meeting (4-1345)
CC West Level 1, Ballroom A

8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
BAS Distinguished Lecture and Awards Ceremony (4-1375, BAS)
Distinguished Lecture: Agustin Fuentes; Howells Book Award: Richard Bribiescas
Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, Pacific Rim 1

Saturday, November 23rd

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Human Health and Reproduction in a Globalizing World: Biocultural Adaptation to Social and Ecological Change (5-0135, EAS)
CC East Meeting Level, Room 7

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Cultural Models, Cultural Knowledge, Consensus and Decisions (5-0070, SAS)
CC East Meeting Level, Room 11

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Cultural Models, Primary Food Producers, and Climate Change: Reaching out to Policy Makers (5-0075, SAS)
CC East Meeting level, Room 13

8:00 a.m.–9: 45 a.m.
Challenge: Examining, Interpreting, and Presenting Sociality (5-0040, BAS, SAS)
CC West, Room 306

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Changing Climates in the Study of Sex and Gender: New Insights on Old Theories (5-0350 BAS, Central States Anthropological Society)
CC West, Room 306

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
The Legacy and Future of Cultural Consonance: William Dressler’s impact on cultural anthropology, theory, and methods (5-0525, SAS)
CC West, Room 214

12:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
EAS Business Meeting (5-0660, EAS)
CC West, Room 119

12:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
SAS Business Meeting (5-0685, SAS)
CC West, Room 304 & 305

12:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Anthropology of Children & Youth Interest Group (ACYIG) Business Meeting  (5-0630)
(*seeking more input and representation from biological anthropology and other subdisciplines at next ACYIG conference)
CC West, Room 216

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Behavioral Ecology of Social Ties and Social Structure I: Reputations, Kinship and Other Multiplex Relations (5-0760, EAS)
CC West, Room 208

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Navigating Public Engagement and Media on the Tenure Track (5-0880**, BAS)
CC East Meeting Level, Room 8

2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Indigenous Self-Determination and Settler Colonial Conflicts (5-0858 Late-Breaking Session)
CC West, Room 210

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Behavioral Ecology of Social Ties and Social Structure II: Exchange, Institutions and Risk Management (5-1055, EAS)
CC West, Room 208

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Changing and Collaborative Climates of Well-being: Lesser Known Cultural Impacts on Health
(5-1070, BAS, Society for Medical Anthropology)
CC West, Room 111

4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Anthropologists at the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic: Changing the Climate of Care and Policy throughout Canada and the United States (5-1025, SAS)
CC West, Rooms 101 and 102

6:15 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
AAA Presidential Address: Delivered by Alex Barker (5-1260)
CC West Level 1, Ballroom A

Melanie Martin is an assistant professor of biological anthropology at the University of Washington and is co-editor of the EAS section news column with Katie Starkweather. 

Cite as: Martin, First. 2019. “Evolutionary Anthropology at the 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting.” Anthropology News website, November 6, 2019. DOI: 10.1111/AN.1304

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