Museum Anthropology at the 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting

The Council for Museum Anthropology is looking forward to a vibrant AAA/CASCA program this year.

All members (or those interested in joining) are encouraged to attend both the CMA business meeting (Friday, November 22 at 12:15 p.m.) and reception (Friday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m.). In addition, Aaron Glass, this year’s winner of the CMA Michael Ames Award for Innovative Museum Anthropology, will be installing a complete panel version of the award-winning exhibit “The Story Box” at the Annual Meeting (in Meeting Room 20 of the East Building) on Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. both days. There will be a hosted viewing period (with Aaron Glass​ in attendance) on Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Ethnographic Terminalia is also back this year with innovative installations at The Hangar at the Center for Digital Media, 577 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC V5T 1E1.

Wednesday, November 20

Museum Methods Workshop (2-0015) 
10:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Offsite | Museum of Anthropology 6393 NW Marine Dr | Vancouver | BC V6T 1Z2 

The Post-Anthropological: Convergences across Museums, Art, and Colonialism (2-0635) 
4:30 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Room 116 | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 1 

Thursday, November 21

The Politics and Stewardship of Collections Data in a Digital Climate (3-0230)
8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Ballroom B | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 1 

Changing Climate, Shifting Terrains: Indigenizing Museums (3-0385) 
10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Room 122 | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 1 

Basketry in the Contemporary World (3-0735) 
2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Room 112 | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 1 

Friday, November 22

Museums as Sites of and for Research (4-0125)
8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Room 16 | Vancouver CC EAST | East Meeting Level

Council for Museum Anthropology (CMA) Business Meeting (all members please attend!) (4-0675)
12:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Room 120 | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 1

The Diaspora of Objects – Distributed Collections in the Time of Globalisation (4-1010)
2:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Ballroom B | Vancouver CC EAST | East Convention Level

Engaging Collections: From Culture to Citizenship Empowerment (4-1155)
4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Room 204 | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 2

Council for Museum Anthropology (CMA) Reception
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art | 639 Hornby Street | Vancouver | BC V6C 2G3

Saturday, November 23

Indigenous and Local Collecting: Remembering What Museum History Forgets (5-0150)
8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Room 115 | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 1

Past, Present, and Future Climates of Collaborative Anthropologies with First Nations in Vancouver (5-0470)
10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Room 207 | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 2

Collaborative Dynamics in the Art Scene (5-1085)
4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Room 114 | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 1

Sunday, November 24

Relational Museum Collections: Indigenous Intangible Heritage and Skills Repatriation (6-0105)
8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Room 111 | Vancouver CC WEST | West Level 1

Cite as: Marsh, Diana. 2019. “Museum Anthropology at the 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting.” Anthropology News website, November 18, 2019. DOI: 10.1111/AN.1317

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