UH Manoa Anthropology at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association
Montreal, QC, Canada
November 16-20, 2011
[The University of Hawai'i party at the 110th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association. Over 25 students, faculty, alumni, and friends were in attendance.]
UH Manoa Anthroplogy was well-represented at the annual American Anthropological Association conference. UH Manoa faculty and graduate students presented papers on topics ranging from tourism to cyberspace and showcased the department's focus on Asia and the Pacific. Papers presented (by alphabetical order of presenter last name):
Jan Brunson - "'Missing Women' and Reappearing Men: Traces of Imbalance in Procreation and Scholarship." In the session "Feminism and Reproduction: Traces, Tidemarks and Legacies"
Sean Casey - "Intangible Heritage, Tangible Implications: 'Friction' and 'polyvalent appropriability' in Okinawan heritage-making." In the session "High Tidemarks in Asia-Pacific: The Politics and Voices of Constructing Heritage"
Eric Cunningham - "What Seems to Be the Problem: Diagnosis and Spectacles of Forest Management In Central Japan." In the session "Anthropology of Diagnostics: Investigations in Varying Ethnographic Contexts"
Alex Golub - "The Structural Transformations of Anthropology’s Public Sphere: Lessons from a Decade of Anthropology Blogging." In the session "Digital Anthropology: Projects and Projections"
Jonathan Padwe - “Garden variety histories: Agricultural practice and postwar memory in highland Cambodia." In the session ""People, Plants and Practice"
Dick Page - “Levelling Up: Self-Cultivation in Playerkilling.” In the session "No Matter Where: Tracking New Media Materialities and Ideologies"
Guido Pigliasco - "Intangible Traces: Mapping and Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in Fiji." In the session "High Tidemarks in Asia-Pacific: The Politics and Voices of Constructing Heritage"
Leslie Sponsel - “The Possibilities of a Nonkilling Anthropology: Challenging the Apologists for War and Providing Reason and An Agenda for Peace.” In the session "Challenging the Legacy of Innate Depravity: The New Tidemark of the Nonkilling Paradigm"
Geoff White - "The War Veteran: Mediating American Memory In Post-9/11 Public Culture." In the session "Martial Reckonings and Returns"
Naomi Yamada - "Education as Tautology: Institutional Discourse and Preferential Policy Measures in China." In the session "Open Issues in Higher Education: From Mother Scholars to Indian Mascots and Preferential Policies"
Christine Yano - “Amuse-Bouche: The Ethnography of Japan” (roundtable format)
Forrest Young - "Unwriting Easter Island as a Heritage Site." In the session "High Tidemarks in Asia-Pacific: The Politics and Voices of Constructing Heritage"
Nanise Young - "Heritage making in Multiethnic Fiji: Levuka as a World Heritage Site." In the session "High Tidemarks in Asia-Pacific: The Politics and Voices of Constructing Heritage"
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