FOSAP Events at AAA
Join us for two special FOSAP sessions and the annual meeting
FOSAP Business Meeting and Brown Bag Lunch
Saturday, November 17, 12:15-1:30PM, Union Square 11, San Francisco Hilton
Friday, November 16, 2012: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM Union Square 21 (Hilton San Francisco)
Engaging Students as Public Anthropologists: Crossing Boarders from Classroom to the Public Sphere.
Co-Chairs: Sarah J Hautzinger (Colorado College) and Amber R Clifford-Napoleone (University of Central Missouri)
Roundtable Presenters: Rebecca L. Torstrick (Indiana University- South Bend and Indiana University- South Bend), Carla Pezzia (University of Texas at San Antonio), Maggie Zraly (Utah State University), Sarah J Hautzinger (Colorado College), Amber R Clifford-Napoleone (University of Central Missouri) and Duane Stephan Kahler (University of Central Missouri and Western Washington University)
Saturday, November 17. 4:00 – 5:30. Invited Session 5-0950. A joint session between FOSAP and CoTA (Committee on Teaching of Anthropology)
Building Anthropological Bridges Between Students and Teachers: Teaching and Learning in Diverse Classrooms.
Chairs: Mary Alice Scott, (New Mexico State University), and Mike Coggeshall, (Clemson University)
Participants: Mary Alice Scott, (New Mexico State University )“From the Students We Have to the Students We Want to Have: Participatory Research as a Bridge to College Readiness”
Caitlin Homrich and Lauren Miller Griffith, (Central Michigan University) “The Rural Community on Education and the University: Exploring a Disconnect”
Darlene Smucny and Merrily Stover, (University of Maryland, University College.) “Anthropology and the Online Adult Learner: Building Bridges for Successful Teaching and Learning for Non-Traditional Students”
Merrily Stover and Darlene Smucny, (University of Maryland, University College.) “Serving those who Serve”: Anthropology and the Military Learner
Discussants: Holly K. Norton, (Syracuse University); Anne Pyburn, (Indiana University)
Be sure to attend the Distinguished Lecture and Awards Ceremony, sponsored by General Anthropology Division (of which FOSAP is a part) Friday, November 16, 2012: 12:15 PM-1:30 PM. Hilton San Francisco, Continental 4
The Distinguished Lecture will be given by Richard Klein, paleoanthropologist from Stanford University. He will be speaking on modern human origins.
2011 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting Montreal
News from last years FOSAP session in Montreal, 2012:
Frank Salomone, (Iona College, New Rochelle, NY) who chaired FOSAP’s session for the Montreal AAA meeting: The Anthropologist as Hero: Anthropology in Fact and Fiction has now edited a volume featuring those papers, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge, UK.
The book is entitled The Heroic Anthropology Rides Again: The Depiction of the Anthropologist in Popular Culture. ( See http://www.c-s-p.org/Flyers/The-Heroic-Anthropologist-Rides-Again--The-Depiction-of-the-Anthropologist-in-Popular-Culture-1-4438-3881-0.htm See also listing at Amazon.com.)
James Dow (Oakland University): The Anthropologist in Avatar; Debra Picchi (Franklin Pierce University) Anthropologists and Adventurers: From Sages to Action Heroes; Merrily Stover and Darlene Smucny (University of Maryland University College): Anthropologist as ‘Practical Adventurer:” Using Popular Fiction to Introduce Undergraduate Students to Relevance of Anthropology in Today’s World. John Rhoades (St. John Fisher College): The ‘Ugly American’ as a Misunderstood Anthropological Hero. Stephen Glazier (University of Nebraska-Lincoln): Mel and Zora’s Excellent Adventure: Representing Haitian Voodoo to 20th Century Americans.
Join us for two special FOSAP sessions
FOSAP Business Meeting and Lunch
Saturday, 12:15-1:30PM, Sheraton Suite 829
FOSAP Paper Session "Got Anthropology?"
Saturday, 8:00 - 11:45 AM, Rhythms Ballroom I, Second Floor, Sheraton
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