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2019 AAA Meeting GAD EVENTS

General Anthropology Division Distinguished Lecture by Audra Simpson

11/22/2019
12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Location:West, Room 211

Each year the General Anthropology Division invites a prominent individual in the broad field of anthropology to deliver an address at the AAA meetings. The 2019 General Anthropology Division Distinguished Lecture will be given by Dr. Audra Simpson of Columbia University. Her talk is entitled “Empire of Feeling”.

General Anthropology Division (GAD) Awards Ceremony and Reception

11/22/2019
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, Pacific Rim 2

This awards ceremony and reception will honor the 2019 winners of awards sponsored by the General Anthropology Division (GAD), the Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (CASTAC), and the Society for the Anthropology of Work (SAW) . The sponsored awards are the GAD New Directions Awards (individual and group award), the Diana Forsythe Prize, the GAD Prize for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship, and the CASTAC David Hakken Prize for best graduate student paper.

20th Diana Forsythe Prize Celebration and Discussion

11/21/2019
12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Location: West, Room 115

To commemorate the 20th Forsythe Prize Award, the Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (CASTAC) and the Society for the Anthropology of Work (SAW) celebrate Diana Forsythe’s feminist anthropological research on work, science, and technology.

Contributors include: recent prize winners – Heather Paxson, Sareeta Amrute, Eben Kirksey, and Biella Coleman, and previous years’ winners – Rayna Rapp, Lucy Suchman, Stefan Helmreich, Marcia Inhorn, Elly Teman, Rene Almeling, Emily Martin, Jan English-Lueck, David Hess and Sara Wylie. Speakers will reflect on enduring themes and lively insights from Diana Forsythe’s writing.