NAPA ACTIVITIES

[As activities are confirmed, they will be added/updated.]

AAA Annual Meeting 2013
Nov. 20-24, Chicago, IL

Scroll down to see the daily calendar of NAPA-sponsored activities and events.

  • NAPA-Sponsored Sessions
  • Workshops
  • Career Expo
  • Networking Event
  • Business Meeting
  • Governing Council Meeting
  • NAPA Information Table
  • Instant Mentoring
  • See also our Introduction to NAPA, which contains a series of links to key NAPA website content.

WEDNESDAY, November 20

2:00 to 3:45 PM:
ENGAGING PUBLICS BEYOND the ACADEMY: PROBLEMATIZING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT THROUGH THE STUDY OF RACE AND HIPHOP
Jericha Russell and Melissa D Hargrove

4:00 to 5:45 PM:

ANTHROPOLOGISTS ON the JOB MARKET: HOW DEPARTMENTS AND JOB-SEEKERS CAN RESPOND to the EMPLOYMENT CRISIS
Karen Kelsky, Sarah Kendzior, Darcy L Hannibal, Kimberly Danelle Kirner, Lauren Miller Griffith and Carla D Martin

5:00 to 7:00 PM:
CAPA/NAPA LPO Social, Chicago Curry House, 899 S Plymouth Ct. (Click link for full details)

 

THURSDAY, November 21

8:00 to 9:45 AM: NAPA Session
DESIGN AND MATERIAL PRACTICES
Smiljana Antonijevic and Laura Forlano

8 to 10 AM: NAPA WORKSHOP

 

10:15 AM to noon: NAPA Session
INCLUSIVE DISCUSSIONS: INCORPORATING DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES INTO ORGANIZATIONAL RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
Jennifer P Long and Melissa Fellin

10:15 AM to 12:15 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP
NAPA Workshop On What’s Your PITCH? Who’s In Your Network?
 Sabrina Nichelle Scott and Elizabeth K. Briody
 
12:30 to 1:15 PM: Meeting
 
12:30 to 2:30 PM: NAPA-NASA WORKSHOP
 
1:00 to 3:00 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP
 
1:00 to 5:00 PM: Meeting
NAPA GOVERNING COUNCIL MEETING
Chair: Lenora Bohren, NAPA President
 
1:45 to 3:30 PM: NAPA Invited Session
THE PRACTICE OF ANTHROPOLOGIES WORLDWIDE: MOVING BEYOND “APPLIED” AND “ACADEMIC” MODELS
Laurie Krieger, Carla Guerron Montero, Mark C Edberg, Elena Hurtado, Lenore H Manderson, and Isaac K. Nyamongo
 
1:45 to 5:30 PM: NAPA Session
LIMINALITY AND CROSSING BOUNDARIES IN APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY
Timothy de Waal Malefyt and Maryann McCabe
 
2:45 to 4:45 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP
 
3:30 to 5:30 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP

FRIDAY, November 22

8:00 to 10:000 AM: NAPA WORKSHOP
NAPA Workshop On Effective Negotiating for Anthropologists
Karen Kelsky

10:15  AM to Noon: NAPA Invited Session
 
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM: NAPA-NASA WORKSHOP
NAPA/NASA Workshop On Undergraduate and Graduate Funding
David A Himmelgreen, Valerie V Feria-Isacks, Anne Elaine Pfister and Nicole Ryan
 
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM: NAPA/AAA CAREER EXPO
NAPA/AAA CAREERS EXPO:  EXPLORING PROFESSIONAL CAREERS
Courtney Dowdall and Cathleen E Crain
 
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM: NAPA INFORMATION TABLE and INSTANT MENTORING
On site with the Career Expo
 
12:30 to 2:30 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP
 
2:45 to 4:45 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP
 
4:00 to 5:45 PM: NAPA Invited Session
DO  WE HAVE AN IMAGE PROBLEM: ETHICAL PROBLEMS IN EVALUATION ANTHROPOLOGY?
Mary Odell Butler, James G Huff Jr., Elise A Fulara, Eve C Pinsker and Ellen Puccia
 
6:15 to 8:15 PM: MEETING and RECEPTION
NAPA BUSINESS MEETING and WAPA PRAXIS AWARD PRESENTATION
Lenora Bohren, James Tim M Wallace, John P. N. Massad and Terry M Redding
Meeting to be immediately followed by a NAPA/COPAA/WAPA RECEPTION.

SATURDAY, November 23

8:00 to 9:45 AM: NAPA Session
APPLYING ANTHROPOLOGICAL METHODS: A LOOK AT CURRENT DIRECTIONS IN RESEARCH
Alicia Ebbitt McGill and Alicia Ebbitt McGill

 
8:00 to 10:00 AM: NAPA WORKSHOP
NAPA Workshop On Heritage Tourism: Theory and Praxis
Quetzil E Castaneda and James Tim M Wallace
 
10:00 AM to Noon: NAPA INFORMATION TABLE and INSTANT MENTORING
On site with the AAA Graduate Student Expo
 
10:15 AM to Noon: NAPA Session
WHAT’S AT STAKE?  A DISCUSSION OF TRANSPARENCY, AUTHENTICITY, APPLICATION, THEORY, AND ACCESSIBILITY IN PUBLIC ANTHROPOLOGY
Sarah S Ono, Nancy C Lutkehaus, Samantha L Solimeo, Robert Borofsky, Nathaniel Tashima, Gemmae M Fix, Christian S. Hammons and Jennifer Cool
 
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP
 

12:15 to 1:30 pm.:  NAPA Networking Event.  Hilton Chicago, Salon A-5. 
NAPA NETWORKING EVENT: CONNECTING CONNECTIONS IN CAREER PRACTICE AREAS
Sabrina Nichelle Scott
Build your network while helping others!  Connect with anthropologists who may work for federal, state, and local government agencies, non-profits, private industry, academia, and who are independent consultants.  Help others connect and make connections in career practice areas through interesting conversations and exchanging information with students, new, mid-career, and senior professionals.  Light refreshments will be served.

 
1:00 to 3:00 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP
 
1:15 to 3:30 PM: NAPA Session
 
2:45 to 4:45 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP
 
3:30 to 5:30 PM: NAPA WORKSHOP
 
4:00 to 5:45 PM: NAPA-COPAPIA Session
SUCCESS IN ANTHROPOLOGY: THE PLACE OF INTERNSHIPS AND PRACTICA. A NAPA-COPAPIA SESSION
James Tim M Wallace, Linda A Bennett, Keri Brondo, T J Ferguson, Shane Denis James Pahl, Teresita Majewski, Stanley E Hyland, Tim Bolding and Doug Henry
 
SUNDAY, November 24
 
8:00 to 9:45 AM: NAPA Session
FARMERS MARKETS: DEVELOPING INDICES FOR MEASURING SUSTAINABILITY
Kathleen A Gillogly, Kathleen Bubinas and Melissa A Checker