Fashioning Anthropology: Papers in Honor of Gail Kelly

16-17 April 2005, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

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Symposium Schedule as of 03/03/05

Saturday 16 April

Events

9:30 - 10 a.m.

Coffee Service and Mingling

9:50 a.m.

Introductory Remarks

10 a.m. - noon

Old-Fashioned?

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Thomas Weisner (B.A. Reed 1965, Ph.D. Harvard 1973)

"Remember the counterculture? Whatever happened to the children of the children of the 60's?"

10:30 - 11 a.m.

Alex Golub (B.A. Reed 1995, Ph.D. Chicago 2005)

"'Shooting Snowy Was The Toughest Job I Ever Had': Dogs in first contact and the vagaries of fashion in anthropological analysis"

11 - 11:30 a.m.

Jill Dubisch (B.A. Reed 1965, Ph.D. Chicago 1972)

"Pilgrim, Biker, New Age Healer: What to Wear While Doing Fieldwork?"

11:30 - noon

Discussion

Noon - 2 p.m.

Lunch

2 - 4 p.m.

Inventing and Re-Inventing the Self

2 - 2:30 p.m.

Joel Robbins (B.A. Grinnell 1983, Ph.D. Virginia 1998, Reed College 1996-1998)

"Fashioning Discontinuity: Some thoughts on Millenarian Living."

2:30 - 3 p.m.

Dennis McGilvray (B.A. Reed 1965, Ph.D. Chicago 1974)

"Studio, Clan, and Factory: Three Styles of Departmental Anthropology"

3 - 3:30 p.m.

James D. Faubion (B.A. Reed 1979, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 1990)
"Reflexivities"

3:30 - 4 p.m.

Discussion

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Food and libations

Sunday 17 April

Day Two

9:30 - 10 a.m.

Morning Coffee

10 - noon

Material Cultures: Decorating, Working, Shopping

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Marston Hunt Morgan (B.A. Reed 1999)

"Towards an anthropological model of the 'house': Historicizing residential forms in early modern Europe and highland Papua New Guinea"

10:30 - 11 a.m.

Sasha Newell (B.A. Reed 1996, Ph.D. Cornell 2003)

"The Peddler of Souls, or, Notes on Possession at a Yard Sale"

11 - 11:30 a.m.

Thomas Strong (B.A. Reed 1994, Ph.D. Princeton 2004)

"Some Muddles in the (Super) Models: Anthropology’s Brand(s)"

11:30 - noon

Andrew Graan (B.A. Reed 1998)

"On Doing Nothing: Epidemic Unemployment and Urban Sociality in Skopje, Macedonia"

Noon - 12:30 p.m.

Discussion

12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Meta-sociality

2:30 - 3 p.m.

Scott M. Youngstedt (B.A. Reed 1985, Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles 1993) "The New Nigerien Hausa Diaspora in the U.S.: Surviving and Building Community on the Margins of the Global Economy"

3 - 3:30 p.m.

Rupert Stasch (B.A. Reed 1991, Ph.D. Chicago 2001)

"Past-Present-Future: Some Examples From Korowai Kinship"

3:30 - 4 p.m.

Stephen William Foster (BA Reed 1969, Ph.D. Princeton 1975)

"Segalen's Phenomenology of Exoticism"

4 - 4:30 p.m.

Discussion

7 - 10 p.m.