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CASTAC Panels at AAA 2015 in Denver

We at the CASTAC Blog are very excited about many panels and events at this week’s Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Nov. 18-22 in Denver, CO. We’ve collected talks and panels of particular interest to CASTAC Blog readers attending the meetings. Hope to see you there, and don’t forget to attend our business meeting! There will be food!

Jordan Kraemer, Editor
Jenny Carlson and Nick Seaver, CASTAC Co-chairs

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Wednesday, 12:00 PM-1:45 PM
2-0175 TESTING AS WORLD-MAKING

Richard W Rottenburg, Uli Beisel, Sandra Calkins and Stacey A Langwick

Wednesday, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM
2-0290 , 2-0460 ANTICIPATING FAMILIAR/STRANGE ENVIRONMENTS: THE SOCIAL LIVES OF SCIENTIFIC PREDICTIONS – PART I | PART II

Sophie Laura Haines, Sophie Laura Haines, Renzo Taddei and Susan Crate

Wednesday, November 18, 2015: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM

2-0505 ANTHROPOLOGIES OF DATA

Nick Seaver, Elizabeth A Rodwell, Orit Halpern (discussant), Shreeharsh Kelkar, Anna Jabloner, Alison Cool

Thursday, Nov. 19

Thursday, 4:00 PM-5:45 PM

3-1190 EXTREME HORIZONS: ANTHROPOLOGY OF PLANETARY AND POST-PLANETARY FRONTIERS

Jessica L O’Reilly, Juan Francisco Salazar, Jessica L O’Reilly, Juan Francisco Salazar and Valerie A Olson

Thursday, November 19, 2015: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM
3-1320 ETHNOGRAPHIC ENGAGEMENTS WITH DIGITAL ALTERITY I

Antonia Caitlin Walford, Rosemary Grennan, Amir Pouyan Shiva, Christopher Gad and Rachel Douglas-Jones, Hannah C Knox, Tom Boellstorff (discussant)

Friday, Nov. 20

Friday, 12:15-1:30 PM
4-0790 GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY DIVISION DISTINGUISHED LECTURE AND AWARDS CEREMONY – JONATHAN M. MARKS, DISTINGUISHED LECTURER

Friday, 4:00 PM-5:45 PM

4-1285 BIG GRIDS: FLOWS AND FUTURES OF ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURES

Hannah Appel, Canay Ozden-Schilling and Stephanie Joy Friede

Friday, November 20, 2015: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM
4-1380 ETHNOGRAPHIC ENGAGEMENTS WITH DIGITAL ALTERITY II

Antonia Caitlin Walford, Emma Garnett, Jonah Rimer, Jordan Kraemer, Rebekah Cupitt, Lindsay Poirier, Patricia G. Lange

Friday, 7:45-10:30 PM
4-1575 GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY DIVISION (GAD) RECEPTION

Saturday, Nov. 21

Saturday, 12:15-1:30 PM
5-0665 CASTAC BUSINESS MEETING
Jennifer D Carlson and Nick Seaver, Co-Chairs

Saturday, 4:00-5:45 PM
5-1090 STS AND ANTHROPOLOGY: REFLECTIONS ON 25 YEARS OF ENTANGLEMENT

Retrospective roundtable featuring Marisol de la Cadena, Joseph Dumit, Emily Martin, Lucy Suchman and Sharon Traweek

Saturday, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM
5-0255 LAB, CLASSROOM, UNIVERSITY: SCIENCE STUDIES MEETS THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF EDUCATION

Eli Thorkelson, Ian P Lowrie, Eli Thorkelson and Donald Brenneis

Sunday, Nov. 22

Sunday, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM
6-0005 ABUNDANT ENERGIES

Christine M Labuski, Jennifer D Carlson, Susie Hatmaker, Catherine Fennell, Stuart J McLean and Susan Lepselter

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