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Kate Hennessy


September 11, 2008

AAA 2008: SVA Sessions and Events Accepted and Scheduled

September 11, 2008 | By |

Society for Visual Anthropology
Sessions and Events Accepted and Scheduled
2008 Meetings of the American Anthropological Society, San Francisco, CA.

The following SVA-reviewed sessions and events have been accepted and scheduled for this year’s AAA meetings in San Francisco. The SVA is making a strong contribution to this year’s theme of “Inclusion, Collaboration, and Engagement” with an excellent Film, Video, and Interactive Media Festival line-up, and a range of compelling workshops, sessions, roundtables, and poster presentations.

Any questions or comments should be directed to:

Aaron Glass
Kate Hennessy
SVA Program Chairs

[Note: The following list of SVA sessions includes titles, times, locations, and event reference numbers. For the names of presenters and the SVA Film Festival Schedule, download the AAA 2008 Preliminary Program. The AAA Final Program, available at the SF meeting, will individual paper titles within sessions.]

Tuesday 11/18/2008:

24th Annual Visual Research Conference, Part 1
9:00 AM- 6:00 PM, Union Square 15 & 16

Wednesday 11/19/2008:

24th Annual Visual Research Conference, Part 2
9:00 AM- 2:00 PM, Franciscan D

Ethnographic Film, Ethics, and Emotion: Honoring the Work of Karl G. Heider
2:00 PM- 3:45 PM, Continental Parlor 1
Workshop: Funding and Distribution of Ethnographic Films
5:00 PM- 7:00 PM, Union Square 16

SVA Awards Ceremony
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM, Franciscan D

Special Screening: The Films of Karl Heider
8:50 PM, Franciscan D

Thursday 11/20/2008:

Performing Identity: visual anthropology and the political strategies of indigenous peoples in Latin America.
1:45 PM- 3:30 PM, Continental Parlor 2

Anthropology, Advocacy, Agency, and Identity (Poster Session)
4:00 PM- 5:45 PM, Plaza A

Collaborative Media (Part 2): Visual Economies of Community and Place
4:00 PM- 5:45 PM, Continental Parlor 2

Board Meeting
6:15 PM- 7:30 PM, Union Square 13

Friday 11/21/2008:

Collaborative Media (Part 1): Engaging Youth, Stories, and Cities
8:00 AM- 9:45 AM, Sutter B

Visions of the Past: History, Biography and a Collaborative Visual Anthropology
10:15 AM- 12:00 PM, Golden Gate 1

Workshop: Photography for the Field -Part 1: Camera and Photography Basics
1:00 PM- 3:00 PM, Union Square 16

Representing Experience and Perception through Ethnographic Media Practice
1:45 PM- 3:30 PM, Yosemite C

Workshop: Photography for the Field – Part 2: Digital Flow
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM, Union Square 16

Society for Visual Anthropology Business Meeting
6:15 PM- 7:30 PM, Golden Gate 3

Saturday 11/22/2008:

Workshop: Cameras and Photographs in Anthropological Research
10:00 AM- 1:00 PM, Union Square 20

Audience Reception of Ethnographic Film
1:45 PM- 3:30 PM, Golden Gate 2

The Ethics of Visual Data: Picturing Inclusion, Collaboration, and Engagement
4:00 PM- 5:45 PM, Taylor A

Visualizing Engagement, Collaboration and Inclusion: Seven Research and Applied Projects from Western Washington University (Invited Poster Session)
4:00 PM- 5:45 PM, Plaza A

Special Event: Screening and discussion of the newly restored 1914 Edward Curtis film “In the Land of the Head Hunters”
7:30 PM, Location t.b.a.

Sunday 11/23/2008:

“Action, Cut, Print”: New Cultures of Media Production
8:00 AM- 9:45 AM, Franciscan B

The Visual Production of Past and Present Identities in the Americas
8:00 AM- 9:45 AM, Powell B

Global Media, Journalism, and the Politics of Reception
10:15 AM-12:00 PM, Union Square 25

WHAT IS HAPPENING TO THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF ART? Bridging the Worlds of Art, Ritual and Science in Teaching, Fieldwork and Practice
10:15 AM- 12:00 PM, Union Square 6

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