Drug Panels at 2018 AAA

We are quickly approaching the 2018 American Anthropological Association annual conference in San Jose, California!

Below is a list of panels, papers, roundtables, and events related to alcohol, drugs, and tobacco that will be of interest to ADTSG members.  Check out this jam-packed schedule!

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

12:00pm – 1:45pm (Hilton, San Carlos I)

  • Panel: Questioning Addiction and Contextualizing Treatment I

12:00pm – 1:45pm (Convention Center, LL 20 B)

  • Panel: Situating and Expanding Drugs’ Capacities: Panel I of III: Pharmakon, Toxicity, and Other Ambivalent Effects

12:15pm – 12:30pm (Hilton, Winchester)

  • Paper: Knowing (with) Medicine / Conociendo (con) Medicina (Presenter: Megan Raschig)

12:15pm – 12:30pm (Convention Center, Grand Ballroom A)

  • Paper: Imaginations of Democracy and War in the Mexican Nation (Presenter: Agnes Mondragon Celis Ochoa)

12:30pm – 12:45pm (Hilton, Almaden Ballroom I)

  • Paper: Colors of Elision: Parasites and Labor Stories from Tobacco Farms in Andhra Pradesh (Presenter: Amrita Kurian)

12:30pm – 12:45pm (Convention Center, Executive Ballroom 210 G)

  • Paper: Remaking (Il)licit Landscapes: Evading and Enacting “Care Through Regulation” in Peru’s War on Drugs (Presenter: Allison Kendra)

1:15pm-1:30pm (TBD)

  • Paper: Drug Court: Public Health and Law to Treat the U.S. “Drug Problem” (Presenter: Raha Peyravi)

2:15pm – 4:00pm (Convention Center, LL 21 A)

  • Panel: Drug Control Regimes in the Indigenous Americas (Part 1)

2:15pm – 4:00pm (Convention Center, Grand Ballroom A)

  • Panel: Ethnographic Inquiries About Drugs, Prescription, and Otherwise

2:15pm – 4:00pm (Hilton, San Carlos I)

  • Panel: Questioning Addiction and Contextualizing Treatment II

2:15pm – 4:00pm (Convention Center, LL 20 A)

  • Panel: Situating and Expanding Drugs’ Capacities: Panel II of III: Ontological and Epistemological Politics and Relations

2:45pm – 3:00pm (Convention Center, MR 211 A)

  • Paper: “I Can’t Say I’m a Recovering Addict. I am Recovered”: One Latina’s Testimony of Pentecostal Healing (Presenter: Michelle L. Ramirez)

4:30pm – 4:45pm (Convention Center, MR 211 A)

  • Paper: Reclaiming Agency Through Acudetox: A Study of Auricular Acupuncture Treatments for Substance Abuse Disorders in Grand Rapids, Michigan (Presenter: Sascha Goluboff)

4:30pm – 4:45pm (Convention Center, LL 21 C)

  • Paper: Making a Home When Homeless: Intimate Labor and Belonging among Drug Addicts in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan (Presenter: Grace Zhou)

4:30pm – 6:15pm (Convention Center, LL 21 A)

  • Panel: Drug Control Regimes in the Indigenous Americas (Part 2)

4:30pm – 6:15pm (Convention Center, LL 20 B)

  • Panel: Situating and Expanding Drugs’ Capacities: Panel III of III: Efforts to Stabilize Fluid, Multiple, and Unruly Effects

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

8:15am – 8:30am (Convention Center, MR 230 A)

  • Paper: The New Age of Psychedelics: How Might Carlos Castenada’s “The Teachings of Don Juan” Be Received Today? (Presenter: Patricia Kubala)

8:45am – 9:00am (Convention Center, MR 230 A)

  • Paper: Remodelling Psychosis with Psychedelic Science in the New “New Age” (Presenter: Tehseen Noorani)

10:30am – 10:45am (Convention Center, MR 211 A)

  • Paper: Taking Soda: Well-Being and Social Connection After Alcohol (Presenter: China Scherz)

11:15am – 11:30am (Convention Center, MR 212 D)

  • Paper: “Is There Rum in This Jamaican Black Rum Cake?”: How Drug Treatment Courts Reproduce the Authority of the Reasonable Man (Presenter: Emily Metzner)

2:00pm – 2:15pm (TBD)

  • Paper: Conducting Research in a Conflict Zone: Drug Wars and State Violence in Michoacán, México (Presenter: Mintzi Martinez-Rivera)

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center, Executive Ballroom 210 B)

  • Panel: Anthropological Interventions in the U.S. Opioid Crisis

5:00pm – 5:15pm (Convention Center, MR 230 B)

  • Paper: The Ethics of Prohibition: The Ban on Alcohol in a Chinese Muslim Town (Presenter: Ruslan Yusupov)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

8:30am – 8:45am (Convention Center, MR 211 D)

  • Paper: Legal Vagaries, Moral Clarity, and the Remarkable Rise of Medical Cannabis (Presenter: Caroline Melly)

8:30am – 8:45am (TBD)

  • Paper: Engendering Recovery: Gender Segregation and Gender Specificity in Court-Mandated Drug Treatment Programs (Presenter: Nadja Eisenberg-Guyot)

8:30am – 8:45am (TBD)

  • Paper: “I’m in Rome, I’m Doing as Romans Do”: Urban Recovery as a Site of Post-colonial Organization and Discipline (Presenter: Tali Ziv)

10:30am – 10:45am (Fairmont, Glen Ellen)

  • Paper: Exurban Fortress: Housing Consumption, the War on Drugs, and the Management of Urban/Rural Divide (Presenter: Michael Polson)

2:00pm – 2:15pm (Hilton, Almaden Ballroom I)

  • Paper: Necrogeography and Frames of War: Opioid Overdose Death and the Politics of Exclusion in Washington, D.C. (Presenter: Andrea Lopez)

2:00pm – 3:45pm (TBD)

  • Panel: Reimagining Psychedelic Drugs as Medicines: Ethnography’s Role in Assessing Ritualized Psychoactive Therapies

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center, Grand Ballroom A)

  • Roundtable: Bending the ATOD Curve: Querying Collaborative Approaches in Multilevel Local/Global Substance Use Prevention/Cessation Efforts

2:15pm – 2:30pm (Hilton, Almaden Ballroom I)

  • Paper: Evidence-Based Intervention and the Protection of Life in a Broken Promiseland (Presenter: Danya Fast)

2:30pm – 2:45pm (Convention Center, MR 230 B)

  • Paper: From Temple to Clinic: Disordering of Thai Models of Rehabilitated Selves Within Methamphetamine Addiction (Presenter: Jason Chung)

4:15pm – 6:00pm (Convention Center, MR 212 B)

  • Panel: Reimagining the Anthropology of Drugs: Materiality, Medicine, and Neuroanthropology

4:15pm – 4:30pm (Convention Center, MR 230 C)

  • Paper: Anxious Affects and Paranoid Ethnography: Rumors of Violence in Reynosa’s Prostitution Zone During the Drug War (Presenter: Sarah Luna)

5:15pm – 5:30pm (Convention Center, LL 21 F)

  • Paper: Dreaming and Its Discontents: The Politics of Imagining Life After Drugs (Presenter: Nicholas Barlett)

5:30pm – 5:45pm (TBD)

  • Paper: On the Construction of a New Mexican Imaginary in Midst of Drug War Violence (Presenter: Brenda Garcia)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

8:00am – 8:15am (Convention Center, MR 212 D)

  • Paper: Stemming the Stoner Stereotype: Post-Prohibition Representations of Cannabis Cultures in California (Presenter: Rachel Giraudo)

8:00am – 9:45am (Convention Center, MR 211 D)

  • Roundtable: Back to the Phuture: Assessing the Efficacy (and Critique) of Big Pharma in a Post-Blockbuster World

8:45am – 9:00am (TBD)

  • Paper: The Care in the Clean Needle: Syringe Exchange as a Practice of Resistance to Biomedical Governmentality in Honolulu (Presenter: Aashish Hemrajani)

10:30am – 10:45am (Convention Center, LL 20 A)

  • Paper: Ghost Plants: Coca at the Edges of Agricultural Reparations (Presenter: Sydney Silverstein)

12:00pm – 2:00pm (Convention Center, Concourse Lobby)

  • Gallery Session: Tobacco Cessation and Religious Practice – Indonesian Ramadhan and the “Great Smokeout” (Presenter: Rikhart Rupnik)

2:00pm – 2:15pm (TBD)

  • Paper: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitical Ontologies: HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and the Anti-Drug War in the Philippines (Presenter: Richard Karl Deang)

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Hilton, Santa Clara I)

  • Panel: Paradigmatic Narcotics: Rethinking Opioids and Epidemics

4:15pm – 4:30pm (Convention Center, Executive Ballroom 210 A)

  • Paper: The Obscured Ethics and Embodied Politics of Global Tobacco Capitalism (Presenter: Ben Merrill)

5:15pm – 5:30pm (Convention Center, Executive Ballroom 210 F)

  • Paper: Breaking Down Big Tobacco: Small Factories, Workers, and Philip Morris International in Indonesia (Presenter: Marina Welker)

7:45pm – 9:00pm (TBD)

  • Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Open Business Meeting

2 thoughts on “Drug Panels at 2018 AAA

  1. Juliet

    This panel is actually on Friday not Saturday:
    2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center, Grand Ballroom A)
    •Roundtable: Bending the ATOD Curve: Querying Collaborative Approaches in Multilevel Local/Global Substance Use Prevention/Cessation Efforts

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