Drug Panels at 2019 AAAs

We are one week away from the 2020 American Anthropological Association annual conference in Vancouver, Canada!

There are several panels, papers, posters, and events about alcohol, drugs, tobacco, and related topics!  Below is a list of presentations and activities that will be of interest to ADTSG members, many of which involve our members.  And don’t forget to come to the ADTSG Business Meeting on Friday, November 22, at 12:15pm in Convention Center West Room 111!  All are welcome!

Wednesday, November 20

12:00pm – 1:45pm (Convention Center West Room 114)

  • PAPER: The Discourse of Craft and the Production of Value: Studying the Craft Beer Community (Presenter: Wesley Shumar)

12:00pm – 1:45pm (Convention Center West Room 101 & 102)

  • PAPER: Effects of Cannabidiol (CBD) and Sociocultural Environment on Product Use Behavior and Health (Presenter: Whitney Cotten)

2:15pm – 4:00pm (Convention Center West Room 217)

  • PAPER: A Toast to Adulthood: College Students’ Guide to Merrymaking in Postreform China (Presenter: Chun-Yi Sum)

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

  • PAPER: Mothering in the Shadows: How Opiate Addicted Women Care for Their Children (Presenter: Kelley Kampman)

2:15pm – 4:00pm (Convention Center West Room 112)

  • PAPER: Weed and Waiting: Raising Consciousness as Survival Practice in Afro-Caribbean Costa Rica (Presenter: Sabia McCoy-Torres)

2:15pm – 4:00pm (Convention Center West Room 103 & 104)

  • PAPER: Paths of Potentiality: Violence, Media, and Affective Indeterminacies in Mexico’s “Drug War” (Presenters: Agnes Mondragon Celis Ochoa)

2:15pm – 4:00pm (Convention Center West Room 110)

  • PAPER: Precarity of Motherhood in Opioid Recovery: Making It to the Methadone Clinic as a Demonstration of Commitment to Parenthood (Presenter: Emery Eaves)

4:30pm – 6:15pm (Convention Center West Room 212)

  • PAPER: What Explains the Paradox of “Black Neighborhood Liquor Stores”? (Presenter: Juliet Lee)

4:30pm – 6:15pm (Convention Center West Ballroom B)

  • PAPER: A Trip to Save a Life: Psychedelics and the Untraveled Road Toward Addiction Recovery  (Presenter: Jessica Cadoch)

Thursday, November 21

8:00am – 9:45am (Convention Center West Room 301)

  • PAPER: Home and Weapon: Care and the Politics of Veteran Drunk Driving (Presenter: Ken MacLeish)

8:00am – 9:45am (Convention Center West Room 213)

  • PAPER: Decolonizing Our Conceptual Heritage Through Psychedelics (Presenter: Joshua Falcon)

10:15am – 12:00pm (Convention Center West Room 208)

  • ROUNDTABLE: Fat Talk, Lighting Up, and Consuming Identities: Reflecting on the Contributions of Mimi Nichter

10:15am – 12:00pm (Convention Center West Room 216)

  • PAPER: Drinking Embodied: Gift, Commodity, and the Construction of Transnational Japanese Identity in Honolulu (Presenter: Christopher Chapman)

10:15am – 12:00pm (Convention Center West Room 112)

  • PAPER: What We Thought They Understood: Longitudinal Marihuana Research and Its Consequences (Presenter: J. Bryan Page)

10:15am – 12:00pm (Convention Center West Room 201)

  • PAPER: The Wolf at the Door: Human-Alcohol Collaborations in Craft Brewing (Presenter: Aaron Delgaty)

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center West Ballroom B)

  • ROUNDTABLE: Drug War Correspondents: Struggle, Collaboration, and Justice on the Frontlines of the Overdose Epidemic

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center West Room 214)

  • PAPER: The Loosened Ties That Bind: Work, Alcohol, and Korean Television (Presenter: William Silcott)

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center West Ballroom Lobby)

  • POSTER: When the Right is Wrong: The Cultural Construction of Evidence in Ontario’s Harm Reduction Policies (Presenter: Stephanie Arlt)

4:15pm – 6:00pm (Convention Center West Room 105)

  • PAPER: Necrosecurity: Youthful Navigations in the Monster City (Presenter: Brenda Garcia)

Friday, November 22

8:00 am – 9:45 am (Convention Center West Room 219)

  • PANEL: Recovering, Rehabilitated, Healthy: Critical Anthropological Perspectives on Addiction Treatment Buzzwords

8:00am – 9:45am (Convention Center West Room 112)

  • PAPER: The Penetrating Gaze of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Intimate Revelations and Constructions of Indigenous Life in Canada (Presenter: Leslie Sabiston)

10:15am – 12:00pm (Convention Center West Room 110)

  • PAPER: Caring for the Self By Escaping the Self: The Temporality of Opioid Addiction in Rural Appalachia (Presenter: Joshua Burraway)

10:15am – 12:00pm (Convention Center East Room 7)

  • PAPER: “We Will Get Them Addicted” and “Yes, I’m a Sex Worker”: Stigma, Identity, and Strategy in an Unstable NGO-Donor Landscape (Presenter: Ayaz Qureshi)

12:15pm – 1:45pm (Convention Center West Room 111)

  • ADTSG Open Business Meeting

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center West Room 209)

  • PAPER: “Keeping a Fear in Your Pocket”: Affective Strategies of Long-Term Abstainers (Presenter: Matthew Pettit)

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center West Room 206)

  • PAPER: Austerity, Gallows Humor, and the Contradictions of Recovery Capital in the English Health and Social Care System (Presenter: Maxfield Waterman)

4:15pm – 6:00pm (Convention Center West Room 115)

  • PAPER: Envisioning Recovery at the Intersection of Mental Illness, Substance Use, and Homelessness in Rural New England: Personal and Community Trajectories of Possibility (Presenter: Elizabeth Carpenter-Song)

4:15pm – 6:00pm (Convention Center West Room 115)

  • PAPER: Reality on the Horizon: Women’s Conceptualizations of Their Future Before and After Leaving an Inpatient Drug Rehabilitation Center (Presenter: Ellen Kozelka)

Saturday, November 23

8:00am – 9:45am (Convention Center East Room 15)

  • PAPER: Healing the Addict: Ethics, Discipline, and Control in Kurdish Istanbul (Presenter: Onur Gunay)

8:00am – 9:45am (Convention Center West Room 219)

  • PAPER: heART Space: Curating Community Grief from Overdose (Presenter: Jennifer Robinson)

8:00am – 9:45am (Convention Center West Room 217)

PAPER: Gendered Violence and Overdose Risk in Low-income Housing: An Ethnographic Study of Housing-Based Overdose Prevention Site Utilization in Vancouver, Canada (Presenter: Alexandra Collins)

10:15am – 12:00pm (Convention Center West Room 301)

PAPER: Child Welfare in Western Wisconsin: Methamphetamine “Crisis” and the Punitive Regulation of Families (Presenter: Tina Lee)

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center West Room 118)

PANEL: Whiteness and Its Factures in the U.S. Opioid “Crisis”

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center West Ballroom Lobby)

  • POSTER: Y.A. in A.A.: Alcohols Who Entered the Program of Alcoholics Anonymous Under the Age of 25 (Presenter: Connie Ticho)

2:00pm – 3:45pm (Convention Center West Room 109)

  • PAPER: Organizational Cultural Themes of the Native American Church From Establishment in 1918 to an International Organization Representing U.S. and Canadian Peyotists in 1957 (Presenter: Dennis Wiedman)

4:15pm – 6:00pm (Convention Center West Room 203)

  • PAPER: How Anthropological Problems Differ and Repeat Across Generations (Presenter: Bhrigupati Singh)

4:15pm – 6:00pm (Convention Center West Room 101 & 102)

  • PANEL: Anthropologists at the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic: Changing the Climate of Care and Policy Throughout Canada and the United States

4:15pm – 6:00pm (Convention Center West Room 302 & 303)

  • PAPER: Implementation Contexts and the Impact of the Built Environment on Access to Supervised Consumption Services in Toronto, Canada (Presenter: Geoff Bardwell)

4:15pm – 6:00pm (Convention Center West Room 302 & 303)

  • PAPER: Police Practices in Relation to Supervised Injection Site Users in Vancouver: An Ethnographic Study (Presenter: Benjamin Scher)

4:15pm – 6:00pm (Convention Center West Room 302 & 303)

  • Women Who Use Illicit Drugs: Experiences of Structural Violence in the Context of Overlapping Syndemics of Gendered Violence and Overdose Death (Presenter: Jade Boyd)

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