Drug Panels at 2018 SfAAs

We are just two weeks away from the 2018 Society for Applied Anthropology annual conference in Philadelphia!

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 Thursday, April 5 at 8:00!

Tuesday, April 3

4:00pm – 5:30pm (Regency C2)

  • Roundtable: Alternative Approaches to Combating the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia Through Approaches to Harm Reduction: Medical Supervision of Use and Needle Exchange Programs

Wednesday, April 4

10:00am – 10:15am (Commonwealth B)

  • Paper: Contextualizing Problem Drinking in the Bhutanese/Nepali Community in Northeast Ohio (Presenters: Marnie Watson, Nuha Alshabani, and Scott Swiatek)

10:15am – 10:30am (Washington A)

  • Paper: Narco-Cultura in Mexico: The Emergence of a Narco-Language and How Drug Traffickers Created Their Own Dictionary (Presenter: Gabriel Ferreyra)

10:45am – 11:00am (Anthony)

  • Paper: Creating a Sustainable Future of Recovery: One Campus at a Time (Presenters: Katheryn Rodriguez and Ann Cheney)

12:00pm – 12:15pm (Regency C2)

  • Paper: Naandwe Miikan (The Curing Path): An Indigenous Holistic Model Addressing Opioid Addictions and Recovery (Presenters: Darrel Manitowabi, Marion Maar, and Tim Ominika)

12:15pm – 12:30pm (Regency C2)

  • Paper: Traditional and Non-Pharmacologic Treatment Options for Chronic Pain and Opioid Overdose: Progress Update on the Inspire Project (Presenters: Emery Eaves, Cora M. Phillips, and Julie A. Baldwin)

12:30pm – 12:45pm (Regency C1)

  • Paper: Perspectives of Community Researchers on Moral and Ethical Dilemmas in Their Participation in Addiction Research (Presenters: Leslie Alexander, Gala True, and Celia B. Fisher)

1:30pm – 1:45pm (Regency C1)

  • Paper: New Drug Policy and Why We Must Sustain It (Presenter: J. Bryan Page)

Thursday, April 5

8:00am – 9:50am (Jefferson)

  • ADTSG Business Meeting

1:30pm – 2:30pm (Commonwealth B)

  • Panel: Suburban Opioid and Heroin Use

2:30pm – 2:45pm (Commonwealth D)

  • Paper: Blending Ethnographic and Algorithmic Complexity: Applying Agent-based Modeling to the Opioid Epidemic (Presenter: Lee Hoffer)

3:00pm – 5:20pm (Millennium Hall)

Poster: Freshman Women’s Perceptions of Drinking (Presenter: Katrina Shoemaker)

Poster: Social Impact Assessment for Tobacco Policy on a College Campus (Presenters: Haley Farrie, Kelly Conaway, and Mark O’Grady)

4:30pm – 4:45pm (Commonwealth D)

Paper: Transformations in Drug Research and Applied Anthropology: Trailblazing with Mike Agar (Alfred Pach)

6:00pm – 6:15pm (Regency C2)

Paper: Evolving Epidemiology: Perceptions of Stigma and Access to Care in Acute Opioid Crisis (Presenters: Heather Henderson and Jason Wilson)

Friday, April 6

8:00am – 9:50am (Regency A)

Panel: (Re)Making Drug Use, Addiction, and Recovery Online, Part I: Scientific Drug Use and Addiction Concepts in Virtual Social Spaces

10:00am – 11:50am (Regency A)

Panel: (Re)Making Drug Use, Addiction, Recovery Online, Part II: Inter-subjectivity and Social Belonging in Virtual Social Spaces

1:30pm – 3:20pm (Regency C2)

Panel: Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Use

1:45pm – 2:00pm (Franklin)

Paper: Consensus and Contention in Cultural Models of Substance Use/Misuse in the US and Brazil (Presenter: Nicole Henderson)