Drug Presentations at 2020 SfAAs

We are less than two weeks away from the 2020 Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico!

There are several papers, panels, and posters about alcohol, drugs, and related topics in the program! Below is a list of presentations 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, March 20, at 5:30pm in Hotel Albuquerque – Potters!  All are welcome!

Wednesday, March 18

9:00am – 9:15am (Alvarado B)

  • PAPER: The Native American Church Observes a Centennial: Applied Anthropology and Peyotism (Presenters: Daniel Swan and Alexandr Chudak)

10:30am – 10:45am (Franciscan)

  • PAPER: Patient Perspectives on Medical Marijuana Use in the Florida Panhandle (Presenters: John Luque, Arinze Okere, Paula Williams, and Reginald Turner, Jr.)

3:30pm – 5:20pm (Alvarado E)

  • PANEL: Drugs and Addiction

Thursday, March 19

10:00am – 10:15am (Chapel)

  • PAPER: Configurations of a Cultural Model of Substance Use in Young Adults and Patients in Treatment in Brazil (Presenter: Nicole Henderson)

2:00pm – 2:15pm (Tablao)

  • PAPER: Globalizing Traditions: Ayahuasca Shamanism and the Ethics of Therapeutic Integration in the Peruvian Amazon (Presenter: Olivia Marcus)

3:30pm – 5:20pm (Alvarado H)

  • PANEL: Negotiating Culture in the Rural Opioid Crisis

3:30pm – 5:30pm (Franciscan)

  • POSTER: Alcohol Use in IPV Perpetrators (Presenters: Taylor McHenry and Penelope Morrison)
  • POSTER: Harm Reduction Services Outreach: Expanding Access and Amplifying Participant Voice (Presenters: Candace Winstead, Nicolas Leachman, Amelia Johnson, Macie Miller, and Teresa Winstead)
  • POSTER: Perinatal Opioid Users’ Perceptions of Healthcare Providers and Their Influence on Treatment (Presenters: Kendall Brophy, Jennifer Wies, Jean Marie Place, and Caitlyn Placek)

5:45pm – 6:00pm (Alvarado H)

  • PAPER: Compounded Vulnerability of Latinx Who Use Drugs: Legal Violence and Frontline Provider’s Activism (Presenters: Julieta Ferrera and Andrea M. Lopez)

Friday, March 20

9:15am – 9:30am (Alvarado H)

  • PAPER: Addiction, Morality, and Care: The Choreography of Recovery Care Work in the Opioid Crisis (Presenter: Howard Boutelle)

9:15am – 9:30am (Tablao)

  • PAPER: Psychedelia in the United States: An Ethnographic Study of Underground Psychedelic Use (Presenter: Tristan Seikel)

2:00pm – 2:30pm (Chapel)

  • PAPER: Ibogaine Is Not a Drug: Rejecting the Pharmaceutical Industry’s Clam on “Our” Bodies (Presenter: Dillon Patterson)

5:30pm – 6:50pm (Potters)

  • ADTSG Open Business Meeting

Saturday, March 21

12:30pm – 12:45pm (Potters)

  • PAPER: Shifting Marijuana Policies and the Boundaries of Inclusion for Racial and Ethnic Minority Youth in New York City (NYC) (Presenters: Heather Wurtz, Benjamin Lane, Elizabeth N. Kennard, Pia M. Mauro, and Morgan M. Philbin)