::WEDNESDAY 8am::

Program Number: 1-0840
Session Title: MAKING MEANING WITH OBJECTS: COMMUNITY PROCESSES AND MUSEUM PRACTICES
Session Sponsor: Council for Museum Anthropology
Session Date/Time: Wed., 8:00 PM-9:45 PM
Chair(s): BETTY DUGGAN (New York State Museum)

8:00 PM:
CATHERINE RHODES — Building Significance: The Circulation of Culturally-Specific Models of Narrativity in an Exhibit at the Chicago Children’s Museum

8:15 PM:
ERICA TUCKER (Stonehill College) — Circulating Knowledge and Identities at the Museum of the Warsaw Rising

8:30 PM:
MICHELLE TISDEL (National Library of Norway) — The Circulation of Afro-Cuban Altar Objects: Confiscated Deities and Personal Heritage in Cuban Museums

8:45 PM:
JOHN LUKAVIC (University of Oklahoma) — Circulating Property and Knowledge: Intellectual Property and Cultural Knowledge Systems of the Southern Cheyenne

9:00 PM:
JILL AHLBERG YOHE (Franklin and Marshall College) — Situated Flow: Reweaving Meaning in a Navajo Context

9:15 PM:
AMBER COX — Digging, Dealing and Rationalizing: A Looter-Collector’s “Ethic” for Archaeology

9:30 PM:
BETTY DUGGAN (New York State Museum) — Reconstructing Histories of Chitimacha Basketry Revitalizations and Museum Collections

::THURSDAY 8am::

Program Number: 2-0250
Session Title: MUSEUM ETHNOGRAPHY IN THEORY AND PRACTICE
Session Sponsor: Council for Museum Anthropology
Session Date/Time: Thu., 8:00 AM-11:45 AM
Organizer(s): CHRISTINA KREPS (University of Denver), JENNIFER SHANNON (University of Colorado)
Chair(s): J JOANNE KIENHOLZ (University of British Columbia)

8:00 AM:
CHRISTINA KREPS (University of Denver) — Expanding the Field: Museum Ethnography and the Renewal of Museum Anthropology

8:15 AM:
JENNIFER SHANNON (University of Colorado) — Museum Ethnography: Methods and Perspectives

8:30 AM:
PATRICIA ERIKSON (University of Southern Maine) — Revisiting “Museum Autoethnography” in a “Virtual Museum” Era

8:45 AM:
JOHN BODINGER DE URIARTE (Susquehanna University) — Contemplating Spectacle: Ethnography in Exhibitionary Spaces

9:00 AM:
DANIELLE MERRIMAN — Community Museum or Tourist Shop?: Local Contestation of Museum Meanings in Costa Rica

9:15 AM:
CATHERINE NICHOLS (Arizona State University) — Dying to Be Represented: Días De Los Muertos in the Museum

9:30 AM:
DISCUSSANT: ERIC GABLE (Mary Washington College)

BREAK

10:00 AM:
ROBERT WELSCH (Franklin Pierce University) — Using Museum Collections to Interpret the Social Disruptions of World War II: Impact of the Allied Invasion of New Guinea at Aitape in 1944

10:15 AM:
SHELLEY BUTLER (McGill University) — Bridging Theory and Practice: Museum Ethnography and Curatorial Dreams

10:30 AM:
CYNTHIA CHAVEZ LAMAR (School for Advanced Research) — Creating Context and Validating Knowledge About Collections at the Indian Arts Research Center

10:45 AM:
JENNIFER KRAMER (University of British Columbia) — Mobius Museology – Curating and Critiquing the Multiversity Galleries at the UBC Museum of Anthropology

11:00 AM:
J JOANNE KIENHOLZ (University of British Columbia) — On Liaising With the Reciprocal Research Network’s Community Liaisons: Circulating Subject and Objecthood

11:15 AM:
DISCUSSANT: ANN MCMULLEN (National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution)

11:30 AM:
DISCUSSION

::THURSDAY 10:15am::

Program Number: 2-0365
Invited Session
Session Title: APPLYING NEW THEORIES TO OLD THINGS: MUSEUM RESEARCH TODAY
Session Sponsor: Council for Museum Anthropology
Session Date/Time: Thu., 10:15 AM-12:00 PM
Organizer(s): DANIEL SWAN (Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History)
Chair(s): DANIEL SWAN (Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History)

10:15 AM-12:00 PM:
DANIEL SWAN (Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History) — Painting a New Tipi With Battle Pictures: Public Art, Intellectual Property and Heritage Maintenance

CANDACE GREENE (Smithsonian Institution) — Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology: A Research Training Program

AIMEE DOUGLAS — Transforming Capital: Emergent Meaning and Value in the Movement of Sri Lankan Masks

JENNIFER WAGELIE (Smithsonian Institution) — Is There a Future for Museum Manikins?

WENDY DICKINSON — Iconic Images: Intrigue and Information in a “Picture-Filled World”

LAURIAN BOWLES (Temple University) — “Snap Writing: Look Me, Look You Too”: Corporeal Images and Collaborative Photography With Kayayei in Ghana

GINA RAPPAPORT — From Field, to File Folder, to You: The Cycle of Information at the National Anthropological Archives

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