Society for Visual Anthropology program

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93rd American Anthropological Association Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. Nov. 30-Dec.4, 1994
Joanna Scherer, Smithsonian Institution, Program Chair
Society for Visual Anthropology

1-Visual Anthropology Today: A Symposium Celebrating the
10th Anniversary of SVA in AAA: The Current State of the
Art. Organizer and Chair James L. Gibbs (Stanford U.)
Part 1 and 2 Dec. 1, Thursday, 8-11:45 a.m. (part 1) and
1:45-3:30p.m. (part 2) Program nos. 1-021 and 1-071.

2-The Shadow Catcher: Ownership, Access, and Use of
Native American Photographs. Organizer and Chair Ira S.
Jacknis (U. of California/Hearst Museum) Dec. 2, Friday,
3:45-5:30p.m. Program no.2-108.

1-Filmic Representations of the Middle East. Organizers
and Chairs: Barbara Michael (U. of Alabama-Birmingham)
and Barbara Larson (U. of New Hampshire) Nov. 30,
Wednesday 12noon - 1:45 p.m. Program no. 0-011.

1- 10th Annual Visual Research Conference (AAA meeting)
site). Organizer and Chair: Thomas D. Blakely (University
of Pennsylvania): Nov. 29 Tuesday: 9-6:30 and Nov. 30
Wednesday: 8:30a.m. - 2p.m.

2-SVA film award presentations: Chair: Fadwa El Guindi
(EL NIL Research) (President, SVA); Organizer: Joan
Williams (Anthropology Film Center), Organizer: Nov. 30
Wednesday: 6-9 p.m.
Also film and video screenings each day of the

3- SVA Board of Director's meeting - Chair: Fadwa El
Guindi (EL NIL Research); Organizer: Pamela A.R. Blakely
(University of Pennsylvania): Dec. 1 Thursday:

4- SVA Brief Business Meeting followed by Open Forum
Members' Meeting. Organizer: Pamela A.R. Blakely
(University of Pennsylvania). Chair: Fadwa El Guindi (EL
NIL Research) Friday, Dec. 2: 5:45 - 7:00 p.m.

5- Anthropological Film Research Business
meeting. Organizer and Chair: Emilie Brigard (Yale
University), Saturday, Dec 3: 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

6- Teaching of Visual/Media Anthropology. Organizer and
Chair: Jay Ruby (Temple U). Panelists: Jay Ruby, Tim Asch
and Nancy Lutkehaus (U of Southern California), Faye
Ginsburg (New York U), James Gibbs (Stanford U) and Debra
Spitulnik (Emory). Dec. 3, Saturday 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.

7- Panel discussion and screening of a recently released
film, "The Couple in the Cage," produced by Coco Fusco.
Organizer and Chair: Ruth Behar (U of Michigan).
Discussants, Ruth Behar, Nancy Lutkehaus (U of Southern
California), Bruce Mannheim (U of Michigan) and Jose
Limon (U of Texas). Coco Fusco will respond to the
commentaries. Dec 3, Saturday 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.

WORKSHOPS- subject to sufficient attendees; registration
in the Fall; November l deadline. Acceptance is on a
first come first served basis.

1- John Bishop (Ethnographic Film Maker), Becoming
Proficient with the Camcorder. Dec. 2, Friday
1:30-4:30 p.m., Cost $60; students $30.

2- Nancy Lutkehaus and Timothy Asch (U of Southern
California) The Visual Translation of Culture: Teaching
Anthropology with Film. Dec. 2, Friday 9a.m. - 12 noon.
Cost $60; students $30.

3- Malcolm Collier (San Francisco State University) and
Thoric Cederstrom (U of Arizona), Pragmatic Uses of
Photography and Video in Everyday Research: A Visual
Anthropology Clinic. Dec 3, Saturday 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Costs: $60; students $30; limited to 15.

4- Brenda Farnell (U of Iowa) and Drid Williams
(Independant Scholar), Movement Writing (Labanotation),
Dec. 2, Friday 9a.m. - 4p.m. Cost: $90; students $45.