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Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania (ASAO)

February 22nd - 24th, 2007

The 2007 Annual Meeting will be held at the Charlottesville Omni Hotel at the head of the Downtown Mall (opposite the ice skating rink)

UVa students and scholars are encouraged to attend any of 16 sessions on intellectual property rights, indigenous anthropology, violence and gender, food and globalization, empathy, mining, adoption, mortuary rites, material culture, egalitarianism and hierarchy, diaspora and identity, anthropology of the senses, imagination and innovation, indigenous struggles, race ideology, and pedagogies of colonization, decolonization, and vernacularization

Participants will include 80-120 anthropologists from universities throughout North America, the Pacific, and Europe

Session descriptions and schedules are available online at www.asao.org Please plan on attending:

Distinguished lecture by Bradd Shore

Professor of Anthropology, Emory University "Samoan Shorelines: What Thirty Eight Years Visiting Samoa has Taught me about Doing Anthropology" Charlottesville Omni Hotel, Salon C Thursday 2/22, 8-9pm Lecture will be followed by a cash bar reception, 9-11pm

Reception for UVa and ASAO anthropologists 

Wine and hors d'oeuvres sponsored by the UVa Department of Anthropology, the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, and The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, at the gorgeous Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, 400 Worrell Drive, Peter Jefferson Place, Pantops Friday 2/23, 6-8pm