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MANA: TRANSLATIONS AND TRANSFORMATIONS OF A CLASSIC CONCEPT IN ANTHROPOLOGY
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Reviewed By: American Ethnological Society
Friday, November 16, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students
Organizers:  Matt Tomlinson (Australian National University) and Ty P.K. Tengan (University of Hawai'i)
Chairs:  Matt Tomlinson (Australian National University) and Ty P.K. Tengan (University of Hawai'i)
Discussants:  Bradd Shore (Emory University) and Niko Besnier (University of Amsterdam)
8:45 AM
Museums, Mana, and Sovereignty In Contemporary Oceania
Ping Ann Addo (University of Massachusetts at Boston) and Christopher Fung (University of Massachusetts Boston)
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
Discussant
Bradd Shore (Emory University)
9:30 AM
Discussion
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
Tracing the Translation of Mana In Fiji
Matt Tomlinson (Australian National University)
10:15 AM
Historicizing Manama's Mana
Vicente M. Diaz (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
10:30 AM
The Grammar of Power: Mana and Possessions
Alexander D Mawyer (Lake Forest College)
11:00 AM
A Tā-Vā [Time-Space] Critique of Tapu and Mana As Manifestations of Harmony and Beauty
Tēvita Orson Kaʻili (Brigham Young University Hawai'i) and 'Okusitino Mahina (Vava'u Academy for Critical Inquiry)
11:15 AM
Discussant
Niko Besnier (University of Amsterdam)
11:30 AM
Discussion