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ECOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2012
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Sponsored By: Anthropology and Environment Section and Society for Anthropological Sciences
Thursday, November 15, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students, Those involved in mentoring activities
Organizers:  Yancey A Orr (The University of Alberta) and Sean Downey (University of Maryland)
Chairs:  Sean Downey (University of Maryland) and Yancey A Orr (The University of Alberta)
Discussants:  Richard R Wilk (Indiana University)
8:00 AM
The Contribution of Ecological Anthropology to the Study of Biocultural Diversity
Rick Stepp (University of Florida and University of Florida)
8:45 AM
Test of the Boserup Hypothesis Using a Meta-Analysis of Milpa Maize Yields In Central America
Bruce P Winterhalder (University of California Davis) and Luis Pacheco-Cobos (University of California Davis)
9:15 AM
Boom and Bust In Europe’s Early Farming Societies
Stephen J Shennan (University College London and University College London)
9:30 AM
Discussion
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
Is Historical Ecology Science?
William Balee (Tulane University)
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Cognitive Studies of the Environment: Why Culture Matters
Norbert O Ross (Vanderbilt University)
11:00 AM
Discussant
Richard R Wilk (Indiana University)
11:15 AM
Discussion