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Sponsored By: Society for Anthropological Sciences
Friday, November 16, 2012: 1:45 PM-3:30 PM

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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:  Stephen A Chrisomalis (Wayne State University)
Chairs:  Stephen A Chrisomalis (Wayne State University)
Discussants:  William Balee (Tulane University)
1:45 PM
Why Are Humans Such a Cooperative Species?
Wesley Allen-Arave (University of New Mexico)
2:00 PM
How Do Ideas and Practices Become Culturally Accepted?
Eugene N Anderson Jr. (UC Riverside and University of California, Riverside)
2:15 PM
Is the Past Like the Present?
Stephen A Chrisomalis (Wayne State University)
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
What Are Cultural Models?
Douglas W Hume (Northern Kentucky Univerisity)
3:00 PM
Why Do Humans Want to Be Equal?
Charles J H Macdonald (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)
3:15 PM
William Balee (Tulane University)