2-0445
SENSORY BODIES AND CULTURAL PERFORMANCES: RECONFIGURING ILLNESS/DISABILITY/HEALING AT THE INTERSECTION OF VISUAL AND MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
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Reviewed By: Society for Medical Anthropology
Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 2:00 PM-5:45 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students
Organizers:  Anita Kumar (University of Southern California and University of Southern California)
Chairs:  Cheryl Mattingly (University of Southern California) and Nancy C Lutkehaus (University of Southern California)
Discussants:  Nancy C Lutkehaus (University of Southern California), Jason Throop (University of California Los Angeles), Jennifer Cool (University of Southern California) and Mary Lawlor (University of Southern California)
2:00 PM
Entanglements of the "Visual" and the "Medical" Around Dementia
Janelle S Taylor (University Washington)
2:15 PM
Race and Necropolitics: Staging Vulnerable Bodies In Contemporary Theater
Dorinne Kondo (University of Southern California)
2:30 PM
Visualizing Trauma and the Psychiatric Imaginary In Postconflict Aceh
Mary-Jo Del Vecchio Good (Harvard University)
2:45 PM
Unseen: Violence, Suffering and the Specter of the Other
Anita Kumar (University of Southern California and University of Southern California)
3:00 PM
The Moral Tragedy of Rambo Mom
Cheryl Mattingly (University of Southern California)
3:15 PM
Discussant
Nancy C Lutkehaus (University of Southern California)
3:30 PM
Discussant
Jason Throop (University of California Los Angeles)
3:45 PM
Break
4:15 PM
Corporeal Reflexivity and Autism In Public Life
Elinor Ochs (University of California, Los Angeles)
4:30 PM
What’s Gaze Got to Do with It? Autism and the Missing Aesthetics 
Melissa M Park (McGill University and Karolinska Institutet)
4:45 PM
Visualizing Cultural Epidemics
Lotte Meinert (Aarhus University and Aarhus University)
5:00 PM
Kites and Monsters
Robert B Lemelson (University of California, Los Angeles)
5:15 PM
Discussant
Jennifer Cool (University of Southern California)
5:30 PM
Discussant
Mary Lawlor (University of Southern California)