3-0785
THE BOUNDARIES OF CONSCIOUSNESS: VISIONS, DELUSIONS, MIND, AND BRAIN
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Reviewed By: Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness
Thursday, November 15, 2012: 1:45 PM-5:30 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students
Organizers:  Mira Z Amiras (San Jose State University)
Chairs:  M. Diane Hardgrave (Southern Methodist University)
Discussants:  Jeffery L MacDonald (Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization) and Richard Katz (First Nations University of Canada)
1:45 PM
Gwaubaliʻanga: Explorations In Kwaraʻae Constructions of Mental Illness and Delusion
Karen Ann Watson-Gegeo (University of California, Davis) and David W Gegeo (University of Canterbury)
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
The ‘It’ That Thinks Me: Nietzsche, Phenomenology and the Subject In Anthropology
Linsey Ly (City University of New York, Graduate Center)
2:30 PM
From Brain Injury to Visionary Experience
Mira Z Amiras (San Jose State University)
2:45 PM
Synergy, Healing and Empowerment
Richard Katz (First Nations University of Canada)
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Discussant
Jeffery L MacDonald (Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization)
3:30 PM
Break
3:45 PM
Psychedelic Treatment of, and Recovery From, Substance Dependence: A Conversion Experience?
Thomas Kingsley Brown (University of California, San Diego)
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
Refugee States of Mind: Cultural Constructions of Psychopathology
Jeffery L MacDonald (Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization)
4:45 PM
Time, Space and the Hungry Ghosts: Intoxication and the Quest for Transcendence
Flore Singer Aaslid (Department of Social Anthropology and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management)
5:15 PM
Discussant
Richard Katz (First Nations University of Canada)