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Reviewed By: Council for Museum Anthropology
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, Those involved in mentoring activities
Organizers:  Diana Elizabeth Marsh (University of British Columbia) and Rachel Samantha Roy (University of British Columbia)
Chairs:  Diana Elizabeth Marsh (University of British Columbia) and Rachel Samantha Roy (University of British Columbia)
Discussants:  Anthony Alan Shelton (Museum of Anthropology)
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Are Museums Good to Think with? Heritage Branding and the Development of Museums In China
Shu-li Wang (University College London and University College London)
2:30 PM
Apparatus Criticus: Challenging Curatorial Practices
Nicola Levell (University of British Columbia)
3:15 PM
The Distributed Text: Uniting Museums, Archives, and Indigenous Knowledge Around Franz Boas’s 1897 Monograph
Aaron J Glass (Bard Graduate Center) and Judith E Berman (University of Pennsylvania )
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Agency In the Art Museum: The Museo Textil De Oaxaca and the Shifting Focus of Museums
Leah Margareta Gazzo Reisman (The Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California, Berkeley)
4:00 PM
A New Phase of New Institutionalism: The Museum and the Social Sphere
Kathleen Brianna McCracken (New York University)
4:45 PM
Museum Mediations: Knowledges, Experiences, Memories, Technologies, the State and Civil Society
Andrea ROCA (Laboratório de Pesquisas em Etnicidade, Cultura e Desenvolvimento LACED - Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro) and Nuno Porto (Museum of Anthropology - University of British Columbia)
5:00 PM
Museums In the Third Space: Theorizing the Move From Encounter to Engagement
Cara Krmpotich (University of Toronto) and Devorah Romanek (Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico)
5:15 PM
Anthony Alan Shelton (Museum of Anthropology)