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HEALING DISCOURSE IN THE CULTURAL BORDERLANDS OF ILLNESS
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Reviewed By: Society for Linguistic Anthropology
Friday, November 16, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM

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Organizers:  Jennifer R Guzman (State University of New York at Geneseo and State University of New York at Geneseo)
Chairs:  Jennifer R Guzman (State University of New York at Geneseo and State University of New York at Geneseo) and Anna I. Corwin (University of California, Los Angeles)
Discussants:  Thomas J Csordas (University of California, San Diego) and James M Wilce Jr (Northern Arizona University)
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Margaret C Bender (Wake Forest University and Wake Forest University)
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Na'amah Razon (University of California, SF)
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Discussant
Thomas J Csordas (University of California, San Diego)
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Break
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M Cameron Hay (Miami University and University of California, Los Angeles)
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Sacred Borderlands: The Meta-Social Functionality of Prayer
Anna I. Corwin (University of California, Los Angeles)
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Discussant
James M Wilce Jr (Northern Arizona University)