2-0200 THE MATERIALITY OF THE OCCULT: CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES
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Reviewed By: American Ethnological Society
Wednesday, November 20, 2013: 12:00 PM-3:45 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students
Organizers:  Fernando Santos-Granero (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution)
Chairs:  Stephanie W Aleman (University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point)
Discussants:  Giovanni Da Col (University of Cambridge)
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Ensoulment As Social Agency: Life and Affect At the Interface Between People and Objects
Fernando Santos-Granero (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution)
1:15 PM
Now You See Things, Now You Don’t
Margaret J Wiener (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
1:30 PM
Break
1:45 PM
2:15 PM
Musicalizing the Occult: The Power of Song in Native Amazonia and Beyond
Jonathan D Hill (Southern Illinois University - Carbondale)
2:30 PM
The Potency of Bibles and Biography: Mapuche Historical Consciousness in Shamanic Rebirth
Ana Mariella Bacigalupo (Harvard University and Harvard University)
3:00 PM
Material Interfaces, Power, and Identities: Opening and Closing Pathways Between Worlds
Pamela J Stewart (University of Pittsburgh) and Andrew J Strathern (University of Pittsburgh)
3:15 PM
Discussant
Giovanni Da Col (University of Cambridge)
3:30 PM
Discussion