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WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF ILLNESS?: PART 1 OF A DISCUSSION OF AFFLICTION BY VEENA DAS
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Sponsored By: Society for Medical Anthropology and Society for Humanistic Anthropology
Thursday, December 4, 2014: 9:00 AM-10:45 AM

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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:  Clara Y Han (Johns Hopkins University)
Chairs:  Sameena Mulla (Marquette University)
Discussants:  Michael Lambek (University of Toronto)
9:00 AM
Dispersals of Affliction
Janet F Carsten (University of Edinburgh)
9:15 AM
Line-Making in a UK Hospital Service
Sophie Day (Goldsmiths, London)
9:30 AM
Struggles to Remain: Therapeutic Geographies and Military Conscription in Russia
Gregoire Hervouet-Zeiber (Johns Hopkins University)
10:00 AM
Affliction: The Ordinary and the Critical
Veena Das (Johns Hopkins University)
10:15 AM
Discussant
Michael Lambek (University of Toronto)
10:30 AM
Discussion