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BECOMING LIKE A PLANT?: NEW METHODOLOGIES IN STUDYING PLANT-PEOPLE RELATIONSHIPS
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Sponsored By: AAA Executive Program Committee
Wednesday, November 16, 2016: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students
Organizers:  Theresa L Miller (National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution) and John Hartigan (University of Texas, Austin)
Chairs:  Theresa L Miller (National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution)
4:00 PM
How to Interview a Plant
John Hartigan (University of Texas, Austin)
4:15 PM
The Bio-Sociocultural Lives of Seeds: Towards a Sensory Ethnobotany Approach
Theresa L Miller (National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution)
4:30 PM
How Plants Think: About Gordon Wasson, for Example
Paja L Faudree (Brown University)
4:45 PM
Desert Semiotics and Plant Piety
Becky L Schulthies (Rutgers University)
5:00 PM
Flying Gardens and Their Magic: An Ethical Provocation
Debbora Battaglia (Mount Holyoke College) and Katherine Lepani (Australian National University)
5:15 PM
Holding the Wild in a Seed: Balancing Expectations of Place in People-Plant Futures
Kay Evelina Lewis-Jones (University of Kent, Canterbury)