3-0500
TRANSLUCENCE OF IVORY: REFLECTIONS OF SOCIAL, SPIRITUAL, POLITICAL, AND ECONOMIC VALUES
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Reviewed By: Anthropology and Environment Society
Thursday, November 17, 2016: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students
Organizers:  Stephanie K Rupp (City University of New York, Lehman College)
Chairs:  Stephanie K Rupp (City University of New York, Lehman College)
Discussants:  Celeste N Alexander (Princeton University) and Robert K Hitchcock (University of New Mexcio)
10:30 AM
Human-Animal Relations in Medieval Europe: The Everyday Life of Elephant Ivory
Brian Boyd (Columbia University, Department of Anthropology)
10:45 AM
The Modern Evolution of China’s Ivory Trade—Prehistoric Tusks
Doug Meigs (University of Nebraska, Omaha)
11:15 AM
Ivory Conflicts: Contradictory Values of Ivory in the Congo River Basin and Southeast Asia
Stephanie K Rupp (City University of New York, Lehman College)
11:30 AM
Discussant
Celeste N Alexander (Princeton University)
11:45 AM
Discussant
Robert K Hitchcock (University of New Mexcio)