The annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association will take place November 29-December 3 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC. Here is a list of sessions and events relevant to the history of anthropology.

Thursday, 30 November 2017

The Social Lives of Linguistic Legacy Materials
10:15am-12:00pm, Diplomat Ballroom
Organizer: Saul Schwartz
Chair: Lise Dobrin
Discussants: Mary S. Linn, Sean P. O’Neill
Presenters: Brian Carpenter, Lise Dobrin, Saul Schwartz, Josh Wayt, Perry Wong

History of Anthropology Newsletter (HAN) Happy Hour 
4:30-5:30pm, Stones Throw Bar (Lobby, Mariott Hotel)

Memorial Gathering for Nancy Oestreich Lurie (1924-2017)
6:00-7:15pm, Room: Jefferson

Friday, 1 December 2017

New Directions in the History of Anthropology
4:15-6:00pm, Virginia Suite C
Organizers: Nicholas Barron and Richard Handler;
Chair: David W. Dinwoodie
Presenters: Nicholas Barron, Joshua James Smith, Mindy J. Morgan, Adam Fulton Johnson, Margaret M. Bruchac, David W. Dinwoodie

Saturday, 2 December 2017

Anthropological Legacies: the Forgotten, The Missing, and the ‘Re-discovered’ (Part I)
8:00-9:45am, Balcony B
Organizers: Gina Rappaport and Jake Homiak
Chair and Discussant: Jake Homiak
Presenters: Ira Jacknis, Genevieve Dempsey, Caitlin Haynes, Alan Bain, Robert Leopold

Anthropological Legacies: the Forgotten, The Missing, and the ‘Re-discovered’ (Part II)
10:15am-12:00pm, Balcony B
Organizers: Gina Rappaport and Jake Homiak
Chair: Gina Rappaport; Discussant: Ira Jacknis
Presenters: Herbert Lewis, Ricardo Punzalan, Samuel Redman, Justin Spence, Hadley Jensen

History of Anthropology Interest Group Annual Business Meeting and Lunch
12:15-1:30pm, Lebanese Taverna
Please RSVP here.

Voicing the Ancestors: Readings for the Present from Anthropology’s Past
2:00-3:45pm, Wilson A
Organizer: Ira Bashkow; Chairs: Richard Handler and Grant Paul Arndt
Discussants: Carolyn Rouse and Donald Brenneis
Presenters: Grant Paul Arndt, Arzoo Osanloo, Rena Lederman, Deborah Gewertz, Frederick Errington

Boas and Friends: Friendship, Patronage, and Other Relations in Turn of the 20th Century Anthropology
2:00-3:45pm, Roosevelt 3
Organizer: Richard L. Warms; Chair: Reece Jon McGee
Discussant: Herbert Lewis
Presenters: Richard L. Warms and R. Jon McGee, Sean O’Neill, Alice Kehoe, Pauline Strong, Rosemary Zumwalt, Brad Evans