CA Business Meeting and Prize Ceremony

Friday December 4, 2009  6:15-7:30 pm; Grand Ballroom Salon I

At the Business Meeting, SCA president Bruce Grant will provide an overview of the Society's activities in 2009. Cultural Anthropology's editor Mike Fortun will review the 2009 publishing year. Cultural Anthropology essays that were awarded prizes in 2009 will be recognized, including SCA's Cultural Horizon prize, chosen by graduate students. This year's winner is Omri Elish author of “Moral Ambitions of Grace: The Paradox of Compassion and Accountability in Evangelical Faith-Based Activism”. Heather Paxson will be recognized for receiving the Belasco Prize for Scholarly Excellence from the Association for the Study of Food and Society for "Post-Pasteurian Cultures: The Microbiopolitics of Raw-Milk Cheese in the United States" and Michael Fischer for receiving the GAD Award for "Four Genealogies for a Recombinant Anthropology of Science and Technology”. We will also be recognizing - and hopefully have a chance to meet - all 2009 authors and editorial interns.