TemPennTon – Friday, March 13, 2015

Temple University, Philadelphia PA

“Fears, Anxieties, and Superstitions”

Gladfelter Hall

Weigley Room, 9th Floor (Conference Location)

Fishbowl. Gladfelter 212, 2nd Floor (Refreshments & Common Area)

9:45-10:20 AM: Breakfast (The Fishbowl, 2nd Floor)

10:30 AM: Opening Address TemPennTon Organizers (Weigley Room, 9th Floor)

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Fear and the Nation-State (Weigley Room, 9th Floor)

10:45-11:00 Fatima Tassadiq (University of Pennsylvania) “Politicizing Fear: Nationalism and Islam in Pakistan”

11:00-11:15 Shinjung Nam (Princeton University) “Invention of Sacrifice at the Moment of Excessive Other”

11:15-11:30 Kristina Nazimova (Temple University) “Managing memories and narratives of war in Angola: Observations from the field”

11:30-11:45 Faculty Discussant: John Borneman, Princeton University

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch (The Fishbowl, 2nd Floor)

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM: Keynote (Weigley Room, 9th Floor) Keynote Speaker: Paul Stoller, West Chester University “Storytelling and the Contours of Well-Being”

2:00PM – 3:15PM: Risk and Anxiety in the Production of Knowledge (Weigley Room, 9th Floor)

2:00-2:15 Amber Henry (University of Pennsylvania) “The Only Risk is Wanting to Stay’: Tourism and Nation-Making in Cartagena, Colombia”

2:15-2:30 Brittany Webb (Temple University) “Performance Anxieties: (Re)Presenting Race in Cultural Institutions”

2:30-2:45 Scott Kirkland (Temple University) “Reproduction of Death: The Use of Human and Non-Human Skeletal Material in Education and Research”

2:45-3:00 Faculty Discussant: Paul Garrett, Temple University

Plenary Speaker

Dr. Paul Stoller (West Chester University)

Panel Discussants

Dr. Paul B. Garrett (Temple University)

Dr. John Borneman (Princeton University)


2015 TemPennTon Conference Organizers:

Nicole Nathan and Dave Paulson (Temple University)

Amber Henry (University of Pennsylvania)

Shinjung Nam and Shreya Subramani (Princeton University)