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WGF International Symposium #125 Group Photo
Front: L. Obbink, S. Lindenbaum, A. Goodman, C. Sinopoli, L. Fedigan, S. Silverman, B. Miller, N. Glick Schiller, M.E. Morbeck, J. Gumperz. Middle: T. Bromage, K. Gibson, W. McGrew, D. Tuzin, John Moore, W. Foley. Back: James Moore, S. McKinnon, T. Leatherman, A. Roosevelt, G. Herdt, M. Lock, N. Parezo, M. Mahoney.

October 28 – November 5, 1999
Hotel Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico     

PUBLICATION: "The Beast on the Table: Conferencing with Anthropologists," by Sydel Silverman. Altamira Press: Walnut Creek, CA. 2002.


bookcoverTimothy G. Bromage (City University of New York, Hunter College, USA)
Linda M. Fedigan (University of Alberta, Canada)
William A. Foley (University of Sydney, Australia)
Kathleen R. Gibson (University of Texas-Dental Branch, USA)
Alan Goodman (Hampshire College, USA)
John Gumperz (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
Gilbert H. Herdt (San Francisco State University, USA)
Thomas L. Leatherman (University of South Carolina, USA)
Shirley Lindenbaum (City University of New York, Graduate Center, USA)
Margaret Lock (McGill University, Canada)
William C. McGrew (Miami University of Ohio, USA)
Susan McKinnon (University of Virginia, USA)
Barbara D. Miller (George Washington University, USA)
James A. Moore (City University of New York, Queens College, USA)
John H. Moore (University of Florida, USA)
Mary Ellen Morbeck (University of Arizona, USA)
Nancy J. Parezo (University of Arizona, USA)
Anna C. Roosevelt (University of Illinois, USA)
Nina Glick Schiller (University of New Hampshire, USA)
Sydel Silverman (Wenner-Gren Foundation, USA)
Carla M. Sinopoli (University of Michigan, USA)
Donald F. Tuzin (University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, USA)

Final Report

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