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  • Mark Lewine
    Please share the following message from one of my Sociology colleagues about our meetings with your colleagues. ... From: Brown, Valerie
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      Please share the following message from one of my Sociology colleagues about
      our meetings with your colleagues.
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Brown, Valerie" <Valerie.Brown@...>
      To: "Mark Lewine" <mlewine@...>
      Cc: <ken_lesure@...>; "Killeen, Donald" <Donald.Killeen@...>;
      "dorothy salem" <dorothysalem@...>; "Brown, Valerie"
      <Valerie.Brown@...>
      Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 8:46 AM
      Subject: RE: [SACC-L] Call for Papers - Reminder


      > Dear Mark,
      > I too lament that I will not be in attendance this year. The SACC
      > conference is the best conference I have ever attended. The attendees
      > behave like a family--well-adjusted family. Everyone is so friendly that
      > I felt as though I had been a part of the group for some time when I
      > attended my first meeting. That is most unusual in the academic
      > community as you well know. Furthermore, the organization of the
      > conference is perfect from a social scientific point of view. We get to
      > hear from the local residents and gain glimpses of their reality from
      > them. The papers presented are diverse and reflective of the well-chosen
      > conference theme, whatever it may be. After each conference I have felt
      > reinvigorated with several ideas to pursue. So, I say this to say, tell
      > the family hello, and that hope to get a CD of the presentations, and be
      > in attendance next year. Thank you.
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Mark Lewine [mailto:mlewine@...]
      > Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 12:06 AM
      > To: ken_lesure@...; Killeen, Donald; Brown, Valerie; dorothy
      > salem
      > Subject: Fw: [SACC-L] Call for Papers - Reminder
      >
      > This is the latest in a wonderful series of paper presentations by an
      > old friend who teaches at Ohio U. and is a member of SACC. The only
      > thing better than his writing is his delivery! Sorry you cannot be
      > there.
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Thomas Stevenson" <tstevens@...>
      > To: <SACC-L@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 9:00 PM
      > Subject: Re: [SACC-L] Call for Papers - Reminder
      >
      >
      >> Becky,
      >> Here is my abstract. If you would prefer it in another format, please
      >
      >> let me know. I appreciate your acknowledging receipt.
      >> Thanks,
      >> Tom
      >>
      >>
      >> Loss Leaders and Self-Service at Wal-Mart and the University:
      >> Parallels in Marketing and Retention
      >>
      >> Thomas B. Stevenson
      >> Ohio University, Zanesville Campus
      >>
      >>
      >> For the last one hundred years American universities curricula have
      >> been increasingly geared to the needs of business, industry, or
      > government.
      >> Coursework is increasingly job-oriented, intended both to fulfill an
      >> economic need and to increase the perceived relevance of higher
      >> education. While this may not have been Plato's intent, this is not
      >> necessarily bad. In this era of tight budgets and keen competition,
      >> universities are casting their recruiting nets more widely and
      >> adopting retail marketing practices to attract students (Kirp 2004;
      >> Whiteside 2004; Morrison 2004; Sevier 2002; Zemsky, Wegner and Massy
      > 2005).
      >> Sometimes these methods have positive results, enrolling high-quality,
      >
      >> motivated students. More the glitz and gimmicks lure poorly-prepared,
      >
      >> lackadaisical pupils. This paper is turns a skeptical anthropological
      >
      >> eye to these dollars driven tactics.
      >>
      >> --
      >> Thomas B. Stevenson, Ph.D.
      >> Associate Professor, Anthropology
      >> Ohio University, Zanesville Campus
      >> 1425 Newark Road
      >> Zanesville, OH 43701
      >> U.S.A.
      >>
      >> 740.588.1476 (O)
      >> 740.605.0115 (Cell)
      >> 740.453.0706 (FAX)
      >> tstevens@...
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> rls@... wrote:
      >>> I hope everyone had a happy holiday season - and is now ready to get
      >>> to work on their abstracts for Merida! The deadline for submissions
      >>> is January 20th. If you are submitting your abstract as an
      >>> attachment, please make sure that the file includes your name,
      >>> institutional affiliation and contact information.
      >>>
      >>> Thanks,
      >>>
      >>> Becky
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> CALL FOR PAPER PRESENTATIONS
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> The Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges is holding its
      >>> annual conference in Merida, the capital city of the state of Yucatan
      >
      >>> in Mexico, from March 8-11, 2006. The theme of the conference is The
      >>> Americas: Then and Now.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> Proposals for paper presentations on any topic relating to
      >>> anthropology are welcome. Presentations on teaching anthropology,
      >>> college-based research, outreach programs, and the Americas are
      >>> particularly encouraged.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> In addition to regular paper sessions, luncheon roundtable sessions
      >>> and poster sessions will also be held. Paper presentations are
      >>> tentatively scheduled for 15 minutes. Roundtable presenters will have
      >
      >>> approximately
      >>> 45 minutes in which to discuss their topic with the people who have
      >>> signed up to sit at their table for lunch. Poster presentations will
      >
      >>> be on display for at least one hour. Poster presentations should be
      >>> graphic presentations such as maps, photographs, graphs, charts, and
      >>> tables along with textual summaries of the topic or project. Poster
      >>> sessions allow for a more informal and intimate exchange between
      >>> presenter and audience. Ideally, a poster will be self-explanatory
      >>> so that you can focus on discussion and not on answering obvious
      > questions.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> Abstracts should be no longer than 125 words and must be received no
      >>> later than January 20, 2006. Make sure to include your institutional
      >>> affiliation, contact information and whether you prefer to present a
      >>> paper, a roundtable or a poster with your abstract.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> The abstracts should be sent to Rebecca Stein, preferably via email
      >>> at steinrl@.... Paper abstracts, if necessary, may be sent to
      >>> Rebecca Stein, Department of Anthropology, Los Angeles Valley
      >>> College, 5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California, 91401.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> Notification of acceptance or rejection of proposals will be
      >>> completed by February 10, 2006. No proposal will be accepted for
      >>> final inclusion in the program until the program chair receives
      >>> confirmation from the AAA, prior to February 22, 2006, that
      >>> conference registration fees have been paid
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> Be sure to check out the SACC web page at www.anthro.cc (NOTE THE
      >>> NEW
      >>> ADDRESS!!) for meeting materials, newsletters, etc.
      >>> Yahoo! Groups Links
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Be sure to check out the SACC web page at www.anthro.cc (NOTE THE NEW
      >> ADDRESS!!) for meeting materials, newsletters, etc.
      >> Yahoo! Groups Links
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >
      >
      >
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