Parenting and Childhood in the Pacific. Annual Meeting of the Association for
Social Anthropology in Oceania (ASAO), San Diego, CA, 2006. Previously in Kauai, Hawaii, 2005.
Mortuary Rites in the Pacific: Persistence
and Change. Co-organized with D. Lipset (University of Minnesota), ASAO, San Diego, CA, 2006.
Intertwined Traditions: the Confluence of
Art History and Anthropology in Oceania: Essays in Honor of Douglas Newton. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological
Association (AAA), 2003. Co-Organized with Nancy Lutkehaus (University of Southern California).
New Anthropology for Old: Legacies of Margaret
Mead in Oceania. (Co-organized with Bradd Shore, Dept. Anthropology, Emory University) Presidential Session,
AAA, Washington, DC, 2001.
Transformation of Food and Drink. Co-Organizer,
ASAO, Vancouver, Canada, 2001.
Male Circumcision, HIV/AIDS, and the Body
in Africa and the West: Controversies, Interventions, Sexualities. AAA, San Francisco, CA, 2000. Invited
Session, Society for Medical Anthropology.
Death in the Sepik and Beyond: Towards an
Anthropology of Funereal Embodiment, Time, and Identity in Papua New Guinea. AAA, Chicago, 1999.
Touristic Encounters in the Pacific: Identity,
Representation and Ethnicity. ASAO, Clearwater, FL, 1998. Previously at Kailua-Kona, HI (1996), San Diego, CA (1997).
Canoes, Culture and Identity in Oceania.
ASAO, Kailua-Kona, HI, 1996.