2013 Anthropology Program Colloquia
The Promise of Transformation
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street, New York, NY 10016
All colloqs take place in room C415A from 4:15-6:00 PM unless otherwise noted.
Light refreshments to follow in the Brockway Room (room 6402).
Additional events may be announced. Download poster as JPG or PDF.
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2/8 Oswaldo Chinchilla, Yale *CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
“Cosmogony and Ritual at Tikal, Guatemala: Interpreting a Classic Maya Sacrificial Cremation”
2/15 Aimee Cox, Fordham University
“Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Space in Post-Industrial Detroit”
2/22 Andrew Gilbert, McMaster University
“Foreign Publicity, the Democratization Paradox, and the Limits of International Intervention in Bosnia-Herzegovina”
3/1 Michael Blim, CUNY Graduate Center
“Recasting the Rise of American Ruling Class: Their Nineteenth Century Revolution from Above and Its Consequences”
3/8 Paul Kockelman, Barnard College
“Hunting Ham and Sieving Spam: The Relation between Meaning, Mathematics and Meat”
3/15 Laurie Godfrey, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"The Evolution and Extinction of Madagascar's Remarkable Giant Lemurs"
3/22 Alan Smart, University of Calgary
“The Social Construction of Series of Crises”
4/5 Paul Eiss, Carnegie Mellon University
“Signs of Violence: Messaging, Media and Politics in Mexico’s ‘Drug War’ ”
4/12 Elizabeth Ferry, Brandeis
“Arbitrage, Difference and Mineral Marketplaces in Mapimí and Tucson”
4/19 Zoe Crossland, Columbia University
“Signs of the Dead: Forensic Archaeology's Evidential Regimes”
4/26 Clara Han, Johns Hopkins University
“Birth of a New Emotion”
5/3 Omri Elisha, Queens College, CUNY
“The Time and Place for Prayer: Revivalism and Evangelical Urbanism in ‘Citywide Prayer’ ”
5/10 Veena Das, Johns Hopkins University
“Syntax, Meaning and Emotion: The Provocations of the Dhwani Theorists”
See colloquia from past semesters.