2011 Anthropology Program Colloquia
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street, New York, NY 10016
All colloquia take place on Fridays, 4:15-6:15 in Room C415A
(concourse level) unless otherwise noted. Light
refreshments will be served afterward in the Brockway Room, Rm. 6402. Additional events may be announced. Download flyer.
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February 11: CUNY closed. Lincoln's Birthday.
February 18: Ann Stoler (The New School for Social Research)
On the Colony as a Political Concept: Durabilities of Imperial Duress.
NOTE ALTERNATE LOCATION: Skylight Room, 9th Fl.
February 25: Ilana Feldman (George Washington University)
Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Effects, Political Claims, and Palestinian Refugee Community.
March 4: Religion: A Conversation with Michael Gilsenan (New York University), Omri Elisha (Queens College, CUNY), Elizabeth McAlister (Wesleyan University). Moderator: Kenneth Guest (Baruch College, CUNY).
March 11: Ben Orlove (Columbia University)
Recognitions and Responsibilities in the Era of Climate Change: How the World Has Come to Care about the Far North, Small Islands and High Mountains.
March 18: Doug Boyer (Brooklyn College, CUNY)
New Quantitative Approaches to Comparative and Functional Anatomy in Primates.
March 25: Katherine Verdery (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
Secrets and Truths: Knowledge Practices of the Romanian Secret Police.
April 1: Stefan Helmreich and Heather Paxson (MIT)
The Ethnography of Microbial Abundance: From Fermented Foods to Astrobiology.
April 8: Bronwyn Parry (University of London)
The Status of the Trace: Governmentality and the Body in the Age of Biosurveillance.
April 15: Leigh Binford (College of Staten Island, CUNY)
Class and Collectivity In, Through and Following the Salvadoran Civil War: Northern Morazan--from Guerrilla Rearguard to Migrant Hothouse.
April 22: No Classes. Spring Break.
April 29: Richard Wilson (University of Connecticut)
Writing History in International Criminal Trials.
May 6: Alyshia Gálvez (Lehman College, CUNY)
Immigrant Citizenship: Interactions of Mexican Immigrants with Public Prenatal Care in New York City and the Paradox of Belonging.
See colloquia from past semesters.