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SPRING 2014: January / February / March / April / May / June

 

The Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthropology present "Interrogating the New Africanist
Anthropology"

‘‘Ritual Politics and Ethno-erotic Economies in Postcolonial Kenya’’

a talk by George Paul Meiu, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University)

Monday, March 3rd
William James Hall 1550
4:00 p.m.
Reception to follow.





 

Archaeology Program Seminar Series

"Kitchen Colonialism or Blatant Miscegenation: Interpretation of Indus Cooking Pots in the Oasis Towns of Central Oman"

a talk by Christopher Thornton (National Geographic Society)

Wednesday, March 5th
Putnam Lab, Peabody Museum
12:00 p.m.





 

The Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthropology present "Interrogating the New Africanist
Anthropology"

‘‘Law, and Drama in the Frontier: A Story of the Nigerien Gendarmerie’’

a talk by Mirco Göpfert (Research Fellow and PhD. candidate at the Department of Anthropology and African Studies
at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany)

Monday, March 10th
William James Hall 1550
4:00 p.m.
Reception to follow.



 

Archaeology Program Seminar Series

"How To Pull Off a (sort of) Successful Archaeological Hoax: The Sordid, But Silly Tale of the Cardiff Giant"

a talk by Kenneth Feder (Central Connecticut State University)

Wednesday, March 12th
Putnam Lab, Peabody Museum
12:00 p.m.



 

The Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthropology present "Interrogating the New Africanist
Anthropology"


‘‘Sacrificial Gold and Sovereign Shadows in Ghana’’

a talk by Lauren Coyle (Dorothy Porter & Charles Harris Wesley Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African
and African American Research, Hutchins Center, Harvard University and Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropolgy, University of Chicago)

Thursday, March 13th
William James Hall 1550
4:00 p.m.
Reception to follow.


 

Social Anthropology Program Seminar Series

"Historicism and Its Conditions of Impossibility: Why Spirits and Historians Don't Get Along"

a talk by Stephan Palmié (UChicago)

Monday, March 24th
William James Hall 1550
4:15 p.m.

(co-sponsored by DCRLAS, AAAS, DBI, and PAWG)


 

Archaeology Program Seminar Series

"A virtual reconstruction of the Mural of “Los Bebedores” in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico"

a talk by Gabriela Uruñuela and Patricia Plunket
(Department of Anthropology, Universidad de las Américas Puebla)

Wednesday, March 26th
Putnam Lab, Peabody Museum
12:00 p.m.








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