Seminars and Events

Daniella Gandolfo, Wesleyan University
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:10pm to 8:30pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

Talk Title:  "A Day in 'The Pit': A Bataillean Look at an Informal Market in Lima"

Discussant: Julia Fierman (Columbia University)

Food and beverages will be served.

Papers will be circulated one week in advance. For a copy of papers presented, please email fm2440@columbia.edu

Rudolf Mrazek, Department of History, University of Michigan
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

"Lenin, son of Soemijati (and brother of Jews) radical translation in the Dutch East Indies and in Bohemia"

Reception follows in the Robert F. Murphy/Morton H. Fried Anthropology Lounge, Room 465 Schermerhorn Extension

Meredith Linn (Barnard College)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 6:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

IMMIGRATION, HEALTH, AND THE CITY: A VISCERAL HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY IRISH IMMIGRANTS AND TYPHUS FEVER IN NEW YORK CITY

Respondent: Samantha Fox (Columbia University)

Refreshments will be served

Erin Yerby, PhD Candidate in Anthropology
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 5:00pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  TBA

Mark Abélès
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

"Society against the state: from primitive society to the micropolitics and the molecular (Clastres /Foucault / Deleuze-Guattari)"

Reception follows in the Anthropology Department Robert F. Murphy/Morton H. Fried Lounge, Room 465 Schermerhorn Extension

Ana Miljanic, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, CU
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 5:00pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  TBA

 

Rafael Rojas, Princeton University
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 6:10pm to 8:30pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

Talk Title: “La piel del socialismo: Carleton Beals y la Revolución Cubana”

NOTE: EVENT WILL BE HELD IN SPANISH

Papers will be circulated one week in advance. For a copy of papers presented, please email fm2440@columbia.edu

Food and beverages will be served

Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, Institute of Latin American Studies,Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, and Anthropology Graduate Student Association

Christina Williamson (Brown University)
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 6:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

COSMOPOLIS AND COUNTRYSIDE IN THE HELLENISTIC WORLD. THE URBAN-CENTRIC LANDSCAPE OF PERGAMON
 
Respondent: TBA

Refreshments will be served