Seminars and Events Archive

Publication Workshop with Priya Nelson, Acquisitions Editor, University of Chicago Press
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Sheldon Scheps Library, 457 Schermerhorn Extension

The Columbia University Department of Anthropology and the Anthropology Graduate Student Association (AGSA) will host a publishing workshop by Priya Nelson, Acquisition Editor from the University of Chicago Press. This workshop will be especially beneficial to graduate students who are writing their dissertation and early career faculty who are in the process of transforming their dissertation into a book.

There will be a reception after the workshop. 

Dr. Anya Bernstein, Harvard University
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 4:10pm
Room 963 Schermerhorn Extension

Title Talk: “Freeze, Die, Come to Life: The Many Paths to Immortality in Contemporary Russia.”

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

Dr. Jafari Allen, University of Miami
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:10pm
Room 963 Schermerhorn Ext.

Talk Title: "There's a DiscoBall Between Us: Ethnography of an Idea"

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

Dr. Judith Scheele, Oxford University
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 4:10pm
963 Sch Extension

"A good fight:  violence and female excellence in northern Chad"

Reception follows in the Robert F. Murphy/Morton H. Fried Department of Anthropology Louge, room 465 Sch Ext

Talal Asad, Columbia University
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:10pm to Friday, April 21, 2017 - 4:10pm

Talk Title: “Reflections on Secularization, Ritual, and Politics”

Lecture One: "Translating Christian Equality into Secular Discourse"
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 4:10pm-6:00pm.
The Heyman Center The Common Room (2nd floor)

Lecture Two: "Translating Language to the Body"
Thursday, April 20, 2016 4:10pm-6:00pm.
The Heyman Center The Common Room (2nd floor)

Lecture Three: “Translating Equal Persons into Numbers"
Friday, April 21, 2017 4:10pm-6:00pm.
Room 501 Schermerhorn

Reception follows in the Robert F. Murphy/Morton H. Fried Anthropology Department Lounge Room 465 Schermerhorn Extension
Stephen Collier, The New School
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  First Notes toward an Anthropology of Counter-Planning

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

 

Laurence Ralph, Harvard University
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  "The Black Box of Police Torture"

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

Claudio W. Lomnitz, Campbell Family Professor of Anthropology, CU
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

 

Title:  “Fantasy of the Family, Fantasy of the State (a melodrama).”

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

Franz Boas Seminar by Sarah Newman (James Madison University)
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  "Talking Trash: Rethinking Refuse in Maya Archaeology"

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

This event is free and open to the public.

Franz Boas Seminar by Christopher Morehart (Arizona State University)
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  “Let the Earth Forever Remain”: The Materiality of Landscapes and History in the Northern Basin of Mexico

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

This event is free and open to the public.

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