Seminars and Events Archive

Sheldon Scheps Seminar: “On Suicide Bombers” A talk by Fatima Mojaddedi, PhD Candidate in Anthropology (Part of the Sheldon Scheps Writing Workshop).
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 12:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Respondent: Professor Marilyn J. Ivy

Please email asm2004@columbia.edu for a copy of the paper.

Boas talk by Naor Ben-Yehoyada (Junior Research Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge) Monday, March 7th, 4:10-6pm
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 4:10pm

Talk Title: “A Sea of Scales: Fishing and Region Formation between Sicily and Tunisia.” (Lecture in 963 Sch Ext. immediately followed by reception with refreshments in 465 Sch. Ext.)

Boas talk by Maria Jose A. de Abreu (Dr., The Institute for Cultural Inquiry of Berlin) Wed. March 9th, 4:10-6pm
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 4:10pm

Talk Title: “Iconic Economies of São Paulo: Space, Image, Circulation.” (Lecture in 963 Sch Ext. immediately followed by reception with refreshments in 465 Sch. Ext.)

Boas talk by Elana Resnick (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) Friday March 4th, 12:10-2pm
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 12:10pm

Talk Title: “Dismantling the Promise of Progress: Waste Management, Racialized Labor, and Transformation in Bulgaria.” (Lecture in 963 Sch Ext. immediately followed by reception with refreshments in 465 Sch. Ext.)

Boas talk by Iracema Hilario Dulley (Associate Researcher at the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning) Wed. March 2nd, 4:10-6pm
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 4:10pm

Talk Title: “Naming Others: Iteration and Infelicity in Colonial Angola.” (Lecture in 963 Sch Ext. immediately followed by reception with refreshments in 465 Sch. Ext.)

Boas talk by Kerry Ryan Chance (Lecturer on Social Studies and Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow, The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University), Monday Feb 29th, 4:10-6pm
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 4:10pm

Talk Title: "The Living Politics of Fire in Post-Apartheid South Africa." (Lecture in 963 Sch Ext. immediately followed by reception with refreshments in 465 Sch. Ext.)

Boas Lecture by Shunsuke Nozawa (Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo), Friday Jan 29 12:10 PM
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 12:10pm
Lecture in 963 Sch Ext. immediately followed by reception with refreshments in 465 Sch. Ext.

Talk title: “Masks, Handshakes, and Phatic Fantasies” 

Boas Lecture by Rihan Yeh (Centro de Estudios Antropológicos, El Colegio de Michuacán), Wed Jan 27 4:10 PM
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 4:10pm
Lecture in 963 Sch Ext. immediately followed by reception with refreshments in 465 Sch. Ext.

Talk title: "La Racha: Speed and Violence in a Mexican Border City."
Boas Lecture by Mara Green (University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Linguistics, University of California, San Diego), Friday Jan 22 12:10 PM
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:10pm
Lecture in 963 Sch Ext. immediately followed by reception with refreshments in 465 Sch. Ext.

Talk title:  "Icons, Eye Gaze, Ethics: Understanding Natural Sign in Deaf Nepal."

Boas Lecture by Maria Sidorkina (Yale U.) - Wed Jan 20 4:10 PM — "Russian Trolls: Politics, in a Manner of Speaking.”
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 4:10pm
963 Sch Ext. Followed by reception with refreshments in 465 Sch. Ext.

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