Seminars and Events Archive

Elizabeth Angell, PhD candidate in the Anthropology Department, CU
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:00pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Talk title:  TBA

Laurence Ralph (Harvard)
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

 "The Aura in Authenticity: Reproducing the "Real" in a Chicago Street Gang"

Respondent: Les Sabiston (Ph.D. Candidate in the Anthropology Department, CU

Amiel Melnick, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, CU
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

The title of Amiel's paper is: "Jam-Space and Jam-Time: Traffic in Nairobi"

Respondent:  Gokce Gunel, ACLS Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in the department of Anthropology at Columbia University


If you would like to attend this workshop, please contact cityscapesworkshop@gmail.com, and we will send you a copy of Amiel's working paper.

Alicia Cooperman (Columbia University)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:30pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  ‘(Un)natural Disasters: Drought and Distributive Politics in Brazil’

Discussant: TBA

Food and Beverages will be served

Papers will be circulated one week in advance. For a copy of the papers presented please email: lfc2129@columbia.edu

Bryan McCann (Georgetown University)
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:30pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  "Favelas in an Age of Political Transformation: the Brizola Years in Rio de Janeiro"

Discussant: Katharina Blank (PhD, Anth Dept., Columbia University)

Food and Beverages will be served

Papers will be circulated one week in advance. For a copy of the papers presented please email: lfc2129@columbia.edu

María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (NYU)
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 6:30pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  Savages Welcomed: Imputations of Indigenous Humanity in Early Colonialisms

Discussant: Tamar Blickstein (PhD Candiate, Anth Dept., Columbia University)

Food and Beverages will be served

Papers will be circulated one week in advance. For a copy of the papers presented please email: lfc2129@columbia.edu

Gastón Gordillo, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  The Emergent Properties of Destruction: A Forensic Ethnography of the Argentine Soy Boom

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

Sheldon Scheps Talk by Christopher Santiago, PhD Candidate in Anth
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 12:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Talk Title: The Lady of the Blue Lagoon (click for text)

Sheldon Scheps Talk by Stacy Lo, PhD Candidate in Anth
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 12:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  TBA

Sheldon Scheps Talk by Easton Anspach, PhD Candidate in Anth
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 12:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  TBA

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