Seminars and Events Archive

NURUDDIN FARAH at BARNARD
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
HELD AUDITORIUM, BARNARD HALL

BARNARD AFRICANA STUDIES

and STUDIO @columbia

are pleased to invite you to a reading and discussion with

NURUDDIN FARAH

on the occasion of the publication of his twelfth novel,

HIDING IN PLAIN SITE

(Riverhead Books, 2014)

Born in Somalia, Nuruddin Farah is the author of several acclaimed novels and volumes of criticism, which have been translated into more than twenty languages.  He is the recipient of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the South African Lifetime Literary Achievement Award.

Sarah Muir
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 4:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

"The Currency of Failure: Money and Middle-Class Critique in Post-Crisis Buenos Aires"

Valentina Pellegrino, Visiting Scholar in Anthropology Departmemt
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 4:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Valentina Pellegrino, visiting scholar in our department, who conducted an exciting ethnographic research on the Colombian government’s approach to the Indian affairs will give a talk entitled

“The Recognition of Difference is not a Blank Check.”

Repondent:  Professor Michael Taussig

Courtney Singleton, third year archaeology PhD student at Columbia
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Rema Hammami is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Birzeit University
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

Rema Hammami

“The Politics of Gender in the Flat-Pack 'Peace': GBV (Gender Based Violence) Programming as Global Governmentality in occupied Palestine"

Dario A. Euraque, Trinity College
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

In Search of Froylán Turcios: the Life and Times of Armando Méndez Fuentes (1925-2003)’
Discussant: Diego Azurdia (Columbia University) 
 
Food and Beverages will be served. Papers will be circulated one week in advance.
Justin Wolfe,Tulane University
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

Legislating Dissent: Race, Republicanism and the Public Sphere in Post-Independence Nicaragua”

Paul Gootenberg, Stony Brook University
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

A Long Strange Trip:  Latin America’s Global Drugs”

Professor Caterina Pizzigoni, Columbia University
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 12:10pm
Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schemerhorn Extension

“In the Church and at Home - Approaches to Saints in Early Latin America”

Michael Silverstein, Department of Anthropology, U Chicago
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 4:10pm
963 Schermerhorn Extension

Talk Title:  “Thingy” Words: Anthropology and the Dilemma of Recognition’s Cunning

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