UPCOMING FACULTY TALKS

 

LOCAL & GLOBAL FACULTY TALKS, LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS - Fall 2017 

Prof. David Scott:

"Thinking about John Dunkley," talk at the Pérez Museum, Miami, on the 23 September 2017.

Co-organizer of "The Jamaican 1970's," Graduate Center, CUNY, 28 September 2017.

"Michael Manley's Styles of Radical Will," keynote lecture, "Caribbean Cosmopolis" symposium, SUNY Stonybrook, 12 October, 2017.

"The Fragments/Whole," talk to be given at the seminar: "The Sea is History: Art and Black Atlantic Cultures," Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, 20 October, 2017.

 

Prof. Rosalind C. Morris:

"The Wages of Death and the Death of Wages: Gambling on Gold in De-Industrializing South Africa," talk to be given at Cornell University, September 29, 2017.

Book launch of 'The Returns of Fetishism: Charles de Brosses and the Afterlives of an Idea,' by Rosalind C. Morris and Daniel H. Leonard (University of Chicago Press, 2017), with comments by Emily Apter, Dorothea von Mücke, Andrew Parker and Nahum Chandles. Salzberg Parlor, Barnard College, October 30, 6:30pm.

"Wagering Translation in the Underground: Gold, Money, and the Task of Communication in De-Industrializing South Africa," at the conference: Conspiracy/Theory, University of Chicago, October 6-7, 2017.

"Silver Linings: Beyond and Beneath the Visible World," Keynote lecture, Global Earth Matters conference, University of Leiden and the Research Center for Material Culture, Leiden, October 20, 2017.

"The Wages of Death and the Death of Wages: Gambling on Gold in De-Industrializing South Africa," talk to be given at the Institute for African Studies, Columbia University, November 1 6:15pm.

Mediation and Violence in South Africa, Round Table discussion, Duke University, November 15, 2017.

"Critic at Large," response to Gayatri Spivak, AAA, Washington, DC, December 1, 2017.

 

Prof. Lila Abu-Lughod:

"Framing Islam: 'Violent Extremism' and the Rise of Securofeminism," 2017 Fredric C. Wood Lecture in the Religion Department at Vassar College, October 3, 2017.

 

Prof. Page West:

"Dispossession, Racism, and the Enviroment," Phi Beta Kappa Distinguished Lecture, St. Catherine's University, October 12, 2017.

"Detention in the Anthropocene: Manus Island, PNG," lecture to be given at the Department of Anthropology, Yale University, October 23, 2017.

"Dispossession, Racism, and the Enviroment," Phi Beta Kappa Distinguished Lecture, Temple University, October 26, 2017.

"Nokondi as Trickster and Guide: The Feminist Anthropology of Prof. Shirley Lindenbaum," conference to be given in "Knowledge and Action: The Value of Critical Ethnographic Engagement in the Work of Shirley Lindenbaum," AAA, Washington, DC, Nov. 28-Dec. 3, 2017.

"Citation Matters: An Updated Reading List for a Progressive Enviromental Anthropology," Roundtable, AAA, Washington, DC, Nov. 28- Dec. 3, 2017.

 

Prof. Elizabeth Povinelli:

"Water Ways," ephemeropterae 2017/#10, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Foundation, Vienna, Austria, 18 September, 2017.

"Frontier Imaginaries: Toxic Political Concepts," e-flux, NYC, 22 September, 2017.

"How to Live non-fascist lives," a conversation with Matteo Lucchetti, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, 8 October 2017.

"Aesthetic Marks of Settler Colonialism," The Showroom, London, 20 October 2017.

The Karrabing Film Collective: Film Pioneer Series. Screening & Workshop, Tate, London, 28-29 October 2017.

"Aesthetic Marks of Settler Colonialism," Pompidu, Paris, 1 November, 2017.

Screening: The Jealous One (Karrabing Film Collective, Povinelli, dir., 2017), Karrabing Film Collective. Pompidu, Paris, 2 November, 2017.

 

Prof. Mara Green:

Panel "Modality Matters in Language and Ideology: Embodied Experience and Signing Practices," Discussant, AAA, Washington, DC, Nov. 28- Dec. 3, 2017.

 

Prof. Maria Jose de Abreu:

'Pious Technologies and Secular Designs,' Workshop participant, The Heyman Center, Columbia University, October 13-14t, 2017.