Brian Larkin to present keynote lecture at 'Media Infrastructures in the Middle East' conference, American University of Beirut
Professor Brian Larkin will present the keynote lecture, "Generators and the Production of Technical Systems" at the Media Infrastructures in the Middle East conference, American University of Beirut. The conference will be held January 9-11, 2020.
Elizabeth Povinelli's video "The Origins of Bigfoot" is featured as the Winter Special on Vdrome until 12 January 2020. Watch the video at http://www.vdrome.org.
The Department congratulates Vanessa Agard-Jones for winning a Lenfest "Great Teacher" Award for the year 2020-2021. Established in 2005 with a $12 million gift from the late University Trustee Gerry Lenfest (’58 LAW, ’09 HON) the awards “honor exceptional instruction and scholarship, with a special emphasis on the mentoring of students in the arts and sciences” and carry a $25,000 stipend for each of three years.
Rosalind Morris has been appointed Research Associate at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER) at the University of the Witwatersrand. The position will extend for 3 years.
The Department congratulates Professor Lesley Sharp for receiving the Royal Anthropological Institute Wellcome Medal for Anthropology as Applied to Medical Problems.