Past Event

Mapping Space, Imagining Community: Anthropology Senior Thesis Symposium

April 18, 2016
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457, Schermerhorn Extension


Mapping Space, Imagining Community: Anthropology Senior Thesis Symposium

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Scheps Memorial Library, 457 Schermerhorn Extension

Symposium Schedule:

10:30–10:45: Welcome

10:45–11:45: Panel 1, Technology 

Benjamin Moe, "The Caring Office: Constructing Passion and Productivity in the Modern Tech Startup”

Thomas Hallaran, "Heroic Contradictions: the Errant Tweets, New Enclosures, and Social Reproduction of Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists”

Discussant: Max Foxman

* coffee break * 

12:00–1:00: Panel 2, Art 

Darya Fraiman, "Unstructured Time: the Formation of a Ceramics Community in a New York City Basement" 

Ramis J. Wadood, "Hometown Hip-Hop: Music and South Asian Identity in Detroit’s Suburbs" 

Discussant: George Bajalia

* lunch break * 

1:45–3:15: Panel 3, Nation

Alexandra Baer Chan, "From One Nation One People to the American Melting Pot: Changing Community and Identity for the American Lhotsampa Refugees"

Jing Hao Liong, "Nationalism in Crisis: Analyzing Media Coverage of Corruption and Protest in Malaysia”

Rozanne Gooding Silverwood, "The Indigenous ‘Uncanny’: An Ethnography of Erasure and the Resurgence of Chickasaw Identity" 

Discussant: Tamar Blickstein

* coffee break * 

3:30–4:45: Keynote 

Vanessa Agard-Jones, “Chemical Kin/Esthesia” 

4:45–6:00: Reception

Anthropology Lounge, 465 Schermerhorn Extension