Anthropology Colloquia

Colloquia are held Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm in 261 Social Sciences 1, unless otherwise noted.

SPRING 2014

April 16 ~ Susan Visvanathan
Professor of Sociology
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Friendship and Work: Reading the Lives of Romain Rolland, Madeleine Slade and Gandhi

*April 21 ~ Lucien Castaing-Taylor
Professor of Visual Arts and Anthropology, Harvard University
Director of Harvard' Sensory Ethnography Lab
Director of Harvard Film Study Lab
TBA
*7pm in Communications 150, Studio C

April 28 ~ James Battle
University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz
Bioethical Conscription: Ascriptive Inequality, Kinship, and the Moral Economy of Particpation

May 12 ~ Joe Dumit
Professor of Anthropology & Director of Science and Technology Studies
University of California, Davis
Director of Science and Technology Studies

May 19 ~ Sergio Navarrete
Research Scholar, Center for Research and Superior Studies in Social Anthropology, CIESAS
Community and Citizenship: Windbands in Oaxaca, Mexico (19th to 21st Century

WINTER 2014

January 27 ~ Seth Holmes
Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
& Graduate Program in Medical Anthropology
Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers and
the Naturalization of Inequalities in the United States

February 3 ~ Sarah Bakker Kellogg
Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley
The Ethics of the Singing Subject: Music, Multiculturalism,
and the Middle Eastern Christianity in the Netherlands

February 10 ~ Micha Rahder
PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz
Mapping Gobernabilidad in Guatemala's Maya Biosphere Reserve:
Conservation Knowledge and Action on a Troubled Landscape

February 24 ~ Manduhai Buyandelger
Associate Professor of Anthropology, MIT
Millennial Haunting: The social life of ghosts, shamanism, and memory against culture in postsocialist Mongolia

March 3 ~ David Ransel
Professor Emeritus, Indiana University
They Are Taking That Air From Us.” The Sale of Russian National Heritage and Recreational Sites to Private Developers and the Emergence of Civil Society Opposition

March 10 ~ Smadar Lavie
Visiting Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley
Visiting Professor, Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century, University College Cork
Wrapped in the Flag of Israel
Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture

FALL 2013

October 28th ~ William Mazzarella
Professor, Department of Anthropology
University of Chicago
Totalitarian Tears, or Does the Crowd Really Mean It? 

November 4th ~ Alpa Shah
Reader, Department of Anthropology
London School of Economics
Revolution and Social Transformation:
The Maoist Movement in India

November 18th ~ Vicente Rafael
Professor of History
University of Washington
The Wars of Translation:
American, English, Colonial Education and Tagalog Slang, 1920s - 1970s

December 2nd ~ Yarimar Bonilla
Assistant Professor
Rutgers University
Non-Sovereign Futures?
French Caribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment

SPRING 2013

April 15th ~ Iveta Hajdakova
PhD Student at the Institute of Postgraduate Study Programmes
Faculty of Humanities, Charles University
TBD

April 22nd ~ Jessica Bissett Perea
UC Presidential Postdoc, UCB
Soundscapes of Blackness and Indigeneity in Alaska

April 29th ~ Keith Murphy
Assistant Professor, UC Irvine
Enregistering Design 

May 6th ~ Karen-Sue Taussig
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota
Science, Salvation, and the Politics of Potentiality: 
Mobilizing Social Action for New Medical Technologies

May 13th ~ Ma Vang
UC Presidential Postdoc, UC Riverside
The Terrorist-Ally:
Hmong American History and the Case against General Vang Pao

May 20th ~ Gastón Gordillo
Associate Professor, University of British Colombia
Constellations of Rubble: The Generativity of Destruction

June 3rd ~ Fenella Cannell
Reader in Social Anthropology, London School of Economics
TBD 

Winter 2013

January 28th ~ Jeffrey Schonberg
Graduate Fellow, UCSF/UCB
Seeing Through Violence: Homicide in West Oakland, California 

February 25th ~ Alessandro Duranti
Professor of Anthropology & Dean of Social Sciences, UCLA
Creativity Under Pressure: Jazz Socialization Across Settings

March 4th ~ Ashley Carse
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Whittier College
The Machete and the Freighter: 

Exploring Policital Ecology and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal 

March 18th ~ Jon Daehnke
Visiting Assistant Professor, UCSC
Places of Protocol:
Memory, Archaeology, and Colonial Legacies on the Columbia River

Fall 2012
October 8th ~ Reed Malcom and Kate Marshall
Editors, University of California Press
The State of Book Publishing, Scholarly or Otherwise

October 15th ~ Karen Barad
Professor of Feminist Studies, UCSC
Ma(r)king Time: Remembering the Future 

October 22nd ~ Tanya Luhrmann
Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University
Hearing Voices in San Mateo, Accra and Chennai

October 29th ~ Shannon Dawdy
Assoicate Professor of Anthropology & Social Sciences, University of Chicago
Antiques and the Old Idea of the Fetish

November 5th ~ Marianne Lien 
Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo
Becoming Sentient; Choreographies of Care in Salmon Farming

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