Thursdays, 12:00 noon - 1:30pm in the Ethnographic Library, 328, Social Sciences 1
Dolly Kikon (Doctoral Candidate, Stanford University)
Seasonal Friendships: An Ethnography of Coal Traders in the Foothills of Northeast India
Discussant: Suraiya Jetha
Peter Leykam (Doctoral Candidate, UCSC)
Uncreative Spaces: The Social Life of Knock Off Cell Phones
Discussant: Marianne Lien
Katja Brøgger Jensen
Frida Hastrup (Anthropology, University of Copenhagen/UCSC) - "Encounters on the Coast: Introducing an Analogue Anthropology"
Discussant: Vivian Choi (Anthropology, UC Davis)
Valentina Napolitano (Anthropology, University of Toronto/UC Berkeley) - "Toward an Anthropology of Traces"
Discussant: Danilyn Rutherford (Anthropology, UCSC)
Rosa Ficek (Anthropology, UCSC) - "Migration and Mobility Along the Pan American Highway in Panama's Darien Gap"
Discussant: Mark Anderson (Anthropology, UCSC)
February 9th: Stephanie Mc Callum - The Hyperreal Refugee: Politics of Truth and Suspicion in Argentina"
Discussant: Mayanthi Fernando
February 16th: Matthew Wolf-Meyer & Chris Cochran
"The Braid of Minor Science and Literature: Thresholds of the Reproductive and Revolutionary Sciences"
Discussant: Wlad Godzich
March 8: Michael Atkins
"Knowing where to go and finding what you are looking for: The Emergence and Persistence of
Places of Anonymous Sexual Encounter and Street Sex Work Between Men"
Discussant: Marcia Ochoa
March 15th: Katy Overstreet - "The Possibilities of Happiness:
California Happy Cows, Wisconsin Farmers, and the Biopolitics of Production"
October 6th: Professor Mayanthi Fernando
Discussant: David Marriott
November 3rd: Peter Lutz - "Careveillance of Aging Bodies as Proxemic Diffraction"
Discussant: Jason Alley