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Fall 2007 Colloquia

Fall 2007 Colloquia Series
and Special Events
PhD Program in Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center

365 5th Avenue at 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

All colloquia take place on Fridays, 4:15-6:15 in Room C415A (concourse level) unless otherwise noted. Following the colloquia, light refreshments are served in the Brockway Room, Rm. 6402 in the Anthropology Department. Note days and times of other special events.


Friday, October 5
Into Space: The Local Developmental State, Capitalist Transition, and the Political Economy of Urban Planning in Xinji, China
Marc Blecher

Department of Politics
Oberlin College

Friday, October 12
Saying Less is More: Textual Performances from
Commerce to Court
Shonna Trinch
Department of Anthropology,
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Friday, October 19
NOTE: This colloq starts at 5:15 PM
New Conflicts, "Customary" Claims: Paradoxes in West African Land Tenure
Carola Lentz
Institut für Ethnologie und Afrikastudien
Johannes Gutenberg-University
of Mainz, Germany

Friday, October 26
Reconstituting Political Genealogies: Reflections on Youth, Racial Justice and the Uses of History
Ana Aparicio
Department of Anthropology
Northwestern University

Friday, November 2
Sleepless in America
Emily Martin
Department of Anthropology and
Institute for the History of the Production
of Knowledge, New York University

Friday, November 9
Technology and Affect in an Age of Global Warming
Bruce Braun
Ph.D. Program in Earth and Environmental Studies
CUNY Graduate Center

Friday, November 16
New Insights into the Dispersal of Modern Humans out of Africa
Ryan Raaum
Department of Anthropology,
University of Florida

Friday, November 23
No Colloquium — Thanksgiving Break

Friday, November 30
No Colloquium — AAA meetings