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Fall 2010 Colloquia

Fall 2010 Anthropology Program Colloquia
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth 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. Light refreshments will be served afterward in the Brockway Room, Rm. 6402. Additional events may be announced.
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Friday, October 1
Half Disciplined Chaos: Thoughts on Contingency, Fate, Destiny, Story, and Trauma
Vincent Crapanzano
Department of Anthropology and Comparative Literature
CUNY Graduate Center
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Friday, October 8
Bombs, Guns, and Poison Gas: The Smoke and Blood of Russian Statecraft
Nancy Ries
Department of Anthropology
Colgate University


Friday, October 15
New Engagements: Linguistic Anthropology's Contributions to Anthropology and Beyond
Ignasi Clemente
Department of Anthropology
Hunter College
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Friday, October 22
Shlomo Sand versus the Genome: Thoughts on Epistemology and History Today
Nadia Abu El-Haj
Department of Anthropology
Barnard College
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Friday, October 29
Panel on Human Rights
Moderator: TBA
Presenters:
Sally Merry (Anthropology, NYU)
Miriam Ticktin (Anthropology, New School)
John Wallach (Political Science, Hunter College)
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Friday, November 5
A Paradise of Creation: Reconstructing the Sensory Experiences of Ancient Maya Temples
Cameron McNeil
Department of Anthropology
Lehman College


Additional special event on Nov. 5:
BOOK LAUNCH for
Aseel Sawalha's
Reconstructing Beirut: Memory and Space in a Postwar Arab City
Co-Sponsored with Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC)

Room 6304.24, 6:30-8:30 pm


Friday November 12, 4 - 6 PM
Location: Martin E. Segal Theatre, 1st Floor
Steps Toward an Anthropology of Experimental Psychology
Emily Martin
Department of Anthropology
New York University
Co-Sponsored with the Center for the Study of Women and Society, Women's Studies Certificate Program, and Psychology


NO COLLOQ Nov. 19: American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings


NO COLLOQ Nov. 26: Thanksgiving Break


Friday, December 3
Location: C201- C202- C203 (Concourse Level)
Theory from the South: or, How Europe is Evolving Toward Africa
Jean Comaroff
Department of Anthropology
University of Chicago
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