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Fall 2011 Colloquia

Fall 2011 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. Download poster.
 

October 14
SOVEREIGNTY AND THE SPACE OF THE NATION-STATE: NOTES FROM JAMAICA
Deborah Thomas
Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
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October 21
ACTIVIST ANTHROPOLOGY, PROMISES AND PERILS
Jeff Maskovsky
Urban Studies Department, Queens College and Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center
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October 28
PANEL, THE ARAB SPRING: ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES
Yuksel Sezgin, Assistant Professor, Political Science, John Jay College
Shuki Cohen, Assistant Professor, Psychology, John Jay College
Marnia Lazreg, Professor, Sociology, Graduate Center & Hunter College
Moderator:
Avram Bornstein, Anthropology Department, John Jay College and CUNY Graduate Center
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November 4
THE TRANSNATIONAL BUSINESS OF CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS IN CHINA: THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SILK ROAD
Lisa Rofel
Department of Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz
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November 11
THE ETHNOGRAPHY OF BLACK/QUEER/DIASPORA: TRACING CIRCUITS OF DESIRE
Jafari Sinclaire Allen
Department of Anthropology and African American Studies, Yale University
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NO COLLOQUIA on November 18 (AAA Meetings) and November 25 (Thanksgiving break)

December 2
SEXUAL LATITUDES: THE EROTIC LIFE OF GLOBALIZATION
Ara Wilson
Department of Anthropology, Duke University
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December 9
HUMANS, THE HIGH-ENERGY APE
Herman Pontzer
Anthropology Department, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center
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