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Fall 2012 Colloquia

Fall 2012 Anthropology Program Colloquia
The Promise of Transformation
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.


September 28
Engendering Mestizaje in Early Colonial Bogota
Joanne Rappaport, Georgetown University

October 5
The Complexity of Communication in the Rhesus Monkey
James Higham, New York University

October 12
Covert Humanitarianism: The CIA, Ethnographic Sympathies, and Tibet
Carole McGranahan, University of Colorado

October 19
Fueling la RevoluciĆ³n: Itinerant Physicians and Shifting Moral Economies in Post-Soviet Cuba
P. Sean Brotherton, Yale University

October 26
Taxpayer Identity Politics in the Era of the Tea Party
Sandra Morgen, University of Oregon
Co-sponsored by CUNY Center for the Humanities

November 2
Signs of Violence: Messaging, Media and Politics in Mexico’s ‘Drug War’
Paul Eiss, Carnegie Mellon University

November 9
Black Jerusalem: Ethnography, Immortality, and the African Hebrew Israelites
John Jackson, University of Pennsylvania !

November 30
Policing Intellectual Property in Brazil
Alexander Dent, George Washington University

December 7
The Archaeology of Wye House and Frederick Douglass in Easton, Maryland
Mark Leone, University of Maryland