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Spring 2003 Colloquia

Spring 2003 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 from 4:15-6:15 p.m.
unless otherwise indicated.
Please check individual events for locations.


31 January
Janet Kaplan
PhD Program in Anthropology
The Graduate Center
(MFA, Sarah Lawrence College)

Reading from The Groundnote and new work.
Room 6402 (the Brockway Room)

7 February
Kevin Birth
Department of Anthropology
Queens College

"Time, Memory and History in Trinidad"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

14 February
E. Valentine Daniel
PhD Program in Anthropology
Columbia University

"History, Memory, Identity and Violence"
President's Conference Room (Room 8201.01)

21 February
Richard Wilson
Department of Anthropology
New School University

"How Human Rights Tribunals Write History"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

28 February
Timothy Mitchell
Department of Political Science
New York University

"Para-sites of Capitalism"
Room 9204-05

7 March
Anthropology Program Book Party
Brockway Room (Room 6402)

14 March
Byron Good and Mary-Jo Good
Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

"A Nation 'Amuk': Representing Violence and Reform
in Indonesia"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

21 March - 3:00 p.m.
Michael Burawoy
Department of Sociology
University of California, Berkeley

"On the Shoulders of Giants: Bringing History and Theory
to Ethnography"
Room 9206-07
Co-sponsored with the PhD Program in Sociology.

28 March
Dominic Bryan
Institute of Irish Studies
Queens University of Belfast

"Rituals of Irish Protestantism and Orangeism:
The Transnational Grand"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

4 April - 6:00 p.m.
"Mafia and the Antimafia Process in Sicily: Wider Implications"
A Presentation and Discussion of Jane and Peter Schneider's book, Reversible Destiny

With
David Kertzer
Department of Anthropology, Brown University
Nelson Moe
Department of Italian, Barnard College and Columbia University
Marta Petrusewicz
Dept. of History, Hunter College and The Graduate Center

Casa Italiana
New York University
24 West 12th Street
New York
NOTE: Event begins at 6:00 p.m.

11 April
Faye V. Harrison
Lindsay Young Professor and Associate Head
Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee
and
Delmos Jones Visiting Scholar, The Graduate Center

"Justice for All: Meeting the Challenges of Advocacy Research
in the Global Age"
Martin E. Segal Theatre (First floor)
Co-sponsored with the Africana Studies Group.

18 April
Spring Break - no colloquium

25 April
AES Meetings - no colloquium

2 May
Elizabeth Povinelli
Department of Anthropology
University of Chicago

"At Home in the Violence of Recognition"
Room 9204-05

9 May
Tom McGovern, Andy Dugmore, and Ian Simpson
North Atlantic Biocultural Organization (NABO)
and the CUNY Northern Science & Education Center (NORSEC)

"Historical Ecology in the North Atlantic"
Room 9204

16 May - 4:00 p.m.
Blanche Wiesen Cook, Lloyd Gardner*, and David Harvey
*Rutgers University
and The Graduate Center, CUNY

A celebration and discussion of American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization (University of California Press, 2003) by Neil Smith (Distinguished Professor, PhD Program in Anthropology, and Director, Center for Place, Culture, and Politics)
Room 9206-07