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Spring 2004 Colloquia

Spring 2004 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.


20 February
Timothy Pugh
Department of Anthropology
Queens College, CUNY

"The Life Cycle of Contact Period Maya God Pots"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

27 February
Avram Bornstein
Department of Anthropology
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

"Lessons of Power: International Activists and Militarism
in Israel-Palestine"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

5 March
John Collins
Department of Anthropology
Queens College, CUNY

"Melted Gold and National Bodies: Rumor, Redemption,
and the Value of History in Brazil's 'City of Women'"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

12 March
No colloquium:
Black Feminisms conference sponsored by
the Africana Studies Group

19 March
Susan Lees
Department of Anthropology
Hunter College, CUNY
and the PhD Program in Anthropology, The Graduate Center

"Diaspora and Diversity: Two Concepts of Community"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

26 March
Paris, Capital of Modernity:
A celebration of the book by David Harvey

Panelists:
Thomas Bender, Professor of History, New York University;
Susan Fainstein, Professor of Urban Planning, Columbia University; Kristin Ross, Professor of Comparative Literature, New York University; and Neil Smith, Distinguished Professor in the PhD Program in Anthropology and Director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Response by:
David Harvey, Distinguished Professor, PhD Program in Anthropology, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Room C198 (Concourse level)

Co-sponsored by the PhD Program in Anthropology
and the Center for Place, Culture and Politics

2 and 9 April
No colloquia: Spring recess

16 April
No colloquium:
Conference, "Creative Destruction: Area Knowledge
and the New Geographies of Empire"
Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY
Neil Smith, Director
Sponsored by the Ford Foundation Project on Area Studies
For more information: http://pcp.gc.cuny.edu/

23 April
No colloquium: AES/SANA meetings

30 April
Ekaterina Pechenkina
Department of Anthropology
Queens College, CUNY

"Biological Indicators of Social Heterogeneity"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

7 May
Anru Lee
Department of Anthropology
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

"Conflicting Loyalties and Contested Justice: Taiwanese Subway Systems as Regional, National, and Global Icons"
Room C198 (Concourse level)

14 May
Panel discussion to celebrate the publication of
Wounded Cities, edited by Jane Schneider and Ida Susser
with chapters by PhD Program in Anthropology students
and faculty
Room C198 (Concourse level)

Panelists:
Sharon Zukin, Professor of Sociology, The Graduate Center, and Broeklundian Professor of Sociology, Brooklyn College;
Joshua Freeman, Professor of History, The Graduate Center;
Neil Smith, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology,
The Graduate Center; and
David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology,
The Graduate Center

Co-sponsored by the PhD Program in Anthropology
and the Center for Place, Culture and Politics