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Spring 2005 Colloquia

Spring 2005 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, 4:15-6:15 in Room C198 (concourse level) unless otherwise noted. Following the colloquia, light refreshments are served in the Brockway Room, Rm. 6402 in the Anthropology Department. All are welcome.

February 18
Don Mitchell
Department of Geography, Syracuse University

ÒHicks v. Virginia: Judicial Anti-Urbanism and the Fear of Public SpaceÓ

Co-sponsored with the Center for Place, Culture and Politics

February 25
Tina Campt
WomenÕs Studies, Duke University

ÒBe Real Black For Me: Diaspora, Difference and a Politics of ImaginationÓ
Co-sponsored with the Center for the Humanities, the Ph.D. Program in History, and Africana Studies

March 4
Sami Zubaida
Professor of Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck College, University of London

ÒBoundaries, Identities and Diasporas in the Modern History of the Middle EastÓ

Co-sponsored with MEMEAC

March 11
Gerald Sider
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, College of Staten Island and
Ph.D. Progam in Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center

ÒThe Death of Labrador Children: Making Cultures and Histories in North Atlantic CanadaÓ

March 18
Jacqueline N. Brown,
Department of Anthropology, Hunter College

"Folk Phenomenologies: Defining Race and Place in Black Liverpool"

March 25: No classes or colloquium

April 1
Johannes Fabian
Amsterdam School of Social Research, University of Amsterdam

"The 'Other' Revisited: Critical Afterthoughts"

April 8
Jeff Maskovsky
Urban Studies Department, Queens College and
Ph.D. Program in Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center

ÒGrassroots Consumerism: New Rights and New Responsibilities for the U.S. Urban PoorÓ

April 15
Fred Magdoff
Plant and Soil Science, University of Vermont

ÒFree Trade, Markets and the Biopolitic of World HungerÓ

Commentator: Joan Mencher, Department of Anthropology, Lehman College and Ph.D. Program in Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center

Co-sponsored with WomenÕs Studies
NOTE: Room 9204-05

April 22
Ph.D. Program in Anthropology Book Party Collective
Note: Brockway Room, Room 6402


April 29 - Spring Recess, no colloquium

May 6
Tom McGovern
Department of Anthropology, Hunter College
and Ph.D. Program in Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center

Title: TBA