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Spring 2008 Colloquia

Spring 2008 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 C415A (concourse level) unless otherwise noted. Following the colloquia, light refreshments are served in the Brockway Room, Rm. 6402 in the Anthropology Department. Note days and times of other special events. No colloquium will be held on February 22, March 21, April 4, April 18, or April 25. Additional events may be announced.


Friday, February 15
Beastly whiteness: Animal kinds and the social imagination in
South Africa
Hylton White
Department of Anthropology
New School for Social Research

Friday, February 29
Termination, animation, and the social lives of embryo specimens
Lynn M. Morgan
Department of Anthropology
Mt. Holyoke College

Friday, March 7
Waste and darkness as matter, medium and metaphor in Almaty, Kazakhstan
Catherine Alexander
Department of Anthropology
Goldsmiths, University of London

Friday, March 14
Return the Gift: Security, Global Emergency, Law
Closing Talk, “Toward a Comparative Discussion on ‘Rightist’ Movements” conference; lecture co-sponsored by Center for Place, Culture and Politics
Mark Neocleous
Department of Government
Brunel University

Friday, March 28
Between Israeli and Jewish belonging: Religious settlement,
post-national imaginaries, and the politics of exclusion
Tamara Neuman
Department of Anthropology
Bryn Mawr College

Friday, April 4 NO COLLOQ
AES/SANA meeting;
Graduate Center “Theorizing Blackness” conference

Friday, April 11
The insurgency imperative of anti-Black genocide in Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro
João Costa Vargas
Center for African and African American Studies & Department of Anthropology
University of Texas-Austin

Friday, May 2
Beyond 'racial democracy': Black mobilization and state response in contemporary Brazil
Antônio Sérgio Guimarães
Departamento de Sociologia
Universidade de São Paulo

Friday, May 9
Uncertain suffering: Racial healthcare disparities and sickle cell disease
Carolyn Rouse
Department of Anthropology
Princeton University