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Fall 2000 Colloquia

Fall 2000 Colloquia Series
and Special Events
PhD Program in Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center

365 5th Avenue at 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

All colloqs meet in Room C198 on the concourse level unless otherwise noted. All colloqs begin at 4:15 pm and are followed by wine and cheese in the Brockway Room, rm. 6402 in the anthropology department.


  • 22nd Sept.
    Steven Feld
    Dept of Anthropology, New York University
    "Vocal Knowledge: On the politics and poetics of bush modernity in Bosavi, Papua New Guinea"



  • 29th Sept. NO COLLOQUIUM - Rosh Hashanah

  • 6th Oct.
    Deborah Poole
    Dept of Anthropology, New School for Social Research
    "Cultural Diversity and Racial Unity in Post Revolutionary Oaxaca: The historical bases of neoliberal multiculturalism"

  • 13th Oct.
    Richard Franke
    Dept of Anthropology, Montclair State University
    "Local democracy and development: The people's campaign for decentralised planning in Kerala"

  • 20th Oct.
    Delia Patricia Mathews
    Dept of Social Sciences
    Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
    "Between the Andes and Buenos Aires: Indian identity at the margins of Argentina"

  • 27th Oct.
    Daniel Miller
    Dept of Anthropology, University College London
    "The Dialectics of Shopping"
    Colloquium co-sponsored by Anthropology Program, Sociology Program and the Institute for the Humanities (Graduate Center, CUNY) ROOM C204

  • 3rd Nov.
    James Moore
    Dept of Anthropology, Queens College, CUNY
    PhD Program in Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center
    "The Silence Surrounding Slavery in the Contemporary Construction of European Identity: The Case of the Irish Iron Age"

  • 10th Nov. NO COLLOQUIUM -
    Anthropology Department's day-long conference on Secularism

  • 17th Nov. NO COLLOQUIUM - AAA Meetings (15-19 Nov.)

  • 24th Nov. NO COLLOQUIUM - Thanksgiving

  • 1st Dec.
    Diane Austin-Broos
    Department of Anthropology, University of Sydney
    "An Aboriginal Modernity: cognatic kinship and economic citizenship among the Western Arrernte of Central Australia"

  • 8th Dec.
    Thomas Plummer
    Dept of Anthropology, Queens College, CUNY
    "Recent Paleoanthropological Fieldwork on the Homa Peninsular, Southwestern Kenya"