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Spring 2010 Colloquia

Spring 2010 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. Additional events may be announced. Download flyer.

Tuesday, February 16 6:30-8.30 p.m.
Humanitarian Crisis in Haiti: What is happening, and what can we do?
Mark Schuller
York College
Co-sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Anthropology, the Center for Place, Culture and Politics, & the Center for Humanities
Recital Hall

Friday, February 19
Heritage Preservation and the Archaeology of Terroir: Lessons of Continuity and Change in the Black Sea
Alexander Bauer
Department of Anthropology, Queens College

Thursday February 25 4:30-5:30 p.m.
A Land that's Never Green: Recent Collaborative Research In Norse Greenland 2007-09
Konrad Smiarowski
CUNY Doctoral Program
2010 CUNY Archaeology Seminar Presentation
Hunter College North Building Room 710

Friday, February 26
New Engagements: Linguistic Anthropology’s Contributions to Anthropology and Beyond
Ignasi Clemente
Department of Anthropology, Hunter College

Friday, March 5
Chasing Science: Children’s Brains, Family Practice, Scientific Labors
Rayna Rapp
Department of Anthropology, New York University

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Friday, March 12
Race: A Conversation
Panelists: Leith Mullings, Juan Flores, Gary Okihiro
Moderated by: Jacqueline Brown

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Thursday March 18 7:00 p.m.
Primate Conservation and The Role of Infectious Disease
Dr. Colin Chapman
Department of Anthropology and McGill School of Environment
Sponsored by The New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology (NYCEP)
The New York Regional Primatology Colloquium Series
Room C201/C202

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Friday, March 19
Claiming Space for Engaged Anthropology: Spatial Inequality and Social Exclusion
Setha Low
Departments of Environmental Psychology and Anthropology, The Graduate Center

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Friday, March 26
Unsettling the Anthropology of the U.S.
Jessica Cattelino
Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles


Friday, April 9
Feminist Anthropology: A Conversation
Panelists: Dorothy Hodgon, Rupal Oza, Jane Guyer and Ida Susser

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Friday, April 16
Understanding the ‘Right’ Now: Lawyers and Academics on the Potential and Limits of Law for Social Change
Third Annual Conference of ‘Rightest’ Movements

The Privatization of Public Space? Resisting Enclosure

Wednesday, April 21
Conference: The Privatization of Public Space?
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Elebash Recital Hall

Thursday, April 22
Resisting Enclosure: Student and Activist Workshops
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Elebash Recital Hall

Public Space Research Group at the Center for Human Environments
Center for Place, Culture, and Politics
Ph.D. Programs in Anthropology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Sociology
and Office of Institutional Advancement

(for more information contact Jared Becker at

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Friday, April 23
Headlines of Nation, Subtexts of Class
Don Kalb
Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University, Budapest

Friday, April 30
The Dialectics of Social Change
David Harvey
Department of Anthropology, The Graduate Center

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Wednesday, May 5
Academia and Activism
10th Anniversary
Center for Place, Culture and Politics

Friday, May 7
Island of Shame: Methods, Ethics and Ethnographies of Empire
David Vine
Department of Anthropology, American University

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