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Anthropology Colloquium

Each semester, the Anthropology hosts a colloquium series that features esteemed anthropologists discussing different aspects of the field. See this semester's colloquium schedule below.

Anthropology Spring 2022 Colloquium Flyer
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Zoom or Hyflex (Room TBD)
Unless otherwise noted, all colloquia take place 4:15pm-6:15pm EST Friday.

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Feb. 4
Colonial Migrants at the Heart of Empire: Puerto Rican Workers on U.S. Farms
Ismael Garcia-Colon, Graduate Center & College of Staten Island, CUNY
With Jorge L. Giovannetti-Torres, University of Puerto Rico

Feb. 18
Book Launch: War and the Arc of Human Experience
Glenn Petersen, Graduate Center & Baruch College, CUNY
With Ida Susser, Graduate Center & Hunter College, CUNY; and Alisse Waterston, John Jay College, CUNY

Mar. 4
Dispossession and Critical Theory
Robert Nichols, University of Minnesota

Mar. 11
“And some, I assume, are good people”: U.S. Latinx Communities as Political Shibboleth
Christine Folch, Duke University

Mar. 18
Further Details Within: A Historical Archaeological Examination of the Commensal Politics and Social Negotiations of Early Modern and Modern Drinking Spaces
Megan Victor, Queens College, CUNY

Thursday. Apr. 7, 6pm-8pm
Book Launch: The Dawn of Everything
David Wengrow, University College London
With Don Robotham and Miriam Ticktin, Graduate Center; and Anna Boozer, Graduate Center & Baruch College, CUNY

Apr. 8
Empire’s Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Trans-continental Railroad
Manu Karuka, Barnard College

May 6
The Entanglements of Desire: Language and Late Capitalism in an “out-of-the-way place”
Aurora Donzelli, Sarah Lawrence College

May 13
From Menarche to Menopause: Interspecific Cycle Comparisons and the Evolution of Human Life History
Lara Durgavich, Harvard University