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Workshop on Motherhood

An Interdisciplinary Roundtable “Motherhood and Related Gender: Civil, National, and Transnational Issues” Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 3:00-5:00 pm Brooks Hall, 2nd floor conference room Dr. Allison Alexy, “Mothers, Citizenship, and the Japanese State” In this short presentation I describe how … Continue reading

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CULTURAL REASONING AND RELATIVISM: Uses and Interpretations

CULTURAL REASONING AND RELATIVISM: Uses and Interpretations March 30th, 3:30-5:30pm Newcomb Hall Room 389 The interface between systems of beliefs and systems of laws creates complementary and contradictory actions. Belief systems, as prescribed by culture, do not always coincide with … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Workshop

Visual Imagery: a Source or Means of Anthropological Description and Interpretation February 28st from 5:30-7pm Brooks Hall Conference Room This workshop is meant to help students (in the Distinguished Major Program DMP) develop their thesis in a workshop setting. As … Continue reading

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Previous Events, 2009

Graduate Student Roundtable -Moving Margins- Strategies and Meanings Thursday, November 19, 2009 4pm-6pm Kaleidoscope, Newcomb Hall Katey Blumenthal, Department of Anthropology “Impurities Inside and Out: Social Segregation and Religious Integration of Himalayan Mon Musicians” Julie Starr, Department of Anthropology “Han … Continue reading

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Previous Events, 2008

Corporations and the Future of Humankind Monday, October 27, 2008 5-7 PM Newcomb Hall 168 Ira Bashkow, Anthropology (Partipant and Moderator), “The Agency of Corporations” Allison Pugh, Sociology, “Consumption as Care and Belonging: Economies of Dignity in Children’s Daily Lives” Herbert Tico … Continue reading

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Previous Events, 2007

A CONVERSATION: The Meanings of Health and Dirt March 15, 2007 Featured Participants: Richard Handler, Wende Marshall, Ravindra Khare, Helen Chapelle, and Claire Snell-Rood Often, health is discussed as a matter of development, of inequities or disparities, or as a … Continue reading

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Previous Events, 2006

Disasters and the Nation-State: Changing Strategies and Interpretations February 22, 2006 Wende Elizabeth Marshall, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Discussant H.L. Seneviratne, Professor of Anthropology A year after the tsunami, and despite a massive out pouring of help and goodwill, … Continue reading

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Previous Events, 2005

“Fanaticism: Changing Grounds, Expressions, and Dynamics” March 31, 2005 * Rhetoric and the Political Unconscious: Democracy and Fundamentalism in the Berlin Republic — Volker Kaiser, Department of German * Fanaticism and the Rhetorics of Evil — Jennifer L. Geddes, Department … Continue reading

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Previous Events, 2004

Fanaticism: Issues of Definition, Changing Forms and Major Messages March 24, 2004 Panelists: Volker Kaiser Lisa Aronson Daniel Lefkowitz Yuri Urbanovich Holly Donahue Moderated by R.S. Khare, Center Director “On the Origins of Fanaticism — Approaching a Definition” Volker Kaiser, … Continue reading

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Previous Events, 2003

Explaining Tuskegee: Eugenics, Public Health and the University of Virginia November 11, 2003 This panel will be led by Professor Paul Lombardo from the Institute of Law and Psychiatry and Gregory Dorr, Ph.D. candidate in the History Department. The roundtable … Continue reading

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