Discussion Series To Focus On International Indigenous Communities
March 5, 2003--
Anthropology faculty and doctoral students
Spring Discussion Series
Thursdays, March 13, March 27, April 10, April 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Campbell Hall, Room 153
Lorna Sundberg International Center at the University of Virginia
will host a spring series, “Anthropologists’ Experiences
with their Study Communities.” U.Va. anthropology faculty
and advanced doctoral students will discuss their research related
to indigenous communities around the world.
13 — Jesse Shipley, a doctoral candidate in sociocultural
anthropology at the University of Chicago and a predoctoral fellow
at U.Va.’s Carter Woodson Institute for African and African-American
Studies, will speak on "Performing Anthropology, Staging Dialogues:
Acting, Research, and Politics in Ghana." The lecture will
address participant observation research with artists and performers
in cross-cultural contexts.
27 — Hanan Sabea, assistant professor of anthropology
at U.Va., will discuss “Many 'Others': Between a Ghost Town
and a Transnational Corporation in Tanzania." Sabea will explore
how conflicting and multiple perceptions and presentations of self
and other are produced and negotiated during ethnographic research
within a transnational corporation.
10 — Tenibac Harvey, a U.Va. doctoral student in
linguistic anthropology, will speak about "Neocolonialism:
The Search for Patients Among the Biomedically 'Unreached' in Guatemala."
Harvey will focus on the problems and complexities of cross-cultural
24 — Jeffrey H. Hantman, U.Va. associate professor
of archaeology, will discuss "American Indians of Virginia:
The Past and Present.” He will talk about the place of American
Indians in the history of Virginia, focusing on the long-term history
of American Indians from archaeological study before 1600, and will
then consider the nature of the initial contacts between native
peoples and Europeans around 1600.
more information, call Susanne Louis at (434) 982-3015.
Katherine Thompson Jackson, (434) 924-3629