Event Archives

Events Archive

Amazon at the Crossroads: Emerging Threats and Opportunities for Conservation

Tue, Oct 16, 2018, 4:30 pm

Beto Veríssimo is a senior researcher at Imazon, an NGO think-and-do-tank based in the Brazilian Amazon that he co-founded in 1990. He was trained in Agricultural  Engineering at the Federal Rural University of the Brazilian Amazon and earned a Masters in  Ecology at Pennsylvania State University.

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building
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AMS Workshop with Carol Greenhouse

Mon, Oct 15, 2018, 12:00 pm

Please RSVP to Candice Kessel.

Location: 102 Jones Hall

Film Screening: In the Last Days of the City

Fri, Oct 12, 2018, 4:30 pm

Followed by discussion with director Tamer El Said

Location: 100 Jones Hall

A Vital Politics: Water Insurgencies in Europe

Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 4:30 pm

This talk tracks recent water insurgencies (over price, contract, and infrastructure) in order to explore popular critiques of the privatization and financialization of water in Europe.

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Mapping Altered Biomes: How Transformations in Land Use in Brazil Affect Global Climate Change and What Comes Next

Wed, Oct 10, 2018, 4:30 pm

Tasso Azevedo is a Brazilian scientist and social entrepreneur working on the field of forests, sustainability and climate change.

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building
Speaker(s):

COOKING DATA Culture and Politics in an African Research World

Fri, Oct 5, 2018, 12:00 pm

Cal Biruk is Professor of Anthropology at Oberlin College and Conservatory. Their research focuses how data reflect and cohere new social relations, persons, forms of expertise, and exclusions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Location: Robertson Hall, Bowl 001

Imagining Radical Futures: Anthropological Potentialities?

Fri, Oct 5, 2018 (All day)

Imagining Radical Futures: Anthropological Potentialities?

Aaron Burr Hall 219

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Green Cities: Inequality, Space, Sustainability

Fri, Sep 28, 2018, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Keynote speakers: Melissa Checker (Queens College) and Laura Lawson (Rutgers University)

Location: Betts Auditorium

Of Peepholes and People

Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 4:30 pm

The Moral and Political Life of Things in Prison

The Melvin Tumin Lecture on Social Inequality

This annual lecture honors the memory of Professor Melvin Tumin whose writing on social inequality edified and inspired a generation of American social scientists.

Location: Robertson Hall, Bowl 001

THE TOXIC WOMB Opioid-Addicted Pregnancy as Site and Metaphor for a Dying American Dream

Fri, Sep 21, 2018, 12:00 pm

Dr. Knight received a B.A. (Psychology, Philosophy, and Theology) from Georgetown University, a M.Ed. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the joint doctoral program in medical anthropology at University of California – San Francisco/Berkeley.

Location: Robertson Hall, Bowl 001

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