Event Archives

Events Archive

Final Public Oral Exam - Shinjung Nam

Fri, May 7, 2021, 10:00 am
Shinjung Nam Philosophizing against Hegemons:
Humanities Studies and the Politics of Reading in South Korea



Perspectivas históricas e antropológicas da pandemia

Thu, May 6, 2021, 4:30 pm

The Brazil LAB and the Institute for Health Policy Studies (IEPS) will hold their fourth joint seminar of the series Brazilian Social Sciences in the Pandemic on May 6, 2021, at 4:30 pm ET. 


Urban Studies Methods Conversation: Urban Ecologies and Atmospheres

Fri, Apr 9, 2021, 12:00 pm

Join Jerry Zee (Anthropology) and Franz Prichard (East Asian Studies) for a conversation about the diverse ways scholars study the impact of urbanization. From the dust in the air, to the imageries captured by photographers, filmmakers, and writers, urban development shapes the material world, and culture, around us.


Ontological Commitment and De-Subjectivation in Maya Shamanic Practice

Thu, Apr 8, 2021, 4:30 pm

This paper outlines aspects of the ritual practice of a Maya shaman, Sebastian or Don

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Material Histories of Latin America

Fri, Apr 2, 2021, 12:00 pm

There has an explosion of research on the historical archaeology of Latin America over the past twenty years, particularly focused upon the continuities and transformations of the early colonial period.  Yet much of this work has remained siloed deep within specific sub-disciplinary forums.

Work-In-Progress: Jeffrey Himpele

Thu, Mar 25, 2021, 4:30 pm
Warning: Graphic Content A presentation of recent experiments in the VizE Lab and a discussion of the prospects for using data visualization as a form of anthropological analysis and expression. Registration required, click here to register.
Location: Virtual via Zoom

Insurgent Archivings: Decolonizing the War of the False Saints (Mucker) in a Southern Settler Frontier (1868-1874)

Thu, Mar 25, 2021, 9:00 am

On March 25, 2021, at 8 AM ET (10h Brasília) the Brazil LAB and the Graduate Program in Social Anthropology of the Museu Nacional will hold the first joint seminar of the series Encounters.


Dos Republicas: An Architecture of Settler Colonialism Without Treaties

Wed, Mar 24, 2021, 4:30 pm

Dos republicas - or the principle of two republics - is a well-known ideology underpinning Spanish colonialism in the Americas. Some scholars cite dos republicas as key to the distinction between Spanish and Anglophone colonialisms, which tended to rely on treaty-making - a distinction more recently cast as highlighting the Spanish...


Democracy and Inequalities in Brazil

Thu, Mar 18, 2021, 4:30 pm
Location: Brazil LAB YouTube Channel

Sophomore Open House

Thu, Mar 18, 2021, 12:30 pm

Join us via Zoom for our Sophomore Open House and meet our faculty and our concentrators.

Check out our prospective majors' page.