Event Archives

Events Archive

Hannibal Lokumbe, November 23

Tue, Nov 23, 2021, 1:30 pm

A special Zoom reading with leading composer, librettist, and jazz musician Hannibal Lokumbe.

Hannibal will read the libretto from his current opera composition, The Jonah People, and take questions from the attendees.

Held during a class, Rituals of Governing, but open to all.

'I Put Food on Everyone's Table': Food Provisioning and Domestic Work across Three Generations of Black Women in Santiago de Cuba

Tue, Nov 16, 2021, 5:00 pm

Based on long-term ethnographic research, this talk draws on three generations of Black women from a low-income family in Santiago de Cuba.

Sustainability through collaboration and community engagement in a global biodiversity hotspot

Mon, Nov 15, 2021, 12:15 pm

Kristina Douglass is an archaeologist who investigates how people, land- and seascapes co-evolve. She is the Joyce and Doug Sherwin Early Career Professor in the Rock Ethics Institute and Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African Studies at Penn State University.

Location: Zoom

Volunteer ****1864: A documentary film by Sandra Kogut

Fri, Nov 12, 2021, 4:30 pm

Film screening followed by discussion with the director. Discussants: João Biehl, Guilherme Fagundes & Maria Luísa Lucas (Anthropology and Brazil LAB).

Location: East Pyne 10

Discussions in Anthropology: Post-Doc Dialogues

Thu, Nov 11, 2021, 4:30 pm

Arbel Griner, Postdoctoral Research Associate, CHW
Desire pills, love sprays, maternity drops: Pharmacological Normativity and the making of Love as a Scientific Fact

Marian Thorpe, Postdoctoral Research Associate, PLAS
Controversies of Consent: Wordsmithing Free, Prior, and...

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall and Zoom

Coastal Worlds: Ecologies and Infrastrutures in Western India

Wed, Nov 10, 2021, 12:00 pm
Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment Ryo Morimoto, Anthropology PIIRS Chandana Anusha, Princeton Mellon Fellow

Wednesday, November 10 at 12pm ET / Betts Auditorium / Zoom

Location: Betts Auditorium and Zoom

Didier Fassin & João Biehl: Death of a Traveller -- A Counter Investigation

Tue, Nov 9, 2021, 6:00 pm

It is a simple story. A 37-year-old man belonging to the Traveller community is shot dead by a special unit of the French police on the family farm where he was hiding since he failed to return to prison after temporary release. The officers claim self-defense. The relatives, present at the scene, contest that claim. A case is opened, and it...

HMEI Faculty Seminar with Carolyn Rouse: “Necropolitics at the End of Empire: The Paradox of White Supremacy in the U.S.”

Tue, Nov 2, 2021, 12:30 pm

Carolyn Rouse, the Ritter Professor of Anthropology, will present “Necropolitics at the End of Empire: The Paradox of White Supremacy in the U.S.” for our third talk in the fall 2021 HMEI Faculty...

Location: 10 Guyot Hall/Online via Zoom webinar

The Makings of the Forest: Ecologies of Knowledges in Amazonia

Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Carlos Fausto (Museu Nacional & Princeton) and Anne McClintock (Princeton).

Location: Brazil LAB YouTube Channel

Empathy and Journalism: The power of immersive reporting in creative nonfiction

Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 12:00 pm
Helen Thorpe, Journalism; with Carolyn Rouse, Anthropology
Location: 16 Joseph Henry House and Zoom