Event Archives

Events Archive

The Ethical Stance and the Possibility of Critique

Thu, Oct 10, 2019, 4:30 pm

Critique is an assertion of values pitted against a state of affairs.  To say that things should not be the way they are--to respond to questions such as ‘Why do I think this political or economic arrangement is wrong (and why should I care?’) implies an ethical stance.  Critique thus draws together fact and value, domains that a long tradition...

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Public Security and Democracy in Brazil: Challenges and Opportunities

Thu, Oct 3, 2019, 4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Ilona Szabó and Deborah Yashar.

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building

Indebted: Student Finance, Social Speculation, and the Future of the US Family

Thu, Sep 26, 2019, 4:30 pm

The struggle to pay for college is one of the defining features of middle-class experience in the United States today. As costs rise beyond what any could have predicted, students and parents alike agonize over whether to take on the burden of loans to try and achieve the promise of higher education.

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

The Sun on My Head: A Book Discussion with Geovani Martins

Tue, Sep 24, 2019, 12:00 pm

A Brazil LAB Today event with Geovani Martins. Moderated by Pedro Meira Monteiro (Spanish and Portuguese).

Location: 161 Louis A. Simpson Building

Reunions 2019 Open House

Fri, May 31, 2019, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Welcome Back!

Eat, drink and reunite at Anthropology’s reunions celebration. Join us in reminiscing with classmates, faculty and staff in the first floor lobby area.


Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Medical Humanities Fair

Mon, May 13, 2019, 3:00 pm

The Medical Humanities Fair is presented by the Department of Anthropology together with the Humanities Council, the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship, and the Pace Center for Civic Engagement. Students will present their final course requirement for ANT/HUM240 Medical Anthropology course, either by showing their artistic project or...

Location: Rotunda, Chancellor Green

Current Dynamics between Europe and the Middle East/North Africa

Fri, May 3, 2019 (All day)

Geopolitical relations between Europe and the Middle East and North Africa and within each region have altered the global political, cultural, and social landscape.

Location: A71 Louis A. Simpson Building

Senior Thesis Showing

Fri, Apr 26, 2019, 2:00 pm

Featuring film screenings and readings from Anthropology majors of the class of 2019!

Popcorn and snacks will be provided.

Current Schedule: 

2:05 - 2:45pm: Andie Ayala
2:45- 3:10pm: Jamie O'Leary
3:10 - 3:35: Feyisola Soetan 
3:35 - 4:00pm: Madeleine Le Cesne

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Clifford Geertz Commemorative Lecture - "Challenging Art as a Cultural System: For Cliff from the 21st Century"

Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 4:30 pm

“to locate in the tenor of their setting the sources of their spell” – Clifford Geertz, “Art as a Cultural System”


Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Technological Leapfrogging in the Global South: The Case of Brazil

Tue, Apr 16, 2019, 4:30 pm

Discussant: Eric Larson, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building