Event Archives

Events Archive

On Brazilian Authoritarianism: A Book Forum with Lilia Schwarcz

The Poetics of Indigenous Amazonia: Flutes, Spells, Necklaces, and Manioc

Thu, Nov 7, 2019, 4:30 pm

In this talk, Fausto elaborates on an Amazonian aesthetics that expresses itself through a regime of small intervals, producing variation by means of minimal differences. Fausto proposes that this aesthetics is not only foundational of indigenous Amazonian visual and verbo-musical arts, but also orients Amazonian peoples' practical engagement...

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

The Powers of African Spirituality in Global Consciousness: Light, Vision, & Truth Conference

Fri, Oct 18, 2019, 10:00 am

This interdisciplinary conference will host priestesses and priests from the Akan sacred path who work in Ghana, the U.S., and elsewhere across the globe - as well as scholars working on related topics. We will explore the recent revitalizations of African spirituality - especially, Akan practices - in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Amazonian Leapfrogging: Long-term Vision for Safeguarding the Amazon for Brazil and the Planet

Thu, Oct 17, 2019, 2:00 pm

An International Symposium

Location: 399 Julis Rabinowitz Building

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