Our Knowledge is Power: The Cultures of Beauty and Survival in Isle de Jean Charles, LA and Shishmaref, AK
Artist Dennis Davis and curator Chantel Comardelle have partnered on a multimedia exhibit showcasing the beauty of culture of their communities and the price of the climate crisis. Hundreds of…
The ability to see what another is seeing is the first step towards understanding what another is saying, according to most accounts of normal language development. A long tradition of western theory has built its account of the emergence of sociality on sight: language, and social life more generally, begins with the visual ability to imagine…
A conversation between the artist and Princeton curators
Speaker: Denilson Baniwa, Amazonian Indigenous Artist.
Discussants: Jun Nakamura (Princeton University Art Museum), Carlos Fausto (Museu Nacional & PIIRS),…
Ryo Morimoto's book celebration of the release of Nuclear Ghost: Atomic Livelihoods in Fukushima's Gray Zone (April 2023)
In conversation with:
A Brazil LAB event with Ilona Szabó (Igarapé) and Brian Winter (Americas Quarterly). Discussant: Deborah Yashar (PIIRS Director; Donald E. Stokes Professor of Public and International Affairs).
The Department of Anthropology looks forward to meeting and welcoming the Class of 2027 at the upcoming Academic Expo. From 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. on August 28, incoming students can learn more about Anthropology and the three tracks: Sociocultural Anthropology, Medical Anthropology and Law, Politics, and Economics.
We hope to see you…
The Department of Anthropology at Princeton University warmly invites The Class of 2023, their parents, family, and friends to attend the
2023 Class Day Celebration
Monday, May 29, 2023
4:00 PM in the James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street
219 Aaron Burr Hall
With lunch and a birthday cake!
Illuminating our Histories and Creative Futures
Opening Remarks by Professor and Chair João Biehl  …
Abstract: In the early 20th century, at a time when the world was rapidly electrifying, the rise of industrial copper mining in central Peru produced a series of environmental conflicts. Mining depleted water sources, smelter smoke altered the ecology of the valleys, and underground work environments became toxic. This talk will examine the…
The radically humanistic essays of Arc of Interference refigure our sense of the real, the ethical, and the political in the face of mounting social and planetary upheavals. Please join us for a conversation with the coauthor of this visionary new collection and two of today’s leading anthropologists.