Event Archives

Events Archive

15th Annual Humanities Colloquium to Explore Mobility with João Biehl
Thu, Sep 23, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

The Humanities Council will host its 15th Annual Humanities Colloquium on Thursday, September 23, at 4:30 pm. In an era of lockdowns, travel restrictions, and arrested movement, we have invited four distinguished Princeton scholars to ponder this year’s theme,

Panel 1: The Current and Future Landscape of Publishing in Anthropology
Thu, Sep 23, 2021, 12:20 pm12:20 pm
Panel #1

In this panel discussion, Dr. Gustaaf Houtman and Professor Mariane Ferme will tackle where Anthropology is, and where Anthropology is headed, in regard to journals, contents, and formats. In a moderated dialogue they'll address what kind of submissions are being received and what kind do they want, what does the future of journals…

219 Aaron Burr Hall and Zoom
Final Public Oral Exam - Shinjung Nam
Fri, May 7, 2021, 10:00 am10:00 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 pm4:30 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. 

Marcos Cueto (Fiocruz) and Aparecida Vilaça (Museu Nacional) will speak on historical and anthropological perspectives of the pandemic…

Urban Studies Methods Conversation: Urban Ecologies and Atmospheres
Fri, Apr 9, 2021, 12:00 pm12:00 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. Our conversation will cover…

Ontological Commitment and De-Subjectivation in Maya Shamanic Practice
Thu, Apr 8, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

This paper outlines aspects of the ritual practice of a Maya shaman, Sebastian or Don Chabo (DC), with whom I was fortunate to work and record over the final 16 years of his life. I spell out two fundamental elements. The first is what I call his ontological commitments – that is, what he held to exist as the necessary basis and frame of…

Virtual via Zoom
Material Histories of Latin America
Fri, Apr 2, 2021, 12:00 pm12:00 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. In this symposium, we explore how the rubric of …

Work-In-Progress: Jeffrey Himpele
Thu, Mar 25, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 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.
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 am9:00 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.

"Insurgent Archivings: Decolonizing the War of the False Saints (Mucker) in a Southern…

Dos Republicas: An Architecture of Settler Colonialism Without Treaties
Wed, Mar 24, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 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…