Event Archives

Events Archive

Academic Expo
Thu, Sep 1, 2022, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

The Department of Anthropology looks forward to meeting and welcoming the Class of 2026 at the upcoming Academic Expo. From 1:00 to 4:00 PM on September 1, incoming students can learn more about the Anthropology and the three tracks, Sociocultural, Medical and Law, Politics, and Economics.

Frick Chemistry Laboratory
Reunions 2022 Open House
Fri, May 20, 2022, 3:00 pm5:00 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.

Aaron Burr Hall Lobby Area
Anthropology influenced by and in dialogue with John Borneman: A Symposium
Fri, Apr 15, 2022

Law, Intimacy, and Psychoanalysis in the Political Anthropology of JOHN BORNEMAN

219 Aaron Burr Hall and Zoom
Celebrating Life and Work of Talal Asad
Thu, Apr 14, 2022, 1:00 pm5:00 pm


Gil Anidjar, Columbia University

Jonathan Boyarin, Cornell University

Ayça Çubukçu, London School of Economics

Mayanthi Fernando, University o California-Santa Cruz

Charles Hirschkind, University of…

War, from the South
Thu, Apr 7, 2022, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
219 Aaron Burr Hall and Zoom
Book Talk: Hanna Garth and Jerry Zee
Thu, Mar 31, 2022, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Hanna Garth's first book "Food in Cuba: The Pursuit of a Decent Meal" (Stanford University Press, 2020), is based on ethnographic research in Santiago de Cuba, the island's second largest city. Her research reveals the ways that even food distribution systems, which ostensibly…

219 Aaron Burr Hall and Zoom
Clifford Geertz Commemorative Lecture: Jonathan Spencer
Thu, Mar 17, 2022, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
The Trouble with Golden Ages: Anthropology and the Spirit of Revolutionary Times

Abstract: ‘The trouble with golden ages,’ as Clifford Geertz, quoting Randall Jarrell, once said, ‘is that the people in them go about complaining that everything looks yellow.’ In this lecture Professor Jonathan Spencer will…

219 Aaron Burr Hall and Zoom
Continent in Dust: Experiments in a Chinese Weather System
Mon, Feb 28, 2022, 12:00 am1:00 pm

In China, the weather has changed. Decades of reform have been shadowed by a changing meteorological normal: seasonal dust storms and spectacular episodes of air pollution have reworked physical and political relations between land and air in China and downwind. Continent in Dust offers an anthropology of strange weather, focusing on…

Art Effects: Image, Agency, and Ritual in Amazonia
Fri, Feb 25, 2022, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

A book forum with Princeton Global Scholar Carlos Fausto. 

Discussants: Juliana Dweck (Chief Curator, Princeton University Art Museum) and Agustín Fuentes (Professor of Anthropology).

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Book Discussion: Michael Taussig: Law in a Lawless Land: Diary of a Limpieza in Colombia
Thu, Feb 24, 2022, 1:45 pm1:45 pm
This book talk will be held during an "Anthropology of Law" class. This Zoom discussion is open to all, with a Q & A format. Click here to register for this event.