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.
Eat, drink and reunite at Anthropology’s reunions celebration. Join us in reminiscing with classmates, faculty and staff in the first floor lobby area.
AN ANTHROPOLOGIST AND HIS INTERLOCUTORS:
Law, Intimacy, and Psychoanalysis in the Political Anthropology of JOHN BORNEMAN
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…
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…
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…
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…
A book forum with Princeton Global Scholar Carlos Fausto.
Discussants: Juliana Dweck (Chief Curator, Princeton University Art Museum) and Agustín Fuentes (Professor of Anthropology).