Event Archives

Events Archive

Brazil: A Biography

Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 3rd Floor Atrium, Aaron Burr Hall

Environmental Humanities Colloquium: Ryo Morimoto

Wed, Nov 7, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 111 East Pyne

The Hole: An Ethnographic Descent into Mexico City's 'Anexos'

Thu, Oct 25, 2018, 4:30 pm

In the past decade, informal addiction treatment centers called anexos (annexes) have proliferated throughout Mexico. Run and utilized by low-income communities, these centers utilize captivity, coercion and violence as instruments for recovery.

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Writing Capital's Cosmopole: Towards a Dialogical Narration of South African Performance

The Trial, A Film by Maria Augusta Ramos

Mon, Oct 22, 2018, 4:30 pm

Screening and discussion of The Trial (with English subtitles). 

Location: 106 McCormick Hall

Amazon at the Crossroads: Emerging Threats and Opportunities for Conservation

Tue, Oct 16, 2018, 4:30 pm

Beto Veríssimo is a senior researcher at Imazon, an NGO think-and-do-tank based in the Brazilian Amazon that he co-founded in 1990. He was trained in Agricultural  Engineering at the Federal Rural University of the Brazilian Amazon and earned a Masters in  Ecology at Pennsylvania State University.

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building

AMS Workshop with Carol Greenhouse

Mon, Oct 15, 2018, 12:00 pm

Please RSVP to Candice Kessel.

Location: 102 Jones Hall

Film Screening: In the Last Days of the City

Fri, Oct 12, 2018, 4:30 pm

Followed by discussion with director Tamer El Said

Location: 100 Jones Hall

A Vital Politics: Water Insurgencies in Europe

Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 4:30 pm

This talk tracks recent water insurgencies (over price, contract, and infrastructure) in order to explore popular critiques of the privatization and financialization of water in Europe.

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Mapping Altered Biomes: How Transformations in Land Use in Brazil Affect Global Climate Change and What Comes Next

Wed, Oct 10, 2018, 4:30 pm

Tasso Azevedo is a Brazilian scientist and social entrepreneur working on the field of forests, sustainability and climate change.

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building