The 2018 Department of Anthropology Graduate Student Conference will be held May 4-5. The conference, titled, “Being with Others in More-Than-Human Worlds,” will feature keynote speaker Natasha Myers from York University. Proposals that examine the modes of being and working with that are operative within more-than-human networks of relationality are invited.
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Date: January 24, 2018
Date: November 22, 2017
In an interview with the Social Science Research Council, graduate student David Platzer talks about his work as a user experience researcher for Adobe. He also discusses his dissertation research on autism, technology, and social design, and he shares his perspective on connecting academia and industry.
Date: October 4, 2017
Associate Professor Naveeda Khan was interviewed by Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe for their podcast series Cultures of Energy, sponsored by the Center for Energy & Environmental Research in the Human Sciences at Rice University.
Date: September 29, 2017
Medicine, Anthropology, Theory has published a special section on Veena Das’s book, Affliction: Health, Disease, Poverty, guest edited by Clara Han.
Date: September 11, 2017
Juan Obarrio has recently been named as a board member for the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes. CHCI is a global network encompassing more than 200 members from several world regions, including humanities centers, institutes, libraries and archives.
Date: September 6, 2017
The Society for Humanistic Anthropology has awarded Reel World: An Anthropology of Creation by Anand Pandian second place for the 2017 Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing. Award winners are ethnographies destined to make a significant impact on the doing and writing of ethnography.
Date: July 24, 2017
Assistant Research Professor Tom Özden-Schilling, a finalist for the Rappaport Prize for Environmental Anthropology at the most recent American Association of Anthropology conference, and was interviewed by the Anthropology and Environment Society.
Date: July 6, 2017
Read Dr. Pandian’s interview in Cultural Anthropology about bringing open-endedness to the classroom and his thoughts on treating the classroom as a field site to encourage independent thinking.
Date: May 31, 2017
Category: Faculty Books
Crumpled Paper Boat is a book of experimental ventures in ethnographic writing, an exploration of the possibilities of a literary anthropology. These original essays from notable writers in the field blur the boundaries between ethnography and genres such as poetry, fiction, memoir, and cinema. They address topics as diverse as ritual expression in Cuba and […]
Date: May 24, 2017
Johns Hopkins University’s 21st Centuries Cities Initiative is making a significant investment in urban policy improvements, doling out $204,000 for six new research projects. Obarrio and Procupez’s project looks at an experimental, community-based housing model in Buenos Aires, Argentina.