“The book’s surface realism—that great boon to writers—is abundant and busy and life-sown: muri wallas, pillow-fillers, guava sellers, a man who grinds tobacco in his palm, not to mention theatrical […]
News & Announcements Archive
Veena Das and Naveeda Khan have recently put together an essay collection titled “Covid-19 and Student Focused Concerns: Threats and Possibilities” available at the American Ethnological Society website.
Feb 5 Charles King, Georgetown University, “Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the 20th Century” Feb 18 […]
We are very pleased to announce the fourth annual Sidney Mintz Student Fellowships for Field Research. Professor Mintz inaugurated the fund in the fall of 2015, by re-assigning funds from […]
The Sawyer Seminar on Precision and Uncertainty in a World of Data presents ” The Data Environment and the New University” February 24, 12 pm to 3 pm Mergenthaler 426
Please join us for the Anthropology Department’s Spring 2020 Colloquium series as we present Charles Hallisey, Harvard University, and his talk, “Encountering the Contours of the Moral Person: Insights on […]
Please join us on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., for the first of the JHU Anthropology Spring 2020 Colloquium Series, presenting Charles King, Georgetown University Mergenthaler 426 Dinner […]
Graduate Student Arpan Roy has a new article in Anthropological Theory on the relationship between kinship theory in anthropology and the philosophy of Jean-Luc Nancy.
In this blog post on Anthropological Theory Commons, Veena Das argues for the importance of vernacular intellectuals to help us understand how torture has become a routine tool of national […]
“The Infosys Prize 2019 in Social Sciences is awarded to Prof. Anand Pandian for his brilliantly imaginative work on ethics, selfhood and the creative process. Pandian’s research is notable for […]