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JHU Anthropology Spring 2020 Colloquium Series

JHU Anthropology Spring 2020 Colloquium Series
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     Charles Hallisey, Harvard University, “Encountering the Contours of the Moral Person: Insights on Moral Anthropology” Feb 25     Emma McGlennen, Johns Hopkins University, “The […]


Mintz Student Fellowship call for Proposals 2020

Mintz Student Fellowship call for Proposals 2020
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 Annual Mintz Lecture (which was endowed in his honor at his retirement, and ran for 21 years, until 2014). The fund supports two fellowships […]


Anthropology Spring Seminar presents Charles Hallisey, Harvard University

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 Moral Anthropology” Tuesday, February 18 4-6 PM Mergenthaler 439 Refreshments to follow


Prof. Veena Das Blog Post on Anthropological Theory Commons

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 security within democracies and to shake off the complacency and moralism that has seeped into anthropological discourse.


Prof. Anand Pandian Awarded Infosys Prize 2019 in Social Sciences

“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 its originality and virtuosity. His writing pushes the boundaries of how anthropologists render into words the worlds they encounter. Innovative in concept and structure, and […]