News & Announcements Archive
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 […]
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 […]
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 Moral Anthropology” Tuesday, February 18 4-6 PM Mergenthaler 439 Refreshments to follow
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 offered
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 security within democracies and to shake off the complacency and moralism that has seeped into anthropological discourse.
“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 […]