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.
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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.
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.
We are pleased to announce the publication of Anand Pandian’s collection, Crumpled Paper Boat: Experiments in Ethnographic Writing (Duke University Press), which is an exploration of the possibilities and limits of a literary anthropology that bends the conventions of ethnographic voice and form to engage with writing as a material practice rather than a transparent representational […]
Doctoral student in medical anthropology David Platzer’s research was highlighted in Forbes, “The Anthropologist of Autism Employment.”
Anthropology Department Chair Deborah Poole and Professor Naveeda Khan have been selected as the recipients of the “By the Book” Award for their innovation in, and significant contributions to, the environmental field at the fifth annual Green Blue Jay Awards on April 20.
The workshop will be organized around two workshop panels and our invited speaker, Michael Taussig, the Class of 1933 Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. We invite projects of diverse formats and media – paper presentations, photo-essays, experimental writing, poetry, mixed-media art, or film, among other possibilities. We invite students, faculty, artists and art collectives from across disciplines to apply.
While writing his dissertation, focusing on disability employment in the technology industry, David has spoken to a number of Bay Area autism organizations. This public anthropology has aimed to translate the findings of his research into practical terms for an audience unfamiliar with anthropological methods and the language of its technical idioms. In this capacity, […]
Anthropology Colloquium presents Caroline Block, Johns Hopkins University “The Margins Are So Wide: Commentary as Communal Service on the Upper West Side” Tuesday, February 28, 2017 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mergenthaler 439 Reception to follow.
Department of Anthropology Spring 2017 Colloquium presents Saleem Al-Bahloly, JHU, “Eyes to See: Art and Politics after the Ba’ath Coup of 1963” February 14, 4-6 PM, Mergenthaler 439 Reception to follow