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.
News & Announcements Archive
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Meet the Anthropology Faculty, a DGS Sponsored Event, presents Veena Das, “Ethics, Self-Knowledge, and Words out of Place,” with comments over Skype by Michael Puett, Harvard University. February 21, 2017, 4:00 […]
We are very pleased to announce the second year of the Annual Mintz Student Fellowships for Field Research. Professor Mintz inaugurated the fund in the fall of 2015, by re-assigning […]