Speaker Series

Spring 2007

Thursday, February 1, 2007 - Maxwell 204
Annelise Riles, Professor of Law and Anthropology, Director of Clarke Program in East Asian Law and Culture at Cornell University
"Collateral Knowledge: Kinds of Knowledge and Forms of Subjectivity Produced Under the Guise of Global Property Rights"

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - Eggers 341
Maureen Trudelle Schwarz, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Syracuse University
"Making it Known to Your People: Speaking and Acting Cancer in the Contemporary Navajo World"
Sponsored by Gender and Globalization Initiative of Moynihan Institute

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - Eggers 220
John Karam, Assistant Professor of Latin American & Latino Studies at DePaul University
"Belly Dancing and the (En)Gendering of Ethnic Sexuality in Brazil"

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - Maxwell 204
Stephen Silliman, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts - Boston
 "Sharpening Vision without a Contact Lens: An Archaeology of Colonialism in Native New England"
Sponsored AGSO
 
Tuesday, March 20, 2007  - Eggers 220
Denise Lawrence-Zuniga, Professor of Anthropology at the California State Polytechnic University
"Cosmologies  of Bungalow Preservation: the Quest for Singular Identity"
Sponsored by Space & Place Initiative of Moynihan Institute

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - Eggers 341
Holly Wardlow, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto
"My Wife is not Like my Heart: Marriage, Masculinity, and HIV Risk in a New Guinea Society"
Sponsored by Gender and Globalization Initiative of Moynihan Institute

Thursday, March 29, 2007 - 500 Hall of Languages
Heather MacLachlan, Ph.D. Candidate in Ethnomusicology, Cornell University
"Karen Nationalism: Historical and Contemporary Expressions"
Sponsored by New York Council for the Humanities & the New York State Council on the Arts

Saturday, March 31, 2007 - 2:00-4:00 at the Community Folk Art Center
805 East Genesee Street
Soul of Syracuse, Folk Arts and Traditional Dances
Burmese People of Syracuse, Sudanese Didinga of St. Vincent de Paul Church and the Ahiska Turks from Russia
Sponsored by the New York State Council on the Arts

Thursday, April 5, 2007   - Eggers 220
Mary Beaudry, Professor of Archaeology and Anthropology at Boston University
"Archaeology and the Legacy of the Volcano: Heritage vs. Development at Carr's Plantation, Little Bay, Montserrat, West Indies"

Thursday, April 12, 2007 - Eggers 220
Dr. Richard March, Wisconsin Arts Board
"From the Ottoman Empire to the Empire State: The Musical Culture of Bosnian Refugees"
Sponsored by New York Council for the Humanities & the New York State Council on the Arts
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007  - Eggers 341
Matthew Gutmann, Professor of Anthropology at Brown University
"Men as the Missing (F)actors in Reproductive Health: A Case Study from Mexico"
Sponsored by Gender and Globalization Initiative of Moynihan Institute

Friday, April 20, 2007 - Maxwell 204 @ 3:00
Shannon Lee Dawdy, Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Social Sciences at the University of Chicago
"The Archaeology of Desire: the Rising Sun Hotel, New Orleans"
Sponsored by AGSO

Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 500 Hall of Languages 
Hugh Gusterson, Professor of Anthropology in the Cultural Studies PhD Program at George Mason University
"Toward an Anthropology of Drugs"