Fall 2023 Brown Bag Series

Brown Bag Series

Please join the Department of Anthropology for the Fall 2023 Brown Bag Series. 

Field Reports: Research Updates from our PhD Students
Presentations by: Abha Lal, Mostafa Mohie Lotfy, Alejandra Osejo Varona, and Keren Reichler

Thursday, August 31
12:00 PM
Sewall 570 or Zoom

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Bill Maurer
Dean, School of Social Sciences
Professor of Anthropology and Law
University of California, Irvine

This Side of Forever: Crypto, Credit Unions, and Data Infrastructures of a Double Double Movement
Tuesday, September 12
12:00 PM
Sewall 570 or Zoom

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Yesmar Oyarzun
Ph.D. Candidate, Rice University

Anti-Black Devices and Acceptable Failures: Race, Dermatology, and Technoscientific Knowledge
Friday, September 22
12:00 PM
Sewall 570 or Zoom

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Marwa Ghazali
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
University of Houston 

Precarious (After)Lives: Development, Displacement, and the Politics of Death in Africa and the US
Tuesday, October 3
12:00 PM
Sewall 570 or Zoom

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Allison Alexy 
Associate Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures/Women's Gender Studies
University of Michigan

Japan Doesn’t Care about Parents?: Family Privacy, Law, and International Parental Abductions
Transnational Asia Speaker Series
Sponsored by the Department of Transnational Asian Studies 

Wednesday, October 25
4:00 PM
Sewall 309 or Zoom
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Barnet Pavão-Zuckerman
Professor and Chair of Anthropology
University of Maryland

“A Herring … Furnished by Winney”: The Resilience and Creativity of Enslaved Cooks
Tuesday, November 7
12:15 PM
Sewall 305 or Zoom

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