Categories for Anthropology

CFP: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body. Interdisciplinary Conference at Pacific University

March 22, 2013 7:27 am Published by Comments Off on CFP: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body. Interdisciplinary Conference at Pacific University

Pacific University‘s Center for Gender Equity and Gender and Sexuality Studies Program invite submissions for its 2nd interdisciplinary conference for untenured faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates of all disciplines. The relationships among gender, sexuality and the body will be this year’s theme. Keynote speaker will be Natalie Boero, the author of the recently acclaimed book Killer Fat, will discuss... View Article

The Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith: New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina

March 13, 2013 11:59 pm Published by Comments Off on The Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith: New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina

We are pleased to announce the publication of Vincanne Adams‘ new book, titled “The Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith: New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina” (Duke University Press). An ethnographic account of long-term recovery in post-Katrina New Orleans, the book provides a sobering look at the fallout from the privatization of vital social services under neoliberal, or market-driven,... View Article

Race and Genomics/Genetics

February 23, 2013 7:26 am Published by Comments Off on Race and Genomics/Genetics

The Center on Social Disparities in Health University of California, San Francisco, is glad to announce the talk by Dr Barbara Koenig on ‘Race and Genomics/Genetics’, for Wednesday March 6, Laurel Heights Campus, Noon-1:30 PM. Barbara Koenig is Adjunct Professor at the UCSF Institute for Health and Aging. The mission of the Center on Social Disparities in Health is to... View Article

From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology

February 8, 2013 4:46 am Published by Comments Off on From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology

The Hastings Law Journal and the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy invite you to our upcoming conference entitled “From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology.” Friday, February 8th, 2013 from 8am to 6:30pm Alumni Reception Center (2nd floor) 200 McAllister Street, UC Hastings College of the Law Schedule: 8:00 –... View Article

Fishing for Affinity: Gender Benders and Indirect Environmental Activism in Contemporary China

January 18, 2013 7:31 am Published by Comments Off on Fishing for Affinity: Gender Benders and Indirect Environmental Activism in Contemporary China

On Wednesday, January 30, Janelle Lamoreaux, PhD Candidatea at the UC Berkeley/UCSF Joint Medical Anthropology Program, will present her work on ‘Gender Benders and Indirect Environmental Activism in Contemporary China’ as part of the DAHSM Diana Forsythe Dissertation Seminar. In January of 2011, China’s Department for Environmental Protection announced that nonylphenols (NPs) would be added to their list of toxic... View Article

Next Culpeper seminar after the holidays: Susan Jones on how anthrax became a biological weapon

December 18, 2012 7:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Next Culpeper seminar after the holidays: Susan Jones on how anthrax became a biological weapon

Please note that the next Culpeper Seminar Series will be on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights campus in Conference Room 474. Susan Jones, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor, Program in the History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the University of Minnesota. Susan will present a paper titled: “How... View Article

Embodied Archives. Memories, Lies, and Unspeakable Experiences in Refugees’ Narratives

October 11, 2012 10:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Embodied Archives. Memories, Lies, and Unspeakable Experiences in Refugees’ Narratives

The Medical Anthropology Program presents a talk by Professor Roberto Beneduce, Centro Franz Fanon, Turin and Department of Anthropology, University of Turin. His talk, titled “Embodied Archives. Memories, Lies, and Unspeakable Experiences in Refugees’ Narratives” will focus on the following questions: How do refugees remember? What do refugees remember? The paper presented by Beneduce will discuss ways through which refugees... View Article

Professor Chikako Ozawa-de Silva to open Culpeper Seminar series

September 13, 2012 7:01 am Published by Comments Off on Professor Chikako Ozawa-de Silva to open Culpeper Seminar series

The first Culpeper Seminar Series lecture of the 2012-13 academic year will be given by Chikako Ozawa-de Silva, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia). Dr Ozawa-de Silva will talk about “Toward a Culturally Situated Understanding of Meaning and Mental Well-Being: Japan in the Era of Suicide and Depression“. Suicide prevention has become a major public health policy... View Article

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