In the storm that has erupted over Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 campaign, one conclusion that people on all sides of the controversy tend to agree upon is the deep, even desperate, need for more information about the conflict in northern Uganda. In an effort to respond to this demand, a group of scholars and activists with extensive experience in the region have come together to develop an on-line resource for those seeking to learn more about the conflict, its legacy in Uganda, and the LRA-associated violence in central Africa. It is our aim that the materials found <a href="http://makingsenseofkony.org/"
Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann delivered the University’s inaugural “Last Lecture” today in Cole Hall Auditorium, responding to the speakers’ prompt: “If You Had But One Lecture to Give, What Would You Say?" Hundreds of students voted to hear the Chancellor’s hour-long talk, which coincided with the start of UCSF’s Interprofessional Alumni Weekend.
RMCLAS Practice Talk this Tuesday 3/20: Jethro Hernández-Berrones on the Escuela Libre de Homeopatia de MexicoMarch 18, 2012 6:40 pm Comments Off on RMCLAS Practice Talk this Tuesday 3/20: Jethro Hernández-Berrones on the Escuela Libre de Homeopatia de Mexico
In anticipation of his research presentation at the 59th Annual Conference of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS), third-year History student Jethro Hernández-Berrones will be delivering a practice talk entitled “Resisting ‘sanitary dictatorship’: The Escuela Libre de Homeopatia de Mexico and the construction of a plural medical profession, 1912 – 1943” this Tuesday, March 20th, from 3-5... View Article
You are invited to join the Subjectivity and Culture Working Group next Tuesday, or later this Spring, as indicated in the program. Our meetings generally take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, from 5:30 to 7, in the Gifford Room of the Department of Anthropology at UC Berkeley. They aim to be an informal and lively intellectual... View Article