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Social Sciences

Social Justice Colloquium Fall Series

Public Anthropology 2015

Photo courtesy Health 24.

The College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Anthropology are happy to announce the new Social Justice Colloquium series. 

The series runs Mondays at noon in Kreeger 100, beginning on September 14, except where noted below.

The Social Justice series highlights the current research of public anthropologists and other scholars whose work combines theory with a strong commitment to social justice. 

Please see the Social Justice Colloquium Series webpage for abstracts, related links, and further information.

Fall 2015 Events:

  • Beyond Gentrification: Investment and Abandonment in the Anacostia Watershed
    Brett Williams
    Sept. 14

  • Language "before" Stonewall: Public Anthropology Meets Queer History
    William Leap
    Sept. 21

  • Rising Star Expedition: Human Origins and Open Science in a Cave in the Cradle of Humankind
    Becca Peixotto
    Sept. 28
    12:30 at Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall

  • The Experience of Selling Experiences: Work in a Casino Economy
    Ellen Mutari and Deborah Figart
    Oct. 12

  • On the Scene: Doing Public Anthropology with Black Queer People in DC 
    Nikki Lane
    Oct. 19

  • Ni Una Menos: The Performative Practices of Denouncing Gender-based Violence in Argentina 
    Brenda Werth
    Oct. 26

  • Drones and Systematic Extrajudicial Killings
    Jeff Bachman
    Nov. 2

  • Civil War Defenses in Washington, DC: The Untold Story of African American Freedom Seekers
    Sue Taylor
    Nov. 9

  • Interpreting Merida: Can We Reconcile Theoretical Views with On-the-ground Experiences?
    Carolyn Gallaher
    Nov. 23