New Social Forms Seminar Series 2014 6 February Isabel

New Social Forms Seminar Series 2014
6 February Isabel Basson (Stellenbosch), Review of Sociological Methods c. 1990-2010
13 February Ronelle Carolissen, (Educational Psychology, Stellenbosch), Addressing Dualisms
in Student Perceptions of a historically black and historically white university in South Africa
20 February Kees van der Waal (Stellenbosch), “Winelands, wealth and work”, in conversation with
Fiona Ross
27 February Charlie Piot (Duke), "Migration Stories: The US Visa Lottery and Global Citizenship."
6 March Anne Alison (Duke), "Precarious Japan".
13 March William Beinart (Oxford), “Why have South African smallholders largely withdrawn from
arable production and what are the implications for land reform?”
20 March Simon Taylor (independent scholar), “Progress”, screening and discussion of documentary
27 March Fernanda Pinto de Almeida (Stellenbosch), "Skin matters: reading the surface of gold mining
10 April Honours proposal presentations
17 April Gugulethu Siziba (Stellenbosch), “Cross-identification: maintenance of linguistic distance,
omissions, calculated silences and the performance of South-Africanness by Zimbabwean migrants in
24 April Mari Ruti (Toronto) "In Search of Defiant Subjects: Queer Theory and the Ethics of Opting Out"
8 May Bram Büscher, “I Nature”: Web 2.0, Social Media and the Political Economy of Conservation.
15 May Francis Nyamnjoh (UCT), “Beyond an Evangelizing Public Anthropology: Science, Theory, and