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UCI CENTER FOR ETHNOGRAPHY
CALENDAR OF EVENTS, 2007-2008
[Dates and times subject to change. Please contact [email protected] for details]
October 8, 2007
Center for Ethnography Board Meeting
SSPB 5249 – 12:00-1:30
November 14, 2007 Professor Michael Taussig, Talk: “I Really Saw That”
12:00-1:30pm, SSPB 4250
Talk: “Sailing through Color”, 3:30-5:00 pm UCHRI
Conference Room – Administration Bldg, Room 338
January 12, 2008
Para-Site Event, Rob Werth SSPA 2112 9:00am-6:00pm
January 25, 2008
Conversation with Sylvia Yanagisako and Lisa Rofel
‘The Twenty-first Century Silk Road: Reconceptualizing the
Middle Ground’ SSPB 4250 – 12:00-2:30pm
February 4-5, 2008
(tentative)
Visit from Dr. Luiz Eduardo Soares, Anthropologist and
Secretary of Crime Prevision and Life Valorization,
Nova Iguacu (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Place/ Date/Time TBA
Co-sponsored with GPACS and Center in Law, Society and
Culture
February 21, 2008
Anthropology Colloquium, Susan Buck-Morss, Professor,
Political Philosophy and Social Theory, Cornell University
March 14, 2008
Native Claims in the (Post) Colonial Americas
Workshop organized by Rachel O’Toole (History) and Justin
Richland (Criminology, Law and Society). Guests Tom Biolsi
(UC Berkeley, Ethic Studies) and Marisol de la Cadena (UC
Davis, Anthropology). Co-sponsored by the Center in Law,
Society and Culture.
March 14-15, 2008
Follow-up Experimental Workshop ‘Experimental Systems as
Ethnographic Modality ‘ Kaushik Sunder Rajan and other
Invitees - Place/Time TBA
March 17, 2008
Policy Studies Mini-Conference. Organized by Susan
Greenhalgh (Anthropology). Guests include Carol
Greenhouse (Princeton) and Don Brenneis (UCSC).
UCHRI Conference Room 338 – 10:00-4:00 pm
April 18-19, 2008
GCC - Gender, Connectivity, and Change in the Gulf Arab
States. Organized by graduate students Neha Vora (UCI) and
Attiya Ahmad (Duke).
Co-sponsors: Center for Ethnography, Department of
Anthropology, Department of Women’s Studies, Center for
Asian Studies, International Center for Writing and
Translation, Working Group in Middle Eastern and African
Studies, UC Humanities Research Institute
April 25-26, 2008
Cultures of Virtual Worlds conference. Organized by Tom
Boellstorff (UC Irvine) and Maria Bezaitis (Intel Research).
Sponsored by Intel Research, the Intel Digital Home Group,
the Department of Anthropology at UC Irvine, and the Center
for Ethnography at UC Irvine. Conference website:
http://www.anthro.uci.edu/vws/index.html
May 5-6, 2008
UCHRI Studio Session with Laura McNamara, Sandia Labs
Co-sponsored with Center for Ethnography and Department
of Anthropology (more details later)
TBA
Conversations between anthropologists and sociologists on
their respective traditions of ethnographic research
TBA
Workshop in coordination with Dr. Marc Abeles and his
Research team at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences
Sociales, Paris, on ethnographic research within the
Secretariat of the World Trade Organization
November 24-25,
2008
TBA
Red Cents and Indian Country: Indians and Their Things.
Conference organized by Justin Richland and Bill Maurer. Cosponsored by the Department of Anthropology, the Center in
Law, Society and Culture, and the Center for Ethnography.
Additional co-sponsors forthcoming. Location: Borrego
Springs, CA.
Fall 2008 Para-site Event – Justin Richland
Bring in Native law scholars, jurists and tribal leaders in to talk
about the ways they employ para-ethnographic theories and
methods in the construction of notions of "Indian," "Tribe" and
nation, sovereignty, etc. in their work.
To add events to the calendar, please contact [email protected] Calendar is also
posted on the website http://www.socsci.uci.edu/~ethnog/ or contact
[email protected]
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