Department Events

Spring 2013 Department of Anthropology Lecture Series

Friday, February 22, 2013, 4:30 PM
Dr. Holly Dunsworth, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Rhode Island
Title: How Hip is Human Life History
(Hosted by Prof. Rob Scott)   
Biological Sciences Building, Room 302

Dr. Holly Dunsworth - EVENT FLYER

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Dr. Goro Hanya, Associate Professor, Kyoto University-Japan
Title: Bridging Temperature & Tropical Primate Ecology: Dietary Adaptations to Seasonally Changing Environments
(Hosted by Prof. Erin Vogel)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 206

Dr. Goro Hanya - EVENT FLYER

Friday, March 1, 2013, 1:00 PM
Dr. Janet McIntosh, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Brandeis University
Title: Linguistic Atonement: Penitence & Privilege in White Kenyan Language Ideologies
(Hosted by Prof. Becky Schulthies)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 302

Dr. Janet McIntosh - EVENT FLYER

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 4:30 PM
Dr. Diane Nelson, Professor of Anthropology, Duke University
Title: Beyond Adequacy: Enlightenment, 2012, & Mayan savoirs after Guatemala’s Genocide
(Hosted by Prof. Daniel Goldstein)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 206

Dr. Diane Nelson - EVENT FLYER

Friday, April 5, 2013, 4:00 PM
Dr. Carola Borries, Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University 
Title: Primate life histories and dietary adaptations – folivores are not always faster
(Hosted by Prof. Ryne Palombit)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 302

Dr. Carola Borries - EVENT FLYER

Dr. Borries Abstract

Monday, April 8, 2013, 4:00 PM
Dr. Maple Razsa, Assistant Professor of Global Studies, Colby College
Title: Documenting "The Right to the Postsocialist City": Video Methods and Activist Research
(Hosted by Prof. Angelique Haugerud)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 302

Dr. Maple Razsa - EVENT FLYER

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 4:00 PM
Dr. Matt Tocheri, Physical Anthropologist, Human Origin Program, Smithsonian Institute
Title: TBD
(Hosted by Prof. Erin Vogel)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 302

Dr. Matt Tocheri - EVENT FLYER

                           
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Fall 2012 Department of Anthropology Lecture Series

SPEAKERS SCHEDULE FALL 2012
Department of Anthropology
Rutgers University


Thursday, September 27, 2012, 4:30 PM
Dr. Tami Navarro, Presidential Post Doctoral Fellow, Rutgers University
Title: Putting Race to Work: Economic Development & Racialization in the US Virgin Islands.
(Hosted by Prof. David Hughes)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 206

Monday, October 15, 2012, 5:30 PM
Dr. Miriam Ticktin, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, New School University
Title: Humanitarianism Beyond the Human
(Hosted by Prof. Daniel Goldstein)
Hickman Hall, Room 205

Dr. Miriam Ticktin - EVENT FLYER

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 4:30 PM
Dr. Hugh Raffles, Professor of Anthropology, The New School
Title: Rocks and Stones
(Hosted by Prof. David Hughes)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 206

Thursday, November 1, 2012, 4:30 PM
Dr. Holly Dunsworth, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Rhode Island
Title: How Hip is Human Life History
(Hosted by Rob Scott)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 206

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 4:30 PM
Dr. Cheryl Knott, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Boston University
Title: Orangutan Enigmas: What do Long Interbirth Intervals and Male Bi-maturism have to do with each other?
(Hosted by Prof. Erin Vogel)
Biological Sciences Building, Room 206

Dr. Cheryl Knott - EVENT FLYER

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Fall 2012 Speaker Series in Printable Format

Spring 2012 Department of Anthropology Lecture Series

SPEAKERS SCHEDULE SPRING 2012
Department of Antrhopology
Rutgers University

Friday, February 3rd, 2012, 4:30-6:00
*Dr. Erin Marie Williams (Postdoc, George Washington University): 
Title: The influences of stone tool production and use on the evolution of the human hand and wrist
(hosted by Prof. Erin Vogel and by Prof. Robert Scott, co-sponsored with the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies)    
BIO, Room 302
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Friday, February 17th, 2012, 4:30-6:00
*Prof. Megan Biesele (Texas A&M University):
Title: Conserving San Heritage and Languages in Southern Africa: Communities, NGO's and Linguists    
(hosted by Prof. Carmel Schrire, co-sponsored with the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies)   
BIO, Room 302
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Friday, February 24th, 2012, 9:00am-5:00pm
Interactive Symposium - Panelists from Rutgers, Sussex, UNC, Cambridge, Emory and Lehman/CUNY)
Title: Gender Justice In Africa: Historical and Comparative Perspectives
(Sponsored by Dept. of Anthropology, Center for African Studies and Institute for Research on Women)
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, 1st Floor Conference Room
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Thursday, March 1st, 2012, 4:30-6:00
*Rachel Carmody (ABD, Harvard University):
Title: Energetic consequences of a cooked diet: implications for human nutrition in the past and present
(hosted by Prof. Robert Scott)       
BIO, Room 302
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Monday, March 5th, 2012, 4:30-6:00
Prof. John Jackson (University of Pennsylvania):
Title: Black, Jewish, and Digital: Genealogy, Ethnobiology, and the Reimagining of Diaspora
(hosted by Prof. Louisa Schein) 
Douglass Campus Center Meeting Room B
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Friday, March 23rd, 2012, 4:30-6:00
*Prof. Jessica Rothman (Hunter College, CUNY):
Title: Nutritional balancing acts: new insights into the feeding ecology
of monkeys and apes
(hosted by Prof. Ryne Palombit and by Prof. Erin Vogel, co-sponsored with the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies)
BIO, Room 302
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Thursday, April 12th, 2012, 4:30-6:00
Prof. Tejaswini Ganti (NYU):        
Title: Producing Bollywood: The Social and Institutional Transformations of the Hindi Film Industry
(hosted by Prof. Ulla Berg)         
BIO, Room 302
Co-sponsored with South Asian Studies Program & Dept of Journalism and Media Studies/SCI
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Wednesday, April 18th, 1:00-2:30pm
Prof. Mimi Sheller (Drexel University):
Title: Metallic Modernities in the Space Age: Visualizing the Caribbean, Materializing the Modern
(hosted by Prof. David Hughes) 
BIO, Room 302
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Friday, April 20th, 2012, 4:30-6:00pm
*Dr. Nicolas Baumard (Postdoc, University of Pennsylvania):     
Title: A mutualistic theory of morality
(hosted by Prof. Lee Cronk, co-sponsored with the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies)
BIO, Room 302
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*Co-sponsored with the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies           
                                       

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2-3-12 Lecture - Dr. Erin Marie Williams

Please join the Department of Anthropology for our first Spring 2012 Lecture:

Dr. Erin Marie Williams - "The influences of stone tool production and use on the evolution of the human hand and wrist"

Friday, February 3, 2012, 4:30-6:30 pm, BIO room 302

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2-17-12 Lecture - Prof. Megan Biesele

Professor Megan Biesele - "Conserving San Heritage and Languages in Southern Africa: Communities, NGO's and Linguists"

Friday, February 17th, 2012, 4:30-6:30 pm, BIO room 302

Click here for detailed flyer

 

2-24-12 Symposium - Gender Justice in Africa

Interactive Symposium - Panelists from Rutgers, Sussex, UNC, Cambridge, Emory and Lehman/CUNY
Title: "Gender Justice In Africa: Historical and Comparative Perspectives"
(Sponsored by Department of Anthropology, Center for African Studies and Institute for Research on Women)
Friday, February 24, 2012 9:00am-5:00pm
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, 1st Floor Conference Room

click here for detailed flyer

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