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Dr. Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi does research in Gujarat, India

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Dr. Daniel Goldstein in Belgium

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Recently graduated anthropology major continues her work and studies

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Dr. Dorothy Hodgson and Maasai activist Ndini Kimesera Sikar at the U.N. in NYC

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Student discusses honors poster on “Undocumented Mexican Women in New Brunswick”

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Dr. David Hughes at Fukushima Workshop, Tokyo

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Graduate student meets orangutan as a T.A. in Borneo with Rutgers Study Abroad "Primates, Ecology and Conservation in Indonesia"

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Student discusses Honors work at historic site in Trappe, PA with Chair, Dr. Craig Feibel

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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