Join us for this year’s President’s Lecture, “Capacity, corporeality, containment: Boundary maintenance and social exclusion in Malaysia and Australia” with Lenore Manderson, a professor of Medical Anthropology in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, and the School of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University, Australia. Reception will follow lecture at 5:30 PM. Exact location of talk to be announced.
The painted caves of Europe provide important clues to the existence of secret societies in the Upper Paleolithic. Join us on January 31 for the ANTH colloquia, Did Secret Societies Create Inequalities in the Upper Paleolithic? to learn more.
This conference asks participants to consider how this generation of anthropologists will shape and be shaped by the field from both inside and out. Facing high competition for academic positions within the field of Anthropology, today’s graduates are coming up with creative ways to reimagine their work for peers and audiences both within and outside of academic institutions.
Drawing from posthumanist, decolonial and Indigenous literature, this lecture considers the concept of the Anthropocene in relation to sacred Himalayan landscapes. Bringing questions raised by the species-thinking designation of the current epoch anchored in the West into discussions of Himalayan environments, the presentation opens pathways for co-production of knowledge without erasing marginalized voices.