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April 28, 2015

REMEMBERING YAYAYI (57 min, Dirs: Pip Deveson, Ian Dunlop, Fred Myers)

Australian Aboriginal elder Marlene Nampitjinpa Spencer reflects on a remarkable history in conversation with Fred Myers, an anthropologist she has known since she was a young girl. Post-screening Q&A w/ Fred Myers

Start: April 28, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 28, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Michelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies
721 Broadway, 6th Floor

April 16, 2015

RECALCULATING WALL STREET RATIONALITIES: A Rethinking of Financial Risk and “Risk Culture”

Lecture by KAREN HO (Anthropology, University of Minnesota)

Start: April 16, 2015 5:00 pm
End: April 16, 2015 6:30 pm
Venue: Kimball Hall Lounge
246 Greene Street

April 10, 2015

MAKING TIME: Discipline and Religion in America’s Prisons

A public conversation about making, rather than doing, time and the critical and often misunderstood role religion plays in geographies of confinement and discipline, as well as in the everyday practices of incarcerated people

Start: April 10, 2015 3:30 pm
End: April 10, 2015 6:30 pm

April 9, 2015

DINÉ SPOTLIGHT: A Showcase of Navajo Film

A showcase celebrating the creative vision of Navajo filmmakers. Featuring screenings and discussions with acclaimed filmmakers Sydney Freeland, Larry Blackhorse Lowe, Velma Kee Craig and Nanobah Becker

Start: April 9, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 11, 2015 9:00 pm

April 2, 2015


LECTURE BY ANNA L TSING (Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz)

Start: April 2, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 2, 2015 7:30 pm

March 26, 2015

QUICHWA FILM SHOWCASE: Indigenous Media from the Andes and Beyond

Three days of screenings/discussions on Indigenous filmmaking in Quichwa languages, including work by Ecuador’s groundbreaking filmmaker Alberto Muenala

Start: March 26, 2015 6:00 pm
End: March 26, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: National Museum of the American Indian, The George Gustav Heye Center
1 Bowling Green, New York, United States

March 26, 2015

INCORPORATIONS: Capitalism and Collectivity

Lecture by MATTHEW HULL (Anthropology, University of Michigan)

Start: March 26, 2015 5:00 pm
End: March 26, 2015 6:30 pm
Venue: Kimball Hall Lounge
246 Greene Street

March 13, 2015

ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival @ NYU

Screening/Discussion of RIDING MY WAY BACK (2014, 29 min., Dirs: Robin Fryday, Peter Rosenbaum) and ON BEAUTY (2014, 30 min., Dir: Joanna Rudnick)

Start: March 13, 2015 2:00 pm
End: March 13, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: NYU Medical Center
Alumni Hall A, 550 1st Avenue, NY, United States

March 12, 2015

THE SITUATION OF THE GRAVITY: Ontologies of Terrestrialism and Social Theory Off-Planet

Lecture by DAVID VALENTINE (Anthropology, University of Minnesota)

Start: March 12, 2015 5:00 pm
End: March 12, 2015 6:30 pm

March 5, 2015


Screening of the feature film, MOSQUITA Y MARI (2012, 85min., Dir: Aurora Guerrero) followed by a discussion with the filmmaker

Start: March 5, 2015 6:00 pm
End: March 5, 2015 8:00 pm
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