Imagining Culture(s), Rethinking Disciplines: A Conference on Anthropology and the Humanities | Schedule

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The College of Arts & Sciences Center for the Humanities at the University of Miami presents

Imagining Culture(s), Rethinking Disciplines:
A Conference on Anthropology and the Humanities

Friday-Saturday, April 1-2, 2011


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Podcasts

April 1, 2011

Panel 1: Archeology, History, and Anthropology
Chair - Kate Ramsey, University of Miami

  • "When in Algeria, Do as the Romans Did: Colonial Archaeology in Algeria, 1830-1870," Bonnie Effros, University of Florida
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  • “Transnational Networks and Constituting Paradigms in the Anthropology of the African Diaspora in the Americas, 1925-1950,” Kevin A. Yelvington, University of South Florida
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  • “The Anthropologist as Historiographer,” Patrick Nason, Florida Atlantic University
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    Q & A
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Chair - Viviana Díaz-Balsera, University of Miami

“Multiculturalism in the Americas and the Traffic of Difference,” Mabel Moraña, William H. Gass Professor in Arts and Sciences, Professor of Spanish and International and Area Studies, Director of the Latin American Studies Program, Washington University (St. Louis)

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Q & A

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Panel 2: Ethnography and the History of Contemporary Cultures

Chair - Louis Herns Marcelin, University of Miami

  • "Ethnographic Documentary and the Cultural Study of Sex Work," Nicholas de Villiers, University of North Florida
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  • "Provincializing Neoliberal Capitalism through Culture(s)," Manduhai Buyandelgar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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  • "Up-country Tamil Ethnogenesis in Sri Lanka," Daniel Bass, Lynn University
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    Q & A
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Chair - Frank Palmeri, University of Miami

Keynote: “Cultures of History,” Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

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April 2, 2011

Chair - Tim Watson, University of Miami


“My Quarrel with Anthropology,” Erna Brodber, Novelist and Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of West Indies (Mona, Jamaica)

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Panel 3: Ethnography and Literature

Chair - John Funchion, University of Miami

  • "Lindsey Collen's Penetrative Plume: The Rape of Sita and the Analysis of Mauritian Hindu Culture," Rohini Bannerjee, Saint Mary's University, Canada
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  • "Dressing the Wound: The Haitian Revolution and Radical Historiography in Nalo Hopkinson's The Salt Roads," Jonathan Glover, University of Florida
    Read by Sydney Owens, University of Miami
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  • "An Anthropological Reading of Miral al-Tahawy's novel The Tent," Caroline Seymour-Jorn, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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  • "Historical Marginalia: Mock(ing) Historiography in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao," Afif Nasreddine, University of Florida
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    Q & A
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