Events

Find upcoming events hosted by the Department of Anthropology and affiliated departments and programs, including Program of African Studies, Gender Studies, Chicago Field Studies, Latino and Latina Studies, Asian American Studies, and Middle East & North Africa Studies.

See our Past Events page to review ones that have occurred.

Date & TimeTitleGroup
September 25, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Asian American Studies & Latina/o Studies Welcome ReceptionAsian American Studies Program
September 25, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Angela Nonaka: TALK BEAUTIFUL: Investigating (im)Politeness in Ban Khor Sign Language and Reconsidering Discourses of Dearth about Village Sign LanguagesAnthropology Department
September 27, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Information Session - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
September 27, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
PAS Open HouseProgram of African Studies
September 27, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
A Reading by Visiting Writer-in-Residence Porochista KhakpourMiddle East and North African Studies
September 29, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Barriers to Agricultural Intensification and Technological Innovation in West AfricaBuffett Institute for Global Studies
September 29, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Information Session - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
October 2, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
MENA Monday: Toward an Oral History of the Syrian Uprising; Wendy Pearlman Discusses her New BookMiddle East and North African Studies
October 2, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library. Book Presentation—We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled: Voices from Syria by Wendy PearlmanMiddle East and North African Studies
October 3, 2017
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Information Session - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
October 3, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
In the Country We Love - My Family Divided. Guest Speaker, Diane Guerrero, Actor | Author | Advocate for Immigration Reform, Visit and LectureThe Latina and Latino Studies Program
October 4, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Juliet Sorenson: Access to Health from the Ground UpProgram of African Studies
October 4, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Information Session - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
October 4, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Navigating Identities: On Writing About Illness & Identity as a Woman of Color — A Talk by Visiting Writer-in-Residence Porochista KhakpourMiddle East and North African Studies
October 4, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Professionalization Roundtable on Research and Beginning of Year Get-TogetherLatin American and Caribbean Studies
October 5, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Gender and Sexuality Studies Program Fall ReceptionGender Studies Program
October 6, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
CHSS Workshop: Erin McDonnellComparative-Historical Social Science Working Group (Buffett Institute)
October 9, 2017
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Black Arts International: Temporalities and Territories ConferenceBlack Arts Initiative
October 9, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
MENA Monday: How to Write Iranian-America—A Conversation with Novelist Porochista KhakpourMiddle East and North African Studies
October 11, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Sera Young: Food and Water Insecurity in East AfricaProgram of African Studies
October 11, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Brodie Fischer LectureLatin American and Caribbean Studies
October 12, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
"Fake News on Abortion: How the Antichoice Movement Makes Stuff Up and Gets You To Believe It" with Katha PollittGender Studies Program
October 16, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
MENA Monday: The Nationalist Impasse in Turkish Politics—Levent KökerMiddle East and North African Studies
October 18, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Will Reno: Investigating New Models of Civil-Military Relations in AfricaProgram of African Studies
October 20, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Midwest Primate Interest Group 13th Annual MeetingAnthropology Department
October 21, 2017
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Midwest Primate Interest Group 13th Annual MeetingAnthropology Colloquia and Events
October 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: S. Young (IPR/Anthro.) - Food Insecurity and the First 1,000 Days of Life in East AfricaInstitute For Policy Research
October 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
MENA Monday: Hamdi Attia in Conversation with Chris AbaniMiddle East and North African Studies
October 23, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Laurence Ralph, Harvard University: The Black Box of Police TortureAnthropology Department
October 25, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS lunch lectureProgram of African Studies
October 25, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Havana Peace Talks from the InsideLatin American and Caribbean Studies
October 25, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Chicago Architecture Biennial: Abraham CruzvillegasBlock Museum of Art
October 30, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
New Directions Lecture: A Sea of Scales: Fishing and Region Formation between Sicily and Tunisia since World War II — Naor Ben-YehoyadaMiddle East and North African Studies
November 1, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS lunch lectureProgram of African Studies
November 1, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cultural Survival and Land Dispossession: A Photographic Essay on The Sioux and the Embera Peoples of North and South AmericaLatin American and Caribbean Studies
November 6, 2017
Pre-registration for Winter Quarter beginsUniversity Academic Calendar
November 6, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
MENA Monday: "Trauma" and "Victimization" in Life Narratives of Kurdish Youth in Turkey—Leyla NeyziMiddle East and North African Studies
November 8, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS lunch lectureProgram of African Studies
November 13, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: R. B. Riedl (IPR/Poli. Sci.) - Pews to Politics: Religious Ideas and Political EngagementInstitute For Policy Research
November 13, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
MENA Monday: The Politics of Human Shielding—Neve GordonMiddle East and North African Studies
November 13, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jada Benn Torres, Vanderbilt University: Genetic perspectives on origins, presence, and ancestry of African-descendant communities across the CaribbeanAnthropology Department
November 13, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library. Israel’s Occupation @ 50: What are the Prospects for a Future Solution?Middle East and North African Studies
November 14, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Rumors and Echoes of the Civil Rights Movement in Africa: Buffett Visiting Professor LectureBuffett Institute for Global Studies
November 15, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS lunch lectureProgram of African Studies
November 15, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
"Our Sister Republics: the United States in an Age of American Revolutions" - Book Talk + ReceptionLatin American and Caribbean Studies
November 30, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
BME Seminar Series: Tania Douglas, PhDMcCormick - Biomedical Engineering Department
December 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library. The Risk of War with Iran: Will Trump Kill Obama’s Iran Deal? A Talk by Trita ParsiMiddle East and North African Studies
January 8, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
MENA Monday: Can the Middle Eastern Regional Order Hold? Marc LynchMiddle East and North African Studies
January 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library. The Middle East and North Africa: 2017 in Review—and What to Look for in 2018Middle East and North African Studies
January 19, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
CHSS Workshop: Nitsan ChorevComparative-Historical Social Science Working Group (Buffett Institute)

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