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
January 23, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Governance and Development Study Group: Meeting 1Governance and Development Study Group
January 24, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Erik Ponder: Stalled Democracy, Incomplete TransitionProgram of African Studies
January 24, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Info Session at 1813 Hinman - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
January 24, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Hebrew, Portuguese, Spanish & SwahiliForum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)
January 24, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Nao Lecture: Tatiana SeijasLatin American and Caribbean Studies
January 25, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Info Session at 1819 Hinman - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
January 26, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Pathways of Sexual Globalization: Interactions between North and SouthBuffett Institute for Global Studies
January 29, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Was the 1979 Revolution in Iran Hijacked by the Mullahs? Behrooz Ghamari-TabriziMiddle East and North African Studies
January 29, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Charlie Cobb, University of Florida: Crossing the Colonial Rubicon of the AnthropoceneAnthropology Department
January 30, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Kafein Tuesday - With Professors Ji-Yeon Yuh and Nitasha SharmaAsian American Studies Program
January 31, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Will Reno: Investigating New Models of Civil-Military Relations in AfricaProgram of African Studies
January 31, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
LACS Graduate Research SeminarLatin American and Caribbean Studies
January 31, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Info Session at 1819 Hinman - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
January 31, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ISITA Perspectives Symposium Series. Rethinking Timbuktu: Revisionist Approaches - Ousmane Kane and Charles StewartInstitute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA)
February 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Technology and Child Development: Evidence from Chile, Peru, and RomaniaBuffett Institute for Global Studies
February 2, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Info Session at 1813 Hinman - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
February 5, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel — Orit BashkinMiddle East and North African Studies
February 7, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Pamela Khanakwa: “Take him and tell him to be circumcised”Program of African Studies
February 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Info Session at 1819 Hinman - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
February 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish & SwahiliForum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)
February 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Info Session at 1813 Hinman - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
February 12, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Traversing Boundaries between the Public and the Private: The Case of Female Mukhtars in Turkey — Senem YıldırımMiddle East and North African Studies
February 13, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Info Session at 1819 Hinman - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
February 14, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Adeline Masquelier: The Taste of PrayerProgram of African Studies
February 14, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
LACS Graduate Research SeminarLatin American and Caribbean Studies
February 14, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago Field Studies In-person Info Session at 1819 Hinman - No registration neededChicago Field Studies
February 20, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
American Quarterly Publishing WorkshopAsian American Studies Program
February 20, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Governance and Development Study Group: Meeting 2Governance and Development Study Group
February 21, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Sandra Greene: Embracing HappenstanceProgram of African Studies
February 21, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish & Swahili Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)
February 22, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Rosamond King: Considering Early Caribbean "Queerness"Program of African Studies
February 23, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
EES Seminar Series: Vidya VenkataramananMcCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering
February 23, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
CHSS Workshop: Christian DavenportComparative-Historical Social Science Working Group (Buffett Institute)
February 26, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Iraqi Kurdistan and the Middle East after the Referendum on Independence — Morgan KaplanMiddle East and North African Studies
February 26, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Elif Batuman reads from her novel The Idiot (MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library)Middle East and North African Studies
February 28, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Matthew H. Brown: Breadlosers: Nollywood, State Television, and the Stakes of Masculine MelodramaProgram of African Studies
February 28, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dagmawi Woubshet: Love and Sexuality in James BaldwinProgram of African Studies
March 1, 2018
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Crisis in Venezuela: Historical Perspectives and Potential SolutionsLatin American and Caribbean Studies
March 5, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Issues in the Political Theology of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt — Sarah EltantawiMiddle East and North African Studies
March 7, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Oludamini Ogunnaike: Philosophical Sufism in the Sokoto CaliphateProgram of African Studies
March 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish & Swahili Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)
March 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ISITA Perspectives Symposium Series. Sharia Politics in Contemporary Nigeria - Sarah Eltantawi and Brandon KendhammerInstitute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA)
March 12, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Soundtrack of the Revolution: The Politics of Music in Iran — Nahid Siamdoust (New Directions Lecture)Middle East and North African Studies
March 12, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Barbara Piperata, Ohio State University: Biocultural Dimensions of Food Insecurity in Nicaragua: Implications for maternal-child healthAnthropology Department
April 4, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
April 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium: Raevin Jimenez, "Domination of Youths: Gender, Generation, and Political Economic Transformation in Second Millennium South Africa"English Department
April 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Third Coast CFAR Seminar— Jenny Trinitapoli, PhDThird Coast Center for AIDS Research
April 9, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Keisha-Khan Perry, Brown University: Anthropology for Liberation: Ethnography is Not a LuxuryAnthropology Department
April 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
April 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Nation-Building in Turkey and Morocco: Governing Kurdish and Berber Dissent — Senem AslanMiddle East and North African Studies
April 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
April 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Kate Ramsey: Powers of Imagination and Afro-Caribbean Healing in the Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century AtlanticGlobal Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)
April 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Back to the Future? Tunisia's Democratic Constitutional Order Under Threat — Nadia MarzoukiMiddle East and North African Studies
April 23, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kristina Douglass, Penn State University: Humanizing the Anthropocene of MadagascarAnthropology Department
April 23, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
When Law is Not Enough: Controversies over Muslim Rights in the US — Nadia Marzouki (MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library)Middle East and North African Studies
April 24, 2018
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Lynn THOMAS lecture (CCHS)Center for Historical Studies
April 24, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Buffett Award Lecture: Fred SwanikerBuffett Institute for Global Studies
April 25, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
April 30, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt — Omnia El Shakry (New Directions Lecture)Middle East and North African Studies
May 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
May 4, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Pacific Island Studies Now SymposiumAsian American Studies Program
May 7, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Reinventing the Wheel: Constitutions as Iterative Documents — Nathan BrownMiddle East and North African Studies
May 7, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Religious Freedom in Arab States: Who Is Free and What Are They Free to Do? A Talk by Nathan Brown (MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library)Middle East and North African Studies
May 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
May 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
May 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies

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