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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.

Apr
25
2019

Reporting Islam: Media, Policy, Politics

All day, sponsored by Global Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)

This international symposium will bring scholars of Islam, international and public affairs, education, race, and law together with practicing journalists...

Apr
25
2019

Catharine MacKinnon: Butterfly Politics

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Professor MacKinnon will address the politics and law of sexual harassment, focusing on its violation of equality rights, considering the...

Apr
25
2019

Film screening: Spell Reel (2017)

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Spell Reel (Filipa César, 2017, France/Portugal, DCP, 96 min.) Freedom fighter Amìlcar Cabral commissioned a group of young filmmakers to document...

Apr
26
2019

Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global Medieval Symposium

9:30 AM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Myers Symposium, April 26, 2019Organized by Christina Normore and Kathleen Bickford Berzock Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global MedievalVisual and Cultural Studies...

Apr
29
2019

Gentrification of the Sea:

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

How Global Racial Capitalism Continues to Extract Profit from Scenes of Environmental Degredation. A Talk by Aimee Bahng, Assistant Professor...

May
2
2019

Todd Shepard lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Todd SHEPARD (Johns Hopkins U), author of The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France (2006),...

May
6
2019

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Presentations by MENA doctoral students Open only to Northwestern graduate students and faculty   Özge Karagöz (Department of Art History) Turkish Post-Revolutionary Figuration in the...

May
10
2019

Genealogies of an African Islamic Modernity

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Both discourse and a historical condition defined by the reconciliation of African identities, Islamic forms of life, and global political...

May
13
2019

Maimonides the Mālikī — A Lecture by Marc Herman

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Moses Maimonides (1138-1204) penned perhaps the most comprehensive medieval account of rabbinic tradition. But his ideas were at odds with...

May
14
2019

Keyword: Pleasure

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

A panel of Northwestern scholars, educators and activists will discuss the charged and contested meanings of “pleasure” in the academy...

May
18
2019

Film Screening + Discussion: Naila and the Uprising

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Please join us for this FREE screening of the documentary film Naila and the Uprising, followed by an in-depth discussion with...

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