2011- 2012


 September 14, 2011

The Evolutionary Significance of Depression in Pathogen Host Defense (PATHOS-D)

Charles Raison, Emory University SOM-Department of Psychiatry

November 14, 2011

Meet the Author: “Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader”

Gayle Rubin, University of Michigan

February 10, 2012

Aids, Sex and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa

Ida Susser, City University of New York & Hunter College

February 13, 2012

Lunch n Learn – Everything You Need to Know About Being an Emory Anthropology Ph.D. After Graduation

Lecture – Biological Memories of Early Life Experience: Evolutionary and Anthropological Perspectives

Christopher Kuzawa, Northwestern University

February 20, 2012

Indigenous Processes of Class Formation in Upland Indonesia

Tania Li, University of Toronto

February 27, 2012

Feudal Modern: Libertinage and the Sexual Marginality of “Backward” People in Contemporary India

Lawrence Cohen, University of California, Berkeley

March 19, 2012

Inside the Magic Circle: Conjuring the Terrorist Enemy at the 2001 Group of Eight Summit

Emanuela Guano, Georgia State University

March 20, 2012

Quarantining the Pandemic That Wasn’t: The Global Health Politics of H1N1 in Post-SARS China

Katherine Mason, University of Pennsylvania

March 26, 2012

Nationalizing Reproduction: Family Planning, Structural Violence and Class in Chinese Women’s Reproductive Experiences

Junjie Chen, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies

April 5, 2012

Slow Medicine: How Chinese Medicine Became Efficacious Only for Chronic Disease

Eric I. Karchmer

April 12, 2012

Lunch and a Movie – Peasant Family Happiness

Lecture – The Politics of Appearance: Power, Labor and Leisure in China’s Ethnic Tourism

Jenny Chio, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

April 23, 2012

Relics, Visuality and Remembering Death in Post-Revolution Egypt

Angie Heo, Emory University, Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry

April 24, 2012

Technologies of Ethical Imagination

Goncalo Santos, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology


October 21, 2011

An Ethnography of Ethics in Public Health Practice

Aun Lor

October 28, 2011

A Multi-site Approach to Human-Environment Interaction During Middle Stone Age Lithic Transitions in Eastern and Equatorial Africa

Josh Robinson

I’m Sorry to Wake You: Cultures of Sleep and Biologies of Healing in Hospital Patients

Howard Chiou

The Sense of Support: Enduring Breast Cancer in Austria and the United States

Casey Bouskill

November 8, 2011

Brown Skin is Half of Beauty: Representations of Beauty and the Construction of Race in Contemporary Cairo

Maurita Poole

February 29, 2012

Building Moldova, Being Moldovan:  Citizenship, Development, and Cultural Propriety

Patricia Fogerty

March 2, 2012

Transmitting Diagnostic Skills in Tibetan Medicine: Embodied Practices for Indigenous Categories of Cancer

Tawni Tidwell

April 13, 2012

Rice and Peas in the Diaspora: Food Health and the Body Among Barbadian Migrants in Atlanta

Jennifer Tookes

Legal Consciousness Among Youth at the Red Hook Community Justice Center

Avi Brisman

April 16, 2012

Lessons in Making Do: Islamic Knowledge, Public Schooling and Opportunity in Urban Senegal

Ana Schaller de la Cova