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Spring 2017 Events

Anthropology Majors Week Event
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Noon
302 Eaton Hall
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CHAT Lunch Seminar: "De-Skilled Life: The Politics of Love and Labor on an American Factory Farm"
Thursday, March 2, 12-1:15
48 Professors Row (Fung House)
Alex Blanchette, Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Time, Memory, and Ethical Inquiry
In celebration of the work of Rosalind Shaw

Friday, March 3, 1:30-4:00 pm
Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave.
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CHAT Lunch Seminar: "Permission to Converse: Laws, Bullets, and other Roadblocks to a Palestinian Exchange"
Tuesday, April 11, 12-1:15
48 Professors Row (Fung House)
Amahl Bishara, Associate Professor, Anthropology

Plant Matters: The Medical Ecologies of Siberian Buddhist Medicine
Tatiana Chudakova Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Tufts University
Date To Be Determined
12:00-1:00pm | Lunch Provided
Lincoln Filene Center, Rabb Room
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Recent Events

Life Changing Bacon
Transgression as Desire in Contemporary American Tastes
Brad Weiss
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm
CHAT, 48 Professors Row
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Anthropology Majors Event
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Noon to 1:15 pm
302 Eaton Hall
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Recent News

Trump spills the beans on who grows Americans' food, by Sydney Giacalone and Julian Agyeman
Boston Globe (February 7, 2017)
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'Redefining Taste', by Ross Bretherton
Melisma Magazine (January 25, 2017)
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Zarin Machanda 'In the Jungle' featured in Faculty Focus, The World at Tufts
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Amahl Bishara's book Back Stories was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2015 MES Book Award, sponsored by the AAA Middle East Section.

Hannah Arnow Awarded Fulbright Student Grant
Anthropology major Hannah Arnow has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student grant for study in Estonia next year
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Deborah Pacini Hernandez has been awarded the Tufts Faculty/Staff Multicultural Service Award.
Awarded by the A&S&E Equal Educational Opportunity Committee.

Alex Blanchette awarded the Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley
This 2015-16 fellowship is for his book in progress, Porkopolis: American Animality, Standardized Life, and the "Factory" Farm.

Rosalind Shaw received a Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Award
The Fall 2015 award is for her current book project, Disarming Justice, Demobilizing Memory: Producing Post-conflict life in Sierra Leone.

David Guss was granted a residency in the International Retreat for Writers in Hawthornden Castle, Lasswade, Scotland
The Spring 2015 residency is for his current biographical project, Judgment and Conquest: The Life and Times of Alastair Cram.

Pinto wins major medical anthropology prize
Sarah Pinto has been awarded the Society for Medical Anthropology's 2014 Eileen Basker Memorial Prize for her book, Daughters of Parvati: Women and Madness in Contemporary India