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Fall 2016 Events

Anthropology Majors Event
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Noon to 1:15 pm
302 Eaton Hall
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Recent Events

Exporting Utopia
The Spread of the Campus Model
Opening, May 2, 2016 | 2:00pm
May 2-22, 2016
Tower Gallery, Tisch Library
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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Tom Ozden-Schilling
The Social Lives of Computer Models in Forestry Research
Environmental Studies Lunch and Learn
April 21, 2016 | 12noon
Rabb Room
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Old Stories, New Worlds
The Politics of Telling and Studying Folklore
Panel featuring: Donald Cosentino (UCLA, emeritus), David Guss (Tufts), Frank Korom (Boston University), Sarah Pinto (Tufts)
Organized by the Tufts Students' Anthropology Collective; moderated by Aniket De
April 6, 2016 | 5:30-7:30pm
Crane Room, Paige Hall
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Spring Student Anthropology Symposium (SSAS)
April 1, 2016 | 2:00pm
Rabb Room
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Harris Solomon
Close Calls: Traffic and Trauma in Mumbai
March 29, 2016 | 5:30-7:30pm
Cabot 702
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Steven Feld
"They have taken our mother's head and are going into her throat:" Indigenous Responses to Resource Extraction in West Papua and Papua New Guinea
March 15, 2016 | 3:00-5:00pm
Tisch Library 316
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Steven Feld
Film screening: "J. C. Abbey, Ghana's Puppeteer"
March 14, 2016 | 8:00pm
Distler Performance Hall

Steven Feld
Hearing Heat: Acoustemology meets the Anthropocene
March 14, 2016 | 12noon
Varis Lecture Hall, Granoff Music Center

Jessica Winegar
Anthropology's Politics: Disciplining the Middle East
March 9, 2016 | 5:30pm
Crane Room, Paige Hall
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Sarah Cleto Rial
Women in South Sudan's Civil War
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 12noon
Miner Hall 224
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Anthropology Majors Week Event
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Eaton 302
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Funke Sangodeyi
Black Gay Men under the Corporate Anthropological Lens: The Business of HIV and the Politics of Health
Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Granoff 155
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Recent News

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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Alex Blanchette has been selected to co-chair an Advanced Seminar at Santa Fe's School for Advanced Research
The seminar will meet in Fall 2016 and lead to a book on environmental and labor politics, titled How Nature Works.
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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