Halvorson Contributes Chapter on Religiously Based Aid Work Book

A research publication by Britt Halvorson, faculty fellow in anthropology, is included in a new book of essays, The Request and the Gift in Religious and Humanitarian Endeavors (Pp. 65-92, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). Halvorson’s chapter is titled “When God Is a Moral Accountant: Dilemmas and Requests of Accountability in U.S. Medical Relief in Madagascar” and it “examines...

Chandra Bhimull’s Ethnography, Empire in the Air, to be Released December 12th

  Empire in the Air: Airline Travel and the African Diaspora details the emergence of airline travel through careful attention to its racist and imperialist motives. Author Chandra Bhimull, Associate Professor of Anthropology and African-American Studies, illuminates the darker aspects of airline travel, pulling a thread through archival retellings and historical decisions to current inequalities. With a...

Maple Razsa and Milton Guillén’s film The Maribor Uprisings named the 2017 Best Documentary Feature by the Society for Visual Anthropology

Since its debut, The Maribor Uprisings has been around the world and back, acquiring accolades at every turn. Maple Razsa and Milton Guillén have forged a force to be reckoned with. Truly the first of its kind, The Maribor Uprisings asks audiences to collectively decide how to proceed through an uprising in Maribor, Slovenia. Audiences...

Lucie Gulino ’17 wins the Eitan Shalom Green Award

The Eitan Shalom Green Award is given to a student in the junior or senior class who has demonstrated scholarly insight and a passion for creative exploration in both of the Anthropology Department’s core courses: anthropological theory (AY333) and methodology (AY313).

The Maribor Uprisings: A Live Participatory Film screening at CPH:DOX and Hot Docs film festivals

Associate Professor Maple Razsa (Global Studies) and Milton Guillén ’15 will be screening The Maribor Uprisings: A Live Participatory Film for its world premiere at CPH:DOX (Copenhagen, March 20) and its North American premiere at Hot Docs (Toronto, April 27-May 7), two of the largest and most prestigious documentary film festivals in the world. The film, which started as...