Past Events

Tricking Oneself: The Cultivation of Surprise

Nov. 27, 2017 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Dwight 101

In this talk, Professor Marilyn Strathern explores how to cultivate an openness to surprise. How do we keep from projecting our ideas about what people in out-of-the-way places are doing, thinking, and feeling? Will we even recognize their legal systems, or scientific experiments, or visual communication, in such places? What can we assume about how people manage their natural environments, treat their animals, centuries ago and in relation to development and climate change pressures, today?

"Stability and Change in the Land of Opportunity over the Twentieth Century."

Nov. 7, 2017 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dwight Hall, 101

Geography Department Annual Speaker: Dylan Shane Connor

As part of the Geography Department's Annual Speaker series, population geographer Dr. Dylan Shane Connor, research associate at the University of Colorado, Boulder, will discuss the malleability or historical evolution of places with respect to mobility outcomes

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Crossings & Rasanblaj: Performing Anthropological Interventions

Oct. 26, 2017 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hooker Auditorium

Free and Open to the Public

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