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Events

Welcome to the Department of Anthropology's events page! Events are open to all members of the University of South Carolina community and the public. Topics range from scholarly research to industry advice (e.g., careers, publishing, research).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   In particular, the Colloquia Series hosts local scholars and invited guests who cover engaging research from around the world. They are an excellent opportunity to learn about groundbreaking anthropological research, to meet and interact with scholars, and get inspired by what others are doing. The 2020-2021 series is being held virtually

Dr. Eric Jones (University of South Carolina) will be discussing the fundamentals of the geographic information system (GIS) in a workshop format combining lecture and hands-on exercises for people interested to learn if GIS can benefit their projects.

RSVP to schreinn@email.sc.edu to receive data sets and instructions prior to the event.

When: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/96635139516?pwd=QVYvYlV1MDNwOWJ3Y1FaeEpJVmRwZz09)

Media: Flyer

Dr. Carlina de la Cova (University of South Carolina), Dr. John Doering-White (University of South Carolina), Dr. Kelly Goldberg (University of South Carolina), Dr. Adam King (University of South Carolina) and Dr. Jennifer Reynolds (University of South Carolina) will be discussing their employment journeys and the realities of labor in a university environment.

When: Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/96180723260?pwd=THZXcEhkeUxJenhYa1FsREh2TE1Ndz09)

Media: Flyer

Dr. Jodi Barnes (Diachronic Research Foundation) will be presenting on "Reproductive Oppression at Hollywood Plantation: Archaeology as a Tool for Justice".  

When: Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/97365469989)

Media: Flyer (includes Abstract and Bio)

Dr. Lee Baker (Duke University) will be presenting on "Du Bois, Boas, and the Real Racial Problem".

When: Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6:00pm

Where: Zoom Registration Link (https://tinyurl.com/iaarspringlecture)

Media: Flyer

 

Dr. Magdalena Stawkowski (University of South Carolina) will be discussing how to select a field site, locate community partners, and manage the day-to-day reality of life in the field. 

When: Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/94011652534?pwd=S1k2eGNralZGcHlaMWIwNEFKUll1UT09)

Media: Flyer

Nima Yolmo (University of California - Irvine) will be presenting on "Money and Mutual Aid in Motion: Arrangements of Reciprocity, Discipline, and Care in Manipur, North-East India"

When: Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/97365469989)

Media: Flyer (includes Abstract and Bio)

Dr. Kathryn Luchok (Univeristy of South Carolina) and Dr. Mark Macauda (University of South Carolina) will be discussing what kind of education and research experiences can prepare applied anthropologists for working directly with public health organizations.

When: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/96116060588?pwd=QmUxcGJxb3VoSHZCTnFYUTcyZCtGdz09)

Media: Flyer

Dr. Feliciano-Santos (University of South Carolina) will be presenting her book talk on "A Contested Caribbean Indigeneity: Language, Social Practice, and Identity within Puerto Rican Taíno Activism".

When: Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/97365469989)

Media: Flyer (includes Abstract and Bio) 

Dr. Melissa Checker (Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York) will be presenting "The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice".

When: Friday, November 13, 2020 at 3:30pm

Where: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/95974739177?pwd=OUd1S2NDaTBWZIUS1NYeEFGaVkxZz09

- Meeting ID: 959 7473 9177; Passcode: 158767

Media: Flyer (includes Abstract and Bio)

Dr. Courtney Lewis (University of South Carolina) will be discussing how graduate students and early-career researchers can publish their research successfully and navigate the road to tenure.

When: Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom 

Media: Flyer

Dr. Steven Smith (University of South Carolina) will be presenting "Francis Marion and the Snow's Island Community: Myth, History, and Archaeology".

When: Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84721523985)

Media: Flyer (includes Abstract and Bio)

Dr. Joshua Reno (Binghamton University, State University of New York) will be presenting "Who Cares? Caring for Things and/or People Amidst Global Empire and White Supremacy".

When: Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83760171149?pwd=TG40V20rYVNTZEIFckd2Mjl1bM1Zz09)

Media: Flyer (includes Abstract and Bio)

Dr. Sharon DeWitte (University of South Carolina) will be discussing how graduate students can fund their research for their thesis or dissertation. Topics range from grants, projects favored by institutions, and the time range for writing proposals.

When: Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom 

Media: Flyer

Fallon Puckett (M.A. Candidate, University of South Carolina) will be presenting on her graduate summer research project: "Understanding Various Scalar Influences on Refugee Youth's Pursuit of Post-Secondary Education: A Visual Collaboration With Refugee Youth Resettled in North Carolina, USA".

When: Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 4:00pm

Where: Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83760171149?pwd=TG40V20rYVNTZEIFckd2Mjl1bM1Zz09)

Media: Flyer(includes Abstract and Bio)

 

 


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