Anthropology Colloquium Series

Begun in 1997, the Anthropology Colloquium Series showcases contemporary anthropological scholarship and provides a forum to debate issues impacting the discipline. Topics are drawn from the four subfields and presenters include distinguished scholars, recent graduates, and those practicing anthropology outside of academia. All are welcome to attend.

Fall 2019 - George Hall 227, Thursdays at 3:00 PM. A reception will follow the talks.

August 29Anthropology and the Mauna: A Roundtable Discussion on KuleanaFaculty and Graduate Students of the Department of Anthropology, UH Mānoa
September 5People from the Pyramids: Interdisciplinary Analysis of Ancient Human Remains from HU-MFA Excavations at Giza, EgyptEmily Marlow, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
September 26Barriers to Participation in Digital Game CulturesKelly Bergstrom, School of Communications, UH Mānoa
October 10Mosquitoes and the Making of the Annamite Hill Country: A Parasitical Speculative HistoryJonathan Padwe, Department of Anthropology, UH Mānoa
October 24Anthropology Graduate Student SymposiumDepartment of Anthropology, UH Mānoa
November 7Lapita and its Transformations in Near Oceania, 3400-2600 B.P.Pat Kirch, Department of Anthropology, UH Mānoa

Spring 2019 - George Hall 227, Thursdays at 3:00 PM.

February 28Mauka and Makai: exploring cultural ideas about beaches and mountains as public spaces in Brazil and HawaiʻiChristian Palmer, Windward Community College. Co-sponsored by the Geography Department
March 8Crafting a Tibetan Terroir: Wine Production, Identity, and Landscape Change in Shangri-LaBrendan A. Galipeau, Annette and Hugh Gragg Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Asian Studies
March 14The Archaeology of Internment: the Honouliuli National Monument, Oʻahu - a World War II-Era Japanese Internment and POW CampWilliam Belcher, University of Hawai‘i - West Oahu
March 28Wastelands: Spoiled Identities and Countercommodities among Ashkali and Romani ScavengersEirik Saethre, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
April 25Living with Sacred Lands: Heritage and Mana in the Marquesas IslandsEmily Donaldson, University of Vermont and St. Michael's College. Co-sponsored by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies

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