We will be offering the following colloquia this semester. Each will be held on Thursdays at 3 pm in Crawford Hall 115 unless otherwise noted. For more information, contact the Department of Anthropology at

Kuleana and the Crises of our Ecological Moment - Proposing a Living-Together Praxis of Treaty Ecologies & Relational Sovereignties

  • February 1
  • Brian Noble, Department of Sociology & Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada

Biological memories of apartheid: Evaluating the intergenerational effects of apartheid-based prenatal stress on birth outcomes, inflammation, and adult psychiatric morbidity in Soweto, South Africa

  • Monday, February 26, 3 pm, Crawford Hall 115
  • Andrew Wooyoung Kim, University of California, Berkeley

Variability in Health and Human Biology: Understanding cardiometabolic risk and inequitable adverse outcomes

  • Thursday, February 29, 3 pm, Crawford Hall 115
  • Anna Rivara, Ph.D., MPH - Yale School of Public Health

Adaptive Diversity and Health: Evolutionary insights from the Americas to Nepal

  • Monday, March 4, 3 pm, Crawford Hall 115
  • Dr. Kelsey Jorgensen, UCLA

What’s “Normal” About Fat? Biological Normalcy, Fat Stigma, and Health Disparities

  • Monday, March 11, 3 pm, Crawford Hall 115
  • Jennifer Cullin, Indiana University, Bloomington

Rural Livelihoods in Precontact Kaʻū

  • Thursday, March 28, 3 pm, Crawford Hall 115
  • Quintus, Peterson, McCall, UH Manoa Department of Anthropology