2021 Spring 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.

  • Thursday at 3 pm via Zoom (unless otherwise noted)/

January 28

Walking backwards into the future: The evolution of Pacific genomes and the implications for the health of Pacific peoples

Lisa Matisoo-Smith, Department of Anatomy University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand


February 18

Conquistadors, Tin Barons, and Silver Thieves: An Anthropological History of Small-Scale Metal Production in Porco, Bolivia

Mary Van Buren, Anthropology Dept., Colorado State University


March 4

Sustainable Social Enterprise and Growing Community Wellbeing in Wai'anae Hawai'i

Christy Mello, Anthropology Dept., University of Hawai‘i at West O'ahu


April 1

Title-TBA

Adam Burke, Environmental Anthropology, Hawai'i Pacific University


April 22

Title-TBA

Piphal Heng, Anthropology Dept. Affiliate, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa


For further information, please contact Anthropology at anthprog@hawaii.edu.