Oct 28th: Always Already Active: A Conversation with Johnnetta B. Cole

On Thursday, October 28th, 7:00 PM EDT, the Association of Black Anthropologists will be hosting a conversation with Dr. Johnnette B. Cole.

Come join us in an inter-generational conversation about the impact and importance of Dr. Johnnette B. Cole’s new book Racism in American Public Life: A Call to Action. This event will feature graduate student Lexi Ligon and Professors Riché Barnes and Lynn Bolles. Everyone is welcome, even if you haven’t read the book.

To register to for this event click here.

 

Webinar Nov. 4th: Beyond Extractivism: Toward New Collaborative Futures in Anthropology

On November 4th, 12:00 PM EDT, the Wenner-Gren Foundation will be hosting, “Beyond Extractivism: Toward New Collaborative Futures in Anthropology”.

To register for this even click here.

This webinar explores collaborative knowledge production in relation to a stance of responsibility and accountability to the communities with whom we work (including scholarly communities), and to the communities that surround our institutional spaces, cities, territories and regions. What kind of anthropology emerges when collaboration, rather than individualist extraction is upheld as a model?

Panelists:

Carmen Rial, PhD, Professor, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Ndukuyakhe Ndlovu, PhD, Manager for Archaeology at South African National Parks and Senior Lecturer at the University of Pretoria

Yasmeen Arif, PhD, Professor, Shiv Nadar University

Christen Smith, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin

Justin Hosbey, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University

Moderated by:

Gustavo Lins Ribeiro, PhD, Professor, Metropolitan Autonomous University

CART captioning will be provided.

Organized by the Association of Black Anthropologists, Anthropology Southern Africa, and the Center for Experimental Ethnography

Oct. 27th: Graduate School Application Workshop

Could graduate school be for you? What makes a strong application? On October 27th at 4:00 PM ET, come join our Zoom Workshop on applying to graduate school in archaeology. To register for this event click here.

Topics covered will include:

Thinking about graduate school: Where? What type of program? How do I apply?

Preparing for graduate school: Courses to take, how to get fieldwork experience.

Money matters: How do you pay for graduate school?

Panelists include professors Zoë Crossland (Columbia), Andrew Bauer (Stanford), Peter van Dommelen (Brown) and Michael Galaty (Michigan).