Anthropology Department News & Events

FALL, 2021

Tony Jin ('22) has recently been selected by The Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) as the 2021 Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize winner for best student paper submission for his paper “The Ambivalent State of Radical Queer Imaginaries: The Chinese State, Identity Politics, and the Queer Private Sphere.”  Read the announcement here

SPRING 2021

NEXT EVENT:
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Peter Redfield, 
"Bioexpectations: Life Technologies as Humanitarian Goods"
4:30PM (PDT) via Zoom RSVP here
For more about the series, click here
FMI and abstract here

UPCOMING EVENTS: 
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Safiya Noble, author of "Algorithms of Oppression"
"A Conversation with Safiya Noble"
4:30PM (PDT) via Zoom RSVP here
For more about the series click here
FMI and abstract here 

PAST EVENTS: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Kim Fortun, Professor of Anthropology, UC Irvine
"Experiments in Ethnographic Collaboration: Purposes, Designs, Infrastructures, Invitations"
4:30PM via Zoom 
FMI and abstract here

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Andrew Lakoff, Professor of Sociology and Communication, University of Southern California
"The Supply Chain Must Continue: Becoming Essential in the Pandemic"
4:30PM (PDT) via Zoom 
FMI and abstract here

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Kaushik Sunder Rajan, Professor of Anthropology, Social Sciences, University of Chicago
"Just Health? The Construction of Postcolonial Dis-ease
4:15PM (PST) via Zoom
FMI and abstract here

FALL 2020

Friday, August 7, 2020
Academic Department Fair via Zoom
1:00 - 3:00PM;  FMI: Anne Tessier

SPRING 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Dr. Kirsten Senturia ('87), a practicing Medical Anthropologist
"Anthropology in the Face of Epidemic Disease"
5:00PM, Hahn Hall Room 108, Pomona College. FMI: Prof. Bejarano

FALL 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019
"Anthropology Who? Pre-registration course info session"
4:30PM, Hahn Hall Room 101, Pomona College. FMI: Liaisons

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Open to all 5-C students & faculty
Open House/Grand Opening of the Hahn Student Lounge
4:00PM, Hahn Hall Second Floor, Pomona College. FMI: Anne Tessier

SPRING 2019

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Anthropology Seniors, Faculty, Majors
Senior Class Day (rsvp requested)
11:30AM, Hahn Hall 2nd floor lobby, Pomona College.
RSVP: Anne Tessier

Friday, May 3, 2019
Anthropology Seniors, Majors, Faculty, and Alumni
Lunch, followed by Anthropology Senior Thesis Presentations
11:30AM, Hahn Hall Room 213, Pomona College.
FMI: Anne Tessier

Friday, April 12, 2019
Bernard Perley, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Russel Gordon Visiting Associate Professor for Native American Studies, Dartmouth College
"Indigeneity and Translocality: Remediating Global Crises of Belonging"
12:30PM, Hahn Hall Room 101 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
Co-sponsored by Pomona College Anthropology Department, Linguistics and Cognitive Science Paul Efron Speaker Series, Latin American Studies Draper Fund, Intercollegiate Africana Studies, and Pomona College International Relations Program. Lunch will be provided. FMI: Cécile Evers

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Alma Gottlieb, Visiting Scholar in Anthropology, Brown University, Professor Emerita, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Anthropological Reflections on the 'Maternal Instinct' "
4:15-5:30PM, Avery Hall Room 201 (1050 N. Mills Ave), Pitzer College
FMI: Tobias Hecht

Friday, March 15, 2019
Anthropology Professional Development Series
"Applying to Grad School and Advice for FLI Students"
11:00AM, Hahn Hall Room 215 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
FMI: Cristina Bejarano

Friday, March 8, 2019
Anthropology Professional Development Series
"Anthropology and the Media"
11:00AM, Hahn Hall Room 215 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
FMI: Cristina Bejarano

Friday, March 1, 2019
Anthropology Professional Development Series
Guest Speaker: Kirsten Senturia (PO '87), a practicing Medical Anthropologist
11:00AM, Hahn Hall Room 215 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
FMI: Cristina Bejarano

Friday, February 22, 2019
Anthropology Professional Development Series
"Anthropological Perspectives on Psychology and Mental Health"
11:00AM, Hahn Hall Room 215 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
FMI: Cristina Bejarano

Friday, February 15, 2019
Anthropology Professional Development Series
"Careers for Anthropologists in Social Justice Organizations"
11:00AM, Hahn Hall Room 215 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
FMI: Cristina Bejarano

Friday, February 8, 2019
Anthropology Professional Development Series
"Careers for Anthropologists in the Field of Medicine"
11:00AM, Hahn Hall Room 215 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
FMI: Cristina Bejarano

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Armin Schwegler, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
"Globalization in Latin America's Hinterland: The Case of a Bilingual Afro-Hispanic Community of Colombia"
12:15PM, Oldenborg Center for Modern Languages & International Relations Dining Hall (350 N. College Way), Pomona College
Co-sponsored by Pomona College Anthropology Dept, Linguistics and Cognitive Science Dept, and the Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium at Pomona College. FMI: Cécile Evers

Friday, February 1, 2019
Remi Kessler, Filmmaker
"The Advocates" Film Screening followed by Q&A with the Filmmaker
5:30PM, Rose Hills Theatre (170 E. Sixth St), Pomona College
Co-sponsored by Pomona College Anthropology Department, The Draper Center's Homelessness Action Team in partnership with The Claremont Journal of Medicine and Social Justice. Dinner and refreshments will be provided. FMI: Cristina Bejarano

Friday, January 25, 2019
Anthropology Professional Development Series
"What Can I do with a Degree in Anthropology?"
11:00AM, Hahn Hall Room 107 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
FMI: Cristina Bejarano

FALL 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Katharina Steiner, University of Zurich
"Visual Cultures in Marine Biology: Depicting Species between Aesthetics and Epistemology around 1900"
12:00PM, Hahn Hall Room 108 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
FMI: Joanne Nucho

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Leo Chávez, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
"The Children of Immigrants as Threats to the Nation: How Political Rhetoric Matters"
5:00PM, Hahn Hall Room 108 (420 N. Harvard Ave), Pomona College
Co-sponsored by Pomona College Anthropology Dept, Intercollegiate Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies. FMI: Cristina Bejarano