Power and Violence: The Making of Modernity ANTH3370 3.0

Instructor: Prof. Dan Yon Time: 11:30am-2:30pm Films Used Include: The Bible and the Gun, Battle of Algiers, Black Skin White Mask, Black Rain, War and Peace, Anybody’s Son Will Do Tops Include: Colonial violence Psychological violence Epistemic violence State violence Resistance violence Racial/ethnic/religious violence War and Peace The violence of ‘science’ Art and violence The violence […]

Mining Memory - A film by Daniel Yon

Mining Memory is a visual meditation on the journeys, both actual and metaphorical, of 100 men who departed the Island of St Helena bound for employment in Concordia, Namaqualand, in the Northern Cape in 1907. It gathers the memory of these men, through conversations with their descendants as it also dwells on the remains of copper […]

Interior Frontiers: Concept-Work on Rough Ground

Ann Laura Stoler is Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies at The New School for Social Research. She is the author and editor of numerous books including Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Race and the Intimate in Colonial Rule (2002, 2010) and Imperial Debris: On Ruins and Ruination (2013). Her most […]

Jaipur Literature Festival: ‘Islam in India influenced by Sufism, Bhakti movement’

Diverse traditions prevented inroads of Wahabism: experts The puritanical Islamic doctrine of Wahhabism was incapable of taking roots in India because of diverse traditions in the Muslim community influenced by the country's composite culture, experts on Muslim culture said on Sunday. The panel of experts analysed multiple interpretative traditions among Muslims in India and elsewhere […]

Tenure-Track Appointment in Indigenous Futures, Available

  The Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Indigenous Futures at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence July 1, 2019. We are seeking a candidate whose research is grounded in decolonial methodologies, including a focus on issues such as resurgence, refusal, […]