Department of Anthropology Annual Lecture 2020

What a Difference Filmmaking Makes Autoethnography, Multimodality and the Future of Scholarship Event Poster (PDF) John L . Jackson, Jr. Richard Perry University Professor Walter H. Annenberg Dean Annenberg School for Communication University of Pennsylvania Using my own journey as an ethnographic filmmaker to help ground its claims, this talk seeks to articulate the epistemological and […]

York Symphosium: Pedagogies of the Sea

Wednesday, November 20, 2019. 9:30am-5:00pm Founders College (Room 303) Presentations | 9:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Othon Alexandrakis, Katherine Anderson, Tyler Ball, Arun Chaudhuri, Andrea Davis, Ken Little, Andrea Madovarski, Patrick Taylor, Sandra Widmer, Anna Zalik, Rinaldo Walcott, Yutaka Yoshida Convener: Daniel Yon Keynote Speaker | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pedagogies of the Sea: […]

Anthropology, Islam & Muslim Societies (ANTH 3570)

Islam is a faith that is practised today by over a billion people whose traditions and civilisations are rich and diverse. So how do we study Islam and Muslims? And what do Muslims have to say about their own traditions and life-worlds? This 6-credit seminar course introduces students to the Islamic tradition, past and present. […]

Passing of Prof. Marilyn Silverman

Dr. Marilyn Silverman: April 30, 1945 – June 18, 2019 Our former colleague, Marilyn Silverman, passed away yesterday, Tuesday 18th June 2019, after a long, arduous, and courageous struggle with cancer. She was a longstanding member of the Department of Anthropology, fundamental in shaping it to its present position as one of the pre-eminent departments […]

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 […]