WSIP Public Events Spring 2018

Schedule of WSIP Public and Satellite Events 

Wednesday, February 28, 4 PM, Crotty Hall 209 –Public Talk:

S. Charusheela (Professor of Economics – University of Washington-Bothell): “Engendering Feudalism”

Thursday, March 1, 5:30 PM, Old Chapel — Public Panel:

“Material Economies in the Longue Durée: Decolonial Methods & Concepts”
         Why longue-durée decolonial studies? How does the long view challenge Eurocentric narratives and redefine dominant understandings of identities, economies, power,   environment, and change? What kinds of interdisciplinary work best serve this larger project, and why?  All are welcome for our panel discussion on these and other questions.


Akin Ogundiran (Chair of the Africana Studies Department and Professor of Africana Studies, Anthropology & History at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte)

Patricia McAnany (Kenan Eminent Professor of Anthropology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Areas of Interest: Mayan Culture and Indigenous Studies)

 Moderator, Lisa Rofel (Professor of Anthropology, University of California-Santa Cruz. Areas of Interest: China, Gender, and Political Economy).

(sponsored by College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, College of Humanities & Fine Arts, Provost’s Office, Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement, Political Economy Research Institute, UMass Departments of Anthropology and Economics)