WSIP Public Events Spring 2018

Engendering Feudalism

A Public Talk by by S. Charusheela (Professor of Economics – University of Washington-Bothell)
Wednesday, February 28, 4 PM, Crotty Hall 209

Material Economies in the Longue Durée: Decolonial Methods & Concepts

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

 

Panelists:

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)