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Anthropology Colloquium: Deborah Thomas

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm

McGraw Hall, 215
740-750 University Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

“Politics in the Wake of the Plantation:  Affective Archives of a Wounded City, Kingston 2010.”

Friday, April 20

3 pm in 215 McGraw Hall

Co-sponsored by Africana Studies and Research Program and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Free and open to the public.

Deborah Thomas is the R. Jean Brownlee Term Professor of Anthropology and Graduate Chair at University of Pennsylvania.

This event is co-sponsored by Africana Studies and Research Program and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies .  Thank you.

Research Interests:  Political Anthropology; Sovereignty; Violence; The Afterlives of Imperialism; Transnationalism and Diaspora; Race and Gender; Performance and Popular Culture; Culture and Political Economy; Popular Culture; the Caribbean.

Publications: 

Film, BAD FRIDAY:  RASTAFARI AFTER CORAL GARDENS, 2011


EXCEPTIONAL VIOLENCE:  EMBODIED CITIZENSHIP IN TRANSNATIONAL JAMAICA, 2011


GLOBALIZATION AND RACE:  TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE CULTURAL PRODUCTION OF BLACKNESS, 2006


MODERN BLACKNESS:  NATIONALISM, GLOBALIZATION, AND THE POLITICS OF CULTURE IN JAMAICA, 2004

 

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Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Anthropology

Tags

cascal, anthro, anthro-colloquium, cashum, africal, fgsscal, casfeatured, diversity, caring community

Website

http://anthropology.cornell.edu/

Contact E-Mail

ek61@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Liz Kirk

Contact Phone

607-255-6479

Speaker

Deboarh Thomas

Speaker Affiliation

University of Pennsylvania

Reception

A reception will follow the talk.

Open To

free and open to the public

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