The Fifth Annual Anthro-History Symposium: EXCESS


Feb
21
2014

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  • Host Department: Doctorial Program in Anthropology and History
  • Date: 02/21/2014
  • Time: 9:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Location: 1014 Tisch Hall

  • Description:

    Schedule of Presentations

    ASSESSING MORAL ENVIRONMENTS 9:30-11:00

       On Attention to Surroundings

                Malcolm McCullough

       Access to Heaven and Hot Water: Evangelical Churches, Public Utilities, and Attempts at Moral Transformation in Bulgaria

                Elana Resnick

       Too Much C-What? Carbon Accounting and the Future of Climate Change

                Paul Edwards

    Response by Luciana Aenasoaie

    BODILY AND SENSORIAL EXCESSES 11:15-12:45

       An Excess of Flesh: One Writer, Two Bodies

                Paul Johnson

       An Excess of Embryos: An Excess of What?

                Elizabeth Roberts

       Extra Senses or Extrasensory?

                Alaina Lemon

    Response by Shana Melnysyn

    VALUING WEALTH AND WASTE 2:00-3:30

       Value and Toxicity in Mine Waste in Africa

               Gabrielle Hecht

       Surplus and Scarcity: Oil and Labour in the Arabian Sea

                Andrea Wright

    Response by Adriana Chira

    Sponsored by: The Doctoral Program in Anthropology and History, Anthropology Department, History Department


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