Deadline: 15 December 2012 Dates: Friday February 22, Saturday February 23, and Sunday February 24 Location: Borrego Springs, Anza-Borrego Desert (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anza-Borrego_Desert), exact location TBA Doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty from across California are invited to the inaugural Southern California Winter STS retreat. This retreat is designed for a select groupContinue Reading

November 2012: San Francisco, CA Ethnographic Terminalia is a curatorial collective that hosts an annual exhibition of international artists and researchers working at the intersection of art and anthropology. In November 2012, the Ethnographic Terminalia Curatorial Collective welcomes visitors to the Audible Observatories exhibition. This year’s show is organized in collaborationContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY 28TH NOVEMBER, 2-5pm It is increasingly common for contemporary artists to explore anthropological and ethnographic concerns in their practice. At the same time, artists themselves have become a subject for study for contemporary anthropologists. In this symposium, researchers working in and between both fields will come together to exploreContinue Reading

Originally published in the SocialistWorker.org on October 2, 2012 Neil Smith: A Passionate Scholar and Socialist Bill Roberts, a founding member of the ISO, and Hector Agredano, a doctoral student at the CUNY Graduate Center, remember the life of a determined activist. Neil Smith, the renowned scholar, beloved teacher and devoted activist, died on SeptemberContinue Reading

Special issue coordinated by Catherine Deschamps and Bruno Proth In 1969, architect Amos Rapoport published his book House, Form and Culture. He was inspired in his work by his own observations as well as his meetings with anthropologists. The book focused more on vernacular architecture than on the modern or contemporary one.Continue Reading

Empson, Rebecca, 2011. Harnessing Fortune: Personhood, Memory and Place in Mongolia. Oxford University Press. Daniel Miller, UCL One of the issues in teaching material culture studies under the auspices of an anthropology department is explaining what is, at least in my case, a very conservative attitude to ethnography. I haveContinue Reading

Sensate is a peer-reviewed, graduate-student-run journal for experiments in critical media practice. It aims to create, present, and critique innovative projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences and to build on the groundswell of pioneering activities in the digital humanities, scholarly publishing, and innovative media practice to provide a forumContinue Reading