Anthropology Colloquium: Matthew Johnson (Northwestern U.), “Understanding Bodiam Castle,” Friday, March 13, 2015, 3:30 to 5:00 pm, 215 McGraw Hall. Professor Johnson is an archaeologist specializing in the complex societies of Britain and Europe, AD1200-1800. He will also be guest speaker for a RadioCIAMS podcast.
Cornell Anthropology presents a dialogue, “Global Heritage in the 21st Century,” featuring Peter G. Gould (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) and Cornell alum Christina Luke (Boston University). Friday March 6 2015 at 3:30 pm in 165 McGraw Hall. Co-sponsored by CIAMS, free and open to the public.
Joanna Sofaer, University of Southampton (UK), “Cartographies of the Body: Practice and Challenge in Human Bioarchaeology,” Fri, Feb 28, 3:30 McGraw 215. Co-sponsored by CIAMS. More…
“Archaeology as Profane Illumination: Dialectics of the Urban Landscape,” Friday March 14, 3:30 in McGraw 215. Dawdy will also be featured in a RadioCIAMS podcast concerning ‘Millennial archaeology’.
Abstract: My effort here is to experiment with the methodology Walter Benjamin called Profane Illumination, or what one of his major interpreters, Susan Buck-Morss (1989), calls Dialectical Seeing. Continue reading