CIAMS post-doctoral fellow Uthara Suvrathan, “Complexity on the Periphery: Studying Regional Centers and Local Elite in Peninsular India (c. 1st to 18th c. CE).” Part of the Anthropology Colloquium series. Co-sponsored by CIAMS. Fri, Nov 21, 3:30 pm, 215 McGraw Hall. 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