Among other activities, the department of Anthropology sponsors every year the Anthropology Speakers Series. Join us for enriching discussions and conversations.
- Virtual Speaker series 2020-2021
- Speaker series 2019-2020
- Speaker series 2018-2019
- Speaker series 2017-2018
- Speaker series 2016-2017
Patricia McAnany October 16, 12 pm "Imagining a Maya Archaeology That Is Anthropological and Attuned to Indigenous Cultural Heritage". Article Discussion with author
Tracie Canada October 30, 12 pm
Myles Lennon November 18, 4 pm
Gabriel Torres September 6 - "Dead Dogs and Dirty Dancing: Protests and Popular Political Theory in Puerto Rico"
Katie Sampek September 16 (Center for Latin American Studies). "How Chocolate Came to Be"
Justin Dunnavant September 25 - "A Historical Ecology of Slavery in the Danish West Indies"
Conferences sponsored and co-sponsored by our department Fall 2019
- Revisiting Revolution: 50 Years of Peasant Wars in Latin America
- What state policies on teaching evolution do and do not accomplish in Tennessee classrooms
Jeb J Card November 5, 2018
Rick Smith January 18, 2019
Chris Rodning February 1, 2019
Abigail Bigham February 7, 2019
Jason De Leon February 8, 2019 *CLAS event
Karen Ho February 22, 2019
Adam Smith March 15, 2019
Shannon Speed TBD
Norman Yoffee Sept. 8-12
Patricia Netherly Sept. 28-October 1
Dana-Ain Davis Oct. 20th
Karen Williams Nov. 10th
Benjamin S. Orlove January 19th
Uzma Rizvi Jan. 25-27, 2018
Kedron Thomas February 6th, 2018
Sarah Vaughn March 23, 2018
Anna Browne Ribeiro April 6, 2018
Ana Mariella Bacigalupo