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Fall 2020 Workshop Calendar

Thursday, September 17, 2020
“IRB for Ethnographers”
Shannon SewardsDirector of the Committee on the Use of Human Subjects (IRB), Harvard University
Via Zoom

Thursday, October 1, 2020
“How Ambiguity around Diversity and Inclusion Turned Pride into Shame” 
Sandra PortocarreroDoctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology, Columbia University
Via Zoom

Thursday, October 15, 2020
“Racial Segregation, Predatory Real Estate Practices and the Undermining of Black Neighborhoods in Baltimore.”
Christine Jang-TrettienPostdoctoral Research Associate, Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Via Zoom

Thursday, October 29, 2020
“Intergenerational and Collaborative Ethnography with Indigenous Oaxaqueño Mixed-Status Families”
Seth HolmesAssociate Professor in the Graduate Program in Medical Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
Via Zoom

Thursday, November 12, 2020
“State’s Structural Violences and the Construction of Femininity in the Colombian ELN Guerrilla Movement”
Attilio BernasconiDoctoral Candidate and Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
Via Zoom

Thursday, December 3, 2020
“Hit Doctors at Work: Marginality and the Practice of Expertise among People who Inject Drugs”
Sarah BrothersDoctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology, Yale University
Via Zoom


Spring 2020 Workshop Calendar

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Producing Luxury, Consuming Women, and Studying Up among the New Global Elite
Ashley Mears,
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Boston University

1550 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Nota Bene: All other workshops were postponed to the Fall 2020 semester.


Fall 2019 Workshop Calendar

Thursday, October 10, 2019
"IRB for Ethnographers"

Shannon Sewards
Director of the Committee on the Use of Human Subjects, Harvard University
601 William James Hall
W.E.B. Du Bois Seminar Room

Friday, October 11, 2019
“Disposable Houses: An Ethnography of ‘Unreal Estate’ in Detroit”
Sharon Cornelissen
Postdoctoral Fellow, Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University

One Bow Street, 4th Floor
Co-Sponsored with the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University

Thursday, October 24, 2019
“The American Dream Deferred: Immigrant Educational Incorporation in the New Latino South”
Daphne M. Penn
Doctoral Candidate, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

“Caring State Contra Healthy Society? State-Making And Indigenous Resurgence in Deanuleahki, Sápmi”
Annikki Herranen-Tabibi
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
1550 William James Hall

Thursday, November 14, 2019
"Post-Disaster Citizenship: Racial Politics after Fukushima"
Vivian Shaw
College Fellow, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
601 William James Hall
W.E.B. Du Bois Seminar Room