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  • In this meeting we will discuss the potential uses and limitations of Marxist approaches to the contemporary theorization and study of neoliberal capitalism. While some have described neoliberalism as a modification in the mode of production, entailing new ideological categories and a...

  • An exhibition of Peter Koch's striking prints assembled from re-configured photographs, historical documents;
    manuscript journals and old newspaper engravings; accompanied by short legends
    by the artist, hand-set in antique lead and wood type.
    The prints are accompanied by...

  • For thousands of years, food rituals have been essential to constructing and maintaining Jewish identities throughout the diaspora. But the significance of these rituals might be more pervasive than we think. Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals explores the broader linkages between food, ritual...

  • Hebrew poems (piyyutim), chanted for centuries across the Diaspora, have been adapted to different melodies, evolving into a form of “Jewish world music” with roots in Europe, the Mediterranean, North Africa, and the Middle East. This singing tradition, a core component of synagogue practice,...

  • Contrary to the commonly accepted wisdom, Korean society never was “ethnically homogeneous,” even before the onset of the epoch of multiculturalism in the 1990s in South Korea. In pre-colonial and colonial Korea, ethnic Chinese – mostly from Shandong – were the main non-Korean ethnic group...

  • One of the paradoxes of our culture is that we surround ourselves with things and assets that make life easier, yet life never gets easier. What we gain by adopting vacuum cleaners, word processors, route planners, and strawberry slicers is outweighed by the fact that somehow we inadvertently...

  • “The Hard Work of Reconciliation”

     A Conference Honoring the Legacy of Nelson R. Mandela

     

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    International House

    University of...

  • Anthropology Commencement

    The Anthropology Commencement is scheduled for 9AM on Friday, May 23, 2014 at Zellerbach Auditorium.

    To participate, please sign up by April 18th 2014: ...

  • Critical Psychiatry— A Dialogue between Psychiatry and Anthropology University of California, Department of Anthropology

    International Critical Psychology Workshop Details

  • The Anthropology Departmental Commencement Ceremony will take place at 9AM on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Zellerbach Auditorium.

     

    Tickets are available at $4.00 per ticket in Room 232 Kroeber Hall, the Anthropology Front Office.

     

    Graduating students may pick...