Sociocultural Anthropology

A Conversation with Daena Funahashi

In this conversation, Assistant Professor of Anthropology Daena Funahashi and PhD student Justin Greene speak about the why of anthropology, Bataille, “crazy medicine,” and Dionysian “de-struction.”

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Justin Greene: I guess the most basic question to start with is, why anthropology? How did that discipline become a home?

Daena Funahashi: I took a really meandering path to end up here. I started out in botany in my undergrad. I guess I was always interested in the intersection of plants and people, but at that stage I was more...

A Conversation with Anand Pandian '04

In this conversation, Anand Pandian, Professor and Department Chair of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University and alumnus of the Department of Anthropology at UC Berkeley, and PhD student Justin Greene speak about ecologies, ethnographies, and anthropological educations.

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Justin Greene: You started out at Berkeley not in anthropology, I believe, but in Environmental Studies?

Anand Pandian: I was admitted into a program in the College of Natural Resources called Environmental Science, Policy, and Management [ESPM]. I spent two years...

Laura Nader

Contact OFFICE: 313 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formely Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: lanad@berkeley.edu PHONE: 510-642-1218 OFFICE HOURS Wednesdays 9:00AM - 2:00PM Office hours are posted outside of my office door each semester.

Nelson H. Graburn

Contact E-MAIL: graburn@berkeley.edu OFFICE HOURS By appointment, graburn@berkeley.edu Thursdays and Fridays are the best times

Paul M. Rabinow

Contact OFFICE: 311 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formely Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: rabinow@berkeley.edu PHONE: 642-2634 OFFICE HOURS Tuesdays, 11:30AM-1:30PM Sign up sheet outside door

Stanley H. Brandes

Contact OFFICE: 309 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formely Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: brandes@berkeley.edu OFFICE HOURS Drop in

Stefania Pandolfo

Contact OFFICE: 201 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formely Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: pandolfo@berkeley.edu PHONE: 642-9229 OFFICE HOURS Thursday 12 to 3 pm By appointment via online sign up sheet. Students will need to email Professor Pandolfo to get the link to sign up.

Xin Liu

Contact OFFICE: 301 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formely Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: xinliu@berkeley.edu PHONE: 510 858 5173 OFFICE HOURS
Wednesdays 12:00PM - 2:00PM;
2:00PM - 3:00PM by appointment

Daniel Fisher

Contact OFFICE: 323 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formely Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: dtfisher@berkeley.edu

William F. Hanks

Contact OFFICE: 315 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formely Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: wfhanks@berkeley.edu OFFICE HOURS Tuesday 1PM - 3PM Sign up sheet by door gets posted Thu at 12:30 for following week