Tag: Anthropology

World-System Perspectives On Societal Development In Anthropology & Archaeology

Alf Hornborg
"Ecology and Unequal Exchange in Environmental History and Development Theory"
October 5, 2004, 4:00PM, 206 Ingraham
"A World-System Perspective on Ethno-genesis and Social Stratification in Prehistoric Amazonia"
October 6, 2004, 4:00PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
October 7, 2004, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

Alf Hornborg (Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, Uppsala University) is Professor and Chair of the Human Ecology Division at Lund University, Sweden. Professor Hornborg is the author of many articles and several books on technology, ecology, unequal exchange, and world systems theory, including Dualism and Hierarchy in Lowland South America (1988), Negotiating Nature: Culture, Power, and Environmental Argument, with G. Pálsson (2000), and The Power of the Machine: Global Inequalities of Economy, Technology, and Environment (2001). He is currently working on a forthcoming co-edited volume from Columbia University Press titled World System History and Global Environmental Change.

Bipolar Expeditions: Toward an Antropology of Moods

Emily Martin
Taking the Measure of Moods
Wednesday, April 13 2005, 4:00 pm, 8417 Social Science
Transcribing Emotions in Everyday Life
Thursday, April 14 2005, 4:00 pm, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
Friday, April 15 2005, 9:30 am, 4314 Social Science

Emily Martin (Ph.D., Anthropology, Cornell University) is Professor of Anthropology at New York University. Her research interests include religion, ideology, politics, models and explanations in social anthropology, political economy of health, gender, anthropology of science, and rationality. She is the author of dozens of articles and book chapters and five books: The Cult of the Dead in a Chinese Village (1973), Chinese Ritual and Politics (1981), The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction (Winner of Eileen Basker Memorial Prize, 1987), Flexible Bodies: Tracking Immunity in America from the Days of Polio to the Age of AIDS (1994); and Bipolar Expeditions: An Anthropology of Moods  (forthcoming). She has served on the Board of Directors of the Social Science Research Council and as president of the American Ethnological Society.