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- 1) news about research in the field and findings
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New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section Lectures 2009/2010
The New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section Meetings are held at The Wenner-Gren Foundation, 470 Park Avenue South, 8th Floor, New York City 10016.
All panels are preceded by a reception from 6-7 pm. Talks are from 7-9 pm. Both reception and panel discussion are free and open to the public but attendees must register beforehand by calling the NYAS meeting services at 212-298-8600.
Monday, October 5 2009
Four Ways To Tell The Kuru Story
Keynote Speaker: Shirley Lindenbaum, Graduate Center, CUNY
Monday, October 26 2009
Making The Market: Specialty Coffee, Generational Pitches, And Papua New Guinea
Paige West, Barnard College and Columbia University
Discussant: Glen Petersen, Baruch College, CUNY
Monday, November 9 2009
Panel: New York City Ethnographies
Ethnography on the Darkside: Illuminating the Nightshift
Russell Sharman, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Ethnographer as Muckraker: Investigatory Anthropology in NYC
Melanie Checker, Queens College, CUNY
The Business of Social Relations: Aging and Social Resilience among West African Immigrants in New York City
Paul Stoller, Westchester University of Pennsylvania
Monday, January 25 2010
The Deep History of "The Animal Question"
Brian Boyd, Columbia University
Monday, February 22 2010