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New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section Lectures 2009/2010

September 21, 2009

Zoe Crossland giving a lecture for NYAS anthropology section
Zoe Crossland, Anthropology, Columbia University giving a lecture for the NYAS anthropology section on Semiotics of the Dead Body: Reflections on Forensic Anthropology Feb. 2009

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
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