Social Anthropology

2021 Sep 13

Social Anthropology Seminar Series: "Heritability and the Ancestral Present" by Elizabeth Povinelli

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

https://harvard.zoom.us/j/96658009943?pwd=RFR1NXNIVXkxOEsrVXBxbDJHME1nUT09

ABSTRACT: As many scholars have noted, the concept of settler colonialism has broadened from its original use to describe European demographic domination of the Americas, Australia, and New Zealand to social dynamics in, among other places, Eastern Europe, Nepal, Palestine/Israel, South Africa, and Taiwan. Concomitant to this extension is the rise of new forms of white nativism whose politics stretch from the anti-immigration populist right to the progressive pre- or anti-Christianity and Capitalism left in Europe, US, and Australia. Instances of white nativism...

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ANTHRO 1707 - Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, and the Transpacific Ethnography of Asian America

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Prof. Joyhanna Garza
Mon. and Weds. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tozzer 102

Ethnic studies is the critical interdisciplinary study of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity as understood from the intellectual, political, and cultural histories and perspectives of minoritized groups in the United States. Ethnic studies scholars analyze the social dynamics of race, racism, and various forms of institutionalized violence including the historical and lasting legacies of colonialism, chattel slavery, US imperalism, white supremacy, and more.... Read more about ANTHRO 1707 - Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, and the Transpacific Ethnography of Asian America

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