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Autumn 2005

Tuesday October 4

MERMAIDS AND OTHER HOT COMMODITIES: TRAFFICKING SPIRITS ON THEBIGHT OF BENIN
by
JEFFREY KAHN

Ph.D. student, Anthropology
University of Chicago

Discussant: Kelly Gillespie (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology)

Tuesday October 18

RED LION SEMINAR:

CONFLICT, MILITIA FORMATION AND YOUTH IN EASTERN CONGO
by
KOEN VLASSENROOT

University of Ghent, Belgium

Discussant: Mark Geraghty (Ph.D. student, Anthropology)

*Co-hosted with the Program of African Studies, Northwestern University.

Tuesday October 25

COMPOSING HYBRIDITY: UGANDAN SUBJECTIVITY AND WESTERN ART-STYLE MUSIC
by
SUZANNE WINT

Ph.D. student, Ethnomusicology
University of Chicago

Discussant: Brian Horne (Ph.D. student, Anthropology)

*Co-hosted with the EthNoise! workshop.

Tuesday November 15

“FUTURELESS YOUTH”: THE EVERYDAY CONSTRUCTIONS OF TEMPORALITY IN A ZIMBABWEAN TOWNSHIP
by
JEREMY JONES
Ph.D. student, Anthropology
University of Chicago

Discussant: Gretchen Pfeil (Ph.D. student, Anthropology & Linguistics)

Tuesday November 22

DEONTIC PRISONS AND ELEPHANTINE OPTIMISM
by

KELLY GILLESPIE

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology
University of Chicago

Discussant: Bernard Dubbeld (Ph.D. student, Anthropology & History)

Tuesday November 29

THE RIGHT DRUGS IN THE RIGHT BODIES: CITIZENSHIP, NATIONAL SECURITY AND AIDS TREATMENT IN BOTSWANA
by
BETSEY BRADA

Ph.D. student, Anthropology
University of Chicago

Discussant: Erik Brodnax (Ph.D. student, Anthropology)

*Co-hosted with the Science, Technology, Society, and the State Workshop.

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