Events

2022 Anthropology in Color workshop at NYU

Each year NYU Anthropology offers a one-day workshop for students from historically under-represented backgrounds who are considering graduate work in any of the four fields of anthropology. The event is open to anyone considering a PhD, from advanced undergraduate students to those already holding an MA, and where diversity is broadly defined, from first-generation college […]

Upcoming Emerging Scholars Program: Addressing Systemic Racism in Health & Medicine

Mark your Calendars! Fall 2021 Emerging Scholars’ Program: “Addressing Systemic Racism in Health & Medicine” The Department of Anthropology is sponsoring an Emerging Scholars’ Program “Addressing Systemic Racism in Health & Medicine” this fall. In addition to invited scholars presenting their work in two of our medical anthropology courses, the program will include a workshop […]

Lunch Series Talk Friday, November 5 @12pm

Department Lunch Talk Series: Friday, November 5th @ 12:15pm “There is no such thing as a normal menstrual cycle: menstrual phenotypes, menstrual changes, and lived experience” with Dr. Kathryn B.H. Clancy Register here to attend. If the date of the talk has passed, watch the zoom recording on our YouTube channel.

BU LGBTQIA+ Scholars Series: Queering the Field: Fostering a More Equitable Experience for LGBTQ+ Researchers in Field-Based STEM Research

BU LGBTQIA+ Scholars Series: Queering the Field: Fostering a More Equitable Experience for LGBTQ+ Researchers in Field-Based STEM Research Thursday, October 28 from 12-1:00pm via Zoom. Featuring Christopher A. Schmitt, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and Biology, College of Arts & Sciences Via Zoom, Register here: https://bostonu.zoom.us/…/tJEtc-qrqzguEtRLBTSTCy8XvvgjY… Although being queer or LGBTQ+ is increasingly accepted in academic […]

Lunch Series Talk Friday, October 22 @12pm

Register for our next Lunch Talk, “Weighing the Future: Race, Science, and Pregnancy Trials in the Postgenomic Era” on Friday, 10/22 with Natali Valdez Weighing the Future is the first ethnography of ongoing prenatal trials in the United States and United Kingdom. Studying prenatal trials reveals larger processes of capitalism, surveillance, racism, and environmental reproduction in a postgenomic era. Valdez […]

BU Hosting 2021 NEEP Conference

Boston University is hosting the 2021 Northeastern Evolutionary Primatologists Conference this November 5th and 6th! Pre-registration ended on October 17th, but you still can register day-of the conference. Check out the flyer below for the schedule, location, and times!

Lunch Series Talk Friday, September 24 @12pm

Join at 12pm on September 24 for Chun-Yi Sum’s discussion “Politics of indifference: Mourning Wang Yue in late-socialist China.” Register in advance for this meeting: https://bostonu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kcOuvrjsvGNAZc71Gi09cJIqk2p6rR7Si    Abstract:  This talk examines the changing sociological meaning of indifference in urban China after the tragic death of a two-year old girl in a road accident in 2011. […]

Grad Professionalization workshop: How to run a Discussion Section, Sept. 8

We will be holding a graduate professionalization workshop on September 8th from 1:30-2:45PM. Lead by Maria Gapotchenko from BU’s Writing Center, the workshop will address how to run a discussion section. Read below for more details.  When: September 8th 1:30-2:45pm Where: African Studies seminar room, 5th floor, 232 Bay State Who: Anyone TF-ing this semester or […]