Spring 2020 AnthroSeminars

Building Sustainable Communities, Featured Speaker, Juarez Pezzuti
Participatory Research and Wildlife Management in the Xingu River Basin, Brazilian Amazon
Thursday, January, 23 | 3:30- 5:00 | Discovery Park, MRGN 129 





1/6/2020  Congratulations to Dr. Dada Docot on her recent publication, "Taking the Long Route: Ethnographic Metacommentary as Method in the Anthropological Film Practice," Current Anthropology 60, no. 6 (December 2019): 774-795.  In this article, Dr. Docot introduces “ethnographic metacommentary,” an experiential, processual, and protracted approach to ethnography, and shows how ethnographic metacommentary is a productive thought process that fleshes out ruptures in the filmmaking process that are often concealed from the audience, and even from the filmmakers.

12/20/2019  Congratulations to Dr. Erik Otárola-Castillo, who has been awarded a Library Scholars Grant program for his project, “Climate Change Effects on the Migration and Subsistence Patterns of the First South Americans” from the Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies, as well as the Class of 1935.

12/12/2019  Laura Zanotti with Presence to Influence team members Dorothy Hogg (Northwestern University) and Emily Colon (University of Maryland) joined thousands in Madrid, Spain, to conduct collaborative event ethnography at the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP25 meetings. Many thanks to the Purdue Climate Change Research Center in providing the credentials.

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