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"Pushing the Frontiers of Anthropology: Stanford Anthropology and the legacy of Sylvia Junko Yanagisako"

Professor Sylvia Yanagisako
Fri March 1st 2024, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Department of Anthropology
Building 50, Room 51A



Opening Welcome from Chair of Anthropology

Thomas Blom Hansen 

Panel 1:

9:30am - 10:30am 

Anna Tsing & Karen Ho “Among the Boys: The Constitutive Nature of Gender and Kinship in Capitalist Political Economies”

Panel 2:

10:45am - 12:15pm

Lisa Rofel  “Unsettling Theories of Power: How Sylvia Yanagisako taught me to be a Cultural Anthropologist”

Tom Boellstorff  “They Think the Transnational Through the National”: Discourse, Selfhood, and Other Intersections

Panel 3:

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Mei Zhan “A theory of no theory: generating feminist sentiments and commitments”.

Aisha Beliso- De Jesús “The Kinship Enterprise of Medicalizing Police Violence”

Panel 4:

3:45pm - 5:15pm

Maron Greenleaf “Forest Lost: Producing Green Capitalism in the Brazilian Amazon.”

Robert Samet  “A Modest Empiricism: Doing Theory Through Ethnography.”

5:15pm - 6:00pm Open Session