Anthropology on the Front Lines

Monday - Tuesday
1 May - 2 May 2017

Alumni House

Event Type

Honoring the Work of Nancy Scheper- Hughes

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Scholarship With Engagement
Alumni House, UC Berkeley, 1 to 7 pm

Gail Kligman – Convener

1:30 pm The Global Crisis: Migration, Mobilities, and Immobilities

Marcelo Súarez-Orozco, Juan Thomas Ordóñez

2:45 pm Counter Hegemonic Higher Education

Naomar Monteiro de Almeida-Filho

3:15 pm The Complicated Lives of Women Anthropologists

Sherry Ortner, Kimberly Theidon

4:00 pm The Body in Times of War and Political Conflict

Francisco J. Ferrándiz, Meira Weiss

4:45 pm Speaking Uncomfortable Truths and Facing Controversy

Donald Boström, Dr. Jorge Perez Avila


Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Healing the World
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology Gallery, Kroeber Hall, 12 to 4:30 pm

12:00 pm Introduction

12:15 pm Rad Med: Experiments in Clinical Medicine & Psychaiatry

Philippe Bourgois, Sam Dubal(UCSF/UCB), Nadia Gaber & Anthony Wright (UCB-UCSF); Nick Nelson (UCSF/Highland Hospital); Robert Okin (UCSF)

1:30 pm Political and Moral Economies of Organ Transplant Trafficking

Lawrence Cohen (UCB), Francis Delmonico (Transplant Surgeon), Zvika Orr and Itamar Hairitan (Israel); FILM: “Kidney Pirates”

2:45 pm Radical Hope During Difficult Times: Brazil and the US

James Holston (UCB), Donna Goldstein, Misha Klein

3:30 pm Companheiros in the Field

Patricia Silva Dubod and Joao Marcelo Gomes Ferreira
A Captive Research Team: Michael Hughes, Jennifer Scheper-Hughes, Sarah Hughes, and Nathaniel Hughes

Morrison Library, UC Berkeley, 5-8 pm

Margaret Lock, Matthew Gutmann, David Napier (University College London), Kim Hopper, Gail Kligman

Reception, Music, and Dance

This event is sponsored by CSTMS.
Additional sponsorship comes from:  Canadian Studies Program • Center for Latin American Studies • Center for the Study of Law and Society • Institute for the Study of Societal Issues • Paul Farmer • UC Humanities Research Institute
Center for Latin American Studies

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