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Thu Feb 15, 2018

Anthroday! Global Anthropology Day 2018

Location: 2nd Floor Corbett Hall - 296

Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate our discipline while sharing it with the world around us. Anthropologists are innovators and creative thinkers who contribute to every sector of society. Help us celebrate what anthropology is and what it can achieve by stopping by the Department of Anthropology's new offices on the 2nd floor of Corbett Family Hall. Visit the main office in 296 Corbett to learn about the major, minor and graduate program, ask questions about hundreds of anthropological opportunities, and pick up some free anthro-swag!…

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Tue Feb 27, 2018

Lecture by Dr. W. Forsythe, "Preserving Prosperity: The Archeology of Salt Production in Post-Medieval Ireland"

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Location: 278 Corbett Family Hall

Professor Wes Forsythe (Ulster University) an Irish Archeologist who has worked extensively in Ireland and areas of Africa, will be presenting a public lecture from 3:30 - 4:30 pm, on Tues, Feb. 27, 2018, to be held in room 278 (the tutoring room), 2nd floor Corbett Family Hall. 

His lecture titled "Preserving Prosperity: The Archeology of Salt Production in Post-Medieval Ireland," will deal with the post 1750’s Irish salt production for economic purposes, and the connections to trans-Atlantic fishing industry and consumption.…

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Wed Mar 7, 2018

Mon Mar 19, 2018

Practicing Anthropology in the 'Real World'

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Location: W210 Meeting Room, Duncan Student Center

On Monday, March 19th the Department of Anthropology is sponsoring a panel formed by three practicing and professional anthropologists. The event will be held from 2:00-3:30pm in W210 Meeting Room in the Duncan Student Center on March 19th, 2018. If you have any interest or any daunting questions that you want and need answered before you get your degree in anthropology, please come!  

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Thu Mar 22, 2018

The Half-Life of Bureaucratic Objectivity

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

"The Half-Life of Bureaucratic Objectivity"

Professor Anna Weichselbraun, Stanford University

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Nuclear safeguards inspectors at the International Atomic Energy Agency verify state compliance with the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. The authority of their verification practices is constantly at risk of being undermined by the technopolitics of nuclear things. Inspectors rely on bureaucratic objectivity to keep the political distinct from the technical, a widespread concern for technocratic governance in the international liberal order. When special inspections reveal Iraq’s secret nuclear weapons program in the 1990s, the IAEA’s established practices are called into question. In the aftermath of this event, bureaucrats at the IAEA attempt to maintain the authority of bureaucratic reason while attempting to make the inspections regime more robust. The way that inspectors respond to changes in safeguards methodology, reveals the tenacious grip that bureaucratic objectivity has on the ways that knowledge is produced at the IAEA.…

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Fri Apr 27, 2018

Student Anthropology Research Forum

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Location: 2nd Floor Corbett Family Hall

The University of Notre Dame's Department of Anthropology invites you to a combined symposium of research by our graduate and undergraduate students! Undergraduate poster presentations begin at 1:30 pm on the 2nd Floor of Corbett Family Hall and undergraduate student presentations begin at 2:00 pm in the Tutor Room 278. Graduate student presentations begin at 3:00 pm in the Tutor Room 278 Corbett Family Hall.…

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Sat May 19, 2018

Fri Nov 9, 2018

Majors Night Anthropology Table

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Location: South Dining Hall

We welcome you to visit with Anthropology Faculty, Anthropology Club Officers and Anthropology Majors. We welcome your questions on the anthropology major or minor, courses, careers and any other opportunities you would like to explore. All are welcome!…

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