Monday, April 27, 2009

Interesting talks this week

On Wednesday, at 7 PM, in the Holden Arts Center, James L. Peacock will be speaking about Globalism and Art in Anthropology. Dr. Peacock is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina. He is the author of nine books, including four widely influential books about Indonesia and, most recently, "Grounded Globalism: How the U.S. South Embraces the World" (2007).

On Friday, at 4 PM in the Jensen Lecture Hall, Roberto Barrios will presenting a talk on "Creolization and Neoliberalism in New Orleans’ Post-Katrina Recovery Planning." Dr. Barrios is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University, and is a former Warren Wilson faculty member. His work focuses on the socio-cultural implications of post-disaster reconstruction policy and practice. This presentation will kick off the Academic Capstone Carnival, which will continue next week.

Also, the Social Sciences Capstone Carnival is happening next week. Stay tuned for details!


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