November 3, 2021
November 10, 2021
Talia Dan-Cohen will be visiting the department to have a discussion on her work.
December 1, 2021
September 22, 2021
Christen Smith will deliver the lecture "Counting Frequency: Un/gendering Life and Death in the Americas."
September 24, 2021
A faculty session with Hugh Raffles to discuss his ongoing work.
September 29, 2021
A faculty meet-and-greet session with Abou Farman & Ann Stoler + our Student-Faculty Welcome Party in-person!
October 6, 2021
October 13, 2021
A joint faculty session with students featuring Larry Hirschfeld, Shannon Mattern, and Nick Langlitz.
October 20, 2021
Workshop dedicated to discussing the MA Portfolio Commentary.
October 25, 2021
Field trip to the Cooper Hewitt organized by ADX. Reserve your tickets in advance.
February 17, 2021
Osaka STS scholar Atsuro Morita will join us from Tokyo.
February 24, 2021
Nicolas Langlitz will join us to talk about his last book Chimpanzee Culture Wars.
March 10, 2021
For our last workshop before Spring Break, you are all invited to connect from your kitchen and to cook some special dish or dessert reminding you of home.
March 24, 2021
Hugh Raffles will join us to talk about his last book The Book of Unconformities: Speculations on Lost Time published in August 2020.
Tamara Álvarez examines the way in which regulatory practices are advancing the three-dimensional enclosure of the Moon's land and setting the basis for a lunar private property regime.
March 31, 2021
We’ll meet with four alumni of the NSSR Anthropology Department to talk about life after graduation.
April 12, 2021
We will meet with Anthropology PhD candidate Andy Moon to talk about his journey in the department, his research and two-year fieldwork experience.
April 14, 2021
Arturo Escobar's talk will discuss transition design.
April 16, 2021
ADX invites students to explore and experiment with anthropological and design research methods that open up new epistemological and creative possibilities, and illuminate our lived experiences and imaginations.
Laura Forlano has studied the materialities and futures of socio-technical systems.
April 30, 2021
January 27, 2021
This workshop will be specifically dedicated to second-year MA students who have been working on the brand new portfolio format.
September 10, 2020
We will be discussing the formats for workshops, best practices around inclusivity, calling-in, and how we construct a space where we as a community can come together.
September 16, 2020
This will be the first in a series of events centered on multimodal work, including documentaries, artist talks, and more.
September 23, 2020
We will be hosting a lecture with Laurence Ralph from Princeton University.
October 7, 2020
Prof. Ann Stoler and a number of PhD students will host an informal discussion about the process of applying to PhD programs.
October 14, 2020
Prof. Nicolas Langlitz and PhD. Tamara Alvarez will host an informal discussion on PhD qualifying exams.
October 21, 2020
This panel will be an opportunity to hear from students across NSSR and at multiple career stages about their experiences of family life with an academic career.
November 11, 2020
Dr. Wang (Eugene Lang College) will present on her latest work.
November 19, 2020
Prof. Hugh Raffles will speak with students about the process of writing, his most recent book, and some tips for editing and giving feedback to peers on their writing.
December 2, 2020
Prof. Abou Farman and Prof. Miriam Ticktin will speak with students about their experiences as scholar-activists and about some of their own fieldwork.
December 9, 2020
December 16, 2020
April 14, 2020
March 25, 2020
We will first watch Stephanie Schiavenato's short film LANDFALL. The film explores the lingering effects of trauma on the relationship between a mother and her son who migrated from Colombia.
March 11, 2020
We will be hosting a workshop with Liliana Gil chatting about her insights after returning from fieldwork.
February 19, 2020
Georgina Voss trace her route out of anthropology and industrial economics into art and design, exploring how her training in the former has shaped the latter.
February 5, 2020
We will be chatting with Bernhard Garnicnig about the intersection between artistic and research practice.
April 27, 2019
Theft calls into question concepts such as sovereignty, subjecthood, and justice.
May 5, 2018
How can we seek, engage with, and generate spaces around what have traditionally been considered objects of inquiry in the field of anthropology? What can we gain from doing so?
April 29, 2017
What if we explored states of in-betweenness, following the cracks, tracing the tensions and describing what lives between rigid structures and flexible agencies?
April 30, 2016
Conceptualizing Refuge in these times of duress requires space. What is refuge as a space?
April 18, 2015
From classic topics of anthropological inquiry to more recent academic work, our social world is constructed along the lines of our attractions and repulsions.
April 26, 2014
What is a field site is becoming more and more troubled, but many are constrained by prior expectations of what counts as fieldwork.
April 12, 2013
Whether imagined, lived or witnessed, most if not all of us know something of what it is to fail.