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International Collaborative Virtual Seminar

Join the collaborative virtual seminar pilot project this month with our colleagues from the Associação Brasileria de Anthropologia (ABA), Canadian Anthropology Society/Société canadienne d’anthropologie (CASCA), and the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) to bring you a virtual seminar on language and anthropological knowledge.

There are four papers which are the core of this debate. Monolinguism is a disease by Bruna Franchetto (ABA); Thinking through difference. The language of anthropological collaboration by Penelope Harvey (EASA); Political economies of language: power, epistemology and the representation of research by Alexandra Jaffe (AAA); and Transformations and linguistic alienations by Christine Jourdan (CASCA). Papers are now available on the website as PDFs. Add your comments and questions now, they will be posted on October 13. Join the presenters and four commentators for their online discussion on October 15 at 7am Pacific time, 10am Eastern time, 11am S. America Eastern Standard Time, 3pm London time, and 4pm Paris time. Participants will be able to see and hear the discussions, live.

While there is not a charge to participate in the webinar, please register in advance.

Mark Your Calendar! Seminario Virtual: an international collaborative pilot project

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) teams up with anthropological associations around the world to host an international pilot project – Seminario Virtual.

AAA, in collaboration with the European Association of Social Anthropologists/Association européenne des anthropologues sociaux (EASA), Associação Brasileira de Antropologia (ABA) and Canadian Anthropology Society/Société canadienne d’anthropologie (CASCA), creates a virtual seminar aimed to explore the centrality of language in production of anthropological knowledge and its political aspects. For theme and format details, visit the Seminario Virtual tab in the header of the AAA blog. Stay tuned for participation information.

 

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