Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Welcome to the Friday Seminars of Spring 2014

Welcome back for a new semester! The Department of Anthropology is presenting a new series of Friday Seminars for Spring 2014. All interested are welcome. Bring your sack lunch and join the talk with us!

*Seminars take place 12:30-2:00 p.m. in Room NAH401, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK.
(Note that Time and Venue for seminars on 9 Jan, 25 Jan and 28 Jan will be changed)

【9 Jan】(Thurs) Katherine MASON (Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, Columbia University, and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Brown University)
Mental Health Challenges Among Fuzhounese Immigrants to the United States.
Co-sponsored with the Centre for China Studies 
[Time: 4:00 pm, Venue: Room 1120, 11/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park]

【24 Jan】樊錦詩 (敦煌研究院院長)
"敦煌莫高窟的保護." (普通話主講)
[時間: 12:30 to 2:00 pm, 地點: 中國文化研究所文物館東翼二樓活動

【28 Jan】(Tues) Tamara SHEFER (Senior Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa)
Gender, Power and Heterosexual Practices Among Young People in South Africa.” 
[Time: 1:30 to 3:00 pm, Venue: NAH 115, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK]

【14 Feb】LEE Tong Soon (Chair and Professor, Music Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) 
Peranakan Music and Multiculturalism in Singapore.

【21 Feb】PUN Ngai (Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University) 
Desiring the iPhone and Worker Suicide.

【28 Feb】Bryan RILL (Assistant Professor, School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University) 
Cultivating Empowerment in Contemporary Japanese Mountain Asceticism.

【7 Mar】Mick ATHA (Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) 
An Open-Minded Approach to Insular Archaeology: Three Recent Contrasting Studies from Hong Kong.

【14 Mar】Matthew HALE (Lecturer, Faculty of English Education, Sun Yat-sen University)
Peasants and Capital in Post-socialist China: Theorizing Co-ops and Land Grabs.

【4 Apr】CHEN Hong (Assistant Professor, School of Geography, South China Normal University) 
Holdout, Obedience, and Transmutation: The Redevelopment of chengzhongcun in Guangzhou.

【11 Apr】CHAN Yuk Wah (Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong)
Milk Powder, Yakult and Cigarettes – Cross-border Shopping and ‘Borrowed Modernity’ in China.

Feel free to bring your box lunch or sandwich to eat during the talk.

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