Anthropology

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Best known for its pioneering role in visual anthropology, USC's Anthropology Department has strong research programs in all four fields of the discipline (i.e., Archaeology, Socio-cultural Anthropology, Linguistics, and Physical Anthropology). 

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A (Future) Ecology of History: Global Health, National Science, and Modified Mosquitos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Luísa Reis-Castro, USC Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology Please RSVP by 5:00pm Sunday, October 24, 2021 to receive the Zoom link. This...

10/25 12pm
Procuring Our Mythocene: Narrative Ecologies, Fabular Cultures & The Re-Wilding of Myth

Join Dr. Robert Guyker (Lecturer, Sociology Dept, Chapman University) for a discussion on the various ways story-oriented designers have drawn on cultural...

10/28 1pm
Lecture & Workshop with Ernst Karel and Veronika Kusumaryati

Veronika Kusumaryati and Ernst Karel discuss their augmented sound work for cinema, Expedition Content (link available upon RSVP). Composed from 37 hours of...

11/2 11am
Colloquium with Ernst Karel and Veronika Kusumaryati: Expedition Content and the Harvard Peabody Expedition to Netherlands New Guinea, 1961

Veronika Kusumaryati and Ernst Karel discuss their augmented sound work for cinema, Expedition Content (link available upon RSVP). Composed from 37 hours of...

11/3 12pm

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