Graduate Colloquium

Current Graduate Colloquium


  • Dr. Faye Venetia Harrison, Professor of African American Studies and Anthropology; President, International Union of Anthropological & Ethnological Sciences, past president of Association for Black Anthropologists and past member of the American Anthropological Association Executive Committee



  • Date: October 24, 2016
  • “Do all lives really matter? Living in and against tragic times”
  • Location:  256 DuSable Hall
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00pm
  • Reception to follow at the Center for Black Studies


  • Date: October 25, 2016
  • “Decolonizing Anthropology as the Legacy of Emancipated Women: Performing Counter-Storytelling as Politics on ‘Ex-Centric’ Stages”
  • Location: 205 Reavis Hall
  • Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Past Years Colloquium

  • 2016 - Dr. Alex Barker, Director of the Museum of Art and Archaeology at University of Missouri
    President-elect of the American Association of Anthropology and former chair of the AAA Committee on Ethics
  • 2015 - Dr. Dwight W. Read, Emeritus Distinguished Professor, Department of Anthropology and Center for Applied Statistics, UCLA
  • 2015 - Dr. Scott Williams, Department of Anthropology - New York University
  • 2014 -Dr. David Thomas, Curator of Anthropology - American Museum of Natural History