Bard College

Program Overview

What is Anthropology?
Anthropology is the study of people and cultural difference both past and present.  Anthropology is a holistic field that uses the wide variety of human expression and practices around the globe as its source of data.  The central feature of Anthropology is ethnography and fieldwork, which entails the study of how people make meaning from the world around them.

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"The Archive of the Archive: An Ontology of Indigenous Sound Recordings"
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102

Black Lives Matter:
Anthropological Perspectives

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium

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Spectatorship in an Age of Surveillance
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – Friday, September 23, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Fisher Center

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Preston

In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and its Ironies- A talk with David Rieff
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102

Religion, witchcraft, magic and kinship in former colonies of Great Britain and Portugal
Monday, April 18, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 201

Sound in Theory, Sound in Practice
Friday, April 8, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Blum

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