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The Fifth Annual Anthro-History Symposium: EXCESS

Friday, February 21, 2014
12:00 AM
1014 Tisch Hall

Schedule of Presentations

ASSESSING MORAL ENVIRONMENTS 9:30-11:00

   On Attention to Surroundings

            Malcolm McCullough

   Access to Heaven and Hot Water: Evangelical Churches, Public Utilities, and Attempts at Moral Transformation in Bulgaria

            Elana Resnick

   Too Much C-What? Carbon Accounting and the Future of Climate Change

            Paul Edwards

Response by Luciana Aenasoaie

BODILY AND SENSORIAL EXCESSES 11:15-12:45

   An Excess of Flesh: One Writer, Two Bodies

            Paul Johnson

   An Excess of Embryos: An Excess of What?

            Elizabeth Roberts

   Extra Senses or Extrasensory?

            Alaina Lemon

Response by Shana Melnysyn

VALUING WEALTH AND WASTE 2:00-3:30

   Value and Toxicity in Mine Waste in Africa

           Gabrielle Hecht

   Surplus and Scarcity: Oil and Labour in the Arabian Sea

            Andrea Wright

Response by Adriana Chira

Sponsored by: The Doctoral Program in Anthropology and History, Anthropology Department, History Department