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2016-2017 Anthropology and History Workshops

The Anthropology and History Workshop is a forum for the discussion of papers and chapters, usually in draft, by students, faculty and visitors. Workshop papers are distributed by email attachment to graduate students and faculty in Anthro-History and affiliated programs about one week in advance. The Workshop meets on Fridays, 2-4 pm, usually in 1014 Tisch Hall on U-M's Central Campus. There is typically a commentator/critic for each session, the presenter has a few minutes to set a context for the discussion of the work, with the remainder of the session dedicated to open discussion.

Workshop papers are available by request to

The Reading Group meets from 7:00-9:00 pm and locations are publcized in the individual event announcements.

Fall 2016 Schedule

16 September Reading Group
Bruce Mannheim

29 September Reading Group
Tasha Rijke-Epstein

21 October Workshop
Jeremy Johnson

1014 Tisch Hall

3 November Reading Group
Elizabeth Roberts

10 November Reading Group
Laura Bear
(London School of Economics)

11 November Workshop
"Saintly Visions; The Ethics of Elsewhen"
Anand Teneja

210 West Hall

9 December Reading Group
Elizabeth Roberts