Museum Studies talk: "Building Bodies in the Australian Periphery: Dioramas, Petroglyphs, and the Enactment of Aboriginality in Tasmania" by Christopher D. Berk (PhD Candidate, Anthropology)
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
5670 Haven Hall (Eldersveld Room)
"Australia’s Aboriginal peoples have been central to how anthropologists have historically thought about progress and difference. Tasmania’s Aboriginal peoples receive less attention, both in Australia and in discussions of global indigenous movements. Before and after their supposed extinction in 1876, they were considered the most primitive humans."