Ties That Bind: Toxic Pollution, Urban Brownfields, and the Embodiment of Class and Gender in Post-Industrial Southeast Chicago. Dr. Christine Walley Chris Walley is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at MIT. She is currently completing a book Exit Zero: An Anthropologist’s Account of Family and Class in the United States (forthcoming, University of Chicago Press) [...]
Archive for September, 2011
CITIZENS AND SPORTSMEN: POLITICS AND SOCCER IN 20TH – CENTURY CHILE Dr. Brenda Elsey Fútbol, or soccer as it is called in the U.S., is the most popular sport in the world. Brenda Elsey takes a fresh look at life in twentieth-century Chile by exploring how fútbol clubs integrated working-class men into urban politics, connected [...]
Congratulations to Dr. Dionicio Nodín Valdés on his latest publication. Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement is out in hardcover.
The Newberry Library Seminar on Women and Gender presents Indian Women, Agrarian Villages, and Landscapes of Violence by Dr. Susan Sleeper-Smith, September 23, 3:00-5:00 at the Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago. This paper examines the agrarian village world created by Indian women in the Ohio River valley, villages that have been conspicuously invisible [...]
Dr. Helen Zoe Veit on NYTimes: http://t.co/wXcTURZ and NPR http://t.co/IZoniuE #MSU #NPR #NYTimes