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Spring Series Colloquia, April 29 and May 7, 2015

April 29, 2015

Agrarian Studies is delighted to announce the lineup for our annual “Spring Series” colloquia. This is an opportunity for advanced Ph.D. students and postdocs to share their work with the Agrarian Studies community in a relaxed format similar to our Friday meetings. We will provide pizza and beverages for two gatherings:

Wednesday, April 29, 5:00-8:30 (230 Prospect, Seminar Room)
Aniket Aga (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology),Merchants of Knowledge: Retailers, Private Sector Extension Agents, and Vegetable Cultivation in Western India • Alba Diaz (Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Contemporary History), “When milk began to be worth”: Economic, Social and Cultural Changes in Rural Galiza, 1959-1986 • Alder Keleman (Ph.D. Candidate, Forestry and Environmental Studies), The Bitter Taste of the Anthropocene: Cooking Native and Traditional Crops in the Bolivian Andes

Thursday, May 7, 5:00-8:30 (Luce Hall, Room 203)
Ariel Ron (Postdoctoral Fellow, American History), The ‘Home Market’: Structural Change and Developmental Ideology in the Rural Northeast, 1815-1860 • Yu Luo (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology), Drifting with the Current?: An In-Between Ethnicity at China’s Southwestern Borderland • Amy Zhang (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology), Spectacular Technology, Invisible Harms: Touring Guangzhou’s Waste Facilities