Seminar Series

Second Semester 2022

Wednesdays 13h00-14h30

Anthropology Seminar Room

Social Sciences Building, UWC

Seminars take place IN PERSON on Wednesdays 13h00-14h30, Anthropology Seminar Room, Social Sciences Building, UWC

27 July 2022

Securitizing the South African university: On the economics, politics, and policing of #FeesMustFall

Anne-Maria Makhulu (Duke University)

3 August 2022

Ethnographic Situations: Cases, Life Histories, and Other Entanglements of Emergent Research

Kaushik Sunder Rajan (University of Chicago)

10 August 2022

Bloody Ontologies: Situating ethnographic praxis and reflexive collaboration in Matzikama

Hameedah Parker (University of the Western Cape)

17 August 2022

Research Amongst the Hunted: Ethnography under Surveillance

Florence Ncube (University of the Western Cape)

24 August 2022

Durban 1987, Delhi 1947: Re-visiting Transitions

Ruchi Chaturvedi (University of Cape Town)

31 August 2022

The Blinded City: Writing partial perspectives in urban ethnography

Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon (University of the Witwatersrand)

14 September 2022

A History of Drowning

Løchlann Jain (Stanford University)

21 September 2022

Beyond apartheid Linguistics: on the trajectory of the Trilingual Dictionary of Kaaps

Quentin Williams (University of the Western Cape)

28 September 2022

Monstrous unbecoming co-becoming: The emergence of the social categories master and servant through gardening practices in suburban gardens

Pia Bombardella (North West University)

5 October 2022

Writing as Thinking

Pamela Nichols (University of the Witwatersrand)

12 October 2022

“Into zalapha phandle”: Xhosa boyhoods, desires and sexualities

Gcobani Qambela (University of Johannesburg)

19 October 2022

Time to Change the Narrative? The Visualisation of the African Other and its Historical Effects on Today’s Cultural, Political, and Social Interactions

Diana Miryong Natermann (University of Hamburg)

26 October 2022

“One and one make three and two and two make five”: Speculative practices, divination and objets trouvés

Jung Ran Annachiara Forte (University of the Western Cape)