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Upcoming Lectures

"Consuming to Extinction:" Africa, Asia, America and the Ivory Trade

Thursday, April 10, at 4:30 p.m.
Seelye 106

Lecture by Stephanie Rupp, assistant professor of anthropology at the City University of New York.

Sponsored by the Departments of Anthroplogy,East Asian Studies, Environmental Science and Policy, African Studies and the Smith College Lecture Committee

"Who The Hell Do The Censors Think they Are?"

Thursday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m.
Neilson Library Browsing Room

By what right or qualification can one group of people decide what their fellow citizens may or may not see at the movies? This lecture will address the long history of film censorship in India and the present day controversies over the power, promise and danger of film.

Presented by William Mazzarella, professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago.

Sponsored by the Smith College Departments of Anthropology, Art, Film Studies, the South Asia Concentration and the Smith College Lecture Committee

Anthropology in the News

CNN Money: "The extremely expensive lies companies tell themselves"

Fortune speaks with ReD's Christian Madsbjerg about flawed business thinking, the arrogance of Silicon Valley, and why he prefers to hire anthropology majors at his consulting firm.

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