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Presented By: Department of Anthropology

2024 Michigan Anthropology Four Field Symposium

"Sustainable Life: Culture, Values, and Practice"

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The Department of Anthropology will host its annual Four Field Symposium on Monday, Oct. 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Michigan Union Rogel Ballroom (second floor).

Titled “Sustainable Life: Culture, Values, and Practice,” the symposium will gather all four department subfields for guest speakers and discussion around the values and practices that shape and transform cultures of sustainability. Drawing upon a range of cases past and present, we'll seek insights from language, biology, society, and material culture.

This event is free and open to the public; please register to attend.

Speakers:

Archaeology: Innocent Pikirayi, University of Pretoria
Biological Anthropology: Anne Pisor, Penn State
Linguistic Anthropology: Joshua Shapero, University of New Mexico
Sociocultural Anthropology: Sarah Vaughn, UC Berkeley

Breaks and refreshments will be provided, and a reception will follow the event program. If you need accommodations to attend this event, please email anthro.exec.secretary@umich.edu by Monday, Sept. 23.
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