Archive File

Agrarian Studies Archive File



Colloquium Series, Fall 2010–2011

September 10

Timothy Pachirat
Department of Politics, The New School for Social Research
“Smell Precedes Sight” and “Guys, No More Livers” from Killing Work: Industrialized Slaughter and the Politics of Sight”
*paper no longer available online

September 17

Aaron Bobrow-Strain
Political Science, Whitman College
“Making White Bread by the Bombs Early Light: Anxiety, Abundance, and Industrial Food Power in the Early Cold War”

September 24

Maria Kefalas
Sociology, St. Joseph’s College
“The Stayers,” from Hollowing out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What It Means for America, by Patrick J. Carr and Maria J. Kefalas

October 1

Ben Jones
School of International Development, University of East Anglia
“Bridging the Development Divide?: Reporting on the Katine Community Partnerships Project”
*paper no longer available online

October 8

Marina Temudo
Visiting Fellow in Anthropology at Yale; Tropical Research Institute, Lisbon
“‘The White Men Bought the Forests’: Conservation and Contestation in a Guinea-Bissau Park”
*paper no longer available online

October 15

Greg Grandin
History, New York University
“Facing South: The Liberal Traditions in the Americas”

October 22

Ned Blackhawk
History, Yale University
“Visualizing Equestrianism's Violent Influences upon 18th-century North America: Revisiting the Segesser Hide Paintings”

October 29

Frank Uekoetter
Rachel Carson Center, Deutsches Museum
“The Magic of One: Reflections on the Pathologies of Monoculture”

November 5

Krishnendu Ray
Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University
“Dreams of Pakistani Grill and Vada Pao in Manhattan: Re-inscribing the Immigrant in Metropolitan Discussions of Taste”

November 12

Robert Campbell
History and Philosophy, Montana State University
“Tuskers, Trade, and Trypanosomes: The Ecologies of the Victorian Parlor”

November 19

Eliot Coleman and Barbara Damrosch
Four Season Farm, Harborside, Maine
“The Other Side of the Tapestry: An Agrarian Understanding of the Natural World”

December 3

Maria Ågren
History, Uppsala University
“Managing the Junctions: State Administration and Gendered Strategies of Survival in Early Modern Sweden”



Colloquium Series, Fall 2010–2011

January 14

Timothy Sweet
English, West Virginia University
“American Georgics: Economy and Environment in Early American Literature”

January 21

William Moseley
Geography, Macalaster College
“Neoliberal Policy, Rural Livelihoods, and Urban Food Security in West Africa: A Comparative Study of the Gambia, Côte d’Ivoire, and Mali”

January 28

Jennifer Turner
History, University of Massachusetts/Boston
“Upper Louisiana, Agriculture, and the American Nation”

February 4

Lily Tsai
Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Regime-Reinforcing Noncompliance: Participation and State-Society Relations in Rural China”
*paper not available online

February 11

Alan Mikhail
History, Yale University
“Ottoman Egypt: An Animal History”
*paper no longer available online

February 18

Venus Bivar
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow; History, University of California/Berkeley
“Losing the Farm: Agricultural Industrialisation in Postwar France”

February 25

Kenneth MacLean
International Development and Social Change, Clark University
“The Counter-Revolution that Never Came: The Illegibility of Sabotage in Rural Areas of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (1954–1958)”

March 4

Nayanjot Lahiri
History, Delhi University
“Delhi's Capital Century (1911–2011): Understanding the Transformation of the City”

March 25

Diana Mincyte
Fellow, Program in Agrarian Studies
“Raw Milk, Raw Power: The Politics of Risk in Post-Socialist Europe”

April 1

Danielle DiNovelli-Lang
Fellow, Program in Agrarian Studies
“Property, Territory, and Bears. Oh my!”

April 8

Ramon Sarro
Fellow, Program in Agrarian Studies
“Hunger for Hope: On Prophetic Movements in Rural Africa”

April 15

Indrani Chatterjee
Fellow, Program in Agrarian Studies
“Mapping Monastic Geographicity Or Appeasing Ghosts of Monastic Subjects”

April 22

Daisuke Naito
Visiting Fellow, Program in Agrarian Studies
“Auditing Sustainability: Forest Certification and the Rural Community in East Malaysia”