Archive File

Agrarian Studies Archive File



FALL 2012–2013

(also available: a PDF of the printed Fall 2012 Colloquium Poster)

September 7

Adriana Premat
Anthropology, University of Western Ontario
“Havana’s Urban Agriculture: Survival Strategies and Worldly Engagements in Alternative Development”

September 14

Priya Lal
History, Quinnipiac University
“Regionalism, Refugees, and Resettlement: The Production of National Space in 1960s Tanzania.”
*paper no longer available online

September 21

Elizabeth M. Collingham
Author of Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors
“The Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food”

September 28

Gene Dattel
Author of Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Costs of Economic Power
“Cotton and Race in the Making of America: Global Economic Power, Human Costs and Current Relevance”

October 5

Peter Hatch
Formerly Director of Gardens and Grounds, Monticello
“Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden”
*paper no longer available online

October 12

Timothy Mitchell
Middle East Studies, Columbia University
“Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil”

October 19

Oliver Rackham
Life Fellow, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge
“Trees, Woodlands, and Archaeology”

November 2

Hugh Joseph
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
“Immigrants and Incubators – Perspectives on New Entry and the Land-Based New Farmer Training Model”

November 9

Jonathan Wyrtzen
Sociology, Yale
“Towards a Sociology of Insurgency: Anti- versus Counter-State Building Jihad in Colonial Morocco’s Atlas and Rif Mountains”

November 30

Joachim Radkau
History, Bielefeld University, Germany
“In Search of the Origins of Sustainable Forestry: A Thirty Years’ Controversy in Retrospect”

SPRING 2012–2013

January 18

Karl R Appuhn
History, New York University
“When Rinderpest Was Just Cattle Plague: Agrarian Reform and Public Health Environments in Eighteenth-Century Italy”

January 25

Sangeeta Dasgupta
History, Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
“Reading Adivasi Histories: Tana Bhagats in Colonial and Post-Colonial Times”

February 1

Janet Roitman
Anthropology and International Affairs, The New School
“Africa, Otherwise”

February 8

Daniel Immerwahr
Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University
“The Village Ideal: The United States, Community Development, and the World”
*paper no longer available online

February 15

Gabriel Rosenberg
Program in Women’s Studies, Duke University
“‘How is Race Suicide to Be Prevented When the Cholera Gets Among the Hogs?’: Animal Bodies and Racial Knowledge in Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century America”
*paper no longer available online

February 22

Sanjay Reddy
Economics, The New School
“The Poverty of Poverty Statistics”

March 1

Janam Mukherjee
Anthropology and History, University of Michigan
“Exit Empire: War and Denial in Colonial Bengal”

April 5

Rachel Schurman
Sociology, University of Minnesota
“Managing the Next Green Revolution for Africa”
*paper no longer available online

April 12

Matthew Bender
History, The College of New Jersey
“Water Brings No Harm: Knowledge, Power, and the Struggle for the Waters of Kilimanjaro”

April 19

Rheana Parreñas
Anthropology, Harvard University
“Arrested Autonomy: A Zoo-Ethnography of Indefinitely Deferred Independence in Sarawak, Malaysia”
*paper no longer available online