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Friday April 18, 5:30 pm
Smith Buonanno 106

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BRINGING THINGS BACK TO LIFE:
CREATIVE ENTANGLEMENTS IN A WORLD OF MATERIALS

Tim Ingold
The University of Aberdeen


Saturday April 19, 9am - 5pm
Smith Buonanno 207

Symposium:


If you would like access to the precirculated papers please contact Ian Straughn [email]
The symposium papers can be downloaded here

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Preliminary Program:

8:30-9:00 AM: Coffee and Pastries

9:00-9:15 AM: Opening Remarks: Why should it matter?

9:15-10:00: Precirculated paper with author's remarks and discussion

Stones of Ayanis: (architectural) technologies of placemaking and architectonic culture at an Urartian city
Ömür Harmansah - Brown University
Harmansah Abstract
Discussant: Casey Mesick - Brown University

10:00-10:45: Precirculated paper with author's remarks and discussion

“Islam is Large”: Iconoclastic materiality and the dynamics of an Islamic tradition
Ian Straughn - Brown University
Straughn Abstract
Discussant: Christopher Witmore - Brown University

10:45-11:00 AM: Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 AM: Precirculated paper with author's remarks and discussion

Audubon's Burden: Materiality and Transmission in The Birds of America.
Jennifer Roberts - Harvard University
Roberts Abstract
Discussant: Robert Emlen - Brown University

11:45-12:30 PM: Presentation with discussion

Shovels for the South: Farm Implements, Entrepreneurism, and Slave Resistance in Antebellum America
Seth Rockman - Brown University
Rockman Abstract
Discussant: Pat Malone - Brown University

12:30- 2:00 PM: Lunch at Joukowsky Institute

2:00-2:45 PM: Precirculated paper with author's remarks and discussion

Papering Over Egypt's Organ Trade
Sherine Hamdy - Brown University
Hamdy Abstract
Discussant: Jessica Muligan - Harvard/Brown

2:45-3:30 PM: Precirculated paper with author's remarks and discussion

Earth Undone, or the Globalization of the World Picture
Benjamin Lazier - Reed College
Lazier Abstract
Discussant: Stefan Helmreich - MIT


3:30-4:00 PM: Roundtable discussion with Tim Ingold



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