Semiotics: Culture in Context Workshop Winter 2018 Schedule

Semiotics: Culture in Context Workshop
Winter 2018 Schedule

 

Please join us for the following presentations at the Semiotics Workshop this winter quarter. The theme for the year will be “Modality, Value.” Unless otherwise noted, workshops will take place from 4:30–6 pm in Haskell 101.

 

For a copy of presenters' papers, please email Josh Babcock (jdbabcock@uchicago.edu) or Rachel Howard (rhoward3@uchicago.edu).

 

Thursday, January 11

Britta Ingebretson (PhD Candidate, Departments of Anthropology and Linguistics, University of Chicago)
""She has two sons:" Reproducing State Discourses in Rural China"

 

Thursday, January 25

Yaqub Hilal (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago)
"The Semiotics of Liberal Personhood"

 

Thursday, February 15, 3:30-5pm

Natalja Czarnecki (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago)
"What Gender is Soviet Technoscience? Translating Food Safety Codes with the EU Harmonization Unit at the National Food Agency in Post-Soviet Tbilisi, Georgia"

 

Thursday, February 22

Ilana Gershon (Associate Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University)
"Hailing the U.S. Job-Seeker as a Failing Neoliberal Subject"

 

Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact jdbabcock@uchicago.edu or (773) 702-8551 for assistance.