Boston-area Node


A virtual conference of the Society for Cultural Anthropology
April 19-21, 2018

This site contains information about Boston-area events related to the conference. Contact us if you have events during the period of the conference you'd like to add to the schedule.

Register for the conference to get online access to program content throughout the weekend. Only $10!


Please join us in person for the following Boston-area events.

These events are open to the public and free, although we encourage attendees to register for the conference, which only costs $10 and gives access to the regular program, which will be streamed online here.

Thursday, April 19

Keynote, screening hosted by MIT Anthropology
featuring Jason De León, Eduardo Kohn, Lisa Stevenson and Stephanie Spray

MIT Room 3-133
77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

Cocktail reception, following the keynote
gather with Boston-area anthropologists to discuss the keynote talks over hors d’oeuvres
6:30-8:30pm (contact for location)

sponsored by:
MIT Anthropology, Brown University Department of Anthropology, Boston University Department of Anthropology, Harvard Anthropology, Harvard History of Science

Friday, April 20

*Meet Incoming Editors of Cultural Anthropology***
An informal conversation with Heather Paxson & Brad Weiss

MIT Room E53-354 (Anthropology Department)

STS Lunch at Tufts University
Moya Bailey (Northeastern) on Black Feminist Health Science Studies

Sophia Gordon Hall
15 Talbot Ave., Medford (directions)

Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History at MIT
Brad Weiss (College of William and Mary)
"Making Meat: Livestock, Landscapes, and a Sense of Place"

MIT Room E51-095

Symposium: Higher Ed in the Era of #MeToo
MIT Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies
1:00-5:30pm (Schedule)

MIT Room 3-170
(Register here)

Saturday, April 21

MITxMake, part of the Cambridge Science Festival

MIT Zesiger Center (location)
(Free registration required)