Monday Colloquium: China Scherz

China Scherz
 Assistant Professor of Anthropology
 Reed College
speaking on

           "Let Us Make God Our Banker'
Ethics, Temporality, and Agency in a Ugandan Orphanage"

Monday, February 18, 2013, 3:30 pm  Haskell 315

Here is some background information

BA               2002          UC Berkeley (Anthropology)
PhD            2010          UC Berkeley/San Francisco (Medical Anthropology)
Dissertation:  The Ethics of Inequality: Charity, Sustainable Development, and the Problem of Patronage in Central Uganda

Interests: Development, humanitarianism, ethics and morality, anthropology of religion, kinship, medical anthropology; Sub-Saharan Africa, Ireland.

nd    Having People, Having Heart: Catholic Charity, Sustainability, and Problems of Dependence in Central Uganda. (under contract w/ U Chicago Press).

nd    "Let Us Make God Our Banker: Ethics, Temporality, and Agency in a Ugandan Convent."  (under review)

2011   "Protecting Children, Preserving Families: Moral Conflict and Actuarial Science in a Problem of Contemporary Governance," Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 34(1): 33-50.

2010  " 'You Aren't the First and You Won't Be the Last': Reflections on Moral Change in Contemporary Rural Ireland," Anthropological Theory 10(3): 1-16.

  • Begins: Monday, February 18, 2013 - 2:30pm
  • Ends: Monday, February 18, 2013 - 4:00pm
  • Location: Haskell 315
  • Address: 5836 S. Greenwood Ave, Chicago IL, 60637

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