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In The Spotlight:

Michael Silverstein

Signification, Circulation, Emanations

This two-day conference on April 26-27 reflects and builds on the scholarship of Michael Silverstein. The conference focuses, in particular, on Silverstein’s work on the semiotics of culture in the latter part of his career and the future paths of inquiry it opens.
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Books on shelves

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce the creation of the Brilliant Family Fund in Graduate-Student Led Initiatives in Linguistic Anthropology.

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Ben Smith

Meet Ben Smith

Drawing on multiple projects in Indigenous Southern Peru, Ben Smith’s publications have developed a more thoroughly semiotic, sociopolitical, and non-human approach to language socialization.

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