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Department Colloquium Series

The Association of Anthropology Graduate Students (AAGS) runs a colloquium series that meets on Fridays during the academic year. The series brings in speakers from anthropology and beyond and includes a mix of speakers from outside the department (either from UO or from other universities), departmental graduate students, and departmental faculty.
2012-2013 Colloquium Series Organizers: AAGS Organizing Committee and Faculty Advisor Dr. Stephen Dueppen.

Winter 2015 Series

Friday, February 27th

Dr. Torben Rick, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Talk time & location: 4pm, Condon 204.
Link for information on the speaker:

Friday, March 6th

Dr. Sara Lewis, Joshua Schrock, and Theresa Gildner
Panel Discussion: “Health and Anthropology”
Talk time & location: 4pm, Condon 204.

Friday, April 3rd

Dr. Jason Younker, University of Oregon
Talk time & location: 4pm, Condon 204.
Link for information on the speaker:

Friday, May 15th

Dr. Jessaca Leinaweaver, Brown University
Talk time & location: 4pm, Condon 204.
Link for information on the speaker:

Past Speakers


Dr. Marc Lynch, George Washington University


Dr. James McKenna, University of Notre Dame
Dr. Christine Hastorf, University of California, Berkeley
Mu-Lung Hsu and Klaree Boose
Dr. Kimberly Theidon, Harvard University
Anna Sloan and Tara Cepon
Department Panel: Anthropological Perspectives on Identity (with Dr. Madonna Moss and graduate students Andrea Eller and Christina O’Bryan)
Dr. Terry Hunt, University of Oregon
Dr. Shelby Anderson, Portland State University
Dr. Seth Holmes, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Clarence Gravlee, University of Florida


Dr. Angela Kozce, Central European University & Wake Forest University
Theresa Gildner, University of Oregon
Noah Simons, University of Oregon
Dr. Zhuowei Tang, Jilin University (China)
Dr. Kenneth Maes, Oregon State University
Kevin Turley, University of Oregon
Dr. Kristin Yarris, University of Oregon (International Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies)
James Daria, University of Oregon
Anthropology Department Panel: Female Power, Strategies, and Myth Busting: From Bonobos to Humans (with Dr. Diane Baxter and graduate students Klaree Boose and Anna Sloan)


Anthropology Department Panel: Food, Health, and Society (with Dr. Stephen Dueppen and graduate students Samantha King and Iván Sandoval-Cervantes, & moderator Dr. Lynn Stephen)
James Daria, University of Oregon
Dr. Claudia Holguin Mendoza, University of Oregon
Dr. Thom McDade, Northwestern University
Dr. Terence D. Capellini, Stanford University
Dr. Donald L. Brenneis, University of California Santa Cruz
Christina O’Bryan, University of Oregon
Angela Montague, University of Oregon
Lucas Erickson, University of Oregon
Dr. Missy Cheyney, Oregon State University
Dr. Mark Auslander, Central Washington University
Dr. Robert Thompson, Oregon State University
Dr. Aletta Biersack, University of Oregon
Dr. Timothy McMahon, University of Oregon CoDaC
Dr. Nelson Ting, University of Oregon
Dr. Patrick O’Grady, Museum of Natural and Cultural History


Erica Squires, University of Oregon
Dr. Karen Rosenberg, University of Delaware
Dr. Stephen Dueppen, University of Oregon
Dr. Gary Crawford, University of Toronto Mississauga
Dr. Aliya Saperstein, University of Oregon
Dr. Lamia Karim, University of Oregon
Dr. Brian Kemp, Washington State University
Dr. Li Liu, Stanford University
Julia Ridgeway-Diaz, University of Oregon


Dr. Katerina Harvati, University of Tübingen, Germany
Gennie Thi Nguyen, University of Oregon
Dr. Daphne Gallagher, University of Oregon

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