College of Liberal Arts

Lecture Examines “Worldings: Scenes of Life in the U.S. Now”

Wednesday Oct 17, 2012 7:00 PM | AVAYA Auditorium ACE 2.302

The Humanities Institute at the University of Texas at Austin continues its lecture series on the theme of “Public & Private” with a lecture by anthropologist Kathleen Stewart.  Stewart’s talk, “Worldings: Scenes of Life in the U.S. Now,” is the second lecture in the Humanities Institute’s series on “Public and Private.”

Kathleen Stewart, professor and chair of anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin, will speak about the forms and sensibilities of contemporary life. The talk draws on Stewart’s many years of ethnographic research in Appalachia, Las Vegas, and Texas.

The lecture engages the fields of cultural studies,  geography, American Studies and anthropology. A recipient of fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation and The National Endowment for the Humanities, Stewart has given numerous lectures throughout North America and Europe.

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