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Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology



Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World
Brown University
Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: (401) 863-3188
Fax: (401) 863-9423
[email protected]

Response Papers Week 2: February 5. Materiality: ethnographies of material culture. Archaeological and anthropological approaches to studying objects, things, artifacts. An overview.

Response Papers Week 3: February 12. Problem of the fetish: towards a theory of powerful things.

Response Papers Week 4: February 26. Prehistoric figurines and barbie dolls.

Response Papers Week 5: March 5. Art and agency: Alfred Gell and the anthropological theory of artifacts.

Response Papers Week 6: March 12. Social life and cultural biography of things.