September 28 – 30, 2021
Restless Spirits and Human Remains: Life, Death, and Justice in Post-War Northern Uganda
Co-chaired by Tricia M. Redeker Hepner, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee – Knoxville, and by Dawnie Wolfe Steadman, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee – Knoxville.
Post-war northern Uganda is a vast and haunted graveyard. Tens of thousands were killed by rebels or military during the 1986-2006 conflict between the Lord’s Resistance Army and the government. The seminar’s anthropological team explored how different burial scenarios (mass graves, displacement camp graves, and unknown remains) affected survivors.
November 30 – December 2, 2021
Environmental Adaptation of Spatial Grammar in Dialects of Nahuatl
Chaired by Magnus Pharao Hansen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen
The Research Team Seminar will take place during the project’s write-up phase as team members work on their contributions to a monograph volume on Nahuatl Space. It will provide the opportunity to conduct collective peer-review and quality control of ongoing work.