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Incubator Room – Institute of Arts and Humanities

September 2016

Ethnography and the study of Race: A Workshop

September 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Led by Laurence Ralph, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University, this workshop will focus on approaches to studying race in ethnographic research.

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‘Life Changing Bacon’: Transgression as Desire in Contemporary Tastes for Bacon

September 19, 2016 @ 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Weiss is an anthropologist who works on local food movements in North Carolina. His new book, Real Pigs: Shifting Values in the Field of Local Pork (Duke UniDr. Weiss is an anthropologist who works on local food movements in North Carolina. His new book, Real Pigs: Shifting Values in the Field of Local Pork (Duke Univ. Press), Weiss traces the desire for "authentic" local foods in the Piedmont region of central North Carolina as he follows farmers, butchers, and…

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