[PAST EVENT] Nadia Abu El-Haj: “Listening to War (Stories): Therapeutic Citizenship and the Violence of Empire”
Nadia Abu El-Haj is Professor of Anthropology in the departments of Anthropology at Barnard College and Columbia University, where she is also Co-Director of the Center for Palestine Studies. Her work largely focuses on anthropology of historical sciences, particularly archaeology, "genetic history," and psychiatry.
She will present from her current book project, which examines the field of military psychiatry and explores the complex ethical and political implications of shifting psychiatric and public understandings of the trauma of American soldiers.
Prof. Abu El-Haj is the recipient of the Academy's most prestigious awards including from the MacArthur Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton.
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