[PAST EVENT] Nadia Abu El-Haj: “Listening to War (Stories): Therapeutic Citizenship and the Violence of Empire” 

September 17, 2019
5pm - 7pm
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 332
262 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location

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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