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Crossings and Rasanblaj: Performing Anthropological Interventions

Gina Athen Ulysse, Wesleyan Anthropologist

Wesleyan anthropologist Gina Athena Ulysse will present a hybrid performance/presentation that will combine excerpts from three performance projects to explore questions about confronting history, disciplinary boundaries/subjects and musings on why anthropology matters now more than ever.

Ulysse is a feminist artist-anthropologist-activist and self-described Post-Zora Interventionist born in Pétion-Ville, Haïti. A dynamic performer and public speaker, she is described by artist Evan Bissell as "a powerhouse and a whirling storm." 

This talk is the kickoff keynote for the 2017-18 COLLECTIVE VISIONS lecture series sponsored by Mount Holyoke's Department of Sociology and Anthropology. A book signing will follow the talk.