"Electric Burns: the French Banlieue Riots and the Problem of a ‘Post-Social’ Police""Electric Burns: the French Banlieue Riots and the Problem of a ‘Post-Social’ Police"http://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/138101Stokes 102 - Humanities Center2010-03-31T18:00:002010-03-31T19:30:00
March 31,2010 6:00PM–7:30PM
Stokes 102 - Humanities Center
Talk by Kevin Karpiak, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow Candidate
Kevin Karpiak received his PH.D. in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley and his B.A in Anthropology and Psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include: Political and Legal Anthropology; Ethnography of Police and Policing; Anthropology of Europe; Anthropology of Liberalisms; Anthropology of the Contemporary; Science and Technology Studies; French Feminist Theory; Urban Anthropology; Ethnographic Methods; Anthropology of the U.S.; and Whiteness. In his dissertation, he explores the ethnography of police administrative reform in France under Nicolas Sarkozy. Karplak is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Assumption College in Worcester, MA.
Sponsored by the John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center
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