Humanities Center Guest James C. Scott - Faculty Seminar
Date: Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
Time: 4:30 pm
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Sayles-Hill 251
Sponsored by: Humanities Center
Contact: Susannah Ottaway, x5446
Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 4:30-6 p.m. Sayles-Hill 251, Humanities Center Faculty Seminar with Professor James C. Scott, Please contact Tricia Peterson or Tun Myint for information about seminar participation and copies of seminar readings. Faculty Seminar sponsored by Humanities Center, Poli Sci, ENTS and ASST.
Professor James C. Scott is the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at Yale, and the Director of the Program in Agrarian Studies. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, has held grants from the NSF, NEH and the Guggenheim Foundation. He has also been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Science, Science, Technology and Society Program at M.I.T. and the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He is the author of many books, most recently, The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia. Professor Scott is recognized worldwide as an eminent authority in Southeast Asian, peasant, and agrarian studies. Contact host: Tun Myint (PoliSci and ENTS). Public talk sponsored by Poli Sci, ENTS, and ASST.