April 11, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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“Water Ways: New Social Science, Science Studies, and Environmental Approaches to Water”: U-M Science Technology, & Society Program.

Apr. 4, 11, & 18. Talks by national scholars. Apr. 4: Harvard University political science grad student Alyssa Huberts on “Citizen Responses to Poor Quality Urban Water Service: A Political Economy Approach.” Apr. 11: “Watermarks and the Ordinary,” a talk by University of California anthropology professor Sarah Vaughn on how people in low-lying coastal Guyana predict floods. Apr. 18: “River Life and the Ticker of Time,” a talk by Johns Hopkins University anthropology professor Naveedah Khan on the anthropomorphic depictions of the Padma River in Bengali literature and film. 6050 Institute for Social Research, 236 Thompson. Mask required. Livestream available at bit.ly/umstswaterways. Free. 763–2066.

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