Duke University Professor Orin Starn casts his anthropological eye on two topics most academics wouldn't touch: celebrity scandal and golf.
By dissecting the social, economic and political strands of "Tigergate," Starn's book The Passion of Tiger Woods: An Anthropologist Reports on Golf, Race, and Celebrity Scandal gets at the heart of American culture in the 21st Century.
Two world-renowned historians reflect on the role of the historian in their respective societies and their own involvements in national and local debates around historical truth, political identity, and social reform.
Africa's Place-in-theWorld: James Ferguson and Achille Mbembe in Conversatio. The Concilium on Southern Africa is extremely pleased to announce an upcoming public conversation between distinguished scholars James Ferguson, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University and Achille Mbembe, Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Anne-Maria Makhulu from Duke Univeristy will be the moderator.