Darnell Distinguished Lecture

Darnell Distinguished Lecture in Theory, Ethnography and Activism in Anthropology

This annual distinguished lecture was established in 2018 through the donation of Dr. Regna Darnell. 

Dr. Darnell is the Project Director and General Editor for a SSHRC Partnership Grant: 'Franz Boas Papers: Documentary Edition' (2013-2020) and was also a previous Chair in the Department of Anthropology at Western University from 1990-93.  She became a Distinguished University Professor in 2005 and was the founding Director of Western's First Nations Studies Program (2003-2006).  Currently, Dr. Darnell is a Professor Emeritus at Western University.

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Previous Speakers Include:

  • 2022 - Dr. Adia Benton. Inoculating history, salvaging what is held: race, epidemiology and immunity from Freetown to Atlanta
  • 2020 - Dr. Elizabeth Povinelli. The Ends of Art, A Karrabing Perspective