Events

Past Event

Professor Brian Larkin – Generators, Electricity and the Infrastructural Life of Cities

October 27, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Fayerweather Hall (Room 411), Columbia University 1180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York

Speaker: Brian Larkin, Barnard College

The CGT Lunchtime Seminars are a forum for Columbia University faculty and visiting scholars to discuss current research characterizing and assessing issues of global importance. Open to Columbia affiliates. No registration is required. Light lunch will be available.

Brian Larkin is the Tow Associate Professor for Distinguished Scholars and an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Barnard College. Professor Larkin sits on the board of the Society for Cultural Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association. He is the author of Signal and Noise: Media Infrastructure and Urban Culture in Nigeria (Duke University Press, 2008) and, with Lila Abu-Lughod and Faye Ginsburg, co-editor of Media Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain (University of California Press, 2000).