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Funeral Culture: AIDS, Work and Cultural Change in an African Kingdom - A talk by anthropologist Casey Golomski
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Funeral Culture: AIDS, Work and Cultural Change in an African Kingdom - A talk by anthropologist Casey Golomski

Join the Anthropology department for a talk by Casey Golomski, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of New Hampshire. He will be talking about his book, Funeral Culture: AIDS, Work and Cultural Change in an African Kingdom, an ethnography se in Swaziland that touches on medicine, gender, religion and ritual and political economy.

Monday, Nov. 18 | 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Cramer Hall 287

Casey Golomski is a cultural and medical anthropologist and Africanist with strong interests in the humanities, exploring religion, gender and medicine across the human life course and cross-culturally. He is the author of many journal articles, popular media essays, and poetry, as well as the book Funeral Culture about the epicenter of the global HIV/AIDS in Africa's last absolute monarchy. He is the recipient of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology's 2019 First Poetry Prize.