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Beyond Imperial Knowledge: A Forum Inspired by the Work of Fernando Coronil


for Members

Beyond Imperial Knowledge: A Forum Inspired by the Work of Fernando Coronil

Monday, September 26, 2011

The Wenner-Gren Foundation

Presented By

Presented by the Anthropology Section


Fernando Coronil, distinguished professor of anthropology and Latin American studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, passed away last month. The author of The Magical State: Nature, Money, and Modernity in Venezuela, Prof. Coronil was widely admired for his commitment and contributions to transdisciplinary knowledge and politics. We gather this evening for an intellectual discussion led by students and colleagues who were inspired and influenced by his work.

Event Location

The Wenner-Gren Foundation
470 Park Avenue South (between 31st and 32nd Streets), 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Registration Pricing

This event is free for all, but registration is required.

A reception will precede the meeting at 6:00 pm


Katherine Verdery

The Graduate Center, CUNY


Marc Edelman

Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY

Edward Linedecker Murphy

Michigan State University

Ana María Ochoa

Columbia University