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Robert Lemelson Seminar

Posted on March 13, 2017

March 23, 2017

2:00 – 5:00 PM


This seminar, co-sponsored with the Schubert Center for Child Studies, is featuring Robert Lemelson, Ph.D., Research Anthropologist, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience; Associate Adjunct Professor, UCLA; Department of Anthropology; President, Foundation for Psychocultural Research, Kepala Desa, Elemental Productions. The seminar is entitled “Afflictions: Steps Towards and Integration of Visual, Medical and Psychological Anthropology.” 


The ubiquity and inexpensive quality of visual technologies is revolutionizing social science, including Anthropology. But while most anthropologists conducting fieldwork use some form of visual technology in their practice, few do it in a disciplined and systematic way. This seminar will focus the theory and practice of a proposed  new subfield in Anthropology entitled Visual Psychological Anthropology, and will be centered around issues involved in the creation of a six part documentary series entitled “Afflictions: Culture.”


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