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Lecture: Intercultural Communications

Published May 17, 2004

Faye Ginsburg

Faye Ginsburg

Faye D. Ginsburg, cultural anthropologist and ethnographer, will deliver the third in this year's series of Great Issues Lectures on Thursday, May 20, in Cook Auditorium. Her lecture, titled "Media Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain," will deal with how intercultural communications are conveyed and received, and the significance for global security of understanding and misunderstanding. Ginsburg is Professor of Anthropology at New York University and Director of NYU's Center for Media, Culture and History, an interdisciplinary program that trains graduate students in the study of ethnography and film. She is author of Contested Lives: The Abortion Debate in an American Community and, most recently, co-editor of Conceiving the New World Order: The Global Politics of Reproduction. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1991 and McArthur Fellowship in 1994 for her work on indigenous media. The Great Issues Lecture Series is sponsored by the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding. For more information call 646-2023.

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