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Danilyn Rutherford

Wenner-Gren Application Workshop

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 10:00-11:30am

Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory, Wilder House

The Wenner-Gren Foundation is a key supporter of anthropology worldwide, funding research across the subfields of anthropology. Danilyn Rutherford, the Foundation’s president, will offer a workshop designed to help students and faculty navigate the process of getting a Wenner-Gren Foundation grant. There will be plenty of time for questions. Breakfast will be provided.

Danilyn Rutherford is the president of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. Before joining Wenner-Gren, she was on the faculty at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the University of Chicago. She is the author of three books: Raiding the Land of the Foreigners: The Limits of the Nation on an Indonesian Frontier (Princeton, 2003), Laughing at Leviathan: Sovereignty and Audience in West Papua (Chicago, 2012) and Living in the Stone Age: The Origins of a Colonial Fantasy (Chicago, 2018). She is currently working on ethnographic memoir on disability, subjectivity, and sign use in the United States.