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Citizens United/Citizens Divided: A Case Study in the Anthropology of Law

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 6:00pm

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars presents

Carol Greenhouse

Thursday, April 28
6:00 PM, 107 Merrill Hall

Citizens United/Citizens Divided: A Case Study in the Anthropology of Law

The lecture offers a cultural analysis of the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court Case, Citizens United. Free and open to the public.

A sociocultural anthropologist, Carol Greenhouse is the Arthur W. Marks ’19 Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University and president of the American Ethnological Society. She has written on law as a cultural idea in the U.S. in Praying for Justice and has worked on comparative problems related to law’s cultural legitimacy in A Moment’s Notice: Time Politics Across Cultures and The Paradox of Relevance, on ethnography and citizenship in the U.S.

Sponsored by the Kent State University Nu of Ohio Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and supported by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Sociology.