Graham Jones, MIT Anthropology

Hear about Graham Jones’ new book, Magic’s Reason, due out in December 2017 from University Of Chicago Press.

Focusing on scenes of intercultural performance in colonial Algeria, this talk explores how nineteenth century French conceptions of modernity emerged from efforts to distinguish between magical entertainment and magical ritual. What is the postcolonial legacy of these distinctions?

Graham M. Jones
Associate Professor of Anthropology, MIT
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
4:30 pm

Global France Seminar