Author: Nancy Scheper-Hughes

A Disaster Foretold– Remembering 9-11

Nancy Scheper-Hughes , September 14th, 2021


Where were you when 9/11 erupted? I was in my shower stall when the bloody phone kept ringing and ringing. It was a call from the historian Jeremy Adams (SMU,…


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Alfred Kroeber and his Relations with California Indians

Nancy Scheper-Hughes , July 24th, 2020


The Berkeley faculty has been invited to respond to the proposal to re-name Kroeber the Hall. We have had little time to reflect on this. The re-naming report…


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On the Renaming of Anthropology’s Kroeber Hall

Nancy Scheper-Hughes , July 1st, 2020


I was deeply distressed  to learn about an administrative plan to remove the name of AL Kroeber from Kroeber Hall. The decision was not discussed with the anthropology…


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Cuba HIV/AIDS: Epidemics and Containment

Nancy Scheper-Hughes , June 23rd, 2020


The principle upon which the fight against disease should be based is on the creation of a robust body; But not the robust body created by the artistic…


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