Activism and Advocacy in Anthropology Careers

Friday, October 29, 2021, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
People dig up dirt in a cornfield while others watch

Five anthropologists from institutions across the United States sharing their experiences in research and practice informed by commitments to activism, advocacy and social justice. Q&A to follow. Free.


  • Carwil Bjork-James, author, “The Sovereign Street: Making Revolution in Urban Bolivia”
  • Raymond Codrington, president and CEO, Weeksville Heritage Center
  • Dána-Ain Davis, professor of urban studies, Queens College
  • Harjant Gill, associate professor of anthropology, Towson University
  • Alexandra Jones, executive director, Archaeology in the Community, professor of practice, Goucher College​
Online (Zoom)
Anthropology Department
Martha Lincoln