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Samuel Shearer,

Samuel Shearer

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Teaching (Fall 2015):

  • Culanth 80s.01, Studies-special topics Synopsis
    White 106, TuTh 04:40 PM-05:55 PM

Urban Anthropology
Year: 5

Chair: Charles Piot

Research Interests: My research focuses on the Kigali City Master Plan . Specifically, the relationships between everyday life and urban design; popular economies and planned capitalism; and utopian desires and global capital.

Dissertation Title:

The Arcane Capital: An Ethnography of a Twenty-first Century African Metropolis

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