Conference Week

is finally here! We look forward to meeting everyone. Check out the Travel section for Boulder area and transportation tips.

Requested Housing

Participants who requested housing should have received an email from Ben Joffe about your host. If you did not receive this email, please contact us: anthconf (at) colorado (dot) edu.

Confirmation of Abstract Submission

If you have not received an email confirmation of your abstract submission, please send your abstract directly to anthconf (at) colorado (dot) edu. Thank you.

Submission Deadline Extended

We have extended the deadline for to Monday, July 15, 2013. Click Abstract Submission to submit yours.


The Fantastic and the Banal: Rethinking Bureaucratic Authority is a two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by graduate students in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Events are free and open to the public. The conference will be held Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28 and will include panels moderated by University of Colorado faculty. Matthew Hull, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan, will give the keynote address.