Dr Holly Wardlow is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. Her research interests cover issues related to medical anthropology, feminist anthropology, international health, gender and sexuality, and HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea. She is currently finishing a collaborative project funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Love, Marriage and HIV/AIDS: A Multi-Site Study of Gender and HIV Risk. This is a comparative ethnographic study of married women’s risk for HIV in five countries: Papua New Guinea, Mexico, Nigeria, Uganda, and Vietnam.
While at the ANU Dr Wardlow is giving a public lecture Paradoxical Intimacies: The Christian Creation of the Huli Domestic Sphere on the evening of August 9th at 6 pm in the Acton Theatre, Crawford School, ANU as part of the conference Paradoxes of Domesticity being convened by Professors Hyaeweol Choi and Margaret Jolly on August 9-10. She will also deliver a seminar in the Anthropology series Treating Gender Violence: MSF’s Project in Tari, Papua New Guinea on 15 August at 9.30 am, Seminar Room A, Coombs Building.
Postgraduate students and early career researchers at the ANU are invited to attend this masterclass. They should send their names and a brief paragraph outlining their current research project to email@example.com by 10 August, 2012. Selected participants will be advised on Monday 13 August and will be sent copies of some of Dr Wardlow’s recently published work which will be the basis of discussion with her.