The David Schneider Lectureship is named after one of SCA's founders, and one of the defining figures in cultural anthropology of the 20th century. SCA inaugurated the Schneider Lectures in 1999 as a cornerstone of its biannual spring meetings.
Talal Asad (CUNY Graduate Center)
"Freedom of Speech and Religious Limitations"
Long Beach, 2008
Timothy Mitchell (New York U)
"Culture and Economy"
Mahmood Mamdani (Columbia U)
"Post-Apartheid Perspectives on America and Israel"
Paul Rabinow (U California, Berkeley)
"The Problem of Anthropology"
Ashraf Ghani (Johns Hopkins, World Bank)
"State-Power and Production and Destruction of Public Value: Toward an Ethnographic Approach"
San Francisco, 1999