Robert J. Kett, PhD

From the "Dumb Box" to the Museum as Interface

Die Neue Sammlung, 2017

Colonial and Postcolonial Planning and Counter-Planning

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, invited workshop participant, 2017

Power Play: Design and the City

SFMOMA, 2017

To and From Ticul: Uses of the Maya Pot in California Design, Science, and Counterculture

College Art Association, 2017

Monumentos Across Medium: Lithography, Photography, Painting

College Art Association, 2016

Monuments in/of Print: Inscriptions and Aspirations of Late Nineteenth-Century Mexican Archaeology

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, 2016

Archiving Anthropos: Tracking the Ethics of Collections Across History and Anthropology

American Anthropological Association, panelist, 2014

Book Release: Learning by Doing at the Farm: Craft, Science, and Counterculture in Modern California

University Press Books (Berkeley), Architecture+Design Museum (Los Angeles), Threewalls (Chicago), 2014

Learning by Doing: From Utopian Experimentalism to Sideways Science

IDEO, San Francisco, 2014

Monumentality as Method: Art, Science, and the Ancient in the 1960s

American Anthropological Association, 2013

Modernity and its Others in Mid-Century California: Ethnographies of the Local Past

Northwestern University, 2013

Learning by Doing: Encounters at the Farm

Carnegie Museum of Art, 2012

The Laser and the Pen: Lines from the Past in Modern Mexico

American Anthropological Association, 2011

Ornithologists in Olman: Making Southern Mexico at Mid-Century

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, 2011

Visualizing the Nation: Modern Times, pre-Columbian Traces, and the Indigenous Subject in post-Revolutionary Mexico

University of California, Irvine Department of Visual Studies, 2011