ANT News Archive
Testament: Recovering Identity after War integrates sustained discussion of humanities texts about war with digital humanities platforms to create a network of testimony of and for veterans, their families, and friends in recovery, broadly construed, in the state of West Virginia. Learn more about the program or find out how you can get involved: https://www.marshall.edu/testament/
Message from the Chair Welcome to The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Marshall University. Wow, what a time to be a social scientist?? Think about it…with all of the challenges and changes we are faced with today as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, there simply is no better time to study social interaction
Message from the Chair Welcome to The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Marshall University. Let me take a minute to introduce you to our department and programs. We are a combined department of the allied social sciences of anthropology and sociology that each and together provide a 21st Century education grounded in the liberal
Wow, what a time to be a social scientist?? Think about it…with all of the challenges and changes we are faced with today as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, there simply is no better time to study social interaction (or distancing as the case may be), family, the workplace, race relations, politics, aging, public
A growing number of cultural anthropologists and others in allied disciplines are doing ethnographic fieldwork in the communities where they live and work. Essays in Reinventing and Reinvesting in the Local for Our Common Good describe an engaged local anthropology that contributes to the common good by informing social change and public policy. The edited
Drs. Robin Riner (Anthropology) and Christina Franzen (Classics) recently won the Hedrick Program Grant for Teaching Innovation at Marshall University. They are team-teaching an upper level seminar, “The Wars Within, The Wars Without: Lucan’s Civil War through Modern Veterans Eyes” as a part of this and other grant programs of which they are a part.
On January 9, 2014, residents across Charleston, West Virginia, awoke to an unusual licorice smell in the air and a similar taste in the public drinking water. That evening residents were informed the tap water in tens of thousands of homes, hundreds of businesses, and dozens of schools and hospitals—the water made available to as
CANCELLED in accordance with MU CoVID-19 response Marshall University Archaeology Field School, Summer 2020 ANT 323, 501 (6-credit-hours) Summer Session II (8 June to 10 July, 2020) Curious? Adventurous? Willing to play in the mud? An opportunity to uncover the past while learning techniques of field archaeology For more information, contact: Dr. Nicholas Freidin email@example.com
With “software eating the world” and just about every business becoming, in some way, a tech business, it’s no surprise that many experts (and a whole lot of worried parents) have argued that getting a tech degree is the best way to ensure you’ll thrive in today’s economy. The pace of technological change isn’t going to
Dr. Brian A. Hoey (Sociology & Anthropology) together with students in his course “Culture and Environment” (ANT & SOC 466 and 566) are having a community event to demonstrate how cultural ecology provides a holistic vision of the varied, fascinating, and remarkably complex relationships that human populations have had with their distinct environments through time.