ANT News Archive

The A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series hosts a Native American Heritage Month reading event featuring Ojibwe author Dr. David Treuer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Room 105 of Corbly Hall. Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The author of seven books, including Res Life: An Indian’s Journey Through

  Dr. John M. Conley, JD, PhD will discuss governance efforts related to the emerging genome editing technologies, exploring “hard law” regulatory approaches, both national and international, versus “soft” self-regulatory approaches that are based in traditional notions of scientific professionalism. Conley is William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Law at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

October 26, Saturday 10:00 to 3:00 The public is encouraged to bring in artifacts they would like identified. Professional and amateur archeologists will be available to identify artifacts. Nick Freidin (Marshall Anthropology) Darla Spencer (book signing, Woodland Mounds in West Virginia and Early Native Americans in West Virginia) Rick Rivard (Native American Flutes) Bob Maslowski

Two recent Marshall University graduates from the College of Liberal Arts have earned the Hazel Ruby McQuain Graduate Scholarship, which provides $20,000 annually for up to two years for master’s degree students. Hannah Smith, who graduated last month with a degree in anthropology, will pursue a master’s degree in environmental management from Duke University. Jacob

POSTER in PDF Thursday 29 March 2018 – Marshall University, Huntington Campus Emily Cain, MA, Cultural Heritage Consultant Department of Anthropology Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Washington, DC Emily Cain graduated from Marshall University with a B.A. in Anthropology in 2013. Cain earned an M.A. in Museum Studies from George Washington University in 2015.

Just in time for Anthropology Day!  Check out this article on NPRs website titled “’How To Think Like An Anthropologist’ — And Why You Should Want To” Of course, we know why you should want to think like an anthropologist already, but here is another way of suggesting the obvious to others.  The article is

The Marshall University Anthropology Club, together with the American Anthropological Association, is celebrating anthropology and anthropologists around the world through Anthropology Day on 15 February 2018 in the Memorial Student Center from 11 am to 5 pm. Anthropology Day is a day for everyone to celebrate and participate in this extraordinarily holistic discipline. Help us celebrate

Ennis Barbery Smith (BA Anthropology, 2011 from Marshall U) is working as an administrator with Maryland Heritage Areas Program to promote economic development through heritage tourism.  Smith helps museums, parks, and other cultural institutions in Maryland get funding for their heritage tourism projects. As an applied cultural anthropologist, she has longstanding interests in heritage tourism, indigenous cultural

Tyler Ball (BA Anthropology, 2013 from Marshall U) is completing a Master’s degree in Maritime Studies/Nautical Archaeology at East Carolina University and is now at the end of of 10-week internship with the United States Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).  Ball is proud to have accomplished what he set out to do by completing 9

This year’s Graduate Humanities Program Major Scholar seminar is with renowned anthropologist, Dr. Susie Crate, and is titled “Storying Climate Change.” Dr. Crate is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University. More about her and the documentary that tracks some of her work in Sibera and elsewhere