ANT News Archive

Throughout that busy semester, Heidi Dennison, Jake Farley, Samantha Harvey, Alexis Kastigar, Hannah Smith, and Jocelyn Taylor had an in-depth, “behind the scenes” experience learning how to host an academic conference. In addition to conference planning, five students organized their own paper session and presented their individual research projects. The sixth student created a multi-media

Taylor Poling of The Parthenon at Marshall University does great on Brian Hoey’s commitment to anthropology, the Marshall-Huntington community, and preparations for a conference to showcase this commitment in April 2016. Parthenon article on Dr. Hoey Parthenon article on Dr. Hoey’s Position as Conference Chair for SAS 2016 (PDF)

  A SHOWCASE OF THE MARSHALL UNIVERSITY ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION                                     BIRKE ART GALLERY in SMITH HALL November 9 to December 4, 2015                             Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm   OPEN RECEPTION Friday, November 13, 2015 5:00 pm TO 7:00 pm   The Marshall University Ethnographic Collection includes more than 450 objects from all

The AAA Committee for Human Rights Task Group and the Society for Linguistic Anthropology Committee on Language & Social Justice is committed to collaborating with one another to provide a unique, linguistic anthropological perspective on relevant issues of the day. We believe that a merging of voices allows for greater depth of reflection, listening, and

What to see examples of what anthropologists are up to in their everyday work? Looking for an anthropologist near you? Check out the “This is Anthropology” website from the American Anthropological Association.

New York Times – Saturday, February 15, 2014 – Natasha Singer Genevieve Bell, as a cultural anthropologist at Intel Labs, runs a team of about 100 researchers. The team studies how consumers interact with electronics and develops new technology experiences for them.  Speaking about the value of an anthropological approach, Diane Bryant, General Manager of

Do you get told what the good life is, or do you figure it out for yourself? Posed by a middle-aged lifestyle migrant who left a corporate career, this question invokes the theme of Opting for Elsewhere that emerges from stories of people who chose relocation as a way of redefining themselves and reordering work,

What can you learn from being an ANT major?  Good question.  Click the link and check out a list of (possibly) surprising things you could learn too!