Events News Archive

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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 us with a holistic vision of varied relationships over time and space that human populations have had with their environments.  The course