Events News Archive

MU Archaeological Field School 2020 – Summer Research Opportunity, Summer Session II
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 freidin@marshall.edu
SOC & ANT Sponsors “You Are What You Eat”
November 15, 2019 · ANT, Events, Faculty, News, Student
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.
SOC & ANT Sponsors David Treuer, Ojibwe Author, Anthropologist, and National Book Award Finalist in Recognition of Native American Heritage Month
October 16, 2019 · ANT, Events, News, SOC
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
SOC & ANT Sponsors “Governing Human Genome Editing in the Real World: A Public or Professional Challenge?”
October 15, 2019 · ANT, Events, News
  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.
Archaeology Day at the Wild Ramp
October 7, 2019 · Alumni, Alumni, ANT, Events, Faculty, News
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
Smithsonian Cultural Heritage Consultant and ANT Alum Vists MU
March 6, 2018 · Alumni, Alumni, ANT, Events, News
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.
World Anthropology Day Celebration
February 7, 2018 · ANT, Club, Events, News, Student
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
>EVENTS: Dr. Susie Crate “Storying Climate Change”
September 7, 2017 · ANT, Events, News, Resources, Student
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
>EVENT: You Are What You Eat
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
>EVENT: Addiction Studies
March 28, 2017 · Events, Faculty, News
Explore the new, interdisciplinary Addiction Studies minor (that includes contributions from our department) with a lecture series on Substance Misuse, the War on Drugs, and Recovery.