Faculty News Archive

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

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.


Event Flyer: Junious Brickhouse (PDF) Thursday, March 2, 6-7:30 pm. MSC BE5 JUNIOUS “HOUSE” BRICKHOUSE IS AN INTERNATIONALLY ESTABLISHED EDUCATOR, CHOREOGRAPHER AND CULTURAL PRESERVATIONIST with over 30 years of experience in Urban Dance Culture. As the Founding Executive Director of Urban Artistry Inc., Junious has inspired and created a movement of artists dedicated to the authentic

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

Come meet the three most recent MU DoSA book authors: Drs. Conley, Fondren, and Hoey on campus Saturday, April 30th before the Green and White Game at the Marshall University Bookstore (Memorial Student Center) in Huntington, West Virginia.  Download the POSTER.    

Invisible Women: Unveiling Sex Work in Huntington “Invisible Women: Unveiling Sex Work in Huntington” brought prostitution in Huntington to light during a panel discussion Wednesday night on campus. Panelist Maggie Stone, a professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, opened the discussion with an overview of prostitution, explaining some of the lesser-known facts. Stone

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)

Dr. Kristi Fondren’s new book (Rutgers U Press, 2015) featured in a Boston Globe article.