Faculty & Student Fieldwork News Archive

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)

  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

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

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

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,

See two Marshall Anthropology Alumni speak reflect on their experiences in the program and its value to them as they begin their careers.