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Author Archives: Nora Peterson

2014-2015 Exec Board

We’re excited to announce the exec board for next year! President: Kira Miller Co-Vice Presidents: Kiri Stauch & Karen Thul

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Graduating Anthropology Seniors

We’re very excited for our graduating seniors as they embark on the next step in their lives! Three graduating seniors will be pursuing their graduate degrees in the fall and one will be pursuing a career in museum studies, starting with a very prestigious internship in New York this summer. Congratulations, graduates! Graduating seniors celebrate … Continue reading »

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Central States Anthropological Society Conference 2014

Along with Dr. Gearhart, Professor of Anthropology, four anthropology students will be presenting original research at the 2014 CSAS Conference: Complimentary Medicine in Bloomington-Normal: Findings from Ethnographic Research Conducted in a Medical Anthropology Course 1. Rebecca Gearhart (Illinois Wesleyan University), Connecting Students to Non-Western Healers: Exploring “Medicine” in Global and Local Contexts 2. Elizabeth Sanders (Illinois Wesleyan University), The … Continue reading »

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Lambda Alpha

Congratulations to Meredith Beard, the latest initiate into the gamma chapter of Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honor Society!

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Anthropology Students in Action

    Friday, February 7th: Students participated in Inipi ceremony at Seven Circles Heritage Sight in Edwards, IL   Friday, February 21st – Saturday, February 22nd: Four anthropology students presented in the panel, Challenging the Biomedical Paradigm: Conflict & Identity among Complementary Healers in Bloomington-Normal, with Dr. Gearhart at the Student Research Workshop on Human … Continue reading »

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Upcoming Event: Inipi Ceremony

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Information for Spring Semester 2014

Meeting Time: Tuesdays at 7:00 PM in Underground    

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Upcoming Campus Events of Interest

Hunger Banquet, Thursday, November 21st at 5:30 Tickets are $5 and will be sold 11/12-11/14 and 11/18-11/21 in the Dugout

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Anthropology Colloquium

  Thursday, October 31st 4:00 p.m.“How Europe and America Are Evolving Towards Africa” Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library Anthropology Colloquium 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Reception with Faculty & Students Beckman Foyer, Ames Library 7:00 p.m. “Ethnicity, Inc.” Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library General Talk

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Homecoming Events Related to Anthropology

  Friday, Oct. 11th 2 – 2:50 p.m. “Ones and Zeros: Cultural Considerations in the Era of Big Data & Analytics” by Outstsanding Young Alumnus, Chad Maxwell (Anthropology Alumnus, 2002) Beckman Aud. Ames Library 3 – 3:30 p.m. “Seeing Race in a Colorblind Society” by Dr. Meghan Burke (Assistant Professor of Sociology) Beckman Aud. Ames Library Saturday, Oct. … Continue reading »

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