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Dr. Beall featured on 90.3 WCPN Science Friday

Date posted: April 19th, 2018

Dr. Beall was featured on 90.3 WCPN Science Friday on Friday, April 20th from 2:00 – 4:00pm discussing high-altitude populations. Listen to the full episode here.

Research abroad made possible by the generosity of Jonathan F. Plimpton

Date posted: April 19th, 2018

Jonathan F. Plimpton, a 1970 graduate of the Department of Anthropology of Western Reserve College, was recently featured in the College of Arts and Sciences Donor Stories for his continued generosity of a funded fellowship that enables anthropology undergraduates the opportunity to conduct research abroad. …Read more.

Janet McGrath, Frank Manzella and Megan Schmidt-Sane present at SJI Fellows Research Lunch Series

Date posted: April 9th, 2018

On April 17th the Social Justice Institute Research Lunch Series will feature Social Justice Institute Fellows Janet McGrath, Andrew Rollins, Frank Manzella and Megan Schmidt-Sane. …Read more.

New Anthropology Lecture Series fourth guest lecturer will feature Ellen Oxfeld

Date posted: April 6th, 2018

Save the date! On April 16th, the Department of Anthropology is excited to announce the fourth guest lecturer of the new annual Anthropology Lecture Series. …Read more.

New Anthropology Lecture Series third guest lecturer will feature Jean Schensul

Date posted: March 13th, 2018

Save the date! On March 26th, the Department of Anthropology is excited to announce the third guest lecturer of the new annual Anthropology Lecture Series. …Read more.

New Anthropology Lecture Series second guest lecturer will feature Sara Thiam

Date posted: February 22nd, 2018

Save the date! On March 6th, the Department of Anthropology is excited to announce the second guest lecturer of the new annual Anthropology Lecture Series. The series invites prominent anthropologists from across the world to speak to the community. …Read more.

February 15th – Celebrate Anthropology Day!

Date posted: February 15th, 2018

Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate our discipline while sharing it with the world around us. Join us in celebration of what anthropology is and what it can achieve! Stop by Tinkham Veale University Center and visit the Anthropology Student Association table from 11:15 – 2:15 PM, learn about anthropology, enjoy snacks and free giveaways (while supplies last).

New Anthropology Lecture Series will feature Carolyn Lesorogol

Date posted: January 22nd, 2018

Save the date! On February 15th, the Department of Anthropology is excited to launch a new annual Anthropology Lecture Series. The series invites prominent anthropologists from across the world to speak to the community. …Read more.

Dr. Lihong Shi discusses her new book

Date posted: January 21st, 2018

On Friday, February 9th, Dr. Lihong Shi will discuss her new book Choosing Daughters: Family Change in Rural China. Hope you can join us! The discussion is scheduled for 12:45 – 2:00 PM in Mather Memorial 201. …Read more.

The Anthropologist – Fall 2017 Issue Released

Date posted: December 21st, 2017

The Fall 2017 issue of The Anthropologist just released. Take time to catch up on faculty research, grants awarded within the department, noteworthy achievements from undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and alumni, and other news from the Department of Anthropology.

New book co-edited by David Kaawa-Mafigiri now available

Date posted: November 1st, 2017

David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Ph.D. (CWRU Anth 2007) co-edited the first book on child abuse and neglect in Uganda (Springer, 2017). Kaawa-Mafigiri is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and an Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor in the CWRU Department of Anthropology.  …Read more.

October 6th – Annual Kassen Lecture featuring Dr. Nicole Burt

Date posted: September 1st, 2017

Each year the Department of Anthropology presents the Kassen Lecture, featuring a top female scholar in the social sciences to present a lecture to the department and to the campus community. …Read more.

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