Purdue Anthropology at the Society for Applied Anthropology meetings
“Engaging Change in Turbulent Times”
March 20 – March 23
2019 SfAA annual meetings, Portland, Oregon

MS Defense - Claire Sigworth
Making a Space for Practice: Prototyping New Applied Anthropology Pedagogy
Wednesday, April 3 | 2:00-2:30 | STON 154

PhD Proposal Presentation - Valarie Miller
Monday, April 15 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am | STON 154

MS Prospectus Presentations
Friday, April 26 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm | STON 154

Annual Anthropology Awards Reception
April 22 | 11:00 am -12:30
More info coming soon!

The Department of Anthropology celebrated its 10 year anniversary in October 2018


3/21/19 – "Amanda Veile, an assistant professor of anthropology at Purdue University, and her team report that indigenous mothers in farming communities in Yucatán, Mexico, breastfeed for about 1.5 months longer following cesarean deliveries than they do following vaginal deliveries. Veile believes this is possible because the mothers live in an exceptionally supportive breastfeeding environment."

3/19/2019 - Congratulations to Laura Zanotti and colleagues on facilitating Purdue to receive a Sigrid Rausing Trust Foundation Grant. This work will support workshops with indigenous leaders in the Brazilian Amazon and travel to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP25 in Santiago, Chile.

3/8/2019 - Research led by Stacy Lindshield shows protected areas like national parks are effectively preserving many mammal species in Senegal. You can read about her research here.

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