Events

CLA Events Calendar


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Workshop: Led by renowned medical anthropologist, Dr. Lenore Manderson
Tuesday, Nov. 14
STON 154  4:30 PM

ANTHROPOLOGY SEMINAR
Reading Lenore Manderson (discussion of pre-circulated papers in preparation of her upcoming visit)
Friday, November 10
2:30-3:30  UNIV 017
Join us after in the Stone Hall Atrium for light refreshments and conversation!

The Unequal Ecologies of Extracorporeal Living
Dr. Lenore Manderson, Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology
Monday, November 13
3:30 PM Forney G140

ANTHROPOLOGY SEMINAR
“Who Built that? A Participatory approach to Digital Research Infrastructure Design for Maternal Child Health Research”
Kendall Roark, Courtesy Faculty, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Friday, October 27  2:30-3:30  UNIV 017

Zoe Nyssa
"We Need To Talk (About How We Talk) About the Environment"
Friday, October 20th at 5:30 PM
MJIS 1001

ANTHROPOLOGY SEMINAR
Natalie Mueller, Archaeologist and Paleoethnobiologist
Friday, October 13, 2:30-3:30 ,UNIV 017

13th Annual Midwest Historical Archaeology Conference
October 13-15

ANTHROPOLOGY SEMINAR
“Fresh from the Fields” Part 2
Friday, September 29
2:30-3:30
UNIV 017
Join us after in the Stone Hall Atrium for light refreshments and conversation!

ANTHROPOLOGY WELCOME EVENT
Meet our faculty and learn about department internship opportunities and important skills you will develop by studying Anthropology
FREE PIZZA!
September 21, 2017
3:30-5:00 PM
Stewart Center 314

Anthropology Seminar
“An Anthropological Inquiry of Aging and "Good" Caregiving in San Francisco's Oldest Neighborhood” with Erika Carrillo
September 18
11:00-12:00
BRNG 1238

Anthropology Seminar
"Fresh from the Field"
Friday, September 15
2:30-3:30
UNIV 017

Elizabeth Wirtz, Ph.D. Candidate, Ph.D. defense
"The Inhumanity of Humanitarian Aid: Gender and Violence in a Kenyan Refugee Camp"
Monday, June 5, 2017 | 10:00 AM | STON 154

Sarah Huang, Department of Anthropology & Ecological Sciences and Engineering Program
Ph.D. Proposal presentation- "If we can’t grow rice, then what?: Remaking agroecological livelihoods in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta
Thursday, May 4 2017 | 3.00-4.00 pm | STON 217

April 26 - Anthropology Masters Student presentations
Wednesday, April 26 | 11:30-1:00 | STON 154
Alison Kirkham
“That’s Disgusting”: American Perception of Arthropods and the Categorization of Insects as Inedible
Matthew Fuka 
Gender and Activity in Early Iron Age Mongolia: Entheseal Changes Among the Xiongnu
Lauren Murfree
Collective Action, Reproductive Justice, and Activism in the Midwest
Melissa Torquato
Why Do We Farm?: Risk Assessment of the Foraging Farming Transition in North America

April 12 - Dr. Amanuel Beyin, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
Want to deepen your knowledge of the origin and dispersal of early modern humans and learn about collaborative research projects in Eritrea, Kenya and the Sudan
Wednesday, April 12 | 11:30-12:30 | STON 154

Dr. Kate Clancy, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois
“Adolescent life history transitions: the role of family and friends”
Monday, March 27 | 1:30-3:00 | BRNG 1222
Brown Bag Series

Madisson Whitman, Anthropology Graduate Student
Ph.D. Proposal Presentation- Bodies of data: social marginalization and big data
Thursday, April 6 | 11:00-12:00 | BRNG B247

Brown Bag Lecture series-Grad Student conference presentations
Lauren Murfree
Sarah Huang
Jennifer Wise
Wednesday, March 22 | 11:30-12:30 | STON 154

The Border and the Ban
A discussion on the Trump administration's travel bans and the wall at the USA-Mexico border
Panelists
Prof. James McCann: Political Science
Prof. Ellen Gruenbaum: Anthropology
Dr. Akram Almakki: Nephrologist at IU-Arnett
Thursday, March 23 | 5:45-6:45 PM | HCRS Steam Lab

Native American Educational and Cultural Center
Kayapó filmmakers, Leaders, and Artists
Reception |Monday, March 6 | 6:00-7:30 PM | Krannert Auditorium
Film Screening and discussion | Monday, March 6 | 6:00-7:30 PM |Krannert Auditorium
Reception and Exhibit | Tuesday, March 7 | 4:30-6:30 PM | MANN Hall

Brown Bag Lecture Series
Dr. Nicholas Ssempijja, Ph.D., Fulbright Visiting Scholar
"From Orality to Chanting: and Religious Identity in Post-Vatican II Uganda"
Wednesday | March 1 | 11:30-12:30 | STON 154

Sociology Colloquium Series
Dr. Shawn Bauldry, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Purdue University
"Multigenerational Attainment and the Mortality of Silent Generations Women?"
Wednesday | March 1 | 3:30 p.m. | STON 217

Brown Bag Lecture Series
Liz Hall, Anthropology Ph.D. Candidate
"Zoonotic Risks at the Human-Primate Interface: Behavior, Nutritional Status, and Immune Function in a Central African Forest Reserve"
Friday | March 3 | 12:00-1:00 | BRNG 1206

CRYPH-Center for Research on Young Peoples Health welcomes participation
"Beyond Risk: Social Influences of Young Women's Health in Africa"
Friday | Feb. 24th | 12:00-5:00 PM | STEW Room 218

Brad Kroupa, PhD (Indiana University) and President, Arikara Community Action Group
“Past to Present: A Narrative of Arikara Nation Building”
Monday, February 20th | 215-3:45 | MTHW 304

Anahid Matossian
Anahid holds an MS from our department. She has had some fabulous work experiences in human and women’s rights before returning to graduate school for her PhD. She will be joining us on February 15th to talk about her path since she left us and how she ended up back in the classroom.
Wednesday, February 15 | 11:30-12:30 | STON 154

Human Rights Program
Elizabeth Wirtz, Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Anthropology
"Keeping and Breaking Promises: The Shifting State of Refugee Policy Under the Current US Administration"
Wednesday, February 8 | 12:30-1:20 | BRNG 1245

Stacy Lindshield
Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Department of World Languages & Cultures
"A chimpanzee’s dilemma: disentangling feeding risk and reward in complex landscapes"
Wed | Dec.7th | PFEN 241 | 1:30-3:00

PH.D Prospectus
Gideon Singer
"Time to Reboot: An Ethnography of Everyday Life and E-Waste Management in South Australia"
Wed | Dec. 7th | 9:00 AM | BRNG B247

Caley Johnson, Adjunct Professor
Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)
"Nutritional ecology of forest-living olive baboons (Papio anubis) in Uganda"
Mon | Dec. 5th | 1:30-3:00 | NLSN 1215

Friday, December 2
Phendler Hall Room 241 at 5:30 PM
Brown Bag Series Lecture
Myths of 'Modern' Human Origins: Stone Tools and Lessons from Omo Kibish, Ethiopia
By Dr. John J. Shea Professor, Stony Brook University

Dr. Melanie Beasley, Visiting Assistant Professor
University of California, San Diego
Human-Environment Interactions: Using Stable Isotopes to Investigate Adaptive Flexibility
Wednesday, November 30
NLSN 1215, 9:45 - 11:15 am

Thursday, November 10
3:30 PHEN 241
Visiting Professor of Anthropology, Diego Soares
Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge in Contemporary Brazil: Ontological Dialogues, Agency Translation in the Amazon and Cerrado

Friday, November 11th
Stop by the opening of Visiting Professor of Anthropology, Diego Soares photo and sound exhibit, Krukàdjà Kayapó, from his time spent with the Mebêngôkre-Kayapó of the Brazilian Amazon. The gallery opening is from 4:00-6:00 PM in the atrium of Mann Hall.

Wednesday, November 2nd
Brown Bag Series-Lectures
Exaggerated Masculinity, Political Extremism and Normative Displacement, by Dr. Norman O'Neill
11:30 AM | STONE 154

Friday, November 4
CALC Colloquium
From the Cradle to the Grave: Life History Transitions and the Ecology of Aging in a Yucatec Maya Subsistence Farming Community, by Dr. Amanda Veile

Thursday, October 27th
Brown Bag Series – Lectures
Calories and Consequences: Energetics, Ecology, and Evolution in Humans and other Primates, by Dr. Herman Pontzer
3PM | STONE 154

Brown Bag Lecture
Conversations: Safety in the Field, by Annagul Yaryeva
Wednesday, October 5th
11:30-12:20 | STON 154

PAST
Wednesday, September 28
Purdue Anthropological Society (P.A.S.T.) Office Open House. 
BRNG 1232  7:00 PM

Brown Bag Lecture
Conversations: Fresh From the Fields Part 2
Wednesday, September 21
11:30-12:20
STON 154

Brown Bag Lecture
Conversations: Fresh From the Fields, Part 1
Wednesday, September 7
11:30-12:20
STON 154

Kirsten Green, Department of Anthropology, University of Montana
Tracing Mortuary Trends at Cahal Pech using Stable Isotope Data
Friday, April 22
12:30-1:30
BRNG B212


Sarah Caldwell, Proposal Defense
In the Wake of War: Activity Patterns and Ottoman-Occupation in 14th-17th Century Croatia
Monday, April 25
2:30 in STON 154

Department of Anthropology annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, April 28th
4:30-6:00
PHEN 241

Goat Roast
sponsored by PAST (Purdue Anthropology Society)

  • Create stone tools
  • Participate in fun activities
  • Enjoy great food

Loeb Fountain
April 30th, 12:30-3:00
RSVP here

Brazil Abroad 2016
Students will learn the rigors of ethnographic field methods in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. In addition, students work with anthropologists, conservation biologists, indigenous leaders, and NGO directors from the area on a final project tailored to their academic and professional goals.

Anthropology Graduate Student Organization guest speaker
Dr. Agustín Fuentes Biological Anthropologist, University of Notre Dame
Thursday, March 31 at 1:30 Pm, BRNG B212, 5:30 PM, STEW 320

Brazil Abroad Call Out!
Indigenous Peoples, Conservation and Development
Ethnographic Field Methods
January 25th or February 1
5:45-6:30   STON 154

Karen Lorena Romero Leal
Visiting Undergraduate Researcher from
the Universidad Nacional de Colombia
"Social Representation in Testimonial Literature of
Kidnapping in the Colombian Amazon"
Wednesday, December 9th
10:30 – 11:30 am
Stone Hall 217

Alt-Ac, Tenure Track and the Value of Scholarly Labor
Kendall Roark, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor / Research Data Specialist
Purdue University Libraries
Monday, November 30th 10:30 – 11:30 am
Stone Hall 217

Anthropology Graduate Student Organization Guest Speaker
Dr. Fred Smith, Professor of Anthropology, Illinois State University
"The Fate of the Neandertals" 
Monday, November 16 at 5:30
BRNG 2280

Matthew Pike, Ph.D. Candidate
Purdue Department of Anthropology
Modeling Technological Complexity: Innovation in Indigenous Copper Technologies of the North
Thursday, November 12, 1:30-2:30
Stone Hall 154

Dr. Fred Smith, Professor of Anthropology 
Illinois State University
The Naming of Neandertals: The Rise of Homo neanderthalensis and the Fall of Homo primigenius
Monday, November 16, 1:30-2:30
Stone Hall 154

Dr. Michael Shott Professor, University of Akron
Anthropology and Classical Studies
Separate the Useless from the Useful: Testing Theoretical Predictions of Tool Production Behavior at the Modena Obsidian Quarry, Nevada
Monday, October 26, 3:30-4:30
Stone Hall 154

P.A.S.T. Callout
Monday, September 21st
6:30 PM
STON 21

Dr. Elizabeth Rowe
"Social Media for Academics"
September 21, 3:30-4:30
STON 154

All Majors Career & Grad Program Fair
September 23, from 10:00-2:00
PMU North Ballroom

Anthropology Welcome Back
Tuesday, September 15
3:30-5:00
Lilly G420

Rainbow Callout
September 14, 6:00 PM
PMU North and South Ballrooms

Sarah Caldwell, Katie Whitmore
"Bioarchaeology Fieldwork in Sudan: a Glimpse at the Nubian Past"
Tuesday, April 14
12:00-1:00
STON 154

Dr. Amanda Veile, PhD
"The Dynamic Duo: Epidemiologic and Life History Perspectives on the Mother-Infant Dyad"
Friday, December 12
9:30-11:00 AM
PHEN 241

Dr. Daniel Sellen, PhD
"New Tools to Support Ancient Needs: Health Innovations and Cell Phone Support for Infant Feeding"
Friday, December 12
CANCELED

Tara Cepon-Robbins, Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Anthropology, University of Oregon
“The effects of socioeconomic and cultural change on parasite exposure and immune function in the Shuar of Amazonian Ecuador”
Monday, December 8
PFEN 241
2:30 – 3:30 pm

Katie Olszowy, Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Anthropology, Binghamton University
"Health transition in Vanuatu: Impact of maternal body composition, behavior, and household factors on child nutritional status"
Monday, December 1
LWSN B155
2:30-4:00

Bryce Carlson, PhD
Exploring the Processes of Human Adaption: Running 117 Marathons in 140 days in the Race Across the USA
Wednesday, December 1
11:30-12:20
STON 217

Dr. Ama Boakyewa, PhD
Wednesday, November 19th
11:30-12:20
STON 154

Dr. Trevor Stamper
Continuity in a discrete world: the trans-disciplinary nature of forensics at Purdue
Wednesday, November 5th
11:30-12:20
STON 154

Indigenous Peoples, Conservation, and Development
Brazil Abroad 2015
Ethnographic Field Methods
October 8 or October 22
Stone 154
7:30-8:30 pm

Screening Room Series

Owners of the Water
Directed by Laura R. Graham, David Hernández Palmar, Caimi Waiásse
October 24
7:00-9:00 PM
STON 154

"Jeepney"
Directed by Esy Casey
November 14
7:00-9:00 PM
STON 154

Anthropology Brown Bag Lecture
Applied Anthropology and Alaskan Subsistence
Monday, October 6th
11:00-12:20
STON 154

Matthew Pike-PhD Proposal Presentation
Northern Innovation: Modeling the social, environmental, and technical aspects of copper technologies of the north.
Tuesday, August 26
11:00 am STON B2

CLA Study Abroad Fair
September 3, 2014 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Purdue Memorial Mall

MS Final Exam-Shawna Follis
“Dental Fluctuating Asymmetry as a Measure of Environmental Stress in Nasca”
Monday, July 21, 2014
2:00 in STON B2

MS Final Exam-Alyssa Kirschling
“Body Positivity: Community, Identity, and Self-Care on Tumblr.com”
Friday, June 27 at 2:30  STON B2

MS Prospectus Presentations
Elizabeth Hall, Garrett Hunt, Madisson Whitman & Maria Wundram Pimentel MS Candidates, Department of Anthropology Purdue University Wednesday, April 23rd, 12-1:30 PM, LILY 2102

MS Final Exam-Joshua Van Drei
"Historical Configurations of Knowledge Among the Inupiat of Arctic Alaska"
April 14, 2014 at 12:00pm, STON 154

Dr. Suzanne Eckert
Gender and Identity Among theAncestral Pueblo: An Archaeological Perspective           
April 10TH 3:00 PM
SMTH 118

Ph.D. Defense-Franco Lai-“Lesbi Migrant Sexuality: Indonesian Domestic Workers in Hong Kong” Monday, March 31 2:00 PM STON 154

Spring 2014 Socio-cultural Anthropology Colloquium Sherylyn Briller, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology "Applying Anthropology To Understand Life Transitions, Aging and Ritual" Tuesday, April 1, 2014, PHEN 241 9:30-11:00 AM

MS Final Exam Elizabeth Gravalos “Conceptualizing Community Identity Through Ancient Textiles: Technology and the Uniformity of Practice at Hualcayan, Peru” Wednesday, April 2 12:00 PM STON B2

Ph.D. Defense- Verity Whalen “Re-Becoming Nasca: Borderlands and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Prehispanic Peru.” Friday, April 4,  10:00 AM STON B2.

Department of Anthropology
Guest Presentation
"Coupled Human-Natural Systems on the North Pacific and Southern Bering Sea: the Sanak Islands Biocomplexity Project”
Herbert Maschner, Director,
Idaho Museum of Natural History
and Professor of Anthropology,
Idaho State University
Wednesday, March 5th, 10:30-12:00, PFEN 241
 
BROWN BAG LECTURE SERIES

Reflections on Dissertation Fieldwork
Ryan Plis & Betsy Wirtz Ph.D. Candidates, Department of Anthropology Purdue University Wednesday, April 9th, 12-1PM, LILY 2102

'Territory-Anchored Rights’ and Refugee Repatriation: Pentecostalism and the Case of Liberian Returnees from Ghana Jonas Ecke, Ph.D. Student, Department of Anthropology Purdue University Thursday, March 6th 11AM-12PM, STON B2

Spring 2014 Socio-cultural Anthropology
Colloquium Series
Susan Crate, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology,
George Mason University, Department of Environmental Science and Policy
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014
PFEN 241
2:00 – 3:30 pm

Spring 2014 Socio-cultural Anthropology Colloquium Series
“Social Connectedness, Loneliness and Technology Support for Older Irish Adults”
Susan Squires, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Anthropology,
University of North Texas
Friday, February 21, 2014
PFEN 241
9:30 – 11:00 am

Spring 2014 Socio-cultural Anthropology Colloquium Series
Dr. Bryan Tilt, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Oregon State University
“Dams and Development in China: Applying Anthropology to Improve Livelihoods and Environmental Decision-Making”
Friday, February 14
9:00-10:30
BRNG 1245

Spring 2014 Socio-cultural Anthropology Colloquium Series
Dinah Hannaford, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
"Les Femmes Des Immigrés: Navigating Love and Marriage in Neoliberal Senegal"
Monday, January 27, 2014
STON 215
9:30 – 11:00 am

Spring 2014 Socio-cultural Anthropology Colloquium Series
Maurice Magaña Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, Univeristy of Oregon
“From the Barrios to the Barricades: Youth, Cultural Production and Urban Space”
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
PFEN 241
9:30 – 11:00 am

Spring 2014 Socio-cultural Anthropology Colloquium Series
"Floating Labor in a Bind: Agribusiness and Land Protest Camps in Brazil"
LaShandra Sullivan, Ph.D.,
Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago
Thursday, January 16, 2014
WTHR 320
3:00 – 4:30 pm

Ph.D. Final Exam-Anjali Bhardwaj "She's Fine!' Postpartum Morbidity and Public Health Services in Southern Rajasthan, India" Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 3:00 PM MTHW 111

MS Final Exam-Zhenzhen You "Understanding Female Sex Workers in China: An Anthropological Perscpective" Friday, November 15, 2013, 8:30 AM STON B2

Call Out for Brazil Study Abroad 2014! (Refer to our main page for 2015 Brazil Abroad callout)
Details available on the following dates
October 24, 5:30-6:30 STON 154
November 1, 5:00-6:00 STON 154

Brown Bag Lecture Series

October 14, 2013
J. David McMahan, Archaeologist/Consultant (former State Archaeologist for Alaska)
"Exploring the Archaeology of Alaska’s Colonial Russian Settlements"
12:00 - 1:00 BRNG 222

October 31, 2013
Auderey Ricke, Visiting Assistant Professor, Purdue University
"Making “Sense” of German-Brazilian Identity: Ethnicity, Nation, and Sensory Experience at Oktoberfest in Blumenau, Brazil"
12:00 -1:00 BRNG B261

November 13, 2013
Elizabeth Rowe, Visiting Assistant Professor, Purdue University
"Making “Sense” of German-Brazilian Identity: Ethnicity, Nation, and Sensory Experience at Oktoberfest in Blumenau, Brazil"
12:00-1:00 BRNG 222

Engineering and Anthropology Workshop Series
"Choosing a Community to Work In"
Thursday, October 10
5:30-8:30
HICKS G980D

Engineering and Anthropology
Workshop Series Fall 2013
Putting it All Together: The Project Cycle from Start to Finish
Tuesday, November 19
5:30-8:30  HICKS G908D

Dr. Evelyn Blackwood
"Finding the Rainbow: Understanding Sexual Diversity in a Global World"
Open Lecture
Tuesday, September 24
1:30-2:45
Forney G140
 

Conner Wiktorowicz - “In Vino Veritas: Storage of Liquids and Relational Ecologies in Bronze Age Cyprus”
Monday, May 6 from 12.00-1.00pm
STON 154.

PhD defense
Jeremy Beach - “Border Relations: A Bioarchaeological Investigation of the Rise of the Xiongnu Polity”
Thursday, May 16, 2013
10.30-11:00am
STON B2

Diana Steele- “Geographies of Difference: Examining Race and Place through Amazonian Migrants Livelihoods in Peru”
Thursday, April 25, 2013
 3.00 PM  STON B2

Adlina Maulod - “Labor of Love: Queer Kinship and Parenthood among Female Same-Sex Partners in Singapore”
Thursday, April 25, 2013
4:00 PM    STON B2

Kyle Jones - “Creating Collective Spaces: Youth and Hip Hop in Urban Peru”
Thursday, April 18, 2013
2:30 PM   MTHW 111

Ph.D. Final Exam Sarah Schrader
"Bioarchaeology of the Everyday: Analysis of Diet and Activity Patterns in the Nile Valley"
Monday, April 22, 9:30 AM
STON 154

Anthropology Awards Reception
Tuesday, April 23
4:30-6:00 PM
BRNG 2290
 
Brown Bag Lecture
Tuesday, April 23rd 12:00-1:30
BRNG B268
"Stranger in Strange Land: Archaeologist meets Hollywood and Discovers Stargates and Marauding Mummies"
Stuart Tyson Smith, Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology University of California Santa Barbara


The Anthropology Graduate Student Organization will be having a fundraiser at Noodles & Co. on Tuesday, April 16 from 5:00- 9:00 PM. If you would like to support our organization in this fundraiser, please mention "Anthropology Graduate Student Organization"
when you purchase a meal. (dine in, carry out, or delivery) during the stated time, and the organization will receive 25% of the proceeds from your purchase.

 The Anthropology Graduate Student Organization (AGSO) and the Global Engineering Program will be hosting two talks by Dr. Elizabeth Briody.
 
"Park Brake Cable Routing Issue"
Monday, April 8 at 3:30
Cafe Royale
(Corner of Stadium and Northwestern)
 
"Using an Organizations Culture Story
as a Roadmap for Change"
Tuesday, April 9 at 1:30
SC 239

Engineering/Anthropology Workshop Series
"Community Needs Assessment"
Tuesday, April 9
5:30-8:30 PM
HICKS G980D 

 Engineering and Anthropology Workshop Series
"Community Asset Analysis"
Wednesday, March 27
5:30-8:30 HAMP 1252

Engineering and Anthropology Workshop Series
Designing Projects that Work
Thursday, February 21
5:30-8:30, FRNY 1043

Department of Anthropology Brown Bag Lecture
The (Mis)use and Evaluation of Analogy in Archaeology: The Case of Combat among the Southern Moche (AD 100 – 750) of Northern Peru
Richard Sutter, Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Indiana U - Purdue U Fort Wayne
Wednesday, January 30th, 12:30-1:30, KRAN G016

Public Lecture
"The Long Life of Racism and Islamophobia"
Presented by Junaid Rana
Monday, October 15
4:30-5:30 p.m.
WTHR 160

Brown Bag Lecture
"My Summer in the Amazon: Ethnography with the Kayapo"
Thursday, October 4th
12:00-1:00
University Hall 101

Annual Awards Reception
Thursday, April 26
4:45-6:15
BRNG 2290

Brownbag Lunch
Ryan Plis, Ph.D. Prospectus
Thursday, April 26
12:00-1:00
STON B2

Dr. Ellen Gruenbaum keynotes speaker
Student Conference
Ball State University April 12-13

Brownbag Lunch
MS Prospectus
Thursday, April 5
12:00-1:00
STON B2

Brown Bag Lunch
Speaker: Donald Holly, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Eastern Illinois University
"An Archaeology of the Belief Systems of the Beothuk Indians of Newfoundland"
Thursday, March 29
12:00-100
REC 121

Brown Bag Lunch
Speaker: Elise Kordis, Director/Curator Miami County Museum
Bridging the Gap: From Anthropology Student to Museum Professional
Thursday, March 8
12:00-1:00 pm
REC 121

IBRC Journal Club Meeting
Dr. Bryce Carlson
Date: Wednesday 2/22
Time: 12:00-1:00
STON G53

Brown Bag Lecture
Anthropology Gruaduate Student Presentations
Thursday, November 10
12:00-1:30
REC 309

Anthropology Graduate Program Open House
November 11
10:00-3:00 PM
Event begins in Stone Hall Room B2 at 10:00 AM
You can find further information on our homepage

Wiping Away the Tears Symposium:
The Battle of Tippecanoe in
History and Memory
Free and open to the public
November 3-5

Rob Wanner
Landscape of Decimation? The impact of Roman colonization on Northwest Transylvania
www.porolissum.org
Thursday, October 27
REC 315 12:00-1:00

Thursday, October 13th
Richard Weld
Stress in Contemporary Japan
Stone Hall B2, 12-1:00 pm

“Tracing the Horse in the Ancient Near East, Egypt, and Arabia”
Dr. Sandra Olsen
Curator and Head of Anthropology Section
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Monday, August 8th at 4:00 PM
STON 217

Anthropology Annual Awards Reception
Monday, April 25th
Pfendler Hall, Rm#241
2:30-4:00 pm

Monday, April 4
Blair Daverman, Purdue University
A bioarchaeological perspective on diet and health consequences of Akkadian imperial consolidation at Kish, Iraq
Stone B2 2:30

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Dr. Linda van de Kamp, African Studies Centre, Leiden
The Making of Love: Brazilian Pentecostal Confrontational Interventions in Maputo, Mozambique BRNG 1238 2:30-3:30 pm

Study Abroad Callout Brazil and Kenya
Dr. Ellen Gruenbaum and Dr. Laura Zanotti
Wednesday, March 9, 2011, BRNG 1248 at 12:30 pm -OR- UNIV 17 at 5:45 pm

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Dr. Shanshan Lan, Connecticut College
Is this what you call racial discrimination?: Chinese immigrant workers in multiracial Chicago
RAWL 2058 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Friday, February 11, 2011
Su'ad Abdul Khabeer, Princeton University
Race, Hip Hop and Muslim Youth Self-Making in Chicago
RAWL 2070 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Monday, February 7, 2011
Mitchell Irwin, Ph.D., McGill University
The Lean Season Lasts All Year: Effects of Forest Fragmentation on Primate Ecology and Health in Madagascar
PHEN 241 2:30-3:30

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Sara Busdiecker, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Performing Blackness into the Bolivian Nation: The Presencing Powers of Afro-Bolivian Saya Music and Dance
PFEN 241 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Friday, January 21, 2011
Bryce Carlson, Emory University
Reconstructing consumption from the ground up: Isotopic dietary ecology of wild chimpanzees in Western Uganda
RAWL 2070 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Fatimah Williams Castro, Rutgers University
We've Told These Stories Before": Afro-Colombian Testimonies and Challenges to Transnational Solidarity Building
PFEN 241 2:30-3:30 pm

Friday, January 14, 2011
Michael Wasserman, University of California, Berkeley
Feeding on Phytoestrogens: Implications of Estrogenic Plants for Primate Ecology & Evolution
PFEN 241 2:30-3:30 pm

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Carolyn Jost, Purdue University
Multi-faceted approaches to understanding changes in wildlife and livelihoods in a forest system: A case study from the Central African Republic BRNG 1238 12:00-1:00

Wednesday, November 17, 2010?
Koban Cemetery: Late Bronze/Early Iron Age Caucasian Materials from French Museum Collections
Giorgi Bedianashvili, Centre for Archaeological Studies
Georgian National Museum
BRNG 1238 12:00-1:00

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
The Mississippian Boom and Bust?:
A Multiscalar & Multidisciplinary Examination of the Late Prehistoric Period in the Midwest
Jeremy J. Wilson, Department of Anthropology, IU-PUI
BRNG 1238 12:00-1:00

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The 2010 Purdue Archaeological Field
Season in Nasca, Peru: Ancient Mining,
Music, Households and a Headless Burial
Kevin Vaughn and Verity Whalen
BRNG 1238 12:00-1:00

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Conservation and Ethnoecology
in Madagascar
Dr. Douglas Hume, NKU
RAWL 3058, 12:00-1:00

Thursday, October 7, 2010
Economic Diversification and Sustainable Development
Dr. Laura Zanotti, Department of Anthropology
CLA Green Week Panel
STEW 314 1:30-3:00 PM

Friday, October 8th
Biocultural diversity and Hydrodevelopment Emerging Trends Sustainable Futures
Dr. Barbara Rose Johnston, UC Santa Cruz
Lawson 1142 12:30-1:30 pm

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce it is hosting the Midwest Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association Annual Meeting this Fall. The meeting will take place in Stone Hall and Lilly Hall from October 8-10th. Questions? Contact Dr. Michele Buzon

Wednesday, September 29th
Heart is Where The Home Is: Lenape/Delaware Homelands
Dr. Dawn Marsh, Department of History
BRNG 1238 12:00-1:00 pm

Dr. Sharon Williams
Science on Tap
Lafayette Brewing Company
September 23rd - 6:00pm

Spring 2010 Anthropology Colloquium Series

May 28th - 30th, 2010
Sudan Studies Association
29th Annual Conference
Sudan's Elections and the Referendum: Choices, Last Chances, A Time For Change?

Thursday, April 29th
Masterpieces of Ancient Metallurgy
Dr. Michael L. Wayman, University of Alberta
ME (Mechanical Engineering) 161
4:30-5:45 pm

Friday, April 30, 2010
Does Milk Make Children Grow?
Andrea S. Wiley, Ph.D.
BRNG 2280
10:30 a.m.

Friday, April 30th
Ferrous Metallurgy in Ancient China
Dr. Michael L. Wayman, University of Alberta ARMS
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering 1010
3:30-4:45 pm

Wednesday, April 28
Aging in the World: Individuals, Populations, the WHO and Anthropology
Dr. Sharon Williams, Purdue University
BRNG 1222
12:00-1:00 pm

Recent Archaeological Fieldwork at Tombos, Sudan
Dr. Michele Buzon, Purdue University
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
BRNG 1222
12:00-1:00 pm

Fostering reproductive health through entertainment-education in the Peruvian Amazon: The social construction of Bienvenida Salud!
Dr. Beverly Davenport Sypher, Purdue University. Dr. Sypher is Associate Provost, Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair for Leadership
Excellence, and Professor of Communications
Thursday, April 15, 2010
BRNG 1238
12:00-1:00 pm


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