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  • Anne Galvin

    Anne Galvin to deliver Keynote at the 2015 Senior Symposium

    Dr. Anne M. Galvin '93 an alumna of our very own Anthropology Department will present this year's keynote address at the 33rd Annual Sociology Anthropology Senior Research Symposium. We are thrilled! Her talk entitled “Dynamic Social Worlds: A Reflection on Human Relationships and Social Scientific Research in Jamaica” is based on her ethnography, Sounds of the Citizens: Dancehall […] More »
  • Abrazos Film Showing and Q&A with director Luis Argueta

    Monday January 26th at 5pm in the Holman Room (Mary Lyon 2011).  More »
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    Campus Visit: Ashley Smith '08

      Ashley Smith '08, PhD(c) at Cornell University will be speaking on Monday March 24th at 9:30 in Watson 102. She will be discussing the ways that New England is a contested space in history and today drawing from her dissertation entitled "We Have Never Not Been Here": Pace, History and Belonging in Native New […] More »
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    Orly Clerge Keynote Speaker

    Orly Clerge '05 delivers Keynote Lecture at Wheaton's 32nd Sociology & Anthropology Symposium. More »
  • 32nd Annual Sociology and Anthropology Senior Symposium Jan 29 and 30, 2014

      On January 29th and 30th, 2014 senior anthropology majors will be showcasing their thesis research. Please join us for the 32nd Annual Sociology Anthropology Senior Research Symposium. If you are planning to attend the Symposium dinner please sign up! More »
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    Professor Torres and Peter Coco on Web Writing in Anthropology

    Professor M. Gabriela Torres and Peter Coco have submitted a paper entitled "Curation in Writing: Using a "Building" and "Breaking" Pedagogy to Teach Culture in the Digital Age" for open peer review in a digital book-in-progress, Web Writing: Why and How for Liberal Arts Teaching and Learning, under contract with Michigan Publishing. The volume is […] More »
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    Professor Bruce Owens leads Wheaton College's Semester in Bhutan at Royal Thimpu College

    Professor Bruce Owens is leading 11 students in a semester of study in Bhutan in the Spring 2013. This is the fourth group of Wheaton College students that will spend a term at Royal Thimphu College. Anthropology majors Benjamin Kragen '14 and Ariel Eaton '14 will be joining the Thimpu community and interning while they […] More »
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    Professor Eric Kelley's new publication in Cultural Survival

    Visiting Instructor of Anthropology, Professor Eric Kelley's new publication in Cultural Survival Quarterly on the land tenure struggles of the Avá-Guaraní in Paraguay touches on issues shared by many indigenous peoples of the Americas. Professor Kelley's account of the eviction process that the community of Yva Poty suffers resonates with the tentative land tenure  many […] More »
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    Cecilia Menjivar to Speak at 31st Annual Sociology and Anthropology Senior Symposium

    Cecilia Menjivar, Cowden Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the T. Denny School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University is the Cole Lecturer at the 31st Annual Sociology and Anthropology Senior Symposium dinner. Cecilia Menjivar's research examines the social worlds of individuals who live in hostile and violent environments. In her research such adverse […] More »
  • Professor Kerner and her class in Tanzania Summer '12

    Engaged Anthropology

    First rate pedagogy has a good fit with carefully considered political engagement. In November 2012, Professor Kerner and the students in her methods class demonstrated that the knowledge gleaned from Anthropology can be used to encourage transformation. As quoted in a recent Wheaton Wire article, Professor Kerner "challenged the class to come up with something […] More »