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  • New Publication: Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage and Social Change in Global Perspective

      Professors Kersti Yllö and M. Gabriela Torres edited a volume recently published Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage and Social Change in Global Perspective (Oxford University Press). From Vietnam to Guatemala to South Africa and beyond, this volume examines how cultural, legal, public health, and human rights policies and practices impact intimate partner violence. While legal […] More »
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    Speaker: Sameena Mulla on the Violence of Care

    Anthropologist Sameena Mulla (Marquette University (WI)) will be speaking on April 18th, 2016 at 12:30 in Mary Lyon as part of Wheaton's Institute for the Interdisciplinary Humanities. She will be discussing her most recent book entitled "The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses and Sexual Assault Intervention."  Drawing on four years of participatory research […] More »
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    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 »
  • Working Together to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus

    The Wheaton community’s strong commitment to address sexual assault and how the college deals with it has been ongoing for more than 30 years, including trainings for staff and resident advisors, continual review and updates of related policies, and the presentation of the biennial symposium on Violence Against Women that was begun in 1983. The most recent campus-wide push involves a three-year, $300,000 grant the college won in 2012 from the U.S. Department of Justice to develop programming that addresses sexual violence. 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 »