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  • 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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    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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    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 »
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    Professor Hilary Haldane to Speak at Wheaton

    Professor Haldane (Quinnipiac University) will speak on "When Human and natural Disasters Collide: Understanding the Violence of Everyday Life." More »
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    Faculty: Tech 'n Talk, Professor Donna Kerner

    Digital Storytelling: Does narrative have a place in scholarship? Tuesday, April 3 at 12:30 in Faculty Dining. Many are beginning to see short, narrative multimedia as a compelling complement to traditional forms such as the venerable research paper. Join Donna Kerner as she describes how new media has pushed her students’ work in new directions, and opened […] More »
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    Health Careers Without Borders

    The Filene Center for Academic Advising and Career Services and the Provost Office at Wheaton College Invite you to Join Health Careers without Borders Panel, a science at the Center Event featuring Anthropology Alumni working in Health Care At the Diana Spencer Café, Mars Center for Science and Technology on Thursday March 29th, 2012 from […] More »
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    Faculty Lunch Talk: Professor Torres

    On Thursday March 22, 2012 at 12:30 in the President's Dinning Room, Professor Torres will present the paper "Show That You Fear God! Tracing Guatemala's Political Economy of Morality and Gender" as part of the Provost Office's Faculty Lunch Talks. Her paper looks at how military and religious ideologies magnified gender inequities in Guatemala’s Civil […] More »
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    Prof. Sarah Tobin Speaks on the Arab Spring

    Professor Sarah Tobin spoke about the Arab Spring at the Flash Seminar Series, a student-run program of short lectures on current and engaging topics. The flash seminars are intended is to create an informal venue for intellectual conversations outside the classroom.   More »