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    Senior Symposium Keynote: Sherine Hamdy

    Sherine Hamdy (Brown University) will be presenting this year's keynote address at on February 2nd at the 35th Annual Sociology Anthropology Senior Research Symposium.  Her lecture reflecting on her practice of anthropology begins at 6:15 in Emerson-FDR and is entitled "An Anthropologist Embraces Comics.” Professor Hamdy is a Greenwall Foundation Scholar in Bioethics at Brown […] More »
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    The Gandhi Dinner

    It’s been a busy semester in the Anthropology department, with lots of guest speakers and events that enhance the courses we offer. This digital story, Gandhi Dinner Film, written and produced by two Anthropology and Film/New Media studies majors, Bay Gammans and Asher Trout, covers the bi-annual Gandhi dinner put on for the Wheaton community by […] More »
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    Sharing Culture through Images

    Professor Owens photographs of Nepal’s annual Rāto Matsyendranāth festival featured in 3 exhibits, recording events transpiring between 1977 and 2016, as part of ongoing research and discovery. More »
  • Professor Owens prepares for Exhibition in Nepal

    Professor Bruce Owens was in Nepal this summer to prepare for his upcoming exhibition of photographs that he has taken over the past thirty four years of the chariot festival of Bungadya, to be mounted in the Patan Museum this fall. Here he is with the first sample print and Rajesh Barahi (L) and his father, […] More »
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    Orly Clerge Keynote Speaker

    Orly Clerge '05 delivers Keynote Lecture at Wheaton's 32nd Sociology & Anthropology Symposium. 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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  • Professor Stein: Faculty Lunch Talk

    Andrew Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in Environmental Studies, Professor Ninian Stein, will be presenting "Factory, Forest and Farm: Combining Environmental History and Archaeology in Southern New England" at 12:30 on Thursday November 4th, 2010 in Faculty Dinning (PDR I and II). All are welcome! More »