Dr. Lawrence Taylor, of the University of Maynooth, Ireland, will be visiting and giving a public lecture this Thursday, November 7, at 6 PM in Randall Library Auditorium!
Dr. Taylor will be speaking about "Pilgrimage to the Edge: Lough Derg in the Moral Geography of Ireland," in an event co-sponsored by Anthropology, History, and the Office of International Programs.
Dr. Taylor is a Senior Advisor to the President for International Affairs and Professor of Anthropology at the National University of Ireland at Maynooth. His research focuses religion, death, immigration, space and place, and globalization. He has published extensively on these topics as they relate to Ireland and US/Mexican border. He received his doctorate in anthropology from SUNY at Stony Brook and has held academic and administrative positions at both Lafayette College and NUI, Maynooth. Dr. Taylor has received research funding from numerous prestigious organizations, including the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Fulbright Program.
Nicole Wilson, of Syracuse University, will be giving an Identity and Humanity in Anthropology talk on Tuesday, November 12 at 6 PM in Randall Library Auditorium
Her talk is entitled "Seeking Wheatish, God-fearing Vegetarian with Clean Habits": Matchmaking and Marriage Practices in Tamilnadu, India." Her public lecture will be immediately preceded by an informal meet-and-greet with all interested students at 5 PM in the Archaeology Lab.
Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Lerch!
She has successfully published From Princess to Chief: Life with the Waccamaw Siouan Indians of North Carolina, with Priscilla Freeman Jacobs. This first-person ethnography gives the life history of Priscilla Freeman Jacobs, a hereditary leader and member of the Waccamaw Siouan people.
Congratulations to our Spring 2013 Graduates!
Emma Bennett, Ross Betner,Kathryn Campbell, Francis Michael Dinunzio, Jaclyn Godek, Justin Gray, Tiffany Hiester, Daniel Jones, Rebecca Morris, Katie Nixon, Anna Nunn, Stephanie Pittman, Vera Riley, Amy Schneider, Erin Speaks, Edward Walsh, Erin West, Juliet Wiebe-King, and James Cronley.
Interested in what our graduates have been doing lately? Check back soon!
Congratulations to our Fall 2012 Graduates!
Luisa Aebersold, Natalie Dietz, David Dillon, Kelly Dominguez, Tiffany Hiester, Lauren McDaniel, Desaya Ramos, Jeremias Ronquillo and Josh Thompson!
Congratulations to Dr. Bill Alexander!!
Dr. Alexander has just received a 2012 Charles L. Cahill Award for faculty research in support of his new project "Migrant Worker Health Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Coping Strategies in Eastern North Carolina." The UNCW Faculty Senate Research Committee funded his proposal in the full amount!
Congratulations to our Fall 2012 Lambda Alpha Honor Society inductees!!!
Desaya Ramos, Jeffrey Rominger, C. Ann Vitous
Congratulations to former Anthropology graduate August Traeger!!
August is now employed with an archaeology CRM firm in St. Louis, MO and is working on a Mississippian archaeology site in East St. Louis. As a student August completed an honors thesis entitled 'The Cosmic Kings of Quirigua: Interpreting Political and Social Relationships Through Maya Period Ending Ceremonies and their Related Monuments.'