My classmate Charles and I were on the first day of excavations and had been working for less than half a day when we made the find: a beautifully incised 1,100-year-old decorated pipe bowl. The thrill of discovery is exactly why I am an anthropology major, which combines academically based education with hands-on experience.
Associate Professor Brooke Hansen is passionate about her work with the Cayuga: “The Cayuga are the indigenous people of this area, so we have an obligation as members of an educational institution to learn about and respect the land on which our college sits and the cultures which were displaced so we could be here.”
Sensory overload enveloped us as we stepped outside the Mumbai airport and into the car that would take us to our hostel in Bandra West -- our home for the next three weeks.
After serving one year as Chair Elect, Anthropology's David Turkon was appointed the Chair for the AIDS and Anthropology Research Group (AARG) at this year's meetings of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) in Philadelphia.
Sue-Je Gage (Anthropology) and Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) were speakers at a panel titled, “Afghanistan: What should we do next?” The event was sponsored by Pax Christi and Peaceful Gatherings, Corning, NY, Thursday November 12, 2009.