IC Students and Faculty Present Anthropological Research in Buffalo, New York

03/08/2010

Contributed by Sue-Je Gage

This past Friday and Saturday (March 5-6), nine IC students and two anthropology faculty presented at this year's Northeast Anthropological Association annual meeting in Buffalo, New York hosted by SUNY Buffalo. 

Presenters included:

Panel 1:  Sightings of Empire: Reflectsion on the Borders of the US Military (Chaired and Organized by Sue-Je Gage)

Cameron O'Hearn - "The American Empire and Imperial Perspectives"

Megan Duhancik - "The Effects Music has on the Audiences of US Military War Films"

Alexandra Novak - "Bridging the Gap Between Service Members and Civilians through Film"

Sue-Je Gage - "Reflections on Teaching a US Military Focused Course in Anthropology"

Panel 2:  The Anthropology of India:  Critical Inquiries into Diversity, Transnationality and Crossing (Anthropological) Borders (Chaired and Organized by Denise Nuttall)

Denise Nuttall - "The Rise of the Guru 'Cool': Global Crossings of New Age Gurus"

Lindsey Humphreys - "Identity Formation amongst Jewish Communities in the Indian South"

Chloe Nelson - "Crossing Borders through Film: Representation, Hollywood and the 'Indian' other"

Megan Kelly - "The Fieldworker Apprentice: Praciticing Anthropology through Cross-cultural healing"

Hannah Siebold - "Applying Anthropology in India:  The Case of ADAPT and Narika Shakti"

William Landon - "Crossing Theatrical Borders: Interculturalism and Peformance in India"

Individual Paper by Lindsay Pehmoeller on Muslim college identity at a small liberal arts college

 

 

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