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.
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