Archives for "Anthropology"

Friday

January 25, 2013 1:30 pm

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

The Saudi Gazette publishes “Bridging the Gap,” a student-written account of the 2012 Short Term to Saudi Arabia.

Wednesday

December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Danforth’s letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.

Thursday

July 26, 2012 1:41 pm

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

The reason firewalkers don’t get burned lies in Loring Danforth’s research.

Monday

June 18, 2012 11:28 am

Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

Caitrin Lynch ’89 is an associate professor of anthropology at Olin College.

Wednesday

March 21, 2012 4:48 pm

Bates presents documentary on societal healing in post-civil-war Sierra Leone

Bates presents documentary on societal healing in post-civil-war Sierra Leone

Bates College presents “Fambul Tok,” a documentary depicting a journey of reconciliation in post-conflict Sierra Leone, on March 22.

Friday

January 13, 2012 4:04 pm

Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

An op-ed in the newspaper Arab News praises Leena Nasser ’12, the Bates student who helped to craft the new anthropology course scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia in May.

Monday

December 12, 2011 7:04 pm

Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

At 6 a.m. Dec. 10, just hours after her last class of the semester, Tiarra Abell ’12 will begin her journey back to Ecuador, where she spent her junior semester.

Friday

September 23, 2011 4:02 pm

Begim '07 returns to discuss Islamic banking in Kazakhstan

Ainur Begim ’07, now a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Yale, returns to Bates to offer the lecture Finance, Religion and the State in Post-Socialist Kazakhstan at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26. in Pettengill Hall’s Room G21.

Friday

April 29, 2011 2:23 pm

Bates anthropologist, student honored for community work

The Maine Campus Compact has honored a Bates College senior and a member of the college’s anthropology faculty for their commitment to public engagement. Visiting Instructor of Anthropology Heather Lindkvist is one of five college faculty in Maine to receive the Donald Harward Award for Faculty Service-Learning Excellence. Jessica Igoe, an economics major and education minor from Lexington, Mass., was one of four students at Maine colleges honored with the Heart and Soul Award, recognizing exemplary civic engagement.

Wednesday

April 27, 2011 4:38 pm

University of Wisconsin professor visits Bates to discuss African political cartoons

Tejumola Olaniyan, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents the lecture “On Bigness: Wealth, Power and Body Size in African Political Cartoons” at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall (G52).