The Alabama Lecture Series on Life's Evolution (ALLELE) presents a lecture by David Geary of the University of Missouri. It is entitled, "The Evolution of Vulnerability." All ALLELE lectures are free and open to the public.
We have our final Anthropology Club meeting of the semester this Friday at 4 PM in room 22 ten Hoor. We will be hearing a talk from Dr. Stephanie McClure about her research, and introducing our new anthropology club officers. There will be snacks and refreshments to celebrate another great year of anthro club!
The Alabama Lecture Series on Life's Evolution (ALLELE) presents a lecture by Patricia Wright of Stony Brook University. It is entitled, "Discovering the Lost Rainforest in Madagascar." All ALLELE lectures are free and open to the public.
The keynote lecture of the Sixth Biennial Meeting of the Society for Amazonian and Andean Studies will be given by Dr. Christine Hastorf of the University of California Berkeley. This lecture is free and open to the public. *** Chthonic Powers and Earth Beings at Chiripa, Bolivia Armed with data from over two decades of
Armed with data from over two decades of archaeological research on the Taraco Peninsula located in the Titicaca Basin of Bolivia, Hastorf will present on its residents’ past and present engagements with the landscape through the material evidence the Taraco Archaeological Project (TAP) has encountered over years of excavation and ethnographic research in the region.
Prof. Tanya Luhrmann (Stanford University) makes the argument that the way people think about their minds shapes the way they come to know God. She does this by looking at the kinds of people who have more vivid spiritual experiences (they are more likely to get absorbed in their inner worlds), the way prayers train
For the October program in the For Anthropologists Beginning Lifelong Engagements (FABLE) series, MA student Maegan McCane will present a talk titled "La chica de Chocó: Connecting with Communities in Colombia."
For the November program in the For Anthropologists Beginning Lifelong Engagements (FABLE) series, UA postdoc fellow Dr. Flavio Silva will present a talk titled "If Stones Could Talk: The Use of Stone Tools to Understand Exchange During The Maya Classic."
For the December program in the For Anthropologists Beginning Lifelong Engagements (FABLE) series, social anthropologists and political ecologists Dr. Amber Huff and Dr. Patrick Huff will present a talk titled "Many Futures are Possible, and Some are Already in the Making: Indigeneity, Autonomy and Reconceptualizing Development."