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OCTOBER 23, 2014 Dr. Hartwell Francis presents "Two Hundred Years of Cherokee Literacy" at the Asheville Museum

 

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Aaron Marshall at the Team Rubicon Summit

October 17-18 Anthropology students and faculty presented at the Reconstructive and Experimental Archaeological Conference more

OVER FALL BREAK 2014, Aaron Marshall, a sociology major who is graduating in December, attended a summit in Washington on the Ebola virus disease with Team Rubicon and a number of organizations involved in humanitarian assistance, crisis response, and disaster relief. more

OVER FALL BREAK 2014, Jim Veteto received a special invitation to attend the Mountain Social Ecological Observatory Network (MtnSEON) meeting over the fall break in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.  more

SPRING 2014 Southern Appalachian Culture (ANTH 417) course created a website http://paws.wcu.edu/pcoyle/National-Register/ to show the historical and cultural significance of the WNC national register, which offers a list of significant locations to promote cultural heritage tourism in WNC. 

DEPARTMENT BROWN BAG SERIES 2014-2015 Anthropology and Sociology are again presenting their research in a series of Brown Bags. Schedule to be announced.

 

SOCIOLOGISTS IN THE NEWS

DR. MARILYN CHAMBERLIN on reestablishing a domestic violence agency in Jackson County. 

DR. PETER NIECKARZ: on the local breweries "Opportunities to establish, maintain and foster social ties,"

 DR. MARILYN CHAMBERLIN: on motherhood and working

ANTHROPOLOGISTS IN THE NEWS

CHERYL JOHNSTON AND THE FOReST  in the news.

JAMES VETETO: Reviving folk Agriculture   

WCU ANTHROPOLOGY MAJOR ELIZABETH PRATT working at an archaeology field school in Italy last summer excavating an Etruscan site.

DR. JANE EASTMAN and FREEMAN OWLE: on the legend of the Cherokee "Little People" 

 

 

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