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Pictured from left to right. Front Row: Professor Michael Ennis-McMillan, Sara Gross, Eden Dotan, Alexandra Becker, Marielle Briant. Second Row: Kaitlin Garofano, Camille Mimi Netter, Gillian-Raye Stone, Kathryn Chin, Gabriela Perez. Third Row: Jason Keyser, Anna Tracht, Anna Balser, Wei Huang, Hannah Rank, Maia Binhammer. Fourth Row: Samantha Primiano, Sara Low, Mikala Bolmer, Elizabeth Papierz. Back Row: Jake Dissin, Nathan Parsonnet, Michael Burstein, Jordan Talamon, Christopher Gazarian, Brett Hartman, Julia Bronstein. (April 29, 2013)
Posted by Michael C. Ennis-McMillan, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology
Skidmore Anthropology was well represented at the 53rd annual meeting of the Northeastern Anthropological Association (NEAA). Eight anthropology seniors presented their capstone projects during the conference, which took place March 1-2 at the University of Maryland, College Park. Professor Michael Ennis-McMillan traveled with the group. Travel to participate in the conference was made available with a generous grant from Skidmore's Student Opportunity Funds. Check out the slide show at the end!
Can I Talk about Black Hair? Anthropological Representation in a Post-Crisis of Representation Context by Mikala K. Bolmer '13
Chinese Imitation Art: Questions of Globalization, Value, and Authenticity in Yunnan Province by Kathryn B. Chin '13
Life at the Woodlawn Estate Stables: Making Archaeology Public in Saratoga Springs, NY by Sara K. Gross '13
Me, Myself, and the Orcs: Digisociality and Identity in the Virtual Realm of the U.S. by Sara Ann Low '13
The French ‘Je Ne Sais Quoi’: American Typification of Parisian Women as an ideal gender identity by Camille Simone Netter '13
“Play out the Play”: Performance and Culture at Home Made Theater in Saratoga Springs, NY by Elizabeth Papierz '13
Stigma as a Setback for HIV Treatment and Prevention in Cape Town, South Africa by Samantha Primiano '13
Studying Abroad: An Exploration of Ethical Considerations facing U.S. College Students Anna Tracht '13
The theme for this year's senior seminar was "Public Anthropology". In addition to writing a capstone paper, each senior presents their project to a broader public audience. detailed list of these presentations, who will be presenting, and where these presentations are taking place, can be found in this PDF. Here is a brief look at upcoming events:
Welcome to the Department News section for Skidmore College's anthropology's students! Here we post news about upcoming events, presentations, lectures, and other interesting activities in the Anthropology Department. To the right, you will find a link to a PDF listing details of these upcoming events.