The Anthropology Club visited the National Museum of the American Indian on Saturday, November 12, and had a wonderful time. The museum was great and everyone really enjoyed themselves; the nice weather also helped make the trip enjoyable.
Archives for 2016
Professor of Anthropology Julia A. King was recently awarded a prestigious Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture / Jamestown Rediscovery Fellowship for her project, “Political Development and Virginia’s Plantation Landscape.” Professor King plans to compare patterns of landscape observed for the Calvert family and their allies in Maryland with those of political leaders Find out more »
Anthropology majors Jazzie Gray (rising senior) and Alissa Fisher (rising sophomore) joined SMCM faculty members Veronica Arellano, Pamela Mann, Amanda Vermeulen and Bill Roberts at the inaugural Towson Conference for Academic Libraries in a presentation/workshop about an ongoing ethnographic research project, “The SMCM Library and Student Culture.”
Read the article by Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission
On June 15, St. Mary’s College of Maryland and the Charles County Chapter of the NAACP announced the discovery of the Josiah Henson Birthplace Archaeological Site. Born into slavery in 1796 on a farm near Port Tobacco, Henson witnessed the assault and brutal beatings of both parents. Along with his wife and four children, he Find out more »
Anthropology Professor Emeritus Daniel Ingersoll and his wife, former adjunct Anthropology Professor Kate Ingersoll, have a book contract with Routledge Press for an edited volume of the latest scholarly work on Rapa Nui (aka Easter Island). The book’s title is Rapa Nui (Easter Island): Cultural and Environmental Changes and Challenges.
SMCM alumna Sarah Gregorini (’10), currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, returns to Gambia as part of a team led by Medical School faculty Drs. Melissa McDiarmid and Joanna Gaitens, for an occupational safety workshop with the Gambian Ministry of Health and University of The Gambia School Find out more »
Professor Julia King and adjunct faculty member Scott Strickland used the Piscataway modeling project as the example for a webinar sponsored by the US National Park Service on Indigenous Cultural Landscapes on May 11, 2016. The webinar will be featured in the future on the US National Park Service’s YouTube page.
Anthropology Professor Emeritus Daniel Ingersoll and his wife, former adjunct Anthropology Professor Kate Ingersoll, have a book contract with Routledge Press for an edited volume of the latest scholarly work on Rapa Nui (aka Easter Island). The book’s title is: Rapa Nui (Easter Island): Cultural and Environmental Changes and Challenges and is expected to be available in 2017.
Gideon Singer (’12) pursued varied interests as a student at SMCM, primarily focusing on archaeology and Australia, where he studied abroad. Gideon received an NSF scholarship to pay for his PhD coursework in anthropology at Purdue University, where he has combined his interests in material culture and Australia to explore e-waste (electronic waste) in Australia. Find out more »