Anthropology Department News
For many students beginning their first semester at college, the experience is akin to an anthropologist’s immersive study of a new culture. Freshmen in Professor Maureen Barry’s English and Anthropology Learning Community adapted the techniques of social scientists to create an ethnography of their first four months on campus.
The 7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology will take place on Wednesday, February 18, and will feature Dr. Heather Lindstrom, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health from the University of Buffalo as the guest speaker. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.
On Monday, February 9, four local medical professionals will be on campus for a panel entitled, “The Whole Patient: Teamwork and Effective Healthcare Delivery,” co-sponsored by the Departments of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology along with the Wegmans School of Nursing. The panel will run from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Basil 135.
A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony. The awards were presented by Dr. Donald Bain and members of the Fisher faculty.
This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Alissa Kowalski, a double major in English and Anthropology. She was nominated by Jim Bowman, Professor of English.