Anthropology Student Organization News

Welcome to the Anthropology Student Organization (ANSO)!

Current Officers 2014-2015

President: Lisa Modigliani-Estraélla
Vice President: Jenna Raleigh
Secretary: Laura Redman
Treasurer: Tijuan Brown
Historian: Carolyn Walence

Notifications for meetings and events will be sent through ECU email and our Facebook page.

For 2014-2015, ASO will work on multiple projects including: Fundraising, Events, Lectures, Trips, and Barefoot on the Mall in the Spring.

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Contact us at: AnthropologyClub@ecu.edu

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Events:

February 19, 2015: National Anthropology Day! Check out the Department of Anthropology Open House event, partially sponsored by ANSO!

National Anthropology Day

 

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Department News

On February 19th, the Department celebrated National Anthropology Day by hosting a public open house. Displays were presented in the labs, and mini-lectures and anthropology films were presented. 

The North Carolina Studies program hosted Dr. Christine Avenarius for her lecture "What sea-level rise? An ethnographic account of Dare, Tyrrell and Hyde County residents' observations about environmental change".

Check out the latest Department of Anthropology Spring 2015 newsletter highlighting some of our recent activities! Download a copy here.

 Linked by live video conferencing, Internet chat software and social media, ECU students were connected with their counterparts in different countries. Anthropology 1050: Global Understanding connected with Algerian students to discuss their cultures. Read the full article at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/news/globalclassroom.cfm

New edited volume from the British Archaeological Reports: Excavations in the Western Negev Highlands by Dr. Benjamin Saidel and Dr. Mordechai Haiman (Israel Antiquities Authority).

Discovery is a core characteristic of pirates at ECU! See our Anthropology summer field school student, Mansi Trivedi, explain some of the discoveries in Jordan on the latest ECU Values video.

 On Tuesday January 27, Dr. Bailey and three other professors shared the ins and outs of writing and publishing. This panel of authors answered questions about why they chose to write books, how they select their publishers, and how they balance teaching, research, and writing: offering advice for would-be authors based on personal experience.