What is Anthropology? What does an anthropologist do? How does someone become an archaeologist? What are student here at Ball State University researching in this exciting field? Answer all these questions and more at this free event open to the public!
In celebration of student engagement, community involvement, and World Anthropology Day, The Applied Anthropology Laboratories (AAL) and Department of Anthropology host a free event for students, faculty, staff, and community members. Proudly serving chocolate from the Queer Chocolatier!
Featured Presentations and Topics Include:
Faculty and Staff Presentations:
Dr. Jen Erickson-
Riverside-Normal Neighborhood Project, Bosnia Field School (Summer 2019), and Refugees in Fargo, North Dakota
Dr. Kelly Boyer Ontl-
Research on the Critically Endangered West African Chimpanzee, including how chimpanzees use caves and the ongoing threats of gold mining to them and their habitat
Dr. Robert Phillips
Revisiting Sketching as Ethnographic Method
Dr. Caity Placek-
Applied anthropology work in the community, Healthy Moms, Healthy Communities: Understanding Perceptions & Evaluating Maternal Opioid Treatment in Muncie
National Park Service (NPS) American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) Battle of Peckuwe, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Traveling Exhibit
Hannah Banks (Undergraduate)-
Ft. Recovery StoryMap and Wayside Exhibits
Cecilia Szmutko (Graduate), Nick Miller (Graduate)-
NPS Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) Wilbur Wright Fish and Wildlife Area
Kelli Wathen (Graduate)-
NPS HPF Calvert-Porter Woods
Connor McCoy (Graduate), Joel Sharp (Undergraduate)-
NPS HPF Versailles State Park
Sidney Travis (Graduate), Gabi Ritter (Undergraduate), Kendall Brophy (Undergraduate)-
National Science Foundation (NSF) Central Ohio Archaeological Digitization Survey
Dana Northam (Undergraduate)-
Digitizing the Dolan Collection for the Wawasee-Syracuse Historical Museum, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) internship
Carrie Vachon (Graduate)-
NPS Virtual Museum of Indiana African American Civil Rights
Lindsey Cron, et al (Undergraduate)-
Copper Mining in the Ontonagon River Basin: Preliminary Results of the 2018 Summer Field School, Overview of Cultural Resource Management Projects (CRM)
AND MANY MORE!
Sponsored by The Department of Anthropology, The Applied Anthropology Laboratories, and Queer Chocolatier.