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ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY NEWS

Five Faculty Named Professor Emeritus

Effective June 30, 2014, five retiring Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members will be named Professors Emeritus: Professor of Economics Geoffrey Gilbert; Professor of Economics Christopher Gunn; Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Dunbar Moodie; Professor of History Daniel Singal; and Professor of Anthropology and Sociology James Spates. Emeritus/a status recognizes faculty service...  More >>

Urban Studies Srole Lecture

The HWS Urban Studies Program welcomes photographer Ira Srole to campus for the annual Leo Srole Lecture (named for Ira's father) on Thursday, April 17. Ira Srole's lecture, "A City Photographer Looks Back and Ahead," will focus on his years as the official photographer for the City of Rochester, a position he has held since 1979. "During a period during which Rochester, like so many Northeastern...  More >>

Wildcat Lectures on Environment, Culture

Daniel Wildcat, dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, will lead a guest lecture and discussion, "Enacting Indigenuity in an Age of Global Environmental Crisis," at the Colleges on Thursday, March 27. Wildcat is one of the Melvin Hill Visiting Professors who will be on campus this semester. Wildcat's talk will begin at 8 p.m. ...  More >>

Students Present Sociology Honors Work

Jennifer Abrams '14 and Aaron O'Brien '14 presented research conducted as part of their Honors projects during the undergraduate poster session at the Eastern Sociological Society's 84th Annual Meeting held in Maryland last month. "Many professors and students engaged with me about my research during the session-asking questions, suggesting books and documentaries to look up, and discussing their...  More >>

Anderson Publishes in American Indian Art

The current issue of American Indian Art magazine features an article by Professor of Anthropology Jeff Anderson, titled "The Sacred Art of Arapaho Quillwork." The article, as the magazine's synopsis reads, "demonstrates how Arapaho women became central participants in the tribe's ritual life through the activity of creating quillwork, whose sacred patterns were passed down from woman to woman th...  More >>

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