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Graduate Research Series in Anthropology Will Host Its First Guest Speaker Lecture Dec. 5

Monday, November 11, 2019

Annaliese Dempsey, a practiced maritime archaeologist and tall ship sailor, will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in Gearhart Hall, Room 026.

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Stigler Lecture on Gender and Space in the Mongolian Taiga, Nov. 12

Monday, November 04, 2019

Todd A. Surovell of the University of Wyoming will present the Stigler Lecture at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Giffels Auditorium on the second floor of Old Main.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology

RSVP by Friday for Fulbright College's Social Sciences Grant-Writing Workshop on Nov. 6

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The workshop will reveal the secrets of writing successful grants for research in the social sciences. It will be from 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Old Main Room 523. RSVP required by Nov. 1.

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Research Participants of Color Needed for Arkansas Accent and Dialect Project

Monday, October 28, 2019

Native Arkansans of color of all ages and genders are needed to participate in a research project to study and archive the various accents and dialects of Arkansas.

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Investigating the Relationship Between Primate Diet and Innervation Using diceCT

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The Graduate Research Series in Anthropology will host Caitlin Yoakum, a doctoral candidate in biological anthropology, for a lecture at 6 p.m. today, Oct. 24, in Discovery Hall 505.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology

Fulbright College Hosts Social Sciences Grant-Writing Workshop Nov. 6

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The workshop will reveal the secrets of writing successful grants for research in the social sciences. It will be from 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Old Main Room 523. RSVP required by Nov. 1.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Research & Innovation Social Sciences Training Anthropology Communication Geosciences Journalism Political Science Psychological Science Social Work Sociology and Criminology

In New 'Short Talks,' Plavcan Discusses Nanopithecus Browni, a New Species of Monkey

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

In the latest edition of the Short Talks From the Hill, professor Michael Plavcan talks about his research into a monkey that lived in Africa 4.2 million years ago. 

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Ungar to Be Inducted as Fellow of Arkansas Academy of Computing

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Peter Ungar, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Anthropology and director of the Environmental Dynamics doctoral program, will be inducted Oct. 11 in Little Rock.

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Bioarcheological Applications in Cultural Resource Management

Monday, September 23, 2019

Jessica Mathis, a graduate student in biological anthropology, will lecture on bioarcheological applications in cultural resource management at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 in Discovery Hall 505.

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