2019 Undergraduate Anthropology Conference

Sat, Apr 6 2019 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Seelye Mudd and O'Connor Commons

Students and faculty in the Five Colleges are warmly invited to attend the Five College Undergraduate Anthropology Conference on Saturday, April 6 at Amherst College. This year, the conference will take place in Seelye Mudd and O'Connor Commons on the Amherst College campus from 8:30 am-1:30 pm. The conference schedule is here: https://5collegeanthroconference.wordpress.com/conference-schedule-2017/

The keynote address will be from 12:15pm to 1:30pm. O'Connor Commons, in the basement of Charles Pratt Dormitory:

“Writing more than prescriptions:” Anthropology, Advocacy, and Medicine-- by Johns Hopkins Medical School Assistant Professor Carolyn Sufrin (Amherst College class of 1997)

Dr. Sufrin is the author of Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars (2017). More information on Dr. Sufrin’s background can be found here: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/profiles/results/directory/profile/6532814/carolyn-sufrin

Come see the exciting research students are doing, and learn what an an alumna did with her Anthro major! All are welcome, regardless of whether you are presenting. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Amherst College
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Parking will be free for all conference participants in any of the Amherst College campus parking lots. Currently, the Science Center parking lot is probably the closest to the venue. See here for the parking map. https://www.amherst.edu/visiting/parking panels will be in classrooms 204, 205, 206, and 207 of the Seeley Mudd Building, and the breakfast, opening ceremony, lunch, and keynote lecture will be in O’Connor Commons, in the basement of Charles Pratt Dormitory, which is next to the Seeley Mudd Building. Pictures of both buildings are in the photo here– Seelye Mudd is the shorter building with the gray roof on the left (with the little golf cart in front), and Charles Pratt Dormitory is the taller building with red bricks in the middle and gray bricks on the bottom, on the right. O'Connor Commons, where the breakfast, lunch, and Keynote lecture will be, can be entered through the green double doors (with the words "O'Connor Commons" at the top) on the east side of Charles Pratt Dormitory.
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Five Colleges 2018 Undergraduate Anthropology Conference

Sat, Apr 7 2018 - 8:30am to 2:30pm
Carroll Room

Breakfast and Opening Comments (8:30-9:00am, Carroll Room)
Panel 1: Sex and Autonomy: Anthropology of Women’s Health, Reproduction and Motherhood (9:00 – 10:30, CC 103/104)
Panel 2: Managing the Everyday: Life, Death and Wellness (9:00 – 10:30, CC 102)
Panel 3: State Silence and State Violence: Coercion, Resistance, and Things in Between (9:00 – 10:30, CC 205)
Panel 4: The Past Speaks: Current Projects in New England Archaeology (10:45 – 12:00, CC 103/104)
Panel 5: Food for Thought: Cultivating Heritage and Justice (10:45 – 12:00, CC 102)
Panel 6: Who Are We? Changing Identities of Class and Ethnicity (10:45 – 12:00, CC 205)
Panel 7: In Real Time: Understanding Crisis Through Games (10:45 – 12:00, Seelye Hall 102)
Lunch (12:15-1:15pm, Carroll Room)
Keynote Address (1:15-2:30pm, Carroll Room) Sarah Dlugolecki WenSmith, College Class of 2010

Smith College
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