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The war on Christmas is a civil war

News - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:41am

In Memoriam: Dr. Joan C. Stevenson

Anthropology News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:34am

Anthropologist, mentor, scholar, and colleague Joan Stevenson, died far too soon on Monday, Dec. 4.

In Memoriam: Dr. Joan C. Stevenson

News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:34am

Anthropologist, mentor, scholar, and colleague Joan Stevenson, died far too soon on Monday, Dec. 4.

A new and inclusive Northwest history

News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:19am

Scholar's Corner: Ellen Hallingstad

News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:29am

“There is a compelling intimacy to the handling of skeletal remains,” said Ellen Hallingstad, a Western senior in the Honors Program who is hoping to do graduate work next year at England’s Sheffield University.  

No, Ellen doesn’t plan to be a grave robber.  Rather, she wants to earn a doctorate in Bioarcheology, which is the study of human remains in an archeological context. 

WWU Anthropology students win national awards

Anthropology News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:49am

WWU students Julia Soes and James Johnson won awards from the Center for a Public Anthropology as part of Kathy Saunders' ANTH 201 (Introduction to Cultural Anthropology) class. The students, who submitted opinion pieces as their entries into the contest, were winners in a North American competition involving over 4,000 students from 23 schools.   Their entries are available here:

http://www.publicanthropology.org/CAW/17-Fall/3-WWU-Saunders.htm

WWU Anthropology students win national awards

News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:49am

WWU students Julia Soes and James Johnson won awards from the Center for a Public Anthropology as part of Kathy Saunders' ANTH 201 (Introduction to Cultural Anthropology) class. The students, who submitted opinion pieces as their entries into the contest, were winners in a North American competition involving over 4,000 students from 23 schools.   Their entries are available here:

http://www.publicanthropology.org/CAW/17-Fall/3-WWU-Saunders.htm

Harvards' Alexander Görlach to Present 'Islam in Europe' Dec. 7

Liberal Studies News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:34pm

Harvard University's Alexander Görlach will present 'Islam in Europe'  at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 in SMATE (SL) 130.

The talk is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by Western's Department of Liberal Studies.

Jürgen Salay to present 'Climate Policy in the European Union' Nov. 30

Political Science News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:08am

Jürgen Salay, EU Fellow at the University of Washington, will present  'Climate Policy in the European Union'  at noon on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Science Lecture (SL) 150.

The talk, which is sponsored by Western's Political Science Department, is free and open to the public.

Jürgen Salay to present 'Climate Policy in the European Union' Nov. 30

News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:08am

Jürgen Salay, EU Fellow at the University of Washington, will present  'Climate Policy in the European Union'  at noon on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Science Lecture (SL) 150.

The talk, which is sponsored by Western's Political Science Department, is free and open to the public.

Jeopardy Magazine Fall Faculty Reading set for today at 4 p.m.

News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:18am

Join Jeopardy Magazine for our annual Fall Faculty Reading!

Featuring
Kelly Magee
Kristiana Kahakauwila
Stan Tag
Jane Wong
Richard Simon
Kami Westhoff 
 

When: Thursday, Nov. 16 from 4-6 p.m.

Where: Academic Institute West, Room 210

Come support our wonderful literary community here on campus and enjoy a warm cup of coffee!

 

Penn's Jonathan Zimmerman to Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' Dec. 1

Sociology News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:36am

The University of Pennsylvania's Jonathan Zimmerman will Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Communications Facility 120.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Penn's Jonathan Zimmerman to Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' Dec. 1

History Department News Feed - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:36am

The University of Pennsylvania's Jonathan Zimmerman will Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Communications Facility 120.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

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