Sociology/Anthropology News


McPherson to speak on prevention of sexual discrimination

Lycoming College will host Don McPherson, an activist, educator, feminist and entrepreneur, on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 8:00 p.m. in the Recreation Center to speak about the prevention of sexual discrimination, sexual violence and bystander intervention.

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Professor to give talk about county's food

Dr. Ryan Adams, assistant professor of anthropology at Lycoming College, will present the free program, “Food in Lycoming County: Prehistoric, Historic and Economic Context of Food Production,” on Thursday, May 9, at 10 a.m. in the Community Room of the Thomas T. Taber Museum, 858 W. Fourth St.

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Anthropology professor to exhibit works from Brazil

Dr. Ryan Thomas Adams, assistant professor of anthropology at Lycoming College, will exhibit his photographs and video from his fieldwork in the Brazilian Amazon from Feb. 7 to 27 in the Digital Communications Gallery. An opening reception for his exhibit, "Santarem Brazil: A Visual Anthropology Exhibit," will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7.

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Students to participate in anthropology conference

A group of Lycoming College anthropology students has been selected to participate in the Northeastern Anthropology Association 53rd Annual Meeting, to be held March 1-2, 2013, at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. This year's theme is "Applying Anthropology: Challenging Perspectives/Creating Alternatives."

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Sociology professor receives award

Dr. Susan Ross, Lycoming College professor of sociology, was recently awarded the inaugural Berthold Research & Information Competencies Award from the College.

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Marcellus Shale author to speak

The Lycoming College Department of Sociology and Anthropology will host author Seamus McGraw on Friday, March 2, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall.

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Anthropology students attend conference

Lycoming College students presented papers at the Northeastern Anthropology Association Annual Conference at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, N.H., March 25-26.

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Sociology students invited to honors program

Lycoming College senior sociology students Kelsey Barrett and Michelle Pastrano have been invited to share their capstone research as part of the American Sociological Association's (ASA) Student Honors Program.

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Sociology professor presents research at Yale University

Dr. Betty McCall, a Lycoming College assistant professor of sociology, was a featured speaker during Yale University's Ethnography Retreat on Nov. 6.

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