Advanced Seminars

2015

Understanding Patriarchal BeliefsApril 19–23, 2015The Psychology of PatriarchyCo-chaired by Adriana Manago, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Western Washington University and Holly F. Mathews, Professor, Department of Anthropology, East Carolina UniversityBringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars with extensive field research experience in cultures where patriarchal beliefs and practices continue to impact the daily lives of women, this seminar was organized to develop new theories explicating the ways that culturally situated systems of patriarchy, family, and power are both shaped by and constitutive of individual desires, goals, and identities.
Puebloan Societies: New Perspectives Across the SubfieldsOctober 18–22, 2015Puebloan Societies: New Perspectives Across the SubfieldsChaired by Peter Whiteley, Curator of North American Ethnology, Department of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural HistoryThis seminar’s purpose was to address Puebloan social formations of the past and present from a variety of comparative perspectives using a four-field anthropological approach, and to reconnect the currently disjointed anthropological sub-fields, especially archaeology and ethnology, and to develop new perspectives on Puebloan social societies.
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