IUP is pleased to be hosting the 2014 Undergraduate
Anthropology Conference, designed to highlight outstanding undergraduate
research in all four fields of anthropology. Over 25 undergraduate papers and
posters will be presented during this two-day conference geared towards
intellectual exchange and anthropological investigation. The conference will
take place in the Crimson Event Center from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April
12, and in Johnson Hall, room 247, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 13.
Anthropology Conference is specifically designed for
undergraduate students in the PASSHE system to present and discuss their work
and to exchange and encourage new ways of engaging anthropology across
disciplines and institutions.
Our keynote speaker is Olivia
Navarro-Farr from the College of Wooster. Navarro-Farr will present a
public lecture on her recent discovery of the tomb of a Maya warrior queen in
Guatemala. “Fire Ceremony, Sacred Memory, and
Ritual Revitalization: Remembering Kaloomte’ K’abel at the Classic Maya City of
El Perú-Waka’” will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, in the
Crimson Event Center.
This lecture and all student presentations are free
and open to the public.
Department of Anthropology