(ANTH 352-02) Why do people hurt other people? Stalking is romantic… right? Are women as equally violent as men? Why do victims of sexual assault often freeze up instead of fight back? How does the media normalize gender-based violence? Is pornography harmful or empowering? How does culture influence people’s ideas about violence? Does domestic violence Find out more »
MAY 18-JUNE 12, 2015 Location: Newtowne Neck State Park Near Leonardtown, Maryland Learn to research in archives; design and implement survey-level testing; use a total station; process and curate artifacts; prepare archaeological site forms; and read historic buildings. Students who successfully complete the four-week field school will have: the opportunity to apply for an additional Find out more »
Students from the Spring 2014 ANTH 385 Research Methods are working on a class project at ‘Long Looked For Come At Last’ in Charlotte Hall at the invitation of the property owners. Under the direction of Dr. Steve Lenik, students have recorded a cemetery containing more than 75 burials which are marked by headstones, footstones, Find out more »
Alumna Mary Kate Mansius presents her paper, “Lithics Revisited: An Analysis of Native American Stone Tool Technology During Pre-Contact and Contact Periods” Senior Ginger Williams presents her paper, “An Archaeological Study of the Role of Music in Early Modern Chesapeake” Senior Kaiolani Siregar presents her paper, “XRF Elemental Analysis of Archaeological Morgan Jones Ceramics in Find out more »
On April 19 the Heritage and Public Engagement class participated in Maryland Archaeology Day at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. Their traveling exhibit on Archaeology and colonial Life at Cremona Estate including artifact displays and interactive activities designed from local grammar school students.