Category Archives: Anthropology

Final Rays of a Child of the Sun

Fortified by corn beer and a last meal of vegetables, a young Incan girl of noble family made the dizzying climb up Mount Ampato, where priests sacrificed her to Apu, the mountain god. Her body was recovered in 1995, preserved … Continue reading

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Postcard from India: Jillian Tyler

Jill Tyler, Honors College fellow and anthropology major, worked with the Tibetans in Exile Today program to document the lives of Tibetan refugees in India. After volunteering to conduct an interview with Sonam, a Tibetan freedom fighter, Jill recounts the surprise commonality … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the Tanzania Experience

Beloved American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway once said, “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.” Surely he is not alone in this opinion. This summer, English professor Dr. Charles Adams and anthropology … Continue reading

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Laura Neumann: On Rowing and Anthropology at Cambridge

Honors cultural anthropology and international relations double major Laura Neumann spent the 2011-2012 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, England. 

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Samantha Sigmon: On Becoming an Oxford American

Honors anthropology student Samantha Sigmon spent the 2008-2009 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at Oxford University in Oxford, England. “I like salt, don’t I?” two-and-a-half-year-old Bailey said, pondering over his chips. He is constantly chattering and ends … Continue reading

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Postcard from Tanzania: Rachael Pellegrino

Honors anthropology student and Bodenhamer Fellow Rachel Pellegrino spent the summer studying the political, social and natural history of Tanzania in a study abroad program sponsored by the University of Arkansas humanities and anthropology departments. From the top of Mount Kilimanjaro … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research: Taylor Spicer and Ilha de Maré

Taylor Spicer, an honors anthropology major from Tennessee, used her Honors College undergraduate research grant to travel to Brazil and learn more about the country’s people.  I utilized the research grant to continue my anthropological field research on an island … Continue reading

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Postcard from Málaga: Rachel Story

Rachel Story is an honors anthropology, history, and Spanish student in Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. She spent last spring studying the language and culture of Spain in Málaga – and learned a little about herself along the way.  … Continue reading

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