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Anthropology End of Year Celebration & Newsletter

YOU ARE INVITED Please join us for our end-of-year celebration: Thursday June 2, 2016 4:00 – 6:00 PM Anthropology Department Lounge, 141 Cramer Hall Portland State University Refreshments will be served Come congratulate our outstanding seniors, and the winners of the Newman and Scheans awards. ANNUAL NEWSLETTER A recent $1 million bequest, updates from our student groups, faculty, alumni and more in the Portland State Anthropology annual newsletter.

Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, has her research featured in the article "Artifact For Sale," published in American Archaeology, Spring 2016.

Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, has her research featured in the article "Artifact For Sale," published in American Archaeology, Spring 2016.

Meet Anthropology alum Bonnie Harvey, MA '16

After earning an MA in applied anthropology at PSU, Bonnie Harvey is returning to Usisya, Malawi to apply her knowledge in community development and cultural anthropology to help the local nonprofit, Temwa.
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American Archaeology Magazine: Artifacts for Sale

This article was published in American Archaeology magazine on March 12, 2016. Dr. Shelby Anderson is an assistant professor in the Anthropology Department at Portland State University. 

Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, authored "A Clay Source Provenance Survey in Northwest Alaska: Late Holocene Ceramic Production in the Arctic," published in the Journal of Field Archaeology, April 26.

Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, authored "A Clay Source Provenance Survey in Northwest Alaska: Late Holocene Ceramic Production in the Arctic," published in the Journal of Field Archaeology, April 26.

Cameron Smith, Anthropology adjunct faculty, has been invited to the Google SciFoo event this summer. Each year, 250 thought leaders from the sciences and arts are invited to the free-form, three-day event at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Smi

Cameron Smith, Anthropology adjunct faculty, has been invited to the Google SciFoo event this summer. Each year, 250 thought leaders from the sciences and arts are invited to the free-form, three-day event at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Smith was invited for their work in the reinvention of certain space exploration technologies and writings on human space settlement, featuring an anthropological and adaptive approach. 

Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented three papers and one poster at the Society for American Archaeology meetings in Orlando, April 6-10. They were "Arctic Ceramic Traditions and Late Holocene Social Interaction; Revisiting Giddings’ Arctic Wo

Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented three papers and one poster at the Society for American Archaeology meetings in Orlando, April 6-10. They were "Arctic Ceramic Traditions and Late Holocene Social Interaction; Revisiting Giddings’ Arctic Woodland Culture;" "GIS Predictive Modeling to Identify Archeological Vulnerability Along the Coasts of Western Arctic National Parklands in Alaska;" "The Giddings’ Legacy of Beach Ridge Archaeology in Alaska: A Proxy Record of Late Holocene Climate;" and with student Justin A.

Sharon Carstens, Anthropology and International Studies faculty, presented “Languaging Identities and Ideologies among Chinese in Multilingual Malaysia” at an International Institute for Asian Studies Conference titled Language, Power and Identity in As

Sharon Carstens, Anthropology and International Studies faculty, presented   “Languaging Identities and Ideologies among Chinese in Multilingual Malaysia” at an International Institute for Asian Studies Conference titled Language, Power and Identity in Asia: Creating and Crossing Language Boundaries, in Leiden, The Netherlands, March 15.