Tag Archives: anthropology

SIPs Go Pro


Four senior anthropology and sociology majors presented their Senior Individualized research at the annual conference of the Midwest Sociological Society (MSS) in Kansas City. Aaron Schoenfeldt, Mariah Hennen, Krystal Wilson, and Callie Daniels-Howell shared their work on sports and identity, … Continue reading

Building A Community Course

Creators and members of the capstone course "Engaged Community Membership" included (l-r): front row--Dan Kilburn and Alex Armstrong; back row--Jensen Sprowl, Marissa Rossman, Kiran Cunningham, Sara Haverkamp, Kami Cross, and Nicole Allman. Not pictured are Chris Cain and Ellen Conner. Cunningham is a member of the Class of 1983. Everyone else is a member of the Class of 2013.

The seniors taking the class, “Engaged Community Membership” (see photo), can build more than a good retaining wall in the College’s Grove area. They also can build a valuable course. And they did–their own capstone course. In the winter quarter … Continue reading

From Kalamazoo to Kyrgyzstan

Britta Seifert ''12 knows she can do this, because she already has.

Britta Seifert ’12 is headed to the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan for a 27-month assignment with the Peace Corps. She has no idea where she’ll be living or what she’ll be doing, but she couldn’t be happier. “There’s something intriguing about … Continue reading

“Story” Provides Passage to India

Ten Kalamazoo College students who are creating their own theater production this spring with guidance from a guest director from Varanasi, India, will take the show to Varanasi this summer and get a chance to see a country whose culture … Continue reading

Kiran Cunningham Appointed Teagle Pedagogy Fellow

Kiran Cunningham ’83, Anthropology, has been appointed a Teagle Pedagogy Fellow by the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA). She is one of 20 Teagle Fellows chosen from GCLA member colleges for their knowledge of research on human learning and pedagogical … Continue reading