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  • Declaring Anthropology as a Minor | Department of Anthropology
    student peer adviser s or the Undergraduate Student Services Specialist to prepare the form Your course of study plan may be revised in the future as necessary any revisions to the initial minor form must be approved by the Student Services Specialist and or your faculty advisor Submit the required forms to the Undergraduate Student Services Specialist to review your Minor Form and request a faculty advisor assignment If you already have someone in mind with whom you have taken a class or whom you have met through an informal gathering you may send your faculty advisor request to the Undergraduate Student Services Specialist you may submit up to 3 advisor preferences Otherwise the department will assign you a faculty advisor based on your emphasis and research interests For a list of Anthropology Faculty please see https www stanford edu dept anthropology cgi bin web q view faculty If you still need help with choosing a faculty advisor please stop by the Peer Advising office 50 52D to speak with Anthropology Peer Advisors Please also see http www stanford edu dept undergrad cgi bin drupal ual sites default for helpful information on approaching and managing your mentor The Student Services

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/1031 (2012-11-21)
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  • Excavation Site Opportunities (Field Schools) | Department of Anthropology
    we must select undergraduate students in early October of each year For more information see www catalhoyuk com El Presidio de San Francisco California Barbara Voss El Presidio de San Francisco was the first Spanish colonial settlement in the San Francisco Bay area At the time it was founded in 1776 El Presidio de San Francisco was at the northern edge of Spain s American frontier the most remote and isolated settlement in the Spanish empire The Presidio was a fortified village that housed a diverse population of settlers from present day Northwest Mexico as well as Native Californians who worked and lived at the settlement The archaeological site includes the architectural remains of the settlement s main quadrangle and central plaza as well as rich deposits of material culture and remnants of outlying settlements The ultimate goal of this research project is to understand the complex interactions between colonial and native populations in 18th and 19th century California and to trace the emergence of the City of San Francisco from its origins at the Presidio During the summer off campus field program Stanford students will live at the Presidio and participate in excavations survey and laboratory research there Students can also get involved in ongoing research through on campus lab projects internships with the National Park Service and the Presidio Trust and senior papers and honors theses For more information see http www stanford edu group presidio index html Georgia Sea Island Cultural Heritage Preservation Project Paulla Ebron At the intersection between Africa and African America lie the Georgia Sea Islands This is the site where scholars have best shown that the agency and cultural heritage of Africans made a difference in the making of the North American political economy African American history linguistics folklore photography art film and

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/27 (2012-11-21)
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  • Summer Research Opportunities & Funding | Department of Anthropology
    as tenon heads Students participating in the Chavin fieldwork are funded through VPUE and will be in Peru for about 7 weeks during July and August Application process takes place around the beginning of the year Franz Boas Summer Scholars Through the special Franz Boas fund students may apply for funding of any anthropological research including research in the subfields of linguistics archaeology ethnology and biological anthropology Students must work with a faculty advisor appointed in the Department of Anthropology throughout the research period apply for a supplemental grant from Undergraduate Advising and Research and submit a non medical human subjects protocol for approval The exact number of grants awarded will vary from year to year depending on the quality of applications submitted and the funds available Franz Boas grants are awarded for field research conducted in the summer Grant recipients must enroll in ANTHRO 93 Pre field Research Seminar in the spring quarter before departing for the summer field research and in ANTHRO 94 Post field Research Seminar in the autumn quarter after returning from the summer field research On notification of a funding award Boas Summer Scholars must write a letter to the donor explaining briefly how their grant funds will be used and how this project will contribute to the student s education and future goals Stanford undergraduates who will be returning to Stanford University to matriculate in the following autumn quarter as undergraduates or Coterminal Masters students are eligible to apply Priority will be given to honors candidates majoring in Anthropology HOPES The Huntington s Disease Outreach Project for Education at Stanford HOPES is a student run project at Stanford University dedicated to making scientific information about Huntington s disease HD more readily accessible to patients and the public Our goal is to survey the rapidly growing scientific and clinical literature on HD and to present this information in a coherent reliable web resource We seek to provide an accurate helpful guide on such topics as the causes and symptoms of HD existing drug and supplement options recent advances in HD research lifestyle choices for managing HD To learn more about HOPES see www stanford edu group hopes index html Michelle Z Rosaldo Summer Field Research Grant A memorial fund which will be used for an annual award to a Stanford undergraduate to aid in carrying out summer ethnographic field research Students must work with a faculty advisor appointed in the Department of Anthropology throughout the research period apply for a supplemental grant from Undergraduate Advising and Research and submit a non medical human subjects protocol for approval Preference will be given to projects concerning issues in feminist thought or symbolic anthropology Michelle Z Rosaldo grants are awarded for field research conducted in the summer Grant recipients must enroll in ANTHRO 93 Pre field Research Seminar in the spring quarter before departing for the summer field research and in ANTHRO 94 Post field Research Seminar in the autumn quarter after returning from the summer field research

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/29 (2012-11-21)
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  • Travel Research Opportunities | Department of Anthropology
    opportunity for Stanford sophomores of all majors a course on Darwin Evolution and Galapagos including a 10 day Field Seminar to the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador South America This course is the fifteenth in a rotating annual series of Field Seminars that are designed to enhance the experiential learning opportunities of the Stanford curriculum other seminars in the series include travel to the Amazon Costa Rica and elsewhere In each

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/33 (2012-11-21)
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  • Undergrad Peer Advisor - Elizabeth Rosen | Department of Anthropology
    Turkey and Palo Alto to research the feasibility of archaeology as a tool for economic development She s happy to talk about the major departmental and University wide grants studying abroad balancing school with extracurriculars like club sports and the job search and college life in general And she might bring cookies Degree Program Anthropology Area of Concentration Archaeology Heritage Graduation quarter year Spring 2013 Thesis or other research project

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/1199 (2012-11-21)
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  • Undergrad Peer Advisor - Briana Evans | Department of Anthropology
    a neglected disease often seen in conjunction with malnutrition Briana is thrilled to be a peer counselor this year She remembers her own certainty and later uncertainty about her path at Stanford and is excited to help other students think through similar questions about their futures Degree Program Anthropology BA Area of Concentration Medical Anthro Graduation quarter year Spring 2013 Thesis or other research project My thesis work thus far centers on a disease called noma which predominantly affects malnourished children My interest began with the network of NGOs fighting noma in Burkina Faso and has expanded to the narrative of noma a neglected disease whose story is often told through pictures Why Anthropology It s fun I started freshman year as a Bio major certain of my path to medical school and beyond When I came to Anthro I found my classes more engaging and despite the frequent questions about what exactly I would do with it after college I knew it was a good fit Still pre med I m happy with my choice this major has prepared me for both critical thinking and cultural adaptation in more ways and contexts than I could imagine before I began

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/1197 (2012-11-21)
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  • Emeriti | Department of Anthropology
    aging field methods and ethics North America South America Befu Harumi Business anthropology social exchange cultural nationalism Japan Collier George Spain and Latin America Mesoamerica ethnicity colonialism and historical consciousness and the use of demographic and other formal quantitative methods in anthropology Collier Jane Mexican Maya communities conflict management and economic processes feminist analysis of kinship Delaney Carol Cultural anthropology gender religion Mediterranean Middle East Turkey Frake Charles O Cognitive

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  • Courtesy Faculty | Department of Anthropology
    Other Events Department Calendar Courses Graduation News Publications Forms Documents Contact People Faculty and Affiliates Faculty Emeriti Courtesy Faculty Visiting Faculty Lecturers and Teaching Fellows Research Teaching Affiliates Post Doctoral Graduate Students Staff Courtesy Faculty Name Research Interests Alim H Samy Associate Professor of Education and by courtesy Anthropology Eckert Penny Professor at Department of Linguistics and by courtesy Anthropology Understanding the social meaning of linguistic variation ociolinguistic work in

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