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PASSHE Undergraduate Anthropology Conference to be Held at IUP, April 12 and 13

The PASSHE Undergraduate Anthropology Conference will be held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in the Crimson Event Center from 12:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Johnson Hall, room 247 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 

IUP is hosting an anthropology conference specifically designed for undergraduate students in the PASSHE system to present and discuss their work and to exchange and encourage new ways of engaging anthropology across disciplines and institutions. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Olivia Navarro-Farr from the College of Wooster. Dr. Navarro-Farr will present a public lecture on her celebrated discovery of the tomb of a Maya warrior queen in Guatemala. The title of her talk is “Fire Ceremony, Sacred Memory, and Ritual Revitalization: Remembering Kaloomte’ K’abel at the Classic Maya City of El Perú-Waka’.” This lecture and all student presentations are free and open to the public. 

IUP is pleased to be hosting the 2014 Undergraduate Anthropology Conference, designed to highlight outstanding undergraduate research in all four fields of anthropology. Over 25 undergraduate papers and posters will be presented during this two day conference geared towards intellectual exchange and anthropological investigation.

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