University of Mississippi

Spring 2014 Lecture Series

This spring, the Sociology and Anthropology department will host lectures highlighting current faculty research. Lectures will be held at noon in Leavell 212 unless notified otherwise. Everyone is invited to attend! Please click here to download the 2014 Spring Lecture Series announcement and schedule.

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Monday, February 17th, 12:00 pm
Barnard Observatory, Room 105
Jodi Skipper, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Southern Studies and David Wharton, Assistant Professor of Southern Studies and Director of Documentary Projects
“Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!”:  Documenting Mardi Gras cultures in Southwestern Louisiana
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture 

Friday, March 7th, 12:00 pm
Leavell 212
Marcos Mendoza, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Patagonian Alpinism:  Style, Status, and Resolve in the Alta Montaña

Friday, March 28th, 12:00 pm
Joseph C. Bancroft Conference Room (Croft 107)
David Hoffman, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Mississippi State University
Internal Migration and Community Change in the Buffer Zones of three Costa Rican National Parks

Friday, April 14th, 12:00pm
Leavell 212 

John Green, Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Population Studies
Problem Solving for Community Health:  Integrating Population Studies with Participatory Research in the Mississippi Delta and U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands