Monday, November 30, 2015

NKU Students participate in Experimental Archeology Day!

On November 22nd, Dr. Zac Hruby, Dr. Nicole Roth, and Dr. Monica Wakefield hosted a day where NKU students could come and learn firsthand about archeology out in the field.
 
Events Included were:


Animal butchery, hosted by guest and professional butcher Graham Thompson. Students observed and learned different butchery techniques, both modern and with ancient stone tools.

 


















The effect of fire upon animal bones. Students observed and recorded fresh bones and the archeological evidence left by fire.

 









Knapping with Dr. Hruby. Students observed and participated in knapping lithics from local sources.






Monday, November 23, 2015

*NEW* course in SAP!

ANT 394: Primate Behavior & Ecology

Prof: Monica Wakefield

Spring 2016: T 2:00 - 4:45 



Learn all about living primates!

> Behavior, diet, habitat, socioecology, mating systems and
sexual behavior, cognition, conservation, and more...
> Learn how to study the behavior of living animals
and conduct your own original research!
> Observe living primates in action!

Email wakefieldm2@nku.edu for more information


Monday, November 9, 2015

Pentecost in the Plains: A Perspective of Native Identity on the Blackfeet Reservation

 

This Thursday November 12th, join Professor Dr. Eric Bates and NKU alumnus at the Annual Native American Studies Lecture sponsored by the NKU Native American Studies Program and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy! The event will be held in AC 506 on NKU's campus starting at 6:15pm. The lecture is free and open to the public with no reservations required! Refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!

When: November 12th, 6:15pm

Where: NKU campus, AC 506