Trying to deviate from just posting event updates and so on, I believe that the McMaster Anthropology website should also post compelling and interesting articles related to the field of Anthropology (this includes all the sub-disciplines) and also the works from individuals from our own faculty. My goal is to keep the website up to date with current events in order to highlight the relevance of Anthropology as a field in contemporary society. If you have any ideas or things you would like to showcase, message me through the website or through the McMaster Anthropology Facebook page and I’ll post it depending on whether or not it can be deemed relevant or appropriate (yes, I know pretty much censorship, but this endeavour has to be regulated to some degree because of it’s association with the school). So first off, I’d like to post a link to an awesome article by Sophie Kleeman on the Ebola outbreak and how it highlights a number of relevant concepts such as the idea of the “Other” or “West vs. Rest” and goes on how to explain how the media frames the situation around these concepts.
Hey everybody! I’m going to apologize in advance for the severe anxiety that I will cause, but it’s time to think about your future. With your impending doom (graduation), the bubble that you call undergrad will be soon torn asunder. Okay, not that serious but thinking about your future is a scary thought. If you ever considered continuing your studies in Anthropology, this event will be a great. Hosted by the good Dr. Karen McGarry, she will be discussing how to
- Apply, because taking the first step is important.
- How to approach your professors
- How to write a letter of interest
- How to apply for funding, because we all know how expensive education is
The information session will be held on October 8th, from 3-5pm in CNH 607
Grad students will be attending to share their experiences. You will also meet people equally as anxious as you. Hope to see you guys there!
End of term stress got you feeling peckish?
Come to the MAS bake sale tomorrow in the Student Centre, across from Compass.
We promise good things.
What’s better than an MAS T-shirt? Why, a T-shirt that you had say in choosing, of course!
The MAS is planning to sell shirts in 2014 and we want YOUR opinion on our three designs. If you have a Facebook account, you can click on your vote on the MAS Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/MacAnthro/. If you don’t have a Facebook but still want a say in these snazzy shirts, feel free to leave a comment on this post, or email the MAS at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll make sure to count your vote. The shirts will have the given designs and slogans on the front, and say McMaster Anthropology Society on the back, so everyone who follows you knows that you are part of an elite group.
But hurry! Voting will end on the 15th!
We look forward to clothing you! Stay tuned for sales details.