Santa Clara University

Anthropology Dept.

Visiting Scholar Program

The Anthropology's Visiting Scholar Program brings a top anthropologist to the campus periodically to meet with undergraduates, conduct seminars, and give public talks. Since this program began in 1988, the following scholars have been guests of the department:

DR. AGUSTIN FUENTES, Professor of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, Lecture titled, Busting Myths, Pushing Boundaries, and Proving Yourself Wrong:  A Few Notes form the Life of a Research-Junkie.

DR. MERRILL SINGER, Professor of Anthropology, University of Connecticut and the Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention. Lecture titled, Syndemics! (April 2010)

DR. SHERRY ORTNER, Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan. Lecture titled, Patterns of History: Cultural Schemas in the Founding of Sherpa Monasteries. (April 1989)

DR. PEGGY SANDAY, Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania. Lecture titled, No Means No: The Date Rape Problem. (April 1991)

DR. RITA GALLIN, Director of Women & International Development Program at Michigan State University. Lecture titled, Daughters Cry at Your Funeral: Mother-Daughter Relations in Rural Taiwan. (April 1994)

DR. CAROL B. STACK, Professor of Social and Cultural Studies in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California-Berkeley. Lecture titled, Why Work?! Multiple Methods for Studying Youth in the Work Force. (April 1995)

DR. KATHLEEN DEAGAN,Distinguished Research Curator and Professor of Anthropology, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. Lecture titled, The Twenty-Five Year Research Program On Colonial St. Augustine, Florida. (April 1997)

DR. CONRAD KOTTAK, Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan. Lecture titled, Learning about Culture Through Time. (April 1999)

DR. ALEXANDER ERVIN, Professor of Anthropology, University of Saskatchewan. Lecture titled, You Don’t Have to go to Puka-Puka to Do Anthropology: Applied Anthropology in ourHome Communities. (March 2001)

DR. LINDA WHITEFORD, Professor of Anthropology, University of South Florida. Lecture titled, Globalization of Disease and Health. (February 2003)

 
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