Archive for February, 2013

Recognition: A Conversation

Join tribal representatives to discuss what recognition means for their people. With guest scholars Andrew H. Fisher (College of William & Mary) and Robert J. Miller (Lewis & Clark Law School)

All lectures take place in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110, WSU Vancouver Campus

March 5, 6:30pm
Johnson Meninick, Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation

March 6, 6:30pm
Mike Iyall, Cowlitz Indian Tribe

March 7, 6:30pm
Gary Johnson, Chinook Indian Nation

March 8, 7pm, Firstenburg Student Commons
Film “American Outrage”
Sponsored by the WSU Vancouver History Club and ASWSUV

 

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Oregon Encyclopedia History Night: Melissa Darby

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Dr. Jeremy Spoon presenting “Practice in Sacred Lanscapes”

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Student Research Showcase

This is a reminder of the March 8 registration deadline for the Student Research Showcase.  The Showcase is an innovative web-based competition which affords a great opportunity for students to compete in an international event without paying expensive travel costs.

Students are invited to submit project descriptions for consideration to present. Judging categories include Behavioral Sciences, Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geo-Sciences, Math & Computer Science, Physics & Astronomy, Physiology & Immunology and Social Sciences.

More than 400 judges from five continents have already volunteered to review student presentations.

For more information visit http://www.sigmaxi.org/showcase2013 Contact meetings@sigmaxi.org with questions.

Students who wish to present should e-mail a brief (50 words or less) project description with the subject line “Showcase Presentation Description” to meetings@sigmaxi.org .

Approval to present and registration instructions will follow the submission of project descriptions within two business days.  Presentations must be pre-approved before a student may participate in the 2013 Research Showcase.

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Amanda Lubit Policy Defense

Amanda Lubit will be defending “Using Creative Community-Based Approaches to Jointly Address Mental Health and Conflict Resolution in Post-Conflict Libya”

Monday, March 4, 9:00am
CH 41

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Call for papers: Anthós

The goal of Portland State’s only undergraduate research journal, Anthós, is to offer undergraduate students the opportunity to publish their original research, and to provide a venue for our university to demonstrate the level of excellence that is demonstrable in our undergraduate students.

Though Anthós began publishing the most exemplary work of our undergraduate students in the 1990’s, our journal went on hiatus for several years due to lack of funding. However, since 2009 we have once again been offering undergraduate students the opportunity to publish their work, this time in an online format as well as in print. We are dedicated to offering this service to our undergraduate students and also to our university as a whole.

The deadline for submissions in our upcoming Spring 2013 issue is Feb 25, 2013.  Submissions should be sent to anths@pdx.edu. We have attached the ANTHOS flyer and guidelines with the appropriate information including necessary details.

William Forrest Holden, Editor
Patrick Belin, Editor
Joey van der Naald, Editor-in-Chief

Anthós Journal
pdx.edu/honors/anthos
facebook.com/anthosjournal

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Spanish & Anthropology program in Cusco, Peru

Online registration is now available for the Spanish & Anthropology program in Cusco, Peru this summer.  We can accept applications until March 15.

Program Components

Spanish classAnthropology Seminar:  Few areas in the world offer a wealth of knowledge and history as great as Cusco. The city and surrounding area are brimming with archaeological sites, including one of the man-made Wonders of the World, the Inca city of Machu Picchu. On top of that, it is a place where traditional and contemporary cultures meet, helping cultivate an atmosphere unlike any other.

Spanish Course:  Six weeks of intensive Spanish language course taught at Ecela Buenos Aires.  This is equivalent to two semester courses and levels from Novice to Advanced are welcomed.  Inquire about earning college credit.

Next Step:
Need More Information? Request Catalog & Info Sheet
-OR-
Ready to Pre-Register? Online Registration Form 
                                          (no payment or commitment at this time)

Please direct any questions to anthropology@ecela.com and we will respond promptly.  You may also phone us at 1 (347) 329 5506.

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