Archive for June, 2016

Join us in celebrating Anthropology’s Outstanding Teacher of 2016: Dr. Shelby Anderson

19th Annual John Eliot Allen Awards at 3pm Friday, June 3

Congratulations to Dr. Shelby Anderson, and to the other amazing Professors winning this award.

Please join the celebration in the Smith Ballroom on Friday, beginning with a reception at 3 p.m.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate. It will be fun!

19th Annual John Eliot Allen Awards

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Portland film screening WAITING FOR JOHN

Mark your calendars for June 26! Coming soon to The Hollywood Theatre in Portland:
WAITING FOR JOHN, a PBS Pacific Heartbeat series documentary film will screen at The Hollywood Theatre in a special event screening with the Director, Jessica Sherry attending for a Q&A.
See the film:
Sunday, June 26 at 7:00pm, The Hollywood Theatre
Tickets $9, available now >
About the film:
When the American military landed on a remote island in the South Pacific during World War II, the islanders were amazed by America’s fantastic cargo – planes, trucks, refrigerators, canned food. They thought such goods could only come from the Gods. Led by the mysterious prophet John, a religion was born, the John Frum Movement, also known as a Cargo Cult.

The film, Waiting for Johnfollows the history, culture and conflict of this Cargo Cult religion from the perspective of the last believers on a remote island in the South Pacific islands of Vanuatu.
In the process this film asks, where do prophets come from? And what makes people believe?
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TODAY! Anthropology end-of-year party, Thursday 6/2 at 4:00 PM

Please join us for our end-of-year celebration:

Thursday June 2nd, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Anthropology Department Lounge
Refreshments will be served!

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