The Lambda Alpha Journal of Man is published annually by the Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University. The Journal of Man is partially funded by the Wichita State University Student Government Association

Editor in Chief: Dr. Wayne L. Parris

Student editor: Linda Richardson

Student editorial staff: Robert Blasing, Judie Brown

Recent Submissions

  • Lambda Alpha Journal of Man, v.13 (complete version) 

    Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1981)
    This issue consists of three articles: Pre-European Cultural Relationships between the Plains and Southwest Regions by Robert Blasing; Puberty Rites for the Sinhalese Female by Deemathie W. de Silva; and Orang and Bushbaby ...
  • Pre-European cultural relationships between the Plains and Southwest regions. 

    Blasing, Robert (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1981)
    Paper discusses Plains-Southwest interactions and relationships. Utilizing both archeological and ethnographic evidence, author provides useful information ranging from the Paleo-Indian to the Historic Period ...
  • Puberty rites for the Sinhalese female 

    De Silva, Deemathie W. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1981)
    Article presents a description and analysis of the female puberty rite in Sri Lanka. An integral part of the Sinhalese cultural system, this rite de passage provides a socio-psychological mechanism for integration of ...
  • Orang and bushbaby social life: Why so similar? 

    Smith, Jerry Neil (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1981)
    Article is a comparative study of the behavior of the bushbaby and the orang-utan. Both the galago, a prosimian, and the orang , a great ape, exhibit a "solitary" pattern or social structure. Smith correlates similarities ...

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