<p><i>Lambda Alpha Journal </i>, the official student iournal of the National Lambda Alpha Anthropnlogy Honors Society, is published regularly at Wichita State University, Department of Anthropology, 1845 Fairmount, Box 52, Wichita, KS 67260-0052. Professional, avocational, and student manuscripts, and book reviews of recent publications are welcome. Lambda Alpha will consider manuscripts for publication in any field of Anthropology. All papers submitted to Lambda Alpha Journal become the property of Lambda Alpha. </p> <p> <u> Editor-in-Chief</u> : Dr. Peer H. Moore-Jansen. <br> <u> Student Editors </u>: Carrie Luckey, Amy Rosario and Mark Shirley </p>

Recent Submissions

  • Lambda Alpha Journal, v.29 (complete version) 

    Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1999)
    This year's volume presents six papers ranging in nature from biological to sociocultural and archaeological anthropology. Volume twenty-nine opens with an article by Harle addressing issues of progressive social complexity ...
  • Editor's note 

    Moore-Jansen, Peer H. (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1999)
  • The rise of hunter-gatherer complexity. 

    Harle, Michaelyn (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1999)
    Author is focusing on two hunter-gatherer societies living in two distinct environments and studied by different archaeologist's in order to determine a more congruent explanation of hunter-gatherer complexity.
  • Japanese women and their connection to the craft movement and craft production in Japan. 

    McDowell, Jennifer (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1999)
    This paper will discuss Japanese women and their involvement with the traditional craft movement and production within Japan. In order to understand Japanese women and their relationship to this movement, one must look ...
  • Helminithic infection and anemia in childhood: A comparative analysis of Western and traditional medicine: Amanco jurisdiction, Napo river, Amazon. 

    Quave, Cassandra (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1999)
    The purpose of this paper is to analyze the conflicting roles of traditional and Western medical systems and the part that they have played in the case of childhood parasitosis and anemia in rural NW Amazonia. This will ...
  • Window glass and the Gower house (15lv178): An application of Donald Ball's dating formula. 

    Rivers, Sara J. (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1999)
    For archaeologists, the value of window glass is related primarily to its potential to provide dates for a site. This makes window glass particularly valuable at Gower House because the earliest records of Gower House, ...
  • Language and human evolution 

    Cunningham, Deborah L. (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1999)
    In order to appraise the linguistic ability of fossil hominids, author have focused on some of the morphological evidence. During the course of this research she discovered that the literature available on the topic of ...
  • Potential barriers in natural family planning: a look at some of the psychological issues. 

    Lynch, Meghan (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1999)
    The objective of this research was to identify potential barriers preventing effective use of natural family planning (NFP). This includes involving men in a more active and positive role within the use ofNFP. Once ...