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    • The mobilization of Indigenous movements in post-colonial Latin America: Applications of theories of globalization and identity, space and place 

      Mauersberg, Carolina (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2018)
      Globalization has come to shape our world drastically in the twentieth century, and this era of modernity has also shifted traditional anthropological notions and discourse on the subject. More specifically, postmodern ...
    • The politics of palliative care in resource-limited settings: The quest to articulate "worth" in resource-limited North India 

      Richard, Kalei; Hosaka, James (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2016)
      "After my husband died and after discovering that I was HIV-positive and that three [out of five] of my children were infected too, I planned to push my children under a train and jump in after them (Figure 1). Thankfully, ...
    • The presentation of identity in museum culture 

      Becker, Lisa (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      The study of material culture is often affiliated with that of museum studies, both of which, comparatively speaking, are relatively young disciplines that have the ability to alter the personal identities and affiliations ...
    • The short comings of "Hair-itage": A closer look at Wenda Gu's united nations 

      Cheadle, Christina (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2016)
      The contemporary Chinese artist Wenda Gu's prolific artistic repertoire begins pre-Communist China. Dormant since 2007, Gu's work in the 1990s and 2000s propelled him into international fame as an installation artist. His ...
    • Theft in primitive societies 

      Smith, Loring (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1971)
    • Theme and variation in Chinese religion 

      Maurine, Huang (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honor Society at Wichita State University, 1986)
      This paper is a study of religious differences and similarities as reported in ethnographies from Taiwan. The paper descusses the calendrical observations of the Lunar New Year and the birthday or other celebrations ...
    • Theory and historical archaeology 

      Henson, Amy (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2010)
    • Time through time: an evolutionary perspective 

      Smith, Valene L.; Reed, Paul R. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1979)
    • To empower the spirit: activism as an expression of spirituality 

      Mort, Janelle (Wichita State University, 2004)
    • The Tobin site - 36Cw27: an archaic manifestation in northwest Pennsylvania 

      Jenkins, Charles R. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1984)
      Author presents the results of arhaeological excavations of the Tobin Site and concludes that this site represents a summer camp of a small band or extended family group of the Brewerton or closely related culture of the ...
    • Too Black to belong 

      Arroyo, Rose (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2018)
      National identity issues in the Dominican Republic related to blackness and whiteness are still prevalent. Yadira Perez Hazel highlights the importance on body politics and how our senses of taste, smell, touch, sight and ...
    • The training of anthropology museum personnel 

      Davis, Gordon (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1975)
    • Tuberculosis: an anthropological perspective 

      Wescott, Daniel J. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 1997)
      This paper provides a basic understanding of the disease process involved in tuberculosis, discusses its historical roots, and the role of cultural contacts in its transmission.
    • Two famines: The Sahel and Ireland 

      Knight, Jim (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1976)
    • Two perspectives on the etiology of pibloktoq 

      Lister, Janet (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1989)
      Mental illness may be viewed as a disorder common to the human condition and has long been the sUbject of investigation by various disciplines. Anthropology brings a cross-cultural perspective to this inquiry. Two ...
    • Understanding the first Floridians 

      Price, Sarah E. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2018)
      Significant debate continues on the sources and timing of the peopling of the Americas as new materials are discovered and evaluated. Census seems to be Asian origin for early immigrants into the New World, arriving in ...
    • Unspoken assumptions: a cross-cultural examination of sexual ambiguity 

      Robinson, Matthew P. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2000)
    • The use of the successive pile sort in an ethnographic study of a shelter for battered women 

      Wong, Penelope A. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1991)
      Ethnographic data is often regarded solely as qualitative data. Very often, however, quantitative techniques can serve to illuminate patterns and themes in the ethnographic data which would be ordinarily missed. In this ...
    • Vascano: the Greek evil eye 

      Raftopoulos, Linda (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1983)
      The purpose of this paper is to acquaint the reader with the Greek practice which is still much believed in by Greeks today: the concept of the 'evil eye' or 'Vascano'. By the end of this paper the reader should have an ...
    • Visual archeology: Native American photographs as artifacts of the past 

      Moses, Coy J. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      Woven throughout this paper is the thread of family photography, that concentrates on the importance of photographs to both researchers and descendant communities and considers why historical collections of photographs ...