Category: Anthropology

Monkey business in Peru

Monkey business in Peru

Studying monkeys in their natural habitat is not something that everyone would want to do. For some, seeing the monkeys at the zoo is close enough. One SIUE College of Arts and Sciences professor prefers to get up ‘close and personal’ with the jungles of Peru to study her monkeys.
A callimico monkey, a species studied […]

Visiting professor Jose Tojo

Visiting professor Jose Tojo

This semester, a number of SIUE students have had the opportunity to get to know visiting professor Jose Tojo, and in doing so have been able to learn more about Maroon theater and culture. 43-year-old Tojo is originally from Suriname but now a resident of the Netherlands where he works as an officer of the […]

On campus field school - a priceless tool

On campus field school – a priceless tool

Few schools can boast an archeology site that is on campus and is used on a regular basis to give undergraduate students a graduate school experience.  SIUE can boast, and with good reason.
The summer field school, conducted by the Anthropology Department of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), is an instrumental tool for the […]

Anthropology students present to board

Anthropology students present to board

“40 hours a week, eight hours a day, soaring temperatures, and you’re stuck at the bottom of a hole.  And, I paid SIUE for this experience,” said Kate Jamruk, senior anthropology major at SIUE.   “And I am sure I would do it again.”  So began an interesting presentation to an interested board of trustees.
Kate […]

Welcome back SIUE CAS to This Week In CAS - from the TWIC Editors

Welcome back SIUE CAS to This Week In CAS – from the TWIC Editors

As many of you know, This Week In CAS (TWIC) launched its first edition in October 2010.  TWIC is part of an effort by Aldemaro Romero, Dean of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), and his staff, to diversify the way the CAS communicates the stories, adventures, and successes within the CAS community, as […]

CAS meeting brings faculty together, introduces new members

CAS meeting brings faculty together, introduces new members

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) faculty and staff are anything but negative about the outlook for the upcoming school year.
All members gathered at the 17th Annual CAS Fall Meeting on Friday to discuss the present and future state of the university and introduce new faculty and staff.
SIUE’s Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift began the meeting […]

The media outlets of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences

The media outlets of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences

No one can say that SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is not reaching out the the local community.  In the past year, under the direction of Aldemaro Romero, Dean of CAS, three new media outlets have been added to the arsenal, This Week In CAS (TWIC), Segue, and College Talk.
These new […]

TWIC: A Window to the College of Arts and Sciences

TWIC: A Window to the College of Arts and Sciences

This Week In CAS (TWIC) officially launched on October 1, 2010 as a news hub for SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences. In the past 7 months, the editors of TWIC have been delighted to bring you the achievements of faculty and staff, the exciting events on  the University’s  vibrant campus and other information regarding the research […]

Maroon artist performs at SIUE

Maroon artist performs at SIUE

Aminata Cairo, assistant professor of anthropology, and Jose Tojo, artist, perform a play at SIUE.
The “In the Tradition of Katherine Dunham Series” was the brainchild of Aminata Cairo assistant professor of anthropology, and Catherine Bentley assistant professor of  theater and dance.
The series began in February of 2010 with a Department of Theater and Dance workshop […]

CAS faculty are experts in American policies, society, culture

CAS faculty are experts in American policies, society, culture

Faculty members from SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences will have the opportunity to travel across the globe as experts who interact with foreign audiences to discuss American policies, society and culture.
Twelve CAS faculty members have been selected by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs to participate in the U.S. Speaker […]

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