Anthropology Stories

Congratulations Anthropology Grads!

Congratulations to the Class of 2015 Anthropology graduates. We're proud of you!

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Beyond Conquest: The Native American Experience

Growing up near three Mohawk Indian reservations in her native Quebec sparked Mary Ann Levine's interest in Native Americans, but it was an incident in the Canadian town of Oka that moved the Franklin & Marshall College associate professor of anthropology to turn that interest into the focus of her academic career. 

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Professor Mary Ann Levine Honored

Professor Mary Ann Levine was the 2014 recipient of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching. The following citation was presented at Franklin & Marshall College's 2014 Commencement Ceremony on May 10, 2014: Professor Mary Ann Levine arrived at Franklin & Marshall College, in the Department of...

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Touched by the Ancestors: Professor Misty Bastian Discusses Afterlife Cultures

Inside an iron mine one evening, a Franklin & Marshall College professor joined a group of paranormal investigators to research someone experiencing what investigators call "the touch of a spirit." Then she realized she was being touched. "I had the strange experience of having all their equipment turned on me," recalled Misty Bastian, F&M's...

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Story 1/18/2019

How an ‘Amish’ PAC Tried to Mobilize the Old Order Community

In 2016, a group that supported Donald Trump’s campaign for president tried to mobilize Amish voters, a similar strategy used by Republicans in 2004. The plan was not as successful. 

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Story 1/14/2019

Phillips Museum of Art’s Exhibit Covers the Hostile Ground...

To research border migration between Mexico and Arizona, Jason De León, photographer Mike Wells, and a guide hiked the trails of the vast Sonoran Desert that immigrants follow to attempt illegal...

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Natives In America
Story 11/1/2018

Natives In America

Megan Red Shirt-Shaw founder of the online literary publication Natives in America  

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