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Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures GSA Bake and Book Sale!

Tuesday, Apr 5, All Day
Mississippi State University Drill Field, outside of the Colvard Student Union

Help support graduate students in the Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures attend and present at professional conferences!  We will have a table full of delectable homemade baked goods and a variety of donated books to sell.  All proceeds will help with conference expenses.

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Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures GSA Bake and Book Sale!

Thursday, Mar 3, All Day
Drill field outside of the Colvard Student Union Building

The Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Culture's GSA will be holding a bake sale and book sale outside of the student union!  Stop by to browse the book selection and buy a tasty treat that will help fund our brown bag lecture series and provide travel funds to our graduate students attending conferences this semester.

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AMEC Brown Bag Series Presents Dr. Stephen Carmody

Friday, Oct 30, 7 pm
McCool Hall Room 100, Rogers Audiotorium

The AMEC GSA Brown Bag Series presents an evening lecture by Dr. Stephen Carmody, Post-Doctoral Fellow at Sewanee: University of the South & the Sewanee Environmental Institute, as part of Mississippi Archaeology Month.

Title: The Archaeology of Native Cultigens: Looking to the past for a more sustainable future?

Abstract: Research on the origins of plant domestication and agriculture remains as relevant today as ever.  Current research and advances in technology have...

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Conflict in Syria: A Night of Discussion and Fundraising for Syria's Children

Friday, Oct 23, 7 pm
Cobb Institute of Archaeology, Mississippi State University

The event will serve as a fundraiser in order to raise money to help support Syrian refugees.  Monetary donations will be funneled to Save the Children, a non-profit organization.  The event will consist of several activities, including: lectures delivered by anthropologists and archaeologists familiar with the region, a silent auction, a dance performance, and a tour of the Lois Dowdle Cobb Museum of Archaeology.  Food and drink will be provided and the event is open to the public.

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Visiting Lecturer: Dr. David Anderson

Monday, Feb 23, 4:30 pm
Fowlkes Auditorium

Dr. David Anderson will be visiting from the University of Tennessee. His research interests include Eastern U.S. prehistoric and historic archaeology, archaeological method and theory, heritage resource management/public archaeology, development of cultural complexity, and colonization and migration. His talk at MSU will be about southeastern archaeology. This event is open to the public and we encourage anyone interested to come learn about our region's archaeology.

This event does not require an RSVP.