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November 15, 2013

Students provide first rate presentations at Anthro Expo


Anthro ExpoCowley College students and anthropology majors displayed exhibits and gave presentations during the second annual Anthro Expo held Wednesday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room.

Student presenters included anthropology majors Jayla Fulsom, who did an exhibit on Navajo culture; Valerie Brown, who has created promotional posters for the Cowley Anthropology program; James League, who completed an independent project on Kiowa traditional hunting and warfare, both as a poster presentation and as an online exhibit; and Keegan King gave an outstanding talk on his independent project on contemporary polytheistic religions, which he has also put online. While, anthropology student Anji Spoon created a poster presentation on the Amish marriage and family customs.

Future events were highlighted, including the third annual Kansas Archaeology Day on April 12, and the first-ever archaeological field school to be held in May.

The latest artifact additions to the Cowley Anthropology Museum Online were also displayed and can be found at

“I personally wish to thank all the community members and students who came to the Anthro Expo,” Social Science Department instructor Chris Mayer said. “Cowley Anthropology is a growing program, and we very much appreciate the public's support and enthusiasm for what we do. I also want to congratulate the anthropology majors and students who contributed to the event. Their hard work and scholarship deserve recognition. I'm very proud of their accomplishments, and everyone in the Cowley community should be too.”

Visitors are always welcome at Webb-Brown Academic Center Room 102, the home of Cowley Anthropology.