October 18, 2013, 2:00 - 5:00 pm
1957 E Street, NW, Room B-17
At this annual event, undergraduate and graduate students presented findings from their anthropological fieldwork. Presentations address a wide range of topics.
- Oyster Aquaculture in Maryland as Response to Environmental and Socioeconomic Transformation
- Skeletal Pathology in Virunga Mountain Gorillas
- Food and Food Insecurity among Mental Health Service Users
- Negotiating LGBT Rights and Development in Indonesia
- Changing Cultural Identities in Puerto Rico
- Dancing Identity: Hungarian Folkdance in Three Festival Settings
- Theorizing Identity through Marathi-English Code Switching in Marathi Film
- Women and the Embodied Culture of Alcohol in Tacna, Peru
- Accountable Talk: Jargon in Baltimore Schools
- REDD: Definitions and Discourses in Brazil
- Tourism on the Oregon Trail
These projects were supported by the GW Anthropology Department’s Lewis Cotlow Fund. Since 1990, the Cotlow Fund has aided anthropology research by more than 200 students in 52 countries. The Fund was created by a bequest of $150,000 from the estate of Lewis Cotlow, an explorer, author, and filmmaker who attended GW.
Students seeking 2014 Cotlow Award funds should review the instructions here. The deadline for application is 5 p.m. Friday, March 7.