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Anthropology and Archaeology Workshops and Lectures for Students and Faculty

Norton is thrilled to offer a series of online workshops for biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and archaeology. Whether you are looking for tips for teaching online, or want to send your students to online lectures from today's most innovative teachers and researchers in the field, check out our list below of upcoming and archived events for students and faculty.

Featured Events

Teaching Cultural Anthropology Online

Hosted by Ken Guest

During the workshop, Dr. Guest discusses how he transitioned his large lecture cultural anthropology course online during the pandemic, while maintaining a focus on ethnography and applied activities. Related to Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age and Essentials of Cultural Anthropology.

Sexual Citizens: Public Health and the Social Roots of Campus Sexual Assault

Hosted by Shamus Khan and Jennifer S. Hirsch

In this talk, the authors introduce the premise of the book, briefly discuss their research methods, explore the book’s conceptual contributions, and close with some thoughts about how the book’s key messages continue to be relevant given the changing landscape of campus life during the pandemic. Related to Sexual Citizens.

Teaching the Anthropocene

Hosted by Joy McCorriston

During this webinar, Joy McCorriston discusses how, along with her co-author Julie Field, she participated in a backward course design program in 2013. This program encouraged Joy and Julie to redesign their course. Related to World Prehistory and the Anthropocene.

Archived Events

"Thinking Anthropologically About the Coronavirus" Hosted by Ken Guest, April 22, 2020

In his mini-lecture, author and anthropologist Ken Guest discusses different ways students can use the tools, ideas, and concepts of anthropology to help them think differently and more deeply about what’s going on both in their lives and in the world. Related to Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age and Essentials of Cultural Anthropology.

"Sexual Citizens: Public Health and the Social Roots of Campus Sexual Assault" Hosted by Shamus Khan and Jennifer S. Hirsch, September 24, 2020

In this talk, the authors will introduce the premise of the book, briefly discuss their research methods, explore the book’s conceptual contributions, and close with some thoughts about how the book’s key messages continue to be relevant given the changing landscape of campus life during the pandemic. Related to Sexual Citizens.

"Norton Biological Anthropology—Transitioning to an Online Course" Hosted by Kyle McCandless, March 20, 2020

To help you in this transition, Norton is proud to host an online workshop on using online assessment in the biological anthropology classroom with Kyle McCandless, an anthropology instructor at Elon University. Related to Essentials of Biological Anthropology and Our Origins.

"Teaching the Anthropocene" Hosted by Joy McCorriston, July 31, 2020

During this webinar, Joy McCorriston discusses how, along with her co-author Julie Field, she participated in a backward course design program in 2013. This program encouraged Joy and Julie to redesign their course. Related to World Prehistory and the Anthropocene.

"Teaching Cultural Anthropology Online: A Workshop" Hosted by Ken Guest, April 21, 2020

Join us for a workshop and discussion on engaging cultural anthropology students in an online environment, led by Ken Guest, author of Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for A Global Age. During the workshop, Dr. Guest will discuss how he transitioned his large lecture cultural anthropology course online during the pandemic, while maintaining a focus on ethnography and applied activities.

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