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Syria, Dolls, Jamaica and More

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April 30, 2014

The anthropology department held its ninth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, featuring five student presentations and the presentation of the Horner Awards.

The presenters and their topics were:

Eliott Rousseau - The Construction of Identity in Syria: Ethnic and Religious Loyalties in the Syrian Civil War

McKayla Hoffman - The Past is Present: Exploring Methods of Cooperation Between Archaeologists, Museums, and Native Americans in Southern New England

Erika Umali -Colonization through the Eyes of Dolls

Rachel Silvia - Tool Use Wear Analysis – An Experimental Approach

Zelmia Harvey, McKayla Hoffman, Alexandra Pivero, Michaela Santos - An Alternative Vacation: Exploring and Evaluating Cultural Heritage Tourism in Jamaica

This year’s Horner awardees were Ms. Hoffman and Mr. Rousseau.

For a full description of each research project, see the attached program.

Pictured, left to right: Alexandra Pivero, Michaela Santos, Rachel Silvia, McKayla Hoffman, Zelmia Harvey, Erika Umali, and Eliott Rousseau

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