Understanding Race, Conversations About How Anthropologists Think

Please join the Anthropology Department on Wednesday, November 15, at 3-4pm in Le Cafe (Morris Conference Center, lower level) for the third of its #UnderstandingRace conversations about how anthropologists think, talk, and live race.

Dr. John Relethford and Dr. Tracy Betsinger will lead a panel discussion and Q&A on what science really tells us about “race.”

Refreshments will be provided by the Provost’s Office.

Open to all. A flyer is attached.

Understanding Race 15 November 2017

17th Annual Grand Slam

17th Annual Grand Slam Wednesday November 8, @ 8pm Waterfront Room, Hunt Union

The top poets from qualifying poetry slams this fall will compete for five spots on the spring SUNY Oneonta poetry slam team to participate in regional and national intercollegiate poetry slam tournaments. This is a two round poetry extravaganza! Come support our poets: Denny Burhan, Chandler Aldrich, Malack Alharaizeh, Jazmin Phipps, Katie Hebert, Gabe Membreno, Kelsey Block, Emily Houton, and Gwyn Quagliana.

The Big O’ Poetry Slam is sponsored by Office of Student Life and Leadership @ Hunt College Union, Poetry Slam Association, & OAS. For information: 607-436-3013

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Dr. Tyra A. Olstad to deliver Richard Siegfried Lecture

James E. Mackin, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, is pleased to announce that Tyra A. Olstad, Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Sustainability, will deliver the annual Richard Siegfried Lecture titled “Stewardship and Sense of Place in the Adirondack High Peaks,” on Tuesday, December 5 at 7:00 pm in the Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center. Created to recognize faculty achievement outside the classroom, Dr. Olstad is the twenty-third recipient of the Richard Siegfried Junior Faculty Prize for Academic Excellence. The $1,000 award is made possible by generous gifts from Alumni to the 2017-2018 Fund for Oneonta and gifts to the College at Oneonta Foundation. The lecture is free and open to the public. A dessert reception will follow the lecture. Please announce this event to your students and encourage their attendance.