The Passport | Department of Anthropology

The Passport

Get involved and win!

Come by the Anthropology Department (Sycamore 119) and pick up a "passport" to this year's departmental events! If you attend 8 events, you will be entered to win a raffle prize and be invited to a pizza party at the end of the semester!

To participate, you will need to attend (1) UASA event, (1) FemFlicks showing, (1) PADAWAN gathering, (1) Coffee Talk event, and a total of (4) other ANTH sponsored events of your choosing.

Be sure to bring your passport with you to each event so that we can stamp it as proof of your attendance!

When you have attended 8 events, bring your passport back to Sycamore 119.

If you have any questions or issues, please contact our Ambassadors at

Here are some upcoming Passport eligible events!


Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner:
Tuesday, November 16th @7:30pm-Lefty's Lounge

Coffee Talk:
Coffee Talks is a monthly series designed to create an informal setting for our undergrad students to meet and talk with Anthropology faculty about their research and teaching areas of interest.

September 24th with Dr. Andrew Nelson @ 2pm

November 19th with Dr. Courtney Cecale @2pm in Lefty's Lounge (Sycamore 119)
"Doing Research at 14,000 Feet"

September 22nd via Zoom @ 6:30pm
Registration required:
*Watch the film before the discussion:

October 13th via Zoom @ 6:30pm
Register in advance:
Watch the film before the discussion:

Events that can count toward the additional (4) needed:

President's Lecture Series:
Chef Bryant Terry: "Food Justice at the Intersection of Food, Politics, Poverty, Public Health and the Environment"
Tuesday, November 16th @ 7pm, Union Ballroom 314

Anthropology Townhall
Wednesday, November 3rd @ 5pm
In person: Lefty's Lounge (Sycamore 119) or you can join via Zoom (Meeting ID: 854 5964 8496 with passcode: 743804)

Career Webinars

Cathleen Crain and Niel Tashima: "Pursuing Professional Practice: Knowledge is good, being a good learner is better!"
Tuesday, November 2nd @ 3pm CST
Zoom Meeting ID: 953 252 7969 or

Chrisopher Seil: "VizCred'
Wednesday, November 10th from 6:30-8:00pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 832 6742 8337, Passcode: VizCred

Pitching Anthropology Webinar

Practice how to "pitch" your brand of anthropology to wide-ranging audiences from academia, business, and even social media platforms. This webinar will be headlined online by Dr. Chip Colwell, editor-in-chief of SAPIENS magazine. Then we will engage in a workshop guided by a panel of experts who practice pitching anthropology for a living!

Tuesday, November 30th from 1:30-3:00pm
Online Webinar via Zoom, register here:
In-Person Workshop to follow held in Sycamore 119

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