Anthropology

Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at GVSU
Courtesy photo / gvsu.edu

 Guests from Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies join in, today Dr. Elizabeth Arnold, GVSU Anthropology department, talking about a November symposium focusing upon Civil Discourse.

Mark Schwartz (Part II)

Oct 7, 2019
Mark Schwartz
gvsu.edu

GVSU anthropology professor Mark Schwartz returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation.  

Mark Schwartz

Sep 30, 2019
Mark Schwartz
gvsu.edu

Our guest is GVSU anthropology professor Mark Schwartz.  

Mark received his PhD in Anthropology from Northwestern University. His research focused on trade between the early city-states of Mesopotamia and the emerging complex societies of Anatolia in the fourth millennium B.C.  He has worked on various excavations in the Middle East. He is currently involved in inter-departmental collaborative work using ROVs to study shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. He teaches courses on the archaeology of the Near East as well as general courses concerning anthropology and archaeology.

Spirituality and Space Travel (Part II)

Jul 15, 2019
Deana Weibel
gvsu.edu

GVSU Professor Deana Weibel joins us again as we continue to celebrate the  50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with our discussion of spirituality and space travel.   

Deana Weibel, PhD is a cultural anthropologist whose work focuses primarily on religion, especially the topics of pilgrimage, sacred space, the mutual influence of scientific and religious ideas on each other, and religion and space exploration. More recent work focuses on religion as a motivation for and influence on space travel and outer space-based sciences.

Spirituality and Space Travel

Jul 8, 2019
Deana Weibel
gvsu.edu

As we celebrate 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing we invite GVSU Professor Deana Weibel to Common Threads to discuss spirituality and space travel.   

Deana Weibel, PhD is a cultural anthropologist whose work focuses primarily on religion, especially the topics of pilgrimage, sacred space, the mutual influence of scientific and religious ideas on each other, and religion and space exploration. More recent work focuses on religion as a motivation for and influence on space travel and outer space-based sciences.