We’ve compiled some AnthroDay celebration activities submitted by this year's participants. Read how others are celebrating and get inspired!
ANTHROPOUR - ANTHROPOUR will attempt to gather and discuss challenges faced by anthropology students, and their possible solutions, while they did their dissertation during the pandemic. Via a virtual platform, they will offer a focus group discussion as an interactive session to engage a dialogue between anthropologists and non-anthropologists, to enrich the session with interdisciplinary knowledge.
Anthropology Club, St. Mary's College of Maryland - Plans to celebrate using Kahoot!, a guest speaker, and a meme contest!
Anthropology Club at the University of Iowa - Planning a student mentor night! Experienced undergraduates and graduate students will provide guidance to undergraduates about how to get involved with anthropology outside of the classroom and advice regarding graduate school.
Applied Anthropology Laboratories, Ball State University - Hosting a virtual Open House, reviewing all projects and topics of Archaeology and Anthropology in the past year.
Department of Anthropology, Central Connecticut State University - A virtual event where an anthropologist, working in the field, can discuss their work with students and other members of the community.
Flagler College - Through public engagement with participants in a festival focused on Black History through archaeology
Georgia Southern University -Planning a several activities to celebrate the day, such as, finger weaving, clay pinch pots, and demonstrations of their 3D printer and archaeological technology. Additionally, an evening speaking event in collaboration with Telfair Museum of Savannah on the connections between their various faculty research paths and the "Legacy of Slavery" in the US (part of a Telfair event series).
Human Relations Area Files at Yale University - HRAF plans to host the UConn Stamford Anthropology Society for a full-day event on Monday, February 21, 2022.
Museum of Anthropology - Hosting a virtual celebration.
Princeton University - Hosting an "Around the World Dumpling Tasting" with students and faculty.
Stanford University Archaeology Collections - Hosting their annual AnthroDay Open House to share an "on the table" preview of a planned Spring 2022 student curated exhibit, this year featuring their African collections from multiple peoples and periods.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Special college visit for local high school students, with an anthro party thrown in!
The Dirt Podcast -Register here to attend the Dirt Podcast's LIVE show on February 17 at 7:00 PM ET via zoom. The episode, “The Dirt Podcast LIVE! You Are What You Eat,” will examine food and cooking in the past using examples from the archaeological record.
Unstuck in Time Gaming - Plans to host a live stream and conversation about anthropology and how and why board game designers have and should be in conversation with the discipline. Additionally, Unstuck in Time Gaming plans to post about anthropology and board gaming through their social media accounts.