Students Elizabeth Bajjalieh and Claire Abell Present at CSAS 2017
Anthropology students Liz Bajjelieh and Claire Abell presented papers alongside Dr. Kathleen Adams at the 2017 Central States Anthropological Society annual meeting, held in Lincoln, Nebraska, in early April. The topic of the panel was "Touristic Imagery and the Shaping of Sensibilities about Self and Other." Claire's paper was titled "Sun, Sea, and the Romantic Other: American Travel Writing on Oman," and Liz's was titled "The Real Experience: Online Brochure Analysis of Peace Corps Advertising." Dr. Adams presented on her long-term ethnographic research in Indonesia, with a paper titled "Touring the Ancestral Homeland: Exploring Heritage and Revisiting Self and Other in the Hinterlands of Indonesia." The three Loyola anthropologists were joined on the panel by discussant Phyllis Passariello of Centre College. The panel is pictured above, from L to R: Bajjelieh, Adams, Abell, and Passariello.
Paper abstracts and additional conference details are available here: http://csas.americananthro.org/csas-2017-conference-abstracts/.