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Being Black and Doing Black Research: Methods for Recruiting and Retaining African-Americans in a Bio-Cultural Health Study
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Being Black and Doing Black Research: Methods for Recruiting and Retaining African-Americans in a Bio-Cultural Health Study

Julius Doyle discusses methods to recruit and retain African Americans in scientific research. At AAPA 2018.
An Evolving National Conversation on Human Evolution
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An Evolving National Conversation on Human Evolution

Rick Potts discusses taking the Smithsonian's Human Origins exhibit on the road to 19 local libraries in the U.S in…
Politics of Collaborative Research with Indigenous Communities: Moving Beyond the Framework of Community Engagement
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Politics of Collaborative Research with Indigenous Communities: Moving Beyond the Framework of Community Engagement

Alyssa Bader and Savannah Martin discuss pushing beyond the framework of community engagement to continue challenging the colonial foundations of…
Situating Anthropological Genetics within Local Beliefs in Pastoral Kenya
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Situating Anthropological Genetics within Local Beliefs in Pastoral Kenya

Carla Handley discusses a study measuring genetic variation among the Turkana, Borana, Rendille, and Samburu pastoral ethnic groups of northern…
Religious Cultural Competence in Evolution Education (ReCCEE)
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Religious Cultural Competence in Evolution Education (ReCCEE)

Sara Brownell discusses a framework for evolution education that includes a short module explicitly addressing intersections of evolution with religious…
Toward a More
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Toward a More “Engaged Field Primatology”: Communicating, Engaging, and Collaborating with Diverse Publics

Erin Riley discusses creating a more engaged field primatology by listening to the knowledge of local people and field assistants,…
The Impact of Changing Religious Practices on Orangutan Fieldwork & Conservation in West Kalimantan, Indonesia
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The Impact of Changing Religious Practices on Orangutan Fieldwork & Conservation in West Kalimantan, Indonesia

Cheryl Knott demonstrates how the local staff at Gunung Palung National Park, Indonesia integrates orangutan conservation with religious practices. At…
The Emergence of the Image: Human Evolution from Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Perspectives
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The Emergence of the Image: Human Evolution from Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Perspectives

Christopher T. Baglow

This course brings into dialogue four approaches to human origins for the sake of understanding what it means to be…
Being Human
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Thinking and Interpreting Theologically

Patrick S. Franklin

This course aims to expand students’ competence in biblical interpretation and theological reflection.
Holiday Lecture - Advancing Together: Cooperation and Creativity in Human Evolution
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Holiday Lecture – Advancing Together: Cooperation and Creativity in Human Evolution

In this presentation, University of Notre Dame anthropologist Agustín Fuentes suggested that human advances stemmed from a unique cocktail of…