Anthropology Undergraduate Students Association at NYU - AUSA

Anthropology Undergraduate Students Association at NYU - AUSA Anthropology Undergraduate Students Association, fondly referred to as AUSA (pronounced ow-sah), is a student-run, department-supported club at NYU.

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Hey ya'll check out our first AUSA 2020 event tomorrow!
10/01/2020

Hey ya'll check out our first AUSA 2020 event tomorrow!

Anthropology Undergraduate Students Association at NYU - AUSA's cover photo
09/11/2020

Anthropology Undergraduate Students Association at NYU - AUSA's cover photo

And the hand that you reach out is empty, as mine is... All you have is what you are, and what you give. -- Ursula LeGui...
09/11/2020

And the hand that you reach out is empty, as mine is... All you have is what you are, and what you give. -- Ursula LeGuin

10/28/2019

Tomorrow our anthropology of witchcraft meeting will be held in the anthropology building (25 Waverly Place) at 6:30.
I hope to see you there for spooky talks and free pizza.

10/25/2019

On Tuesday, October 29th, we will be trick-or-treating ourselves with an AUSA meeting! Anthropology professor Jessie Fredlund, who teaches a class at SPS called "Anthropology of Religion" will be talking to us about her research on the anthropology of witchcraft!
The meeting is scheduled at 6:30, but the room is still being sorted, so I will let you guys know as soon as I know.
There will also be free food.
I hope to see you there as we talk about some spooky stuff over pizza.

10/11/2019

AUSA FIELD TRIP!

Hi all,

I have officially locked down tickets to the Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History. I got us tickets to the opening night screening of Freedom Fields (their opening film tends to be one of their biggest, and most anticipated features, so I thought that would be a good fit!) The show is at 7:00 on Thursday night (October 18)

HOWEVER, I only have a limited number of tickets and will not be able to bring everyone. If you are interested, please please please let me know as soon as possible!!!

Shoot me an email at [email protected] to secure a ticket!

Hope to see you there,
Emma

09/11/2019

Hey everyone. Tomorrow we will have a booth at CAS Club Fest! If you just joined the facebook group to see what's going on at AUSA, stop by tomorrow. Also, if you have any friends who are anthro majors, or might enjoy the club, tell them to stop by.
-Emma

Join us on Wednesday, February 13th for our first meeting of the spring semester! We'll be watching Anthropologist Helen...
02/01/2019

Join us on Wednesday, February 13th for our first meeting of the spring semester! We'll be watching Anthropologist Helen Fisher's TED Talk, entitled “Technology hasn’t changed love -- here’s why”, and discussing. Plus, we'll have food! RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/9xgCj1yJG6xr5R5V2

Society for American Archaeology
05/06/2018

Society for American Archaeology

Congratulations to #Alaska, which took 1st Place in the 2018 SAA Archaeology Month/Week Poster Contest! #archaeology #pubarch

04/25/2018

Last meeting of the semester is tonight! See you at 6:30 in Silver 508!

Submit your E-Board application by Friday!
04/24/2018
Anthropology Undergraduate Students Association at NYU - AUSA

Submit your E-Board application by Friday!

It's that time of the year again: E-Board applications!

No experience is required, just an interest in Anthropology and developing/contributing to the club. We will have 4 positions next year: President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Events Chair. Descriptions for these positions can be found in the application below. We look forward to hearing your responses by Friday, April 27th (decisions will be made within the following week).

Application: https://goo.gl/forms/5E9dvGq2jGnm6QKe2

04/16/2018
Native American and Indigenous Student Group at NYU - NAISG

Check out NAISG's upcoming panel on Indigenous Resistance!

Join us for Indigenous Resistance: Environmental and Spiritual Justice Panel featuring Indigenous leaders Lenny Foster, Petuuche Gilbert, Jazmin Alfaro, and moderator Liz Ellis (NYU History). The panelists will share perspectives on their work, challenges within the United Nations and insight on the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Event is sponsored by the Native American and Indigenous Student Group at NYU - NAISG, NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (NYU CMEP), and Indigenous Rights Center.

Event is free and open to all.

It's that time of the year again: E-Board applications!No experience is required, just an interest in Anthropology and d...
04/13/2018
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It's that time of the year again: E-Board applications!

No experience is required, just an interest in Anthropology and developing/contributing to the club. We will have 4 positions next year: President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Events Chair. Descriptions for these positions can be found in the application below. We look forward to hearing your responses by Friday, April 27th (decisions will be made within the following week).

Application: https://goo.gl/forms/5E9dvGq2jGnm6QKe2

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The Leakey Foundation
04/09/2018
The Leakey Foundation

The Leakey Foundation

"For more than a decade, a team of archaeologists and anthropologists scoured the Arabian Desert for evidence that some of the earliest members of our species once traversed these formerly green lands. Now, they may have it."

"NYU's Dr. Shara Bailey studies what human teeth can tell us about our past. How does the shape of your molar reveal you...
04/08/2018
The Evolution of Teeth

"NYU's Dr. Shara Bailey studies what human teeth can tell us about our past. How does the shape of your molar reveal your family history? And what is the tooth-based link between North America and East Asia? Shara tells comedians Jo Firestone, Charlie Hankin, and Shalewa Sharpe all that and more. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends."

NYU's Dr. Shara Bailey studies what human teeth can tell us about our past. How does the shape of your molar reveal your family history? And what is the tooth-based link between North America and East

04/04/2018

“Cards Against Anthropology” is tonight at 6:30, 25 W 4th, room C-10!

The Leakey Foundation
03/06/2018
The Leakey Foundation

The Leakey Foundation

New Leakey Foundation funded research tracks the evolution of stone tool technology.

Cave Art May Have Been Handiwork Of Neanderthals
02/22/2018
Cave Art May Have Been Handiwork Of Neanderthals

Cave Art May Have Been Handiwork Of Neanderthals

Scientists say some of the earliest cave art found in Europe was done before humans arrived; thus, Neanderthal art, suggesting that our "brutish" cousins were capable of symbolic thinking.

Linguistic Society of America
02/06/2018
Linguistic Society of America

Linguistic Society of America

"Since television is a prominent source of cultural messaging for children, this correlation of foreign accents with “bad” characters could have concerning implications for the way kids are being taught to engage with diversity in the United States."

NYU Department of Anthropology
01/22/2018

NYU Department of Anthropology

Save the date! Please see below for information about our Spring 2018 Colloquia. More information for some events forthcoming.

The Leakey Foundation
01/22/2018
The Leakey Foundation

The Leakey Foundation

How Paleolithic artists used fire to set the world’s oldest art in motion.

Hi everyone and welcome back!Here's some information about our first couple of activities for the semester:First Meeting...
01/20/2018
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Hi everyone and welcome back!
Here's some information about our first couple of activities for the semester:

First Meeting: Wednesday, January 31st from 6:30-7:30pm

First Event: Tastings at the Tenement
"Taste a variety of foods from the neighborhood while exploring the influence of immigrant culture on what all Americans eat."
---The first 8 to RSVP will get the $30 ticket for free!!
---RSVP before Thursday, January 25th at 11:59pm: https://goo.gl/forms/UuChF4V6sg5nyqyK2

So mark your calendars and good luck in starting the Spring semester!

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American Anthropological Association
12/25/2017
American Anthropological Association

American Anthropological Association

"This practice of cutting, folding, and fastening paper transcends cultural boundaries and religious doctrine. It is millennia old. The wrapping of gifts points to a more essential experience, a way humans have learned to frame objects to designate them as special." http://ow.ly/UwYk30hm6rX

The Leakey Foundation
12/06/2017
The Leakey Foundation

The Leakey Foundation

The nearly complete ancient fossil skeleton "Little Foot" was unveiled by Prof. Ron Clarke today in South Africa.

The Leakey Foundation
11/22/2017
The Leakey Foundation

The Leakey Foundation

New moms need social support, and mother chimpanzees are no exception. So much so that female chimps that lack supportive friends and family wait longer to start having babies, according to researchers who have combed through the records of Jane Goodall’s famous Gombe chimpanzees. This research was conducted with support from The Leakey Foundation.

Linguistic Society of America
11/22/2017
Linguistic Society of America

Linguistic Society of America

"When we start thinking of language more in terms of style than vocabulary or spelling, a different picture emerges. Some of the bigger trends in American English are moving towards a more compact and informal use of language. American sentences are on average one word shorter in 2006 than they were in 1931."

Ancient Enthusiast-Æ
11/19/2017

Ancient Enthusiast-Æ

360°👁‍🗨’Horses Panel'
~ Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave facsimile
Ardèche department, southern France
📽Video: goo.gl/GxdpY1
▫Discovered recently in 1994, this cave has many scenes of prehistoric life both painted and etched onto the cave walls. In the same year as discovery, the cave was sealed off to any but the lucky few scientists who have ever been inside. The charcoal art had been dated to between 32,000 - 30,000 years old and depicts wildlife of the time in mesmerizing detail.
▫What we see here are carefully and accurately created life-size replicas of the art in a purpose built structure very near the actual cave. We see the Horses lined up, fighting Rhinos, a bear, Reindeer and various other animals in vivid and dramatic detail.

Photosphere by ©Christian Schroth

Meeting tomorrow! 6:30-7:30 in Silver 504 :D
11/07/2017

Meeting tomorrow! 6:30-7:30 in Silver 504 :D

Not sure what classes to take? Does Albert make you feel like this confused pupper?
AUSA can help! Come and ask questions about Anthropology classes and hear what we've got to say about our favorites!
This Wednesday, November 8th - 6:30-7:30 pm - location TBD :D

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