Scholars Week
May 12 - 16th, 2014

The Anthropology Department and the Anthropology Club are putting out a call for Scholars Week papers and posters.

This is fantastic opportunity to build your resume, gain some recognition, and get some experience with a conference like atmosphere!

The Deadline for entry submission is April 20th.
Anthropology Department Symposium Days are May 15th and 16th.

Scholars Week is an annual celebration of undergraduate student work research at WWU. Participants in the Anthropology Department portion of Scholars Week present a paper or poster with the Department as well as the general campus community.

Description of the Paper Presentations:

You will be placed in a Session of 5 people with a similar topic. You will have 12 minutes to present using Power Point or other Visual Media with 3 minutes for Question and Answer.

Please Note: Students must either bring their presentation prepared on a flashdrive or provide their own Mac adapter for the projector equipment as we will not provide one.

Description of Poster Presentations:

The Scholars Week Organizing Committee announces the annual
All-University Scholars Poster Session held on Thursday, May 15 (9 am – 5:30 pm) and Friday, May 16 (9 am – 4 pm). Anthropology Department posters will be showcased in Artzen Hall 3rd floor, specific date and time TBA. 

If you are interesting in submitting a paper or poster, please follow the directions below:

To Submit Your Paper Presentation:

Email us at:

With the following REQUIRED information:

1.       Full Name

2.       Email Address

3.       Title of the Paper

4.       Presentation’s Anthropological Subfield

5.       3-5 Key Words for Your Presentation

6.       A Paper Abstract (must be 100 words or less)

To Submit Your Poster Presentation:

Go to:

And follow the directions on the website.

Then send an email to:

With the following REQUIRED information:

1.       Full Name

2.       Email Address

3.       Title of the Poster

4.       Poster’s Anthropological Sub field

5.       3-5 Key Words for Your Poster

For more information on the campus-wide scholar's week:

Please note, all parts must be completed to be considered.

Scholars Week is a celebration of undergraduate work. Graduate students may apply, but they will be the last to be chosen.  

Scholars Week
May 19-20, 2011

Anthropology Scholars week will have several different
Professionalizing Workshops

Times and dates of the following workshops to be announced:

Graduate School Considerations
Thinking about graduate school? Get inside information on choosing the right program for you, the application process, and an assessment of your strength as a candidate.

Writing a Professional Job Resume
Your professional resume is a potential employer’s first impression of you. Learn how to maximize this important document.

Internships and Experiential Learning
Learn about the value of internships and experiential learning in applying for graduate school or professional jobs upon graduation.

How to Give a Presentation
We will have a workshop on "How to Give a Presentation" for everyone who is presenting, to teach professional presentation skills.

For more information on WWU's Scholars Week:

For more information on the Anthropology Department

For more information on the Anthro Club: