The Anthropology Museum has invited experts from around the world to NIU to discuss Haiti’s contemporary realities four years after the earthquake. Click here for dates.
Fragments: Haiti Four Years after the Earthquake opens January 24th. Based on the activist anthropology of Professor Mark Schuller, this powerful exhibit explores the lives and living conditions of Haitians today.
On Oct 18th, the IAM (Illinois Association of Museums) awarded The Anthropology Museum with the Superior Achievement Award for its student-produced exhibition, Trowels & Fair Trade: Revealing the Underground Railroad and Contemporary Slavery, Curated by Ashlee Craig and Kweku Williams. link to release
On Oct 18th, the IAM awarded graduate student Ashlee Craig with the IAM Graduate Student of the year award. link to release
The Anthropology Museum is a teaching museum with collections available for research. Research may be conducted by students for coursework, Independent Studies, Graduate Thesis, and by NIU faculty and staff. Researchers outside the NIU community can also access the collection for research with specific requests.