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Baboon Mandible (Papio Anubis) Apr 2019

Baboon Mandible (Papio Anubis)

3D Hominin Artifact Models

Origin: Africa. Time Period: Modern. Scanned from plaster cast.


La Quina 5 Cranium (Homo Neanderthalensis) Apr 2019

La Quina 5 Cranium (Homo Neanderthalensis)

3D Hominin Artifact Models

Origin: France. Time Period: Late Pleistocene (~35-65 ka). Scanned from plaster cast.


La Quina 18 Juvenile Cranium (Homo Neanderthalensis) Apr 2019

La Quina 18 Juvenile Cranium (Homo Neanderthalensis)

3D Hominin Artifact Models

Origin: France. Time Period: Late Pleistocene (~35-65 ka). Scanned from plaster cast.


Kabwe Skull (Homo Heidelbergensis) Apr 2019

Kabwe Skull (Homo Heidelbergensis)

3D Hominin Artifact Models

Origin: Zambia. Time Period: Late Pleistocene (~200-300 ka). Scanned from plaster cast.


The Weight Room, Cameron Burnette, Whitney Hall Apr 2018

The Weight Room, Cameron Burnette, Whitney Hall

Visual Anthropology Films

The Weight Room is a short film that examines the culture of the Furman University weight room as seen through the eyes of the football team. It shows how the weight lifting program differs during the season versus the off-season. Our film integrates interviews with two weight lifting coaches along with two young players who have recently entered the weight program and were forced to learn and adapt to the culture very quickly. These interviews help the audience understand the culture through the eyes of the coaches who try to establish it, and the eyes of the players who are ...


The Business Block, Hope Kelly, Sorrelle Dattel Apr 2018

The Business Block, Hope Kelly, Sorrelle Dattel

Visual Anthropology Films

“The Business Block” is a short ethnographic film on the culture of Furman University’s unique undergraduate Business program. At Furman University, undergraduate business students complete a semester-long program called The Business Block. This program combines classes and lectures, professional development seminars, guest speakers, and a semester-long group project to create a unique and challenging experience for Business students. The film explores the Business Block and the unique culture created by this experience. It focuses on the benefits of this undergraduate program, the challenges students face, and the rich relationships among professors and students.


The Professors' Perspective, Nicole Flores, Noah Turnley Apr 2018

The Professors' Perspective, Nicole Flores, Noah Turnley

Visual Anthropology Films

The Professors’ Perspective is a student-made ethnographic film that aims to take a look into the lives of professors at Furman University. This film looks at two professors in the Health Science Department as they explain their likes and dislikes about being a professor, the most difficult part about being a professor, and the daily routines they may or may not have.


The Sisters At Williams Hardware, Olivia Corso, Hailey Pierce Apr 2018

The Sisters At Williams Hardware, Olivia Corso, Hailey Pierce

Visual Anthropology Films

Nestled in the tiny town of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, the Cafe at Williams Hardware is a busy hive of activity. Boasting traditional Southern-style comfort food, a friendly waitstaff, and locally handcrafted merchandise – ranging from cookbooks, to bird soap dishes, to windchimes – Williams Hardware is more than just a cafe. This film follows two Furman University students as they explore this cornerstone of Travelers Rest which also stands as the oldest restaurant on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, a 10-mile bike trail which connects Greenville to TR. The iconic McCarrell sisters, Joyce and Nancy, have run the place with typical southern ...


Behind The Mint Doors, Sarah Murdaugh, Grace Honohan Apr 2018

Behind The Mint Doors, Sarah Murdaugh, Grace Honohan

Visual Anthropology Films

“Behind the Mint Doors” is a short ethnographic film that focuses on the community of the Furman University Art Department and the building it inhabits. This student documentary features interviews from five different college seniors, some art majors and some not, and exposes what studying art entails in a hardworking but isolated environment. Disciplines shown include sculpture, printmaking, painting, graphic design, and ceramics.


Culture Of The Furman Dining Hall, Celia Castellano, Ben Hinson Apr 2018

Culture Of The Furman Dining Hall, Celia Castellano, Ben Hinson

Visual Anthropology Films

This film provides an in-depth exploration of the culture of the Daniel Dining Hall at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. Through various interviews, both with students and staff, this film captures the day-to-day operations of the facility—exploring relationships between students and the workers who serve them. Students explain the connections they feel with various employees at the Dining Hall. Managers, floor staff, and kitchen staff speak about behind-the-scenes aspects of Furman University’s primary food-service provider. The film delivers an anthropological background of a campus landmark.


The Happiest Hour At The Woodlands, Hanna Arata, Sam Fowler Apr 2017

The Happiest Hour At The Woodlands, Hanna Arata, Sam Fowler

Visual Anthropology Films

This film showcases a weekly happy hour held at the Woodlands, a senior living community near the Furman University campus. Woodlands residents talk about how music played at the happy hour transports them back to a different era, and they share in their enjoyment of the event’s wine and live music.


The Lake Debate, Connor Lynch Apr 2017

The Lake Debate, Connor Lynch

Visual Anthropology Films

Framed by concerns by some Furman students over their ability to access the student union when community members enjoying the popular Furman Lake fill up the nearby parking spaces, this film explores why people are attracted to the lake. The film shows the perspectives of several individuals who come to walk pets or take children for a bicycle ride on the lakeside paths.


The Furman Library: Catering To Students, Andrew Cromer, Shane Roberts Apr 2017

The Furman Library: Catering To Students, Andrew Cromer, Shane Roberts

Visual Anthropology Films

This film explores how the main campus library has become a second home to students from around Furman University. From the student who basically moves in during finals week, to the students who use the library primarily as a study space, the film gives a student’s perspective on the comforts of the library.


Welcome Home, Ann Ludlow, Libby Mackow Apr 2017

Welcome Home, Ann Ludlow, Libby Mackow

Visual Anthropology Films

This film explores the dynamics of different Furman housing areas, interviewing students about their adjustment to dorm living and about their preferences for spending time in different areas.


Russ From P2x, Claudia Leslie, Jordan Mcneill Apr 2017

Russ From P2x, Claudia Leslie, Jordan Mcneill

Visual Anthropology Films

This film profiles a well-loved fixture of the Furman campus, Russ. He runs the printing and copying service center at the university and oversees mail delivery in the student center, but his real passion is connecting with students. In the film, Russ explains how his life journey led him here, reflecting on his work and his vocation.


Poe Mill Skate Tribe, Heather Brame, Izzy Michell Apr 2017

Poe Mill Skate Tribe, Heather Brame, Izzy Michell

Visual Anthropology Films

This film transports the viewer to the Poe Mill Skate Park in Greenville, South Carolina, where an active skateboarding community has grown up. The skateboarders form a tight-knit community and transform an otherwise abandoned area as they pour their own money and labor into building up the park.


The Seniors’ Show, Catherine Hamilton Apr 2017

The Seniors’ Show, Catherine Hamilton

Visual Anthropology Films

This film profiles four art majors preparing for their senior show at Furman University. The challenges they face and the passion they pour into their creations are both evident as they explain why they do what they do, and what they learn in the process.


Three Generations Of Italians: Interview With Mr. T. By Cynthia Nanni, Mr. T. Apr 1979

Three Generations Of Italians: Interview With Mr. T. By Cynthia Nanni, Mr. T.

Three Generations of Italians

Subjects covered: language, prejudice, traditions, family ties, roles & education.