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2/3/14:Faculty Colloquium Series Resumes
The second semester's Faculty Colloquium Series will resume this Wednesday, February 5 in Terrace 124 at noon. Mark Dailey will be discussing "GMC in Nepal: Images and Stories From Our International Anthropology Course." As always, a simple but nutritious lunch will be served.

Bill Porter: "The Chinese Search
for Solitude and the Rise of Zen"

From the GMC Journal
Week of April 22, 2013

Bill Porter, an award-winning translator of Chinese religious texts and poetry, will present a lecture and slideshow on the rise of the Zen tradition in China this Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the East Room.

Mr. Porter has personally visited many of the culturally and historically significant sites related to the poetic and religious history of China, and will share his experiences.

Nepal Course Presentation
From the GMC Journal
Week of March 26, 2012

On Tuesday, March 27 from 4 – 5 p.m. in Terrace 124, participants in the recent December – January international anthropology course will present and reflect on their recent three-week study of “culture and environment” in Nepal.

GMC Professor Mark Dailey Receives Grant of $27,000
From the GMC Journal
Week of February 6, 2012

Professor Mark Dailey and five GMC students recently received a grant of $27,000 from the ASIANetwork Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows Program to conduct anthropological, ethnographic research in China this coming summer. The study will investigate how massive outmigration from the Chinese countryside is affecting the human-environment relationship in these increasingly depopulated areas.

Jane O'Reilly at GMC
From the GMC Journal
Week of February 6, 2012

Green Mountain College will host Ms. magazine co-founder Jane O'Reilly for a talk on women's rights and the feminist movement on February 7, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., in the Gorge. The event is free and open to the public. A coffee reception will follow.

Culture and Environment in Nepal. Winter Break '11-'12
From the GMC Journal
Week of January 30, 2012

For three weeks over winter break, Green Mountain College was well represented in the foothills of the Himalayas, where students studied and experienced “Culture and Environment in Nepal” for three credits in sociology/anthropology. The group included a vibrant cross-section of the GMC community: 19 students, anthropology professor Mark Dailey, vice president of student life and trip organizer Joe Petrick, and board of trustees member Al Wakefield all joined the extended exploration.

Indigenous Agriculture, Policy, and Human Migration, Chiapas, Mexico, Winter Break 11-12
From the GMC Journal
Week of January 23, 2012

During the winter break seven GMC students found themselves in the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico in the small village of San Isidro just north of the Guatemalan border. The course Indigenous Agriculture, Policy, and Human Migration focused on the issues at the root of migration. The students explored why approximately 120 young people from San Isidro, a town of 1,200, have migrated to Vermont in order to work endless hours on Vermont dairy farms.


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