Anthropology students create mini exhibits for Museum Studies class

Schroeder Hall

Museum Studies, ANT 374, taught by Dr. Kate Driscoll, meets every spring to examine “the history, organization, and administration of museums as well as the methods of acquisition, preservation and exhibition of artifacts”[ANT 374 syllabus, Kate Driscoll, Spring 2021].

Schroeder Hall Gallery exhibit, 2020-2021

A picture of 3 large photos of Black circus performers hanging from circus straps from their heads and a 4th poster of a written explanation of this "Strange Fruit"

This study asks, “What is the experience of people of color in a modern U.S. circus?” It is primarily concerned with granting performers of color control over telling their own story.