Anthropology Of The Supernatural

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How do humans make sense of something "supernatural" and unknown? How do different cultures explore and understand this concept in our past and present? This year, our conference tackles human folklore, practices, and belief.

UMN Event Description: http://z.umn.edu/12t1

The Undergraduate Anthropology Club presents their 37th annual conference, Anthropology of the Supernatural. Admission is FREE and refreshments are included. Doors open at 9am. All are welcome to attend!

Keynote speakers will include:

• Professor Sabina Magliocco of California State University, Northridge
• Emeritus Professor David Hufford of University of Pennsylvania

Sabina's research interests include: religion, folklore, foodways, festival, witchcraft and Neo-Paganism in Europe and the United States. Her most recent book is called: Witching Culture: Folklore and Neo-Paganism in America.

Hufford's research interests "incorporate perspectives on applied folklore and theory, are in the areas of alternative health systems and folk belief and practice." His book, The Terror That Comes In The Night, explores the experiential basis for belief in the supernatural.

Funding provided by Student Services Fees.

Special thanks to the Anthropology Department!
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