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Anthropology Senior Wins 2nd Place in Regional Paper Competition

Kristi Lenderman, Anthropology senior, won second place in the 2013 Southwestern Anthropological Association Student Paper Competition for her Spring 2013 capstone paper titled, “Chilean Intercultural Education and Contentious Identities: Constructions of Sexuality and Gender in the Mapuche Community” Kristi presented her paper at the annual meeting of the conference in San Jose, California on April 19 and was  honored at the conference’s banquet that evening. She received a check for $100. Kristi wrote her paper in Dr. Melissa Johnson’s capstone course.