Anthropology Graduate Student Union
The Anthropology Graduate Student Union (AGSU) is an officially recognized, chartered organization composed of anthropology graduate students at the University of New Mexico. We provide representatives to the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) council and liaise with the department faculty and Chair to advocate the needs and interests of anthropology graduate students. We also seek to provide professional development experience by organizing an annual research conference and skills workshops.
Some things we do/sponsor/support:
Annual New Student Orientation Pot Luck (with Anthropology Department
Navajo Rug Auction (with Maxwell Museum of Anthropology)
Student Orientation Trip
AGSU Annual Conference in Anthropology
Weekly Brownbag Lecture Series
Fall/Spring Welcome Back parties
Undergraduate Anthropology Society (UAS) Mentoring Program
AGSU Officers 2017-2018
Maxwell Museum Representative
Annual AGSU Conference in Anthropology: Since 1996, the Anthropology Graduate Student Union has sponsored an annual research symposium held each spring. The purpose of the symposium is to highlight the research of undergraduate and graduate students in anthropology at the University of New Mexico. The symposium features the Frieda Butler Award lecture, the Ruth E. Kennedy Award lecture, and in alternate years, the New Mexico Folklore Award Lecture, as well as special guest speakers and various other events.