4-0420
STRANGE SCIENCE: ANTHROPOLOGICAL ENCOUNTERS WITH THE FRINGE
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Reviewed By: Society for Anthropological Sciences
Friday, November 20, 2015: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students, Those involved in mentoring activities
Organizers:  Stephen A Chrisomalis (Wayne State University)
Chairs:  Stephen A Chrisomalis (Wayne State University)
10:15 AM
Aten’s Razor: Approaches to Fringe Claims of Linguistic Diffusionism
Stephen A Chrisomalis (Wayne State University)
10:30 AM
Of Masons, Myths, and Mythmaking: Masonic Inspirations in the World of Pseudoarchaeology
David S. Anderson (Radford University, Department of Sociology)
11:00 AM
Aryan Mythology in Indian Archaeology
Neha Gupta (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
11:15 AM
Parapsychology and the Limits of Scientific Inquiry
Glynn Custred (California State University East Bay)
11:30 AM
Stone Piles and Hard Heads: Archaeologists, Avocationalists, and Pseudoscience in North America, or ‘I Have a Doctorate, You Know'
Cameron B. Wesson (Lehigh University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology) and Andrew R. Beaupré (College of William & Mary)
11:45 AM