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EIU Department of Sociology and Anthropology

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Dr. Angela C Glaros, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Office: 3140 - Blair
Email: acglaros@eiu.edu

Angela Glaros's Vita
Fall 2017 Office Hours: Wednesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Friday 1:00 - 3:00 pm or by appointment.

Current Syllabi

Frequently Taught Courses

Introduction to Anthropology (ANT 2200)
Introduction to Anthropology, Honors (ANT 2290)
Anthropology of Religion (ANT 3606)
Anthropology of Europe (ANT 3608)
Language and Culture (ANT 3610)
The Body in Anthropological Perspective (ANT 3612)
Ethnographic Practice in Anthropology (ANT 3960 Special Topics)

Education

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Anthropology (2011)
Dissertation: Singing Knowledge: Aesthetics, Authority, and Gender in Skyrian Music.
Graduate minor, Gender and Women's Studies

M.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Anthropology (1998)

B.A., University of Minnesota, International Relations/French (1993)

Professional Organizations

American Anthropological Association
Central States Anthropological Society (1st Vice President)

Research

Greece, Greek-American communities; gender; vocal music; religion

Selected Publications

2013  Turning the Song: Music. Power, and the Aesthetics of Collaboration. Collaborative Anthropologies, vol.6, pp. 130-148.

Selected Conference Presentations

2017      “The Erotics of Nostalgia: Performing Longing and Belonging in Skyrian Music.”  John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation Lecture, University of Illinois
              Modern Greek Studies Program.  Urbana, IL.

2016      “There Was No Crying”: Women’s Mourning as Essential Ritual Disruption in Greek Orthodox Funerals.”  Presented in organized session, “Ritual and the
               Evidentiary Wisdom of Accident.” American Anthropological Association 113th Annual Meeting.  Minneapolis, MN.

2015      “The Sound of Orthodoxy: Gender, Power and Liturgical Singing in Greek-American Churches in Downstate Illinois.”  Annual Conference of the Midwest  
               Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology.  Urbana, Illinois.
 
2015      “All Our Songs Are Love Songs: The Erotic in the Skyrian Past.”  Central States Anthropological Society 92nd Annual Meeting.  St. Paul, MN.

2015      “Awed by the Beauty: Gender and the Senses in Byzantine Chant.”  60th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology.  Austin, TX.
 
2014      “Byzantine Chant and/as Material Culture.”  Presented in organized session, “Producing Anthropology and Religion at the Crossroads of Material and
              Belief.”  American Anthropological Association 113th Annual Meeting.  Washington, DC.
 
2013      “Music, Power, and the Aesthetics of Collaboration.”  American Anthropological Association 112th AnnualMeeting.  Chicago, IL.
 
2012      “’My Saint George’: Crossing Landscape and Soundscape in Skyros, Greece.”  Poster presentation at American Anthropological Association 111th Annual
               Meeting.  San Francisco, CA.
 
2011      “Laundry, Liminality and Legibility: Meeting Informants on the Threshold.”  American Anthropological Association 110th AnnualMeeting.  Montreal, Quebec.
 
2010      “Turning the Song: Antiphony and Social Aesthetics in Skyros, Greece.”  American Anthropological Association 109th AnnualMeeting.  New Orleans, LA.
 
2010      “’My St. George the Skyrian:’ Singing a Saint into a Greek Island Soundscape.”  International Interdisciplinary Conference, “Soundscapes of the Spirit:
               Cosmology and Sound Art from the Black to the Aral Seas,” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Funding & Grants

2015              Eastern Illinois University College of Sciences Early Research Support Grant

2014               Eastern Illinois University College of Sciences Early Research Support Grant

2013               Eastern Illinois University Council on Faculty Research Summer Grant

2009               Paleologos Graduate Scholarship, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North America

2007                Fulbright Fellowship, Institute of International Education

2007               Tullia Magrini Scholarship Award for Research on the Anthropology of Music & Mediterranean Cultures, University of Bologna, Italy and International
                       Council on Traditional Music

2007               Nelle M. Signor Fellowship in International Relations, University of Illinois

2001               Ethnographic Research Training Grant, National Science Foundation

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Program Chair, Central States Anthropological Society Annual Meeting, April 19-21, 2018, Bloomington, IN

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Eastern Illinois University
Department of Sociology/Anthropology

Blair 3170
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-3123
soc1@eiu.edu


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