Student Anthropology Conference

Each year, the anthropology program at Missouri State University hosts a Student Anthropology Conference, which features the work of undergraduate and graduate students. The 2017 conference will be held on the afternoons of Thursday April 27 and Friday April 28 (exact times to be determined).

STAC 2013 panel


Students--both graduate and undergraduate--are invited to submit abstracts for papers and posters on original research in any of the subfields of anthropology--archaeology, biological, cultural, linguistic, or applied.  Participants will be organized into panels according to theme; presentations will be 15 minutes each, and each panel will include additional time for discussion.

The deadline to submit abstracts is Monday, April 17.

Abstracts must be submitted online by using the link below.  The abstract should state your research question or topic, the method you used to address it, what you found out, and why it's relevant.  The abstract should be no longer than 250 words.

Submit your abstract online.

If you have questions about the conference, contact Dr. Margaret Buckner (, 417-836-6165).