Sociocultural Faculty | Anthropology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts


John McCall

Associate Professor

John McCall

Phone: 618.453.5010
Office Location: Faner Hall, Room 3543

My research is focused on African arts, music, and dance. I am particularly interested in the performance arts as mechanisms of collective memory, historiography, and the production of meaning in community life. Since 2000, I have devoted my attention to Africa's enthusiastic and innovative full profile >>

David Sutton


David Sutton

Phone: 618.453.5017
Office Location: 
Faner Hall, Room 3537

Since the early 1990s I have been doing research in Greece, with a focus on the island of Kalymnos in the Eastern Aegean. I have been interested in questions of memory, historical consciousness and the relevance of the past in daily life, ranging from naming practices to the ritual throwing of full profile >>