Global Humanities and Religions Faculty and Staff

G.G. Weix

G.G. Weix

Professor

Office: Social Sciences 223
Email: gg.weix@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

 Autumn 2018 Tuesday and Thursday 3:30 to 5:00 and by appointment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Current Position

Professor of Anthropology, University of Montana.

Courses

Autumn 2018  

ANTY 330X: Indonesia and the Philippines  TR 12:30-1:50 p.m.

 ANTY 336: Myth Ritual and Religion  TR 2:00-3:20 p.m.  

Spring 2019  

ANTY 403: Public Anthropology   MWF 12:00-12:50 p.m.

ANTY 422: Mind, Culture and Society  MWF 11:00-11:50 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

1981  B.A. Anthropology with Distinction. Honors in Humanities, Stanford University

1985  M.A. Anthropology, Minors in Southeast Asian Studies and Women's Studies, Cornell University

1990 Ph.D. Anthropology, Cornell University

 

Field of Study

  • Sociocultural Anthropology
  • South and Southeast Asian Studies

 

 

Honors

  • FLAS Fellowships  1984, 1985, 1987 (Indonesian, Javanese, Dutch)
  • Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship 1986  
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, 1992-93, Institute for Study of Economic Culture, Boston University
  • SSRC Invited Workshop "Gender and Social Change" 1990
  • IIAS Invited Workshop, Leiden University  "Women and Household" 1995
  • ACLS Travel Grant 1995
  • Fulbright Hays Faculty Fellowship 2000 (deferred)
  • Montana Business and Professional Women's Association Member of the Year 2002
  • Diversity award, University of Montana 2002
  • Wenner Gren Senior Anthropologist award 2005-2007
  • Tolle-Bekken award, University of Montana 2016
  • Fulbright Hays IRS Study Abroad award 2017
  • Burton K. Williams research award 2017
  • Yamaguchi travel award 2017
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor award, University of Montana 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialized Skills

  •  Indonesian, Javanese 

 

 

Teaching Experience

  • 101H: Anthropology and the Human Experience  (FIG 1997)
  • 102H: Introduction to South and Southeast Asian Studies
  • 191E: International Human Rights (GLI)
  • 220S: Culture and Society
  • 227: Human Sexuality   (deleted 2015)
  • 330X: Peoples and Cultures of the World:
    • Indonesia and the Philippines  
    • South and Southeast Asia
    • Mainland Southeast Asia 
    • Middle East/North Africa
    • Insular Southeast Asia
  • 336: Myth, Ritual and Religion
  • 403E: Ethics and Anthropology(renamed 2017 Public Anthropology)
  • 422: Mind, Culture and Society
  • 427: Anthropology of Gender
  • 430: Social Anthropology
  • 431: Ethnographic Field Methods
  • 440: Contemporary Issues of South and Southeast Asia
  • 442: Economic Anthropology (deleted 2005)
  • 494: Special Topics: Law, Gender and Kinship (1999), Feminisms: Local and Global (2002) 
  • 500: Contemporary Anthropological Thought
  • 520: Ethnology (renamed 2016 Contempoary Ethnography)

 

Professional Experience

Reviewer for TItle VI DOE Fulbright Hays Program (South Asia, Southeast Asia)  IIE, Boren Fellowships, NEH (Anthropology) 

 

 

International Experience

  • Undergraduate field reserach, Isle of Mann, 1980
  • Doctoral Field research, Java, Indonesia 1984, 1986-1987 
  • Directed Study Abroad, Bali, Indonesia, 1990-91 
  • Field trips Moluccas 1987, 1991; Java, Bali, 1993, Sumatra, Bali 1995
  • International Conferences: Delhi, India 1985, Kathmandu, Nepal 1987, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1995, Singapore 1997, Berlin, Germany 2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

Affiliations

American Association of University Women  (State President, 2006-2008)

Association of American Anthropologists Fellow, member since 1988

Association of Asian Studies

Indonesian and East Timor Studies Committee (Executive Board since 2005)