Eric Kline Silverman


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Miscellaneous Professional Activities

Guest, "Noon Edition" radio program on Fatherhood, WFIU (National   Public Radio affiliate), June 17, 2005 (archived at

Organizer, Showing of films by Gregory Bateson and a Cash Bar, Presidential Event, Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, 2004.

Ethnographic Consultant, Papua New Guinea art exhibition, DePauw University Anthropology Museum, 1997.

Ethnographic Consultant and Public Lecture; Sepik River art exhibition, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1994.

Ethnographic Consultant.  Sepik River Art Exhibition, University of Maine‑Orono, 1992.

Ethnographic Consultant for the film "Margaret Mead: An Observer Observed," 1991 (released 1996).

Assistant to the Australian Museum, Sepik Art Documentation Project, Papua New Guinea, 1988-1990.

Ethnographic Consultant and Curator, Sepik River Art Exhibition, University Museum, University of Florida, 1987-1988.

Pre‑fieldwork research: Goldwater Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Photographic archival research).  Museum fur Volkerkunde, Basel, Switzerland, 1987.

Research Assistant to David Lipset, Dept. Anthropology, University of Minnesota. Gender and maritime exchange in Papua New Guinea, 1987-1988.

Research Assistant, Center for Ancient Studies, University of Minnesota, 1984-1985.

Pottery Draftsman, Kommos Excavations, Crete, Greece, 1983.

Plus, I am frequently interviewed by reporters (e.g., San Francisco Chronicle, Philadelphia Daily News, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Detroit News, L.A. Daily News, Voice of America, ABC Radio News, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, USA Today, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, National Public Radio, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and National Public Radio).