ECU’s 4th Annual Anthropology After Dark open house event featuring a lecture on The Role of Anthropology in the Military will take place on Thursday, February 15th from 6:30-8:30 pm in the Flanagan Building on the 2nd floor. This event will exhibit laboratories, artifact displays, Andean music, and an Egyptian tomb. At 7 pm in Flanagan 265, there will be a lecture“From Advancing Cultural Sensitivity in Special Operations Forces to Building Sustainable Communities Through Outreach to Veterans” by cultural Anthropologist Robert Greene Sands, Director of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Language at Norwich University. “This event is one of our more significant public outreach events. We invite the public into our classrooms and labs to help them understand the relevance of anthropology in the twenty-first century” (Dr. Randy Daniel, Chair, Department of Anthropology). “Anthropology After Dark is an event that brings both anthropologists and future anthropologists together through the creation of various exhibits. Anyone that is curious about anthropology and its multiple subdisciplines is welcomed with opened arms” (Rubi Medina, Anthropology major). Free parking will be available at the parking lot near the corner of 10th Street and College Hill Drive known as the “flood lot”. A shuttle from this parking lot to the Flanagan Building will run every 15 minutes starting at 6:15 pm.