Congratulations to PhD candidates Navjit Kaur and Nikhil Pandhi, winners of Wenner-Gren dissertation fieldwork grants. The title of Nikhil's project is, Dying of Caste: How Public Health, Caste and Chronicity Collide in Contemporary India.
Congratulations to Hanna Garth! Garth’s book Black Food Matters: Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice was named the runner up for the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Book Award.
Professor Agustín Fuentes talks to Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW) on the Pandemic and Human Connection. Fuentes shared his insights from his research, including the physical toll of the pandemic and the myths about human aggression that linger in our collective imaginations.
Matt Walker of BadCredit.org spoke to Fred Wherry of Dignity + Debt about the mission of the Dignity + Debt Network and the strength of having partners at Princeton.
Ph.D. student Elizabeth Durham published an op-ed in Anthropology News. Durham writes on Ohio's Vax-A-Million lottery, "What's So Funny about Ohio's Vaccine Lottery?" Jokes about Vax-a-Million have been near-ubiquitous in Ohio. How are its residents using this humor with and against each other, and to what communal end?
Check out the 2020-2021 Academic Report for the Department of Anthropology. Read about faculty research, graduate student research, program updates and the many events that took place throughout the year.
The Brazil LAB initiative (Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies), headed by Professor João Biehl, has been renewed by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) for...
Professor Carolyn Rouse was recently interviewed by Lisa Deaderick of The San Diego Union-Tribune. In the interview, Carolyn discusses critical race theory, the legislation being drafted and passed in opposition to it, and the utility of this academic framework in and out of public school settings.