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Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Professor Serguei Oushakine's article in “October,” called “Presence Without Identification: Vicarious Photography and Postcolonial Figuration in Belarus”  explores photographic works produced by members of the Minsk School of Photography before and after the collapse of the USSR in the 1980s and 1990s.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Read Professor Andrew Johnson's article in "The Atlantic" about how spiritual traditions have created cave legends. Johnson talks about how Thailand's caves are sacred places and full of spirit lords.

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Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Graduate student Brandon Hunter (also known as Brandon Hunter-Pazzara) is on Mexico’s Caribbean coast conducting fieldwork on the region’s labor union politics. Read his article, “Posting at the Margins” in "Anthropology News," on how election discussion is taking place online.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018

Congratulations to seniors Edric Huang and Carolina Salazar, for being awarded the Senior Thesis Prize in Anthropology.

The Senior Thesis Prize in Anthropology is selected by a committee of faculty members in the Anthropology Department. On the committee this year were Professor Biehl, Professor Johnson (as committee...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018

Congratulations to the Department of Anthropology's senior Edric Huang, co-winner of the University Center for Human Values thesis prize.

UCHV awards up to three senior thesis prizes to the student(s) who has written the best thesis in the areas of ethics and human values.

 

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018

Congratulations to the Department of Anthropology's senior Sophia Alvarez, for winning the Dean Hank Dobin Prize in Community-Based Independent Work.

Monday, Jun 4, 2018

Highest Honors: Sophia Megan Alvarez, Edric Huang, Carolina Andrea Salazar

High Honors: Guillaume Pierre Prévot

Honors: Devyn Noelle Holliday

 

Thursday, May 24, 2018

On Monday, May 14, the Anthropology Department presented its first Medical Humanities Fair in the Rotunda at Chancellor Green. This event was co-sponsored by the Humanities Council, the Community-Based Learning Initiative, and the Pace Center for Civic Engagement.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Students taking ANT 206 Human Evolution traveled to the Mpala Research Center in Laikipia County in central Kenya during spring break. Students were able to have a first-hand experience of peoples and environments in the very place that is at the origin of our lineage.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate William “Heath” Pearson who has been named one of 21 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2018 by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences...

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