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Friday, Apr 23, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Laurence Ralph, his book Renegade Dreams: Living Through Injury in Gangland Chicago, received the 2021 J.I. Stanley Prize. The School for Advanced Research (SAR) presents the J. I. Staley Prize to a living author for a book that exemplifies outstanding scholarship and writing in anthropology.

Thursday, Apr 22, 2021

Congratulations to Anthropology major Jessica Lambert ’22, awarded the Truman Scholarship.  The award recognizes students with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service. Jessica will use the scholarship to earn a...

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021

The film, The Torture Letters, produced and directed by Laurence Ralph, has become an official selection for another film festival, the Atlanta Film Festival. The festival will be hosted virtually, drive in, and in person from April 22- May 2.

Friday, Apr 16, 2021

The murders of eight people at Atlanta-area spas, six of whom were Asian women, has taken place amidst a wave of violence directed against people of Asian descent in this country. The attack, by a white gunman whom a Georgia sheriff’s captain described as having “a bad day,” has been the most high-profile case in a wave of anti-Asian violence,...

Friday, Apr 9, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Laurence Ralph, awarded the 2021 Guggenhiem fellowship. The fellowship is awarded to individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.

Thursday, Apr 8, 2021

The Princeton University Humanities Council interviewed Professor Lauren Coyle Rosen on her book, Fires of Gold: Law, Spirit, and Sacrificial Labor in Ghana

Thursday, Apr 1, 2021

Professor Julia Elyachar recently was interviewed by Jacob Bessen of Middle East Studies Pedagogy Initiative (MESPI) Newsletter, the article is called, “Teaching Anthropology of the Economic East.”

Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021

Professor Ryo Morimoto recently wrote a commentary for CAS (Critical Asian Studies) on the 10th Anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Triple Disaster in Northeastern Japan. Morimoto shares a letter to “Grandma,” a long-time resident of coastal Fukushima, focusing on the personal experiences and relationships of local residents.

Monday, Mar 8, 2021

Laurence Ralph and Aisha Beliso-De Jesús (Program in American Studies) received fellowships from the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University for 2021-22.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021

Congratulations to anthropology major Mary DeVellis ’21, awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship. The award gives students the opportunity to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge.

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