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"Titration" wins at 2023 Latino and Native American Film Festival
June 27, 2023

Congratulations to Nuclear Princeton for their film, Titration: Radioactive Waste, Princeton, & the Navajo Nation, winner of the 2023 Latino & Native American Film Festival (LANAFF) Environmental / Social / Political / Justice Award.

This film seeks to unearth connections among uranium mining on the Navajo Nation…

Graduate Student Workshop in Anthropology, Athens
June 26, 2023

Graduate students and faculty from the Departments of Anthropology at Princeton University and Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences joined together for a three-day workshop in Athens during the first weekend of June. Stemming from a partnership between the two departments and the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, the workshop…

Garth launches Heirloom Gardens Oral History Project
June 22, 2023

On June 3rd and 4th, 2023, a team of Princeton students joined with students from Spelman College for a weekend-long workshop on conducting oral histories. This gathering marked the launch of the Heirloom Gardens Oral History Project, a collaboration between Princeton University, Spelman…

Kaelani Burja ’23 receives Martin A. Dale ’53 Fellowship
June 19, 2023

Congratulations to Kaelani Burja ’23 on receiving the Martin A. Dale ’53 Fellowship. The Dale Fellowship, created by 1953 Princeton alumnus Martin Dale, allows a senior to spend a year pursuing an independent project of extraordinary merit that will widen the recipient’s experience of the world and significantly enhance the recipient’s growth…

Amadeus Harte Awarded Stanley B. Burns M.D. Fellowship for the Study of Medical Photographic History at Yale
June 15, 2023

Third-year graduate student Amadeus Harte will be the inaugural recipient of the Stanley B. Burns M.D. Fellowship for the Study of Medical Photographic History, supporting the study of the history of medical photography at Yale University. 

The fellowship is offered by the Medical Historical…

Agustín Fuentes Teams with National Geographic to Make Exciting Discovery on Human Evolution in South Africa
June 9, 2023

Princeton Anthropology Professor Agustín Fuentes has joined National Geographic researchers to explore the Rising Star cave system near Johannesburg, South Africa. Deep within the caves they found the bodies of several Homo naledi, an extinct human relative, implying that the species was capable of intentional burial long before our earliest…

Celebrating Anthropology PhDs at Hooding and Recognition Ceremony
June 2, 2023

Congratulations to all our AY2023 PhD graduates! At this year’s Hooding and Recognition Ceremony,…

Anthropology Class of 2023 Celebrates Undergraduate Manager, Mo Lin Yee
June 2, 2023

Undergraduate Manager, Mo Lin Yee, was presented with flowers and a gift at Anthropology's Class Day 2023. Yee will be retiring in August, after working in Anthropology for 20 years. 

 

“Keep going, stay well, and keep coming back, enlarging our sense of the possible.”
June 2, 2023

2023 Anthropology Class Day Remarks by Professor João Biehl

What a beautiful and joyous day. We are delighted to have you all here.

As chair of the department, I want to welcome you all—students, families, friends, faculty and staff—to Anthropology’s 2023 Class Day!

If our times are specialized in…

Celebrating Anthropology Senior Theses
June 1, 2023

Congratulations to all our seniors for their hard work and great accomplishments! Below is a list of interdisciplinary prizes and awards given to Anthropology seniors. Well done class of 2023!

Senior Thesis Prize in Anthropology:
The prize determination process began with nominations by thesis advisors and second…