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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Somatosphere published a wonderful essay by João Biehl and Onur Günay on how to teach anthropology in a pandemic.  The article talks about how the course "Medical Anthropology" was deepened and enriched by the life-altering circumstances of the pandemic.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Princeton University students enrolled in the Spring 2020 Medical Anthropology course (ANT/HUM 240)—co-taught by João Biehl (Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology and Co-Director of the Global Health Program) and Onur Günay (Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Woodrow Wilson School)—have launched a new website to critically analyze the...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Elizabeth Durham, winner of the Laurance S. Rockefeller Graduate Prize Fellowship. The program recognizes and supports post-generals graduate students with distinguished academic records whose dissertation research centrally involves the critical study of human values.

Friday, May 1, 2020

Anthropology major Katya Vera, class of 2020, is featured in Newsweek Magazine article "The Class of 2020 Desperately Wants Jobs But Is Graduating Into Record Unemployment. Can They Ever Catch Up?" Roughly 2 million members of the Class of 2020 are rewriting the script for their entry into adulthood with the Covid-19 impact.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020

Congratulations to PhD student, Kamal Kariem, winner of the Stephen F. Cohen–Robert C.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020

Sarah Pinto's new book, The Doctor & Mrs. A.: Ethics and Counter-Ethics in an Indian Dream Analysis (Women Unlimited Press and Fordham University Press), is an exploration of the relationship between ethics and counter ethics. Shikha Kumar of Firstpost. interviews Pinto on the fascinating Indian dream analysis study that...

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020
Fires of Gold: Law, Spirit, and Sacrificial Labor in Ghana is a powerful ethnography of the often shrouded cultural, legal, political, and spiritual forces governing the gold mining industry in Ghana, one of Africa’s most celebrated democracies.
Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Alexandra Middleton, for winning the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year. This prestigious fellowship is an honorific award reserved for four students who, in the judgment of the University faculty, demonstrate the highest scholarly excellence.

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