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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 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 addressing...

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Two students from the Department of Anthropology will participate in Princeton Research Day 2018. Ashlyn Lackey ’18 will present her thesis in a 90-second pitch competition. The title of her thesis is, “eConnection: Community in the Age of Social Media.” Sophia Alvarez ’18 will present in the poster session.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Didier Fassin, James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study and visiting professor in the Department of Anthropology has been recognized with the 2018 NOMIS Distinguished Scientist Award. This award is presented to exceptional scientists in support of their exploration of unconventional...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018

Kessie Alexandre received the University Center for Human Values’ Laurance S. Rockefeller Graduate Prize Fellowship (GPF). This program recognizes and supports post-generals graduate students with distinguished academic records whose dissertation research centrally involves the critical study of human values.

Monday, Mar 5, 2018

Anthropological Quarterly commemorates the work of Professor Emeritus James A. Boon with a special collection of writings, “Reciprocal Radicalizing: Commemorating the Work of James A. Boon.” Professor Boon’s former student, Alexander Dent, along with Ian Whitemarsh, organized this commemoration to Boon. Read the tribute...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018

Author James Peacock reflects on three images or themes from his former student, Professor Emeritus James Boon. Peacock expands on his interpretation of these images, drawing on memory and connections to other themes in the field.

Anthropological Quarterly, Volume 90, Number 4, Fall 2017, pp.1175-1187 (Article)

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