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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)

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017

In the summer of 2017, fifteen Princeton undergrads gathered in Berlin for the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Global Seminar on xenophilia and xenophobia, taught by Anthropology Professor John Borneman. This text is the product of their experiences. It details how and what they learned in engaging this topic in a...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Princeton Alumni Weekly talks to Department of Anthropology's Professor Carolyn Rouse to discuss her research trip to interview Donald Trump supporters in rural California, her "Trumplandia" project, the reasons why she hasn't watched cable TV news this year, and how listening can be "a radical act."

Saturday, Sep 30, 2017
Friday, Sep 15, 2017

Professor Serguei Oushakine's course "Language, Identity, Power" is reported by Literary Hub as one of the 10 college courses to read along to this semester (from your couch).

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017
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Nomi Stone, Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology, is a finalist with the Atelier. Atelier is a newly launched book series from UC Press in anthropology designed to take a ground-up approach to the acquisition and publication of new ethnographic works.

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