Anthropology Career Workshop, Wed Feb 28th, 5:30-6:30pm

February 22, 2018 Working in concert with the Society of Undergraduate Anthropologists (SUA), the Anthropology department is hosting the third installment of its Career Workshop Series, on Wednesday, February 28th, from 5:30-6:45pm in Room 205 of the Alumni Building.  This … Continued

Professor Charles Price hosted as Guest Speaker at DePaul University

February 13, 2018 Anthropology professor Dr. Charles Price was invited to DePaul University by the Center for Religion Culture and Community to give a talk about his work regarding Ethnogenesis and Jamaica’s Rastafari.    

Department Fellowships and Grants

February 12, 2018 Geoffrey Hughes has been selected as one of 24 Dean’s Graduate Fellows for 2018-19. Geoff will receive a one-year $4,000 top-up and a $1,000 summer stipend for his dissertation research. Congratulations to Geoff and thanks to Anna … Continued

Anthropology Professor Florence Babb June Book Release

February 9, 2018 Florence Babb’s book based on her longtime research in Peru, Women’s Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist Anthropology, is in page proofs and will come out in June with University of California Press:  

Professor Dale Hutchinson Receives Choice book Award

January 31, 2018 Professor Dale Hutchinson’s latest book, Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America, has received a 2017 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award. According to Choice, books that receive this award are selected for their excellence in … Continued

Professor Emerita to speak on campus

January 24, 2018 Anthropology professor emerita Kaja Finkler will share stories from her memoir Lives Lived and Lost: East European History Before, During and After World War II as Experienced by an Anthropologist and Her Mother as the speaker for the Carolina … Continued

Charles Price featured on The Institute Podcast

January 9, 2018 Charles Price, Associate Professor of Anthropology, talks about his upcoming book on collective identity formation of the Rastafari. Here the podcast here.

Student and Faculty Recent Accomplishments

December 11, 2017 At the AAA meetings in Wash., D.C., Angela Stuesse received the 2017 Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA) Book Award. Professor Stuesse was also mentioned in the credits of this week’s This American Life about poultry’s recruitment … Continued

“Cats of Anthropology” Calendar on sale now!

November 30, 2017 Do you like cats? Do you like to support graduate students? If yes, you are in luck! As you know, SAS created “Cats of Anthropology” calendars featuring the pets of our graduate students and faculty. We are happy to … Continued

Adjunct Anthropology professor Stephen Davis featured in University Gazette

November 16, 2017 Adjunct anthropology professor and assistant director of the Research Labs of Archaeology, Stephen Davis Jr, was featured in the University Gazette discussing archaeological findings around Chapel Hill and campus. Full article written by Susan Hudson can be … Continued

Department News and Celebrations!

November 14, 2017 Anusha Hariharan has been awarded a grant from the Taraknath Das Foundation to support her work on social justice issues in Tamil Nadu, South India. Lauren Nareau has been awarded a UNC Off-campus Dissertation Fellowship for her … Continued

Summer Research of First Year Graduate Students

October 30, 2017 Dr. Harriet Kupferer was one of the early PhDs in Anthropology from UNC- Chapel Hill.  She was awarded her degree in 1961 upon completion of her dissertation, “The “principal people,” 1960: a study of cultural and social … Continued

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