UNC Anthropology Student published in Anthropology News

June 7, 2017 UNC Anthropology major, Alex Polydoroff, was recently published in Anthropology news. For the full article, click here.

Students Make Videos to reflect The First Year Seminar Race, Racialization, and Blackness: A Multidimensional Perspective

May 30, 2017 The First Year Seminar Race, Racialization, and Blackness: A Multidimensional Perspective (ANTH 89), was designed to prepare students to think and talk intelligently about race. At the end of the semester students must demonstrate what they’ve learned, … Continued

Mary Beth Fitts Awarded GEAB Impact Award

May 17, 2017 Studying Pottery, Food Processing Habits to Uncover Catawba Nation History GEAB Impact Award North Carolina is home to eight state-recognized American Indian tribes, according to the N.C. Commission of Indian Affairs. Accounts of the strategies these tribes … Continued

PhD Student Anusha Hariharan featured in Carolina Chronicle

May 17, 2017 Anthropology graduate student Anusha Hariharan was featured in a Carolina Chronicle article about international graduate students who are making a difference at Carolina and around the world. To see her story and others, click here.

Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Labor in the Deep South selected for Award

May 16, 2017 Professor Angela Stuesses’ book, Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Labor in the Deep South, was just selected as the recipient of the C.L.R. James Award for Published Books for Academic or General Audiences for 2017 by the Working-Class Studies … Continued

Department News and Celebrations

April 24, 2017 Gabby Purcell received a summer research award from the Center for the Study of the American South for her ” Engaged Archaeology: Cherokee Foodways Past and Present” project.  This is in addition to the award that she … Continued

Department News and Celebrations

April 10, 2017 Molly Greene was award a Fulbright to support her research on gender, civilc society and climate change in Colombia. Liz Berger has been offered a 2-year post-doc in the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of … Continued

Department News and Celebrations

March 22, 2017 Undergraduate achievements: The following students will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa this semester: Lin Cao, Amber Fulford, Charles Lumsden and Emily Reckard. Ad Lane (vice-President of SUA) has been awarded a Burch Fellowship to support his … Continued

February 16- Anthropology Day!

February 16, 2017 They are cracking the culture codes of consumers and corporations (Intel, Pepsico, Target, Hormel), studying human-machine interactions (driverless cars anyone?), and unlocking the mysteries behind “superspreaders” – the people responsible for accelerating infectious disease epidemics. This week’s … Continued

Ian Hodder Visits Archaeology Class

February 8, 2017 Ian Hodder from Stanford University was a guest in the Archaeology core seminar (ANTH 705) Wednesday morning. The topic of the seminar was materiality studies. The discussion focused on content in Hodder’s new online book, Studies in Human-Thing Entanglement … Continued

Department News and Celebrations

January 18, 2017 Recent PhD graduate Orisanmi Burton accepted a tenure track job at American University. Charles Price received an IAH Fellowship for Fall 2017.  

Anthropology Department Celebrations!

December 5, 2016 Bryan Dougan just received  the 2016 Royal Air Morocco-ASA Student Travel Award through the African Studies Association. On Monday November 28, 2016, Malena Rousseau successfully defended her dissertation, “Seeking Buen Vivir: Re-imagining Livelihoods in the Shifting Political … Continued


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