Mary Beth Fitts Awarded GEAB Impact Award

May 17, 2017

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

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.

Department News and Celebrations

April 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

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