Anthropology News and Celebrations

October 24, 2016

October 24, 2016 New Book:  Tricia McAnany’s Maya Cultural Heritage: How Archaeologists and Indigenous Communities Engage the Past is now out from Rowman & Littlefield. New project: Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld a grant received a grant from the US Embassy-Quito, to inaugurate … Continued

October 21, 2016

October 21, 2016 Culture anthropologist, Colin West, and biological anthropologist, Amanda Thompson, were featured in the fall issue of Arts and Sciences magazine. For the full story, click here.

Anthropology Department Celebrations

September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 The Japan Times published a list of ten important books about Okinawa and Chris Nelson’s book , Dancing with the Dead: Memory, Performance and Everyday Life in Post war Okinawa was included: Martha King received a … Continued

Department News and Celebrations

August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 New Book! Dale Hutchinson’s Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America, is recently out from University Press of Florida. Prize! The Society for the Anthropology of Work’s 2016 Book Prize has been awarded to … Continued

Anthropology Department Celebrations

April 25, 2016

April 25, 2016 UNC- CH Faculty Council voted on Friday April 15 to elect Vin Steponaitis as the 45th Secretary of the Faculty, an office that goes back to 1823. Deans Jonathan Hartlyn and Kevin Guskiewicz have selected Margie Scarry … Continued

Anthropology Department Celebrations

April 4, 2016

April 4. 2016 Peter Redfield has been elected to a Hallsworth Visiting Professorship in the School of Social Sciences within the Faculty of Humanities during 2016-2017.   Vin Steponaitis, has been appointed to serve on the Smithsonian Institution’s Native American … Continued

Graduate Students at work- even over Spring Break

March 24, 2016

Anthropology doctoral students, Lauren Nareau and Hannah Jahnke working during spring break. This photo was taken of two of our graduate students on March 17, 2016 enjoying the weather while grading papers on Duke’s East campus by Whitney Keller of The Herald-Sun.  

Anthropology Department Celebrations

March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 Claire Novotny has accepted a tenure track Assistant Professor Position at Kenyon College. Ariel Cascio has accepted a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Neuroethics Research Unit of the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal and will begin her … Continued