Anthropology Department Celebrations!

December 5, 2016

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

Anthropology News and Celebrations

November 14, 2016

November 14, 2016 New Books: Mara Buchbinder, Michele Rivkin-Fish, and Rebecca Walker, eds. 2016 Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: New Conversations Across the Disciplines, has been published by UNC Press, Social Medicine Series. New projects: Michele Rivkin-Fish received a $94,000 … Continued

Fall InHerit Newsletter

November 4, 2016

November 4, 2016 The Indigenous heritage fall newsletter has been released. Features include InHerit’s newest initiative, introduces the new program director, and so much more! Find the full newsletter by clicking here.

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

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: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2016/09/17/books/okinawan-chronicles-10-books-show-many-faces-japans-island-paradise/#.V-LxiIUX78Q 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