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    A Visit from Wengrow

    February 14, 2024 David Wengrow, professor of comparative archaeology at University College London gave a lecture as part of the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Anthropology Colloquium Series in early February.…

  • Congratulations to our 2024 retirees

    January 26, 2024 Congratulations Lorraine Aragon, Dale Hutchinson, Don Nonini, John Scarry, Margie Scarry, Sandy Smith-Nonini, and Laurie Steponaitis, our 2024 faculty retirees! The UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Anthropology celebrated…

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    UNC anthropologist cited in ABCNews article on the complicated history of abortion policy in Russia

    November 22, 2023 University of North Carolina Anthropologist and Associate Professor, Michele Rivkin-Fish, PhD, was recently cited in an ABCNews article for her expertise on the conditions of Russian abortion clinics…