Charles Price has signed a book contract with New York University Press for a sequel to his book Becoming Rasta. His sequel will focus on ethnogenesis and collective identity formation.
Yearly Archives: 2014
Wiley Blackwell has published A Companion to Urban Anthropology, edited by Donald M. Nonini. The book consists of an Introduction, which he wrote, and 28 chapters written by 35 urban anthropologists. All chapters are concept essays originally commissioned for this … Read more
South African media took notice of Silvia Tomášková’s research involving 3d Imaging and rock art, leading to a couple of reports on South African National TV (SABC) and in the Afrikaans national newspaper (Volksblad) on site at Wildebeest Kuil, Northern … Read more
The MOCHE project, under Brian Billman’s continued directorship, has been accepted into the CUBE Venture Mentorship Program at the Campus Y. Find more details here.
Jocelyn Chua, Peter Redfield, Michele Rivkin-Fish, and Barry Saunders (of the Department of Social Medicine) have been awarded a Carolina Seminar on Moral Economies of Medicine for three academic years beginning in the Fall of 2014. For each academic year, they … Read more
The Moral Economies of Medicine Working Group with support from the UNC Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce upcoming talks by Dr. Andrew Lakoff and Dr. Julie Livingston. Andrew Lakoff: “The Risks of Preparedness: Mutant Bird … Read more
Osteology in the Carolinas Spring Meeting February 8, 2014 Hyde Hall, UNC Chapel Hill Campus Conversation 9-10 AM Presentations 10-12AM; 1:30-4 PM Open to anyone A gathering focused on the analysis and interpretation of human skeletal remains from contexts pertinent … Read more
The Anthropology Colloquium Series invites you to join us Monday, Feb 3rd at 3:30pm in Wilson Library Pleasants Room (please note the change of location) for a talk by Dr. Jeff Mantz, NSF Cultural Anthropology Program Director. The title of his talk is, “Embracing the Zombie … Read more
The Anthropology Colloquium Series invites you to join us today at 3:30pm in Alumni 308 for a talk by Allison Harnish, Visiting Assistant Professor, Albion College. The title of her talk is, “Missing ‘Links’: Assessing the Aged and Gendered Effects of Land-Use/Land-Cover Changes in a Southern Zambian … Read more