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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

IAH Podcast Featuring Glenn Hinson

March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 Dr. Glenn Hinson, Associate Professor of Forklore and Anthropology, on Horace Williams And African Vernacular Poetics. See the article and listen to the podcast here.