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Reconstructing the past

April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022 Students in a hands-on anthropology course piece together ancient ceramics, learn to fire pottery and cook with pots over a fire to study the history of pottery. Read the whole article here.

Department Celebrations

April 19, 2022

April 19, 2022 Diane Slocum is the recipient of both a Pre-Dissertation Summer Field Research Grant from the Institute for the Study of the Americas and a Seed Grant from the Graduate Certificate in Participatory Research. Both grants will support … Continued

Galápagos: A Gateway for Global Research

February 16, 2022

February 16, 2022 For more than 10 years, the UNC Center for Galápagos Studies has been a hub of collaborative research activity spanning many disciplines, with the potential to impact the globe. Diego Riveros-Iregui and Amanda Thompson, the center’s new … Continued

Graduate Student Colleen Betti Work Featured

October 6, 2021

October 6, 2021 The research of graduate student Colleen Betti was featured in the Virginia Archaeology Month poster this year. To request your copy of the poster, click here.  

Professor Glenn Hinson featured in “Seeking Justice”

August 24, 2021

August 24, 2021 This summer, UNC folklorist Glenn Hinson and students provided research for a community re-enactment of a 1921 Warren County court trial where 16 Black men were unfairly accused after being threatened by a white mob. To read … Continued

Department Celebrations

August 23, 2021

August 23, 2021 Further achievements by our graduate students: Julio Villa-Palomino has been awarded an NSF DDRIG in support of his dissertation project, “De-institutionalization Unfolding: The Transition to Community Mental Health in Lima, Peru.” Christine Mikeska has been awarded the … Continued