Bill Westermeyer, a Department of Anthropology graduate student whose research focuses on American politics and social movements, has been selected for a one-year teaching position at High Point University.
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Brett Riggs, Anna Agbe-Davies, Vin Steponaitis and others from the Research Laboratories of Archaeology and Department of Anthropology have been involved in a high-profile, rapid response excavation at UNC System President Tom Ross’s house. Among the media coverage are the … Continued
The Anthropology Colloquium Committee is very excited to announce our Colloquia for the 2014-2015 academic year. There may be some additional sessions scheduled in the future. Unless otherwise noted, all colloquia will take place in Alumni Hall 308 from 3:30-5pm. … Continued
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.
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued