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Graduate Student Receives Teaching Position

September 26, 2014

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.

Excavation at UNC President’s House

August 29, 2014

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

2014 – 2015 Anthropology Colloquium Schedule

August 29, 2014

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 to Write A Sequel

August 29, 2014

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.

Donald M. Nonini Edits A New Book

August 29, 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 … Continued

Carolina Seminar Award

August 29, 2014

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

Osteology in the Carolinas

February 3, 2014

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